1. Dhanañjaya.King of Benares. For
his story see the Kālabāhu Jātaka.
2. Dhanañjaya.King of Indapatta in
the Kuru country (J.ii.366). He was the father of
Dhanañjaya 3 (below).
3. Dhanañjaya Koravya.King of the Kurus. He was
the Bodhisatta and preached the five
Kurudhammā. For his story see the
Kurudhamma Jātaka (J.ii.368ff). His state elephant was Añjanavasabha.
Dhanañjaya was one of the births in which the Bodhisatta practised dānapāramitā.
4. Dhanañjaya.King of the Kurus, called Koravya-rājā.
He reigned in Indapatta and belonged to the
Yudhitthila-gotta. For his story see the
Sambhava Jātaka (J.v.57ff). He is identified with
5. Dhanañjaya.Also called Koravya, king of the Kurus,
with his capital at Indapatta. His minister
was Vidhurapandita. He was fond of games of dice and was defeated by
For his story see the
Vidhurapandita Jātaka (J.vi.255ff; SnA.i.223). He is identified with
Ananda. He is probably also the king mentioned
in the Dhūmakāri Jātaka. J. iii.400ff.
6. Dhanañjaya. A setthi of Bhaddiyanagara; he was the
son of Mendaka and Candapadumasirī. His wife
was Sumanadevī, and their children were
Sujātā. He was lent by Bimbisāra to
Pasenadi, for the latter's kingdom held no
person of great merit.
Dhanañjaya and his family built the city called
Sāketa, seven leagues from Sāvatthi, and
settled down there. Dhanañjaya is included among the five persons of great merit
(Mahāpuññā), contemporary with the Buddha,
and he was a sotāpanna. DhA.i.384ff;
iii.363; J. ii.347; Vsm.383, etc.
7. Dhanañjaya.One of the chief lay supporters of
Phussa Buddha. Bu.xix.21.
8. Dhanañjaya. A pleasance near Dhaññavatī
where Paduma Buddha first preached (Bu.ix.20;
BuA.147). Nārada Buddha was born there. BuA.151.
9. Dhanañjaya. A city in the time of Sikhī
Buddha. There the Buddha converted the householder Dhanapālaka. BuA.202.