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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
Khurappa Jātaka:Once the Bodhisatta was a forester,head of five hundred others.They hired themselves out to guide men through the forest.One day,while conducting a caravan,robbers fell on them and all but the Bodhisatta fled; he remained and drove the robbers off.When asked how he could do this,he replied that he who would do heroic deeds must contemn life.

The story was related in reference to a monk who had lost energy in his duties (J.ii.335f).

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