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|Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera|
|Manopadosikā：A class of devas living in the Cātummahārājika world （DA．i．114； AA．ii．544； MNid．108）．They burn continually with envy one against another （Buddhaghosa relates a story illustrating this in DA．i．114） and their hearts become ill disposed and debauched．Their bodies thus become feeble and their minds imbecile，and，as a consequence，they fall from their state （D．i．20； iii．32）．
The Manopadosikā were among those present at the preaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta （D．ii．260）．They are so called because their minds are debauched by envy （dosassa anudahanatāya） （VibhA．498）．