An arahant. In Tissa Buddha's time he planted the Asana-tree, which was the Buddha's Bodhi-tree, and tended it for five years. The Buddha was very pleased with him and foretold for him a glorious future.
For thirty kappas he dwelt among the devas; seventy-seven kappas ago he was a cakkavatti named Dandasena, and one kappa later he was seven times king under the name of Samantanemi.
Twenty-five kappas ago he was a khattiya, Punnaka by name. Ap.i.110-11.