1. Mahāpatāpa, Mahāpatāpana. King of Benares, father of the Bodhisatta in the Culla Dhammapāla Jātaka. He is identified with Devadatta.
He was swallowed up by the earth. J.iii.182. DhA.i.129.
2. Mahāpatāpa. A king of thirty five kappas ago, a former birth of Vīra (or Niggundipupphiya) Thera. ThagA.i.50; Ap.i.205.
3. Mahāpatāpa. A king of twenty seven kappas ago; a former birth of Vatamsakiya Thera. Ap.i.216.
4. Mahāpatāpa. A primeval king, descendant of Mahāsammata. Dpv.iii.7; Mhv.ii.5; ep. Mtu.i.348.