He was the son of a seṭṭhi family of Benares, and was the friend of Yasa. When Yasa and his companions joined the Order Subāhu followed his example, and they all became arahants. Vin.i.19f.
A monk whose Theragāthā verse speaks of the joy of meditating in his little hut while the rain falls. Thag.52
A Pacceka Buddha. MN.iii.70