1. Kumbhanda.-A Nigantha for whom Pandukābhaya built a hermitage, named after him, near the Gāmani Tank. Mhv.x.99.
2. Kumbhanda.-A class of spirits mentioned with Yakkhas, Asuras and Nāgas.
They live in the South and Virūlha is their king (D.ii.257; D.iii.198).
In the Vidhurapandita Jātaka (J.vi.272), Kumbhīra is mentioned as one of their chiefs.
They had huge stomachs, and their genital organs were as big as pots, hence their name. DA.iii.964.