1. Nāgadatta Thera
He once lived in a forest tract in Kosala and was inclined
to be indolent. A deva, noticing this, admonished him, and it is said that
Nagadatta paid heed to the warning. S. i.200.
A deva, living, according to one account (SA.i.217), in
Kelāsapabbata; according to another (ThagA.ii.138; AA.i.139), in
Anuruddha, when residing in the Chaddantavana, used to pass by his dwelling, and
the deva gave him milk rice with lotus honey. When Sivalī visited Gandhamādana
with five hundred monks, the deva gave them milk rice one day and clarified
butter the next. When the monks inquired how he could get milk and ghee, he told
them that this was the result of a gift of milk rice given by him in the time of
Records the admonition given by a deva to Nāgadatta Thera
(q.v.). S. i.200.