Pāḷi Dictionary

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This site is online Pāḷi Dictionary (Pāli to Chinese, Pāli to English, Pāli to Japanese, Pāli-Vietnamese, Pāli-Burmese). The source of the dictionaries come from Pali Canon E-Dictionary Version 1.94 (PCED). The source code of this website is at pali repository on GitHub, and the data of this website is at data repository on GitHub. Any suggestion or questions? Welcome to contact me.

Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Sirimitta Thera:He belonged to a rich landowner’s family of Rājagaha and was the nephew of Sirigutta.He saw the Buddha subdue the elephant,Dhanapāla,and,much impressed,entered the Order,becoming an arahant in due course.One day,rising from his seat to recite the Pātimokkha,he took a painted fan (Cf.Khujjuttarā,DhA.i.209) and,reseating himself,he spoke eight verses in admonition of the monks and by way of confessing his aññā.Thag.vss.502-9; ThagA.i.488f.

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