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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.127 Kala.n.duka Jaataka Kalanduka was the servant of the treasurer of Benares. He ran away, with the help of a forged letter, and married the daughter of a border merchant. The treasurer sent a parrot to seek for him. The parrot saw him hawking and spitting out milk at his wifeís head in order to assert himself. Wishing to teach him a lesson, the parrot threatened to expose him. Later, the treasurer hearing of Kalandukaís whereabouts from the parrot, had him brought back and reduced again to slavery. See also Ka.taahaka Jaataka (J.125). 56/498 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.i.458ff. pretentious, forgiveness

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