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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Āsīvisopama Sutta:Probably refers to āsīvisa Sutta (1),but may be (2).

It was preached by the Thera Majjhantika to the Nāga-king Aravāla and the people of Kasmīra and Gandhāra.

Eighty thousand of the listeners accepted the new religion and one hundred thousand were ordained after the sermon (Sp.i.66; Mhv.xii.26).

It was also preached by Mahinda in Ceylon in the Nandanavana at Anurādhapura on the third day after his entry into the city.Thirty thousand people were converted.Ibid.,xv.178-9; Sp.i.80; Mbv.133.

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