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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Ummāpupphiya Thera:1.Ummāpupphiya Thera.-An arahant.In a past birth when a festival was being held in honour of the thūpa erected over the relics of Siddhattha Buddha,be placed an ummā-flower on the thūpa.Nine kappas ago he became king eighty-five times under the name of Somadeva (Ap.i.172).

He is probably identical with Cakkhupāla Thera.See ThagA.i.196.

2.Ummāpupphiya Thera.-An arahant.In a past birth he saw the Buddha Siddhattha wrapt in samādhi and offered him,in homage,azure (ummā-) flowers,which formed a canopy above the Buddha’s head.Later,Ummāpupphiya was born in Tusita.Fifty-five kappas ago he was a king called Samantacchadana.Ap.i.258.

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