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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Dīghajānu:A Koliyan,inhabitant of Kakkarapatta.There he visited the Buddha and asked for a teaching which would bring happiness both in this world and the next.The Buddha explained to him the four conditions of temporal welfare - utthāna-sampadā,ārakkha-sampadā,kalyānamittatā and samajīvitā.He then explained the four conditions of spiritual welfare - saddhā-sampadā,sīla-sampadā,cāga-sampadā and pañña-sampadā.In this discourse the Buddha addresses him as Byagghapajja (A.iv.281ff).The Commentary (AA.ii.778) says this was a paveni-nāma,common to all Koliyans.

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