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J.287 Laabhagaraha Jaataka The bodhisatva was once a famous teacher of the Vedas with 500 pupils. One pupil asked him how people could obtain gain in this world. His teacher answered that in a world of fools, the man who slanders, possesses the tricks of an actor and carries evil talk, gains propriety. The pupil expressed his disappointment and continued his religious life. The story was related in reference to a colleague of Sariputta who asked the same questions and received the above answer. 58/297 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.ii.420ff. worldly profit

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