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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Romaka Jātaka:v.l.Pārāpata.The Bodhisatta was once born its king of a flock of pigeons.For a long time they visited regularly a good ascetic in a cave near by,until,one day,he left and his place was taken by a sham ascetic.The pigeons continued their visits,till one day the villagers served the ascetic with a dish of pigeon’s flesh,and he,liking the flavour,conceived the desire to kill the pigeons.The Bodhisatta,suspecting his intentions,warned his followers and charged the ascetic with hypocrisy.J.ii.382 4; cp.Godha Jātaka (No.325).

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