1. Sunanda. Father of Padumuttara Buddha. DhA.i.417; but J.i.37 and Bu.xi.19 call him Ananda.
He became an ascetic and the Buddha preached to him. In this life he was Punna Mantānīputta. ThagA.i.361f.
2. Sunanda Khattiya. Father of Kondañña Buddha. J.i.30; Bu.iii.25.
3. Sunanda. A village, where Yasodharā gave a meal of milk rice to Kondañña Buddha. BuA.108.
4. Sunanda. An Ajīvaka who gave grass for his seat to Kondañña Buddha. BuA.108.
5. Sunanda. An Ajīvaka who gave grass for his seat to Sujāta Buddha. BuA.168.
6. Sunanda. An Ajīvaka who gave grass for his seat to Dīpankara Buddha. BuA.68.
7. Sunanda. The park where Anomadassī Buddha was born. BuA.141.
8. Sunanda. A disciple of Dhammadassī Buddha. Ap.i.196.
9. Sunanda. A palace of Vipassī Buddha, in his last lay life. Bu.xx.24.
10. Sunanda. A brahmin in the time of Padumuttara Buddha; a former birth of Nīta (Pupphachadanīya) Thera. ThagA.i.181; Ap.i.166.
11. Sunanda. A brahmin, who gave an umbrella to Sāriputta. Ap.i.266.
12. Sunanda. Son of King Añjasa. Once, while riding the elephant Sirika, he saw the Pacceka Buddha Devala, and drove the elephant against him. He was a previous birth of Upāli. ThagA.i.367f.
13. Sunanda. A king of thirty seven kappas ago, a previous birth of Akkanta-Saññaka. Ap.i.212.
14. Sunanda. A charioteer of the king of Kāsi, in the Mūgapakkha Jātaka (J.vi.10ff). He is identified with Sāriputta.
15. Sunanda. A charioteer of King Sivi in the Ummadantī Jātaka. He is identified with Ananda. J.v.227.
16. Sunanda. A king of Surabhi in the time of Mangala Buddha; the Buddha preached to him. Bu.iv.6; BuA.119f.
17. Sunanda. A city. See Naradeva (2).