A tree near the Ajapālanigrodha in Uruvelā. The Buddha spent there the third week after the Enlightenment. There was a great shower of rain, and the Nāga king, Mucalinda, of the tree, sheltered the Buddha by winding his coils seven times round the Buddha’s body and holding his hood over the Buddha’s head. Vin.i.3 Ud.ii.1


One of the chief Yakkhas to be invoked by the Buddha’s followers in time of need. DN.iii.205