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King of Sāgala. He was born in Kalasi in Alasandā.

His discussions with the Buddhist Elder Nāgasena are recorded in the Milinda-Pañha. It is said there that the king embraced Buddhism.

For a discussion on the facts connected with Milinda, and his identification with the Baktrian king Menander, see Questions of King Milinda, vol. i., introd. xviiiff.


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