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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.238 Ekapada Jaataka Once the bodhisatva was born as a rich merchant in Benares. One day his son, sitting on his lap, asked him for one word which comprehended all things. The bodhisatva said it was ‘skill’ (dakkhayya). The story was told in reference to a lad in Savatthi who asked his father the ‘dvarapa~nha’ question (question regarding the entrance to the path). The father, not being able to answer the boy, brought him to the Buddha. 57/460 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.ii.236ff. wisdom

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