One of the chief disciples of Jotipāla (Sarabhanga). He lived with many ascetics, in the country of King Pajaka, near the town of Lambacūlaka. He helped Sarabhanga to convince Nārada of the error of his ways. See the Indriya Jātaka (J.iii.463ff.).

In the Sarabhanga Jātaka (v. 133), however, Mendissara is stated as living on the banks of the Sātodikā. But see Sālissara.

Mendissara its identified with Mahā Kassapa. J.v.151; iii.469.

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