1. Ārakkhadāyaka Thera.-An arahant. In a previous birth he built a railing (vedi) round the thūpa of the Buddha Siddhattha and made provision for its protection. Six kappas ago he was a king named Apassena. Ap.i.214-15.
2. Ārakkhadāyaka Thera. An arahant. He put a fence round the thupa of the Buddha Dhammadinna and arranged for its protection. This act resulted in his becoming an arahant in the present age. Ap.i.253.