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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.079 Kharassara Jaataka A minister of the king of Benares arranged in secret with a band of robbers that when he collected the revenue of a border village, he would march his men off into the jungle, leaving the robbers free to secure the booty. The plan was carried out and half the booty made over to him -- but his treachery became known and he was disgraced. The story was related in relation to a ministe of the Kosala king who was guilty of similar treachery. 56/260 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.i.354ff. fraud

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