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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.273 Kacchapa Jaataka The story of how a monkey insulted a tortoise by introducing his private parts into the tortoise as the latter lay basking in the sun with his mouth open. The tortoise caught hold of the monkey and refused to release him. The monkey went for help, and the bodhisatva, who was an ascetic in a hermitage nearby, saw the monkey carrying the tortoise. The bodhisatva persuaded the tortoise to release the monkey. The story was related in reference to the quarrelsome ministers of the king of Kosala. 58/174 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.ii.359ff. quarrel

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