King of Madhurā. His mother was the sister of Pajjota, King of Avanti, hence the name Avantiputta (MA.ii.738).

He once went in royal state to visit Mahā Kaccāna who was staying in the Gundā Grove in Madhurā.

Their discussion is recorded in the Madhura Sutta (M.ii.83-90).

It is said that after the interview Avantiputta became a follower of the Buddha's teaching.

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