One of the Chabbaggiyā. He and
Lohitaka were leaders of a special group called
the Pandukalohitakā, who are mentioned as having been guilty of various offences
against Vinaya rules (Vin.ii.1, 5, 6).
Panduka and Lohitaka lived at Jetavana and
encouraged heretics by upholding their views. The
Satapatta Jātaka was preached in
reference to these two (MA.ii.668; J. ii.387).
They were the least evil of the Chabbaggiyī. Sp.iii.614.
A Tamil usurper. He killed Mittasena and reigned for five years over Ceylon
(433 8 A.C.), during which time he was unsuccessful in his attempts to kill
Dhātusena, the rightful heir. Panduka's son was Parinda. Cv.xxxviii.11, 21, 29.