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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.173 Makka.ta Jaataka Once the bodhisatva was a learned brahmin of Kasi, and, when his wife died, he retired with his son to the Himalayas, where they lived the ascetic life. One day during a heavy shower of rain, a monkey, wishing to gain admission to the ascetic's hut, put on the bark dress of a dead ascetic and stood outside the door. The son wished to admit him, but the Bodhisatva recognized the monkey and drove him away. The boy is identified with Rahula. The circumstances of the Jataka are given in the Uddaalaka Jaataka (J.487). 57/135 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.ii.068ff. seeing danger in small things

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