1. Padumapūjaka Thera
An arahant. Ninety one kappas ago he lived in Romasa, near Himavā, and offered a lotus to the Pacceka Buddha Sambhava (Ap.i.279f.; see also Padumadhāriya). In the Theragāthā Commentary (i.399) his verses are attributed to Sappaka Thera, and it is said there that in the time of Sambhava he was a Nāga king.
2. Padumapūjaka Thera
An arahant. Ninety one kappas ago he was an ascetic in Gotama, near Himavā, and, together with his pupils, he called to mind the Buddha's virtues and offered lotuses in his name. Fifty one kappas ago he was a king named Jaluttama (Ap.i.162f).
He is probably identical with Mendasira. ThagA.i.172.