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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
Pañcasīlasamādāniya Thera:An arahant.He belonged to a family of Māhāsāla brahmins in Vesāli and became an arahant at the age of five.It is said that he heard his parents take the five precepts,and remembered his own actions of a past life when,in the time of Anomadassī Buddha,he was a ferryman on the Candavatī and took the five precepts from the Buddha’s disciple Nisabha,keeping them for one hundred thousand years.Thirty times he was king of the devas and five hundred times king of men.Ap.i.76f.

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