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J.457 Dhammadevaputta Jaataka | Dhamma Jaataka The Bodhisatva once became a Kamavacara god named Dhamma and Devadatta became Adhamma. On uposatha days, Dhamma would appear among men and urge them to lead virtuous lives, while Adhamma encouraged them in wickedness. One day, their two chariots met in mid-air. Each claimed the right of way. At the end of the argument, Adhamma’s chariot fell headlong to earth, where he was swallowed up into hell. The story was related in reference to Devadatta’s being swallowed up in Aveci. 60/023 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.iv.100ff. virtue inevitably overcomes evil

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