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J.520 Ga.n.dati.n.du Jaataka | Ga.n.duti.n.duka Jaataka Pa~ncala, king of Kampila, was a wicked monarch, and his subjects, harassed by his officers, suffered great oppression. The Bodhisatva, born as a deity in a gandatindu tree, realizing the corruption, appears in the king’s bedchamber and urges him to give up his evil ways, and find out for himself the condition of his subjects. The king, taking his advice, travels about in disguise with his chaplain. Everywhere he finds men, women and even beasts cursing his very name. He returns to the capital and devotes himself to good works. The introductory story is given in the Rajovaada Jaataka (J.334). 61/513 Jaataka Khuddhaka J.v.098ff. injustice, royal conduct


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