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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Cūlani:King of Uttarapañcāla,in the country of Kampilla.His chaplain wasKevatta.For their story see theMahā Ummagga Jātaka.

Cūlani is identified with Sāriputta (J.vi.478).He is also called Cūlaniya (J.vi.437,477) and Cūlaneyya (J.vi.437).

The Petavatthu (Pv.ii.13; PvA.160ff ) contains a story of a queen of Cūlani-Brahmadatta calledUbbarī,whom he discovered while wandering about in his kingdom disguised as a tailor.Here the king is also referred to as Cūlaniputta (vs.8.9),and the scholiast explains (PvA.164) that Cūlani was his father’s name; it is said (Pv.ii.13,vs.9,10) that there were innumerable kings of Pañcāla bearing that name.

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