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J.441 Catuposathika Jaataka The bodhisatva is born as Vidhurapandita, minister to King Dhanañjaya. Four kings: Dhanañjaya-Korabba of Indapatta, Sakka, Varuna the Naga king and Venateyya of the Supannas, having taken uposatha vows meet together in a garden and dispute as to who is the most virtuous. They ask the bodhisatva to resolve the dispute. He tells that each is equally virtuous, like the spokes of a wheel. They are pleased and give the bodhisatva presents. The Jaataka is the first episode of the Vidhurapa.n.dita Jaataka (J.545) otherwise known as the Catuposathikakha.n.da. 59/793 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.iv.014ff. virtue

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