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J.091 Litta Jaataka The bodhisatva was once a dice-player and used to play with a sharper who, when he saw he was losing, would put one dice in his mouth pretending it was lost. The bodhisatva discovered this, and one day brought dice smeared with dried poison. The sharper played his usual tricks and suffered great pain from the poison. The bodhisatva then cured him thus teaching him to be honest in the future. The Jataka was told in reference to certain monks who were careless in the use of the various requisites given to them. 56/321 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.i.379ff. cheat, deceit


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