Evidently not a proper name, but the title of the Treasurer of Rājagaha (See, e.g., DhA.i.232). In the time of the Buddha, the setthi was the brother in law of Anāthapindika and was a devout follower of the Buddha; he was responsible for the meeting between the Buddha and Anāthapindika (For details see Anāthapindika). He had a slave girl named Punnā (DhA.iii.321ff ) and a slave Punna, who later became a setthi, and whose daughter, Uttarā, was given in marriage to the son of the Rājagahasetthi. This latter was an unbeliever, but was later converted and became a sotāpanna. See VvA.63ff. for details.

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