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Academic Sutta Name Notes PSA Plae Vagga Nikaya PTS Keywords
J.511 Ki"nchanda Jaataka | Ki~nchanda Jaataka A chaplain of the king of Benares who took bribes and gave false verdicts, is born to a state of suffering all day, but as the result of giving a mango to a woman who was keeping the Eight Precepts, he enjoys great glory throughout the night in a charming mango-grove. His king, who had become an ascetic, eats a mango which had been carried by the river from this grove, and wishes for some more. He is transported by a river nymph (Uppalavanna of this age) to the mango grove, where he hears from his erstwhile chaplain the story of his alternate bliss and misery. The Buddha related the story to some of his disciples who were keeping Eight Precepts. The king is identified with the bodhisatva. 61/295 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.v.001ff. eight precepts, mixed karma

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