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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Pavittha Thera:A brahmin of Magadha who,following his own inclination,became a Paribbājaka.His training ended,he wandered forth and heard of Upatissa and Kolita joining the Buddha’s Order.Impressed by their example,he became a monk and,soon after,an arahant.In the time of Atthadassī Buddha,he was an ascetic named Narādakesava and paid homage to the Buddha.Seventeen kappas ago he was a king named Amittatāpana (Thag.vs.87; ThagA.i.185f).

He is evidently identical with Ekadamsaniya of the Apadāna.Ap.i.168f.

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