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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Sagaradeva:A king who dug the ocean (DA.i.91; MA.ii.689).

The reference is evidently to Sagara (q.v.),who,through anger,caused the earth to be excavated,and the earth came thus to have the ocean as her bosom.

From this the ocean has come to be called Sāgara. Mahābhārata xii.29.

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