1. Pañcahatthiya Thera
An arahant. He once saw the Buddha Sumedha, to whom he offered five handfuls of lilies, which formed a canopy over the Buddha's head. Later, he was king five times under the name of Hatthiya. Ap.i.97f.
2. Pañcahatthiya Thera
An arahant. Ninety two kappas ago he saw Tissa Buddha passing along the street with his followers and scattered five handfuls of lilies on his path. Thirteen kappas ago he was king five times under the name of Sabhāsammata. Ap.i.193.