Pāḷi Dictionary

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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Tundila:Brother of the courtesan Kālī.He was a ne’er-do-well,and Kālī,having helped him with money which he proceeded to squander,refused to give him any more.But a patron of Kālī,seeing his condition,gave him his clothes on entering Kālī’s house - it being the custom for those who patronised a courtesan,to be provided with clothes during their stay in her house - and had to walk away naked.J.iv.248f.

Tundila.-A parrot,who had a tiger as friend.For their story see Ras.i.36.

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