A wanderer. Once, when he was staying with a large number of colleagues at the Udumbarikārāma near Rājagaha, Sandhāna, on his way to see the Buddha, stopped him and entered into conversation. The Buddha, by his divine ear, hearing their talk, approached them and continued the discussion with Nigrodha; this discussion is recorded in the Udumbarika Sīhanāda Sutta. DN.iii.36ff. The discussion is also referred to in the Kassapa Sīhanāda Sutta. DN.i.175f. There Nigrodha is said to have felt great joy, but this is not mentioned in the Udumbarika Sīhanāda. DN.iii.57


A monk whose Theragāthā verse speaks of overcoming fear. Thag.21