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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.298 Udumbara Jaataka The story of two monkies. One, small and red-faced, lived in a rock cave. During the heavy rains, the other, a large and black-faced monkey, saw him and wishing to have the shelter for himself, sent him away, on the pretext that outside in the forest there was plenty of food available. The small monkey fell for the trick, and on its return found the other monkey with the rest of its family installed in the cave. The story was told in reference to a monk who lived comfortably in a village hermitage and was ousted from there by another monk who he had welcomed as a guest. 58/353 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.ii.444ff. deceit, cheat


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