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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Dāthāsena:A warrior.In the time of Kassapa Buddha he gave milk-rice to monks for 20,000 years.Later he was born in Kubukandha and joined Dutthagāmani,taking a prominent part in the capture of Mahela-nagara.Then the king’s mind was poisoned against him and an elephant was let loose on him.But he killed it and went to Mahājallika,where he defeated a fisherman of immense strength,then swam across to Cola and was ordained by Mahāvaruna Thera.

He lived for a time in Therambalaka Vihāra,sixty leagues away; but finding it unsuitable,he moved to Lohakūtapabbata-vihāra,fifteen leagues away,and there attained arahantship.Ras.ii.104f.

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