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.

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