1. Dhanañjaya.-King of Benares. For his story see the Kálabáhu Játaka. J.iii.97f.
2. Dhanañjaya.-King of Indapatta in the Kuru country (J.ii.366). He was the father of Dhanañjaya 3 (below).
3. Dhanañjaya Koravya.-King of the Kurus. He was the Bodhisatta and preached the five Kurudhammá. For his story see the Kurudhamma Játaka (J.ii.368ff). His state elephant was Añjanavasabha. Dhanañjaya was one of the births in which the Bodhisatta practised dánapáramitá. J.i.45.
4. Dhanañjaya.-King of the Kurus, called Koravya-rájá. He reigned in Indapatta and belonged to the Yudhitthila-gotta. For his story see the Sambhava Játaka (J.v.57ff). He is identified with Ananda.
5. Dhanañjaya.-Also called Koravya, king of the Kurus, with his capital at Indapatta. His minister was Vidhurapandita. He was fond of games of dice and was defeated by Punnaka. For his story see the Vidhurapandita Játaka (J.vi.255ff; SNA.i.223). He is identified with Ananda. He is probably also the king mentioned in the Dhúmakári Játaka. J.iii.400ff.
6. Dhanañjaya.-A setthi of Bhaddiyanagara; he was the son of Mendaka and Candapadumasirí. His wife was Sumanadeví, and their children were Visákhá and Sujátá. He was lent by Bimbisára to Pasenadi, for the latter's kingdom held no person of great merit. Dhanañjaya and his family built the city called Sáketa, seven leagues from Sávatthi, and settled down there. Dhanañjaya is included among the five persons of great merit (Mahápuññá), contemporary with the Buddha, and he was a sotápanna. DhA.i.384ff; iii.363; J.ii.347; Vsm.383, etc.
7. Dhanañjaya.-One of the chief lay supporters of Phussa Buddha. Bu.xix.21.
8. Dhanañjaya.-A pleasance near Dhaññavatí where Paduma Buddha first preached (Bu.ix.20; BuA.147). Nárada Buddha was born there. BuA.151.
9. Dhanañjaya.-A city in the time of Sikhí Buddha. There the Buddha converted the householder Dhanapálaka. BuA.202.