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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.225 Jaataka A courtier of Brahmadatta, king of Benares, started an intrigue in the kingís harem, and the servant of the courtier did likewise in his masterís house. When the courtier brought the servant to the king, the king advised the master to be patient, as he had acted in the same way, as good servants were rare. The king said he knew of a courtier who had acted in the same way, but his king did not want to lose him. The story was related to the king of Kosala, who had been made a cuckold by one of his young and zealous courtiers. 57/403 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.ii.206ff. cuckoldry

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