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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Sankhapāla:1.Sankhapāla.The Bodhisatta born as a Nāga king.See the Sankhapāla Jātaka.Sankhapāla is evidently a generic name for the Nāgas of that world.

2.Sankhapāla. A king of Ekabala.Mahosadha (q.v.),hearing that he was collecting arms and assembling an army,sent a parrot to find out about it.The parrot reported that there was no reason to fear Sankhapāla.J.vi.390.

3.Sankhapāla.A lake in the Mahimsakarattha.It was the residence of the Nāga king,Sankhapāla.From the lake rose the river Kannapennā.J.v.162.

4.Sankhapāla Thera.A pupil of Buddhadatta,to whom he dedicated his Vinaya-Vinicchaya.Gv.40; P.L.C.109.

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