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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Sammuñjanī Thera:So called because he was always sweeping.One day he saw Revata in his cell and thought him an idler.Revata read his thoughts,and,wishing to admonish him,asked him to return after a bath.When Sammuñjanī did so,Revata preached to him on the duties of a monk.Sammuñjanī became an arahant,and all the rooms remained unswept.The monks,reported this to the Buddha,who,however,declared him free from blame,since there was no need for him to continue sweeping.DhA.iii.168 f.

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