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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Ātuma Thera:The son of a setthi in Sāvatthi.When he grew up his mother proposed to find him a wife,but on account of his upanissaya,he left the world and was ordained.His mother tried to entice him back but he declared his great determination and,developing insight,became an arahant (Thag.v.72; ThagA.i.160).

In Vipassī’s time he had been a householder and had made offering to Vipassī of perfumed water and fragrant powder.

Thirty-one kappas ago he was a king named Sugandha.ātuma is probably identical with Gandhodakiya Thera of the Apadāna.Ap.i.157-8.

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