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J.108 Baahiya Jaataka Once when looking from his window, Brahmadatta, king of Benares, saw woman passing water modestly and decently in the courtyard, despite being fat and badly dressed. The king was impressed with her quickness and decency and made her his chief queen. Their son became a universal monarch. The Jataka was told in reference to the fat wife of a Licchavi prince. The monks expressed surprise that he should love her, but the Buddha pointed out that she was healthy and cleanly in her house. 56/414 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.i.420ff. women, appearances


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