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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.348 Ara~n~na Jaataka The bodhisatva was once born in a brahmin family. He learned all the arts in Takkasila, but when his wife died, he went with his son to be an ascetic in the Himalayas. One day a girl came to the hermitage, fleeing from brigands and corrupted the virtue of the youth. But, when she tried to induce him to go away with her, he wished to consult his father. The father warned him against leaving the hermitage and taught him the way to mystic meditation. The reason for telling the story is given in the Cullanaradakassapa Jataka (J.477). 58/698 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.iii.147ff. temptation, women

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