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J.138 Godha Jaataka The bodhisatva was once born as a lizard and paid homage to a good ascetic living near the anthill where he dwelled. The good ascetic left and was replaced by a wicked one to whom the bodhisatva still paid homage. One day the villagers brought a dish of lizardís flesh to the ascetic. Being enamoured by its flavour, he planned to kill the bodhisatva, that he might taste such flesh again. The bodhisatva discovered the asceticís intention just in time, and making good his escape, denounced the hypocrit. 56/547 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.i.480ff. hypocrisy, paying respect to those worthy of respect

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