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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Mahāvedalla Sutta:A series of questions asked by Mahā Kotthita on psychological topics - e.g.,understanding,consciousness,feeling,perception,pure mental consciousness (manoviññāna),isolated from the five faculties of bodily sense - the eye of understanding,right outlook,types of rebirth,first jhāna,etc.- and Sāriputta’s answers thereto (M.i.292 8).

The sutta was probably originally compiled rather as a ”lesson” for learners than as a genuine enquiry by Kotthita.This sutta it was which obtained for Kotthita the rank of pre eminence among those possessing the patisambhidā.AA.i.159.

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