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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.027 Abhi.nha Jaataka The story of a dog and and elephant who grew up to be great friends and became indispensible to each other. The dog used to amuse himself by swinging backwards and forwards on the elephantís trunk. One day the merchant sold the dog. The elephant went off his food and would not be consoled till the dog was brought back. The story was told in reference to two monks of Savatthi who were very intimate with one another and spent all their time together. 55/304 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.i.189ff. friendship, intimacy, familiarity


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