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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.335 Jambuka Jaataka A jackal, seeing a lion, expressed his wish to be his servant. The lion agreed and provided him with food. On growing strong, the jackal offered to kill an elephant, and in spite of the lionís warnings, was trampled to death. The lion was the bodhisatva and the jackal Devadatta. The story was related in reference to Devadattaís attempt to imitate the Buddha. 58/612 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.iii.112ff. arrogance


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