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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.209 Kakkaara Jaataka | Kakkara Jaataka | Sakuntaka Jaataka The story of a wise bird who, seeing a farmer trying to catch him, avoided him until the farmer was quite exasperated. In the end, the farmer camouflaged himself as a tree but the bird laughed in his face. The story was related in reference to a monk, who was a fellow of Sariputta. The monk was very careful about his body, and earned the reputation of a dandy. The bird is identified with the monk. 57/314 Jataka Khuddhaka J.ii.161ff. wits

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