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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.059 Bherivaada Jaataka The bodhisatva was once a drummer and having gone one day with his son to a great festival, where he earned much money, was returning through a forest infested by robbers. The boy kept on beating the drum in spite of his father's warning to beat it only now and again as if in the style of a royal procession. At first the robbers were scared, thinking royalty was near at hand, but having discovered that the two drummers were alone, robbed them of their money. The Jataka was told of a self-willed monk who is identified with the youth of the story. 56/105 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.i.283ff. stubborness

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