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Eka-vihāriya

, m., Npr. of 1. a thera (v. PPN I 451,
s.v. 3.Ekavihāriya); reputed author of Th 537-46 (identi-
fied with
Asoka's younger brother, Tissakumāra, Th-a
II 227,28; Lamotte, Histoire p. 269), famous for his
having led a solitary life, hence known as
~, "Lone-
dweller"
(Rhys Davids, Th-Trsl., p. 252 n. 1); etym.
pun with eka-vihari(n), Th 538 (v. EV I § 6c); °-ttheras-
sa gāthā, Th-a II 227,21; °-gāthā-vaṇṇanā nitṭhitā,
230,29; — 2. an arahat (v. PPN I 451, s.v. l.Ekaviha-
riya); ~o thero imā gāthāyo abhāsittha, Ap 391,4;
°-ttherassa apadānaṁ samattaṁ, 391,5; — Rem. For the
confusion of
-i(n), -ika and -iya, cf. anagāri(n)/anagāri-
ka, ekacāri(n)/ekacārika, etc., and see C. Caillat, IF 71,
3. 1966, p. 308.