1. Manipūjaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety four kappas ago he was an ascetic, and, having seen the Buddha (? Padumuttara), gave him a jewelled seat. Twelve kappas ago he was king eight times under the name of Sataramsī. Ap.i.190.
2. Manipūjaka Thera. An arahant. He was once a Nāga king in a lake in Himavā, and, having seen Padumuttara Buddha travelling through the air, he offered him the jewel which he wore round his throat, that being the only thing he had (Ap.ii.413f). He is probably identical with Mātangaputta Thera. ThagA.i.349.