1. Janasandha.King of Benares, father
of Ādāsamukha. His servant was Gāmanicanda. For their story see the Gamanicanda
Jātaka (J.ii.297ff ); Janasandha is also referred to as Dasaratha (E.g., p.299).
He was called Janasandha because he won the hearts of men by four ways of
kindness (catūhi sangahavatthūhi sandahanato). J. ii.299.
2. Janasandha. A khattiya, father of
Tissa Buddha (J.i.40; Bu, xviii.16). He seems to have been called also
3. Janasandha. A title given to Dhanañjaya-Koravya, king of Kurukkhetta (J.vi.291). The scholiast explains it
thus: mittaganthanena mittajanassa santhānakaro.
4. Janasandha.Son of Brahmadatta and
king of Benares; an incarnation of the Bodhisatta. See