1. Vararoja. A primeval king, son of Roja; his son was Kalyāna. Dpv.iii.4; Mhv.ii.2; J.ii.311, etc.
2. Vararoja. Buddhaghosa says (DA.ii.656) that the heretics once paid Vararoja one thousand to speak ill of the Buddha's person. Vararoja went to see the Buddha and was struck by the perfection of every feature; he spoke the Buddha's praises in a verse of over one thousand lines.