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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.495 Jaataka Once the Bodhisatva was born as Vidhura, counsellor to Koravya of the Yudhitthila clan and king of Indapatta. The king’s generosity was unparalleled, but he gained no satisfaction therefrom as all the recipients of gifts were wicked men. He therefore consulted Vidhura and, after discussing with him the qualities of real virtue, obtained with Vidhura’s help, 500 paccekabuddhas from the Nandapabbata in the Himavanta forest and entertained them for seven days. The story was related in reference to the Asadisadana of Pasenadi. Koravya is identified with Ananda. 60/508 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.iv.360ff. pure recipient, generosity

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