1. Ekadīpiya Thera.-An arahant. Ninety-four kappas ago he kept a lamp lighted all night near the thūpa built over the relics of Siddhattha Buddha. For seventy-seven kappas he was in heaven and was thirty-one times king of the devas. Twenty-eight times be was king among men. His body shone like the sun, and he could see a distance of one hundred leagues. His palace in heaven was called Ekadīpi. He entered the Order at the age of four (?) and in a fortnight became an arahant. Ap.ii.373.
2. Ekadīpiya Thera.-An arahant. In the past he had lighted a lamp before the salala-bodhi of the Buddha Padumuttara. Sixteen thousand kappas ago he was four times king under the name of Candābha. Ap.i.189.