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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.236 Baka Jaataka The bodhisatva was once the leader of a large shoal of fish. A crane, who wished to eat them, stood on the bank of the pond with outstretched wings, gazing vacantly into space. The fish were impressed by his pious demenour, but were warned against him by the Bodhisatva. The story was told in reference to a hypocrite who is identified with the crane. 57/454 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.ii.233ff. hypocrisy

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