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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.330 Siilaviima.msa Jaataka The bodhisatva was once chaplain to the king of Benares, later becoming an ascetic. One day he saw a hawk, attacked by other birds, drop a piece of meat he had stolen. On another day he saw a slave girl, Pingala, stood up by her lover. On a third occasion he saw a hermit meditating. Drawing a moral from these incidents, he lived the hermit life and was reborn in the Brahma-world. The Jataka was told in reference to a brahmin who was ever proving his virtue. 58/583 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.iii.100ff. passion, renunciation


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