Given dates (all in the Common Era) are approximate and represent the upper and lower possible extremes of the person's lifetime.
Also known as Mitrapāda (cf. Bühnemann 1983 p. 186). His worldly name is Gaṅgadatta, that of his father Daśabala (cf. Hahn 1987, p. 221).
Teacher of: Ratnakīrti; life dates: ca. 980–1040 (according to Kajiyama 1966, p. 9). On his relationship to Ratnākaraśānti and Ratnakīrti cf. Mimaki 1992.