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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
Usīnara:King of Benares in the time of Kassapa Buddha.His story is related in the Mahā-Kanha Jātaka (J.iv.181ff).He is mentioned in a list of kings who,although they gave great gifts,could not get beyond the domain of sense (J.vi.99).He is,however,elsewhere (J.vi.251) mentioned as having been born in Sakka’s heaven as a result of waiting diligently on brahmins and recluses.

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