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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
Melajina Thera:He belonged to a nobleman’s family of Benares,and,becoming distinguished in various branches of knowledge,visited the Buddha at Isipatana.There,gaining faith,he entered the Order,becoming an Arahant in due course.

Ninety four kappas ago,in the time of Sumedha Buddha,he was a householder,and,seeing the Buddha begging for alms,gave him an āmoda fruit.Thag.131f; ThagA.i.252f.

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