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This site is online Pāḷi Dictionary (Pāli to Chinese, Pāli to English, Pāli to Japanese, Pāli-Vietnamese, Pāli-Burmese). The source of the dictionaries come from Pali Canon E-Dictionary Version 1.94 (PCED). The source code of this website is at pali repository on GitHub, and the data of this website is at data repository on GitHub. Any suggestion or questions? Welcome to contact me.

Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Janasandha Jātaka:The Bodhisatta was once born as Janasandha,son of Brahmadatta,king of Benares.He studied at Takkasilā.On becoming king he built six almonries and there daily distributed six thousand pieces of money.He ruled righteously and his kingdom was free from all wickedness.On the fifteenth day of every month he assembled all his people,beginning with the women of his household,and preached to them the ways of righteousness.

The story was related to Pasenadi when he gave himself up to sin,became remiss in his duties and refrained from visiting even the Buddha for a long time.J.iv.176ff.

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