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|Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera|
|Sigālakapitā：He was a householder of Sāvatthi and had a son called Sigālaka．Later he entered the Order，and the Buddha asked him to meditate on the idea of a skeleton．He lived in theBhesakalāvana inSumsumāragiri，and there a woodland sprite once encouraged him with a verse （Thag．vs．18）．Thus，urged to strive，he developed insight and became an arahant．
Ninety four kappas ago he had given a tāla fruit to the Pacceka Buddha Sataramsī．In the time of Kassapa Buddha he was a monk and developed meditation on the idea of a skeleton．ThagA．i．70f．