King of Sāgala. He was born in
Kalasi in Alasandā.
discussions with the Buddhist Elder Nāgasena are recorded in the
It is said there that the king embraced Buddhism.
For a discussion on the facts connected with Milinda, and
his identification with the Baktrian king Menander, see Questions of King
Milinda, vol. i., introd. xviiiff.