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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Sigālakapitā:He was a householder of Sāvatthi and had a son called Sigālaka.Later he entered the Order,and the Buddha asked him to meditate on the idea of a skeleton.He lived in theBhesakalāvana inSumsumāragiri,and there a woodland sprite once encouraged him with a verse (Thag.vs.18).Thus,urged to strive,he developed insight and became an arahant.

Ninety four kappas ago he had given a tāla fruit to the Pacceka Buddha Sataramsī.In the time of Kassapa Buddha he was a monk and developed meditation on the idea of a skeleton.ThagA.i.70f.

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