1. Buddhappiya Thera. He was a native of Cola, but studied in Ceylon under Ananda Vanaratana. He was the head of Bālādicca-vihāra and wrote two books, the Rūpasiddhi and the Pajjamadhu.
He is also known as Coliya Dīpankara. P.L.C.220 f.; Svd.1239, 1260; SadS.65.
2. Buddhappiya. A monk, one of those who requested Buddhaghosa to write the Jātakatthakathā. Gv.68; but see J.i.1, where his name does not occur.