1. Upasanta. One of the two chief
disciples of Atthadassī Buddha (Bu.xv.19; J. i.39). He was the son of the
chaplain of Sucandaka and the friend of Santa.
Santa and Upasanta visited the Buddha
and for seven days entertained the Buddha and his monks. The two entered the
Order with ninety-eight thousand followers. BuA.179f.
2. Upasanta. A Pacceka Buddha to whom
the thera Vajjita, in a previous birth thirty-one kappas ago, gave a campaka-flower.
3. Upasanta (Upasantaka, Upasaññaka). The
body-servant of Vessabhū Buddha (D.ii.6; Bu.xxii.23; J. i.42). He was the king of
Nārivāhana city and was converted by the Buddha, taking over with him a large