One of the disciples of Bāvarī who visited the Buddha at the request of their teacher.
He was the first to question the Buddha, and the questions asked by him form the Ajitamāṇavapucchā of the Parāyana Vagga of the Sutta Nipāta. Snp.1221–1228
A verse attributed to Ajita-māṇava is found in the Theragāthā. Thag.20
The Ajita-pucchā are referred to in the Saṃyutta, SN.ii.47f. where they are expounded by the Buddha to Sāriputta.