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J.244 Vigaticcha Jaataka The bodhisatva was once a wise hermit living in a hut on the bend of the river. A pilgrim, a clever debater, came to try to defeat him in debate. However, in answer to his questions, the hermit always asked him another, and the pilgrim was forced to retire discomfited. The story was related in reference to a wanderer who came to Savatthi to debate with the Buddha, but who was forced to admit defeat. The two debaters were the same. 57/498 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.ii.257ff. debate

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