Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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An Arahant. In the time of Padumuttara Buddha he was a brahmin named Nārada.
Seeing the Buddha going along, attended by his monks, he uttered the Buddha’s praises in three stanzas.
130 world-cycles ago he was born as a king named Sukhitta.
He is probably identical with Nāgita Thera. Ap.i.168.