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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Mandūka:A deva.In his previous birth he was a frog on the banks of the Gaggarā,and,hearing the Buddha preach,was attracted by his voice.A cowherd,who stood leaning on a stick,drove it unwittingly into the frog’s head and it died immediately,to be reborn in Tāvatimsa in a palace twelve yojanas in extent.Having discovered his previous birth,he appeared before the Buddha,revealed his identity and worshipped him.The Buddha preached to him,and the deva became a sotāpanna.Eighty four thousand others realized the Truth.Vv.v.1; VvA.216ff.; Vsm.208f.; Sp.i.121; Mil.350.

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