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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Kesakārī:A brahmin maiden of Bārānasī.Having seen a young monk begging alms,she asked her mother why men in the prime of life should renounce the world.Her mother told her of the appearance of the Buddha in the world.An upāsaka who heard the conversation told her more of the Buddha and taught her the saranas and the sīlas.Later he told her of the nature of the body,and she,reflecting thereon,became a sotāpanna.



After death she became one of Sakka’s women-attendants,and her story was related to Moggallāna by Sakka.Vv.i.17; VvA.86f.

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