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
Vīssāsabhojana Jātaka:The Bodhisatta was once a rich merchant and had a herdsman to guard his cows in a forest shielding.They gave but little milk,through fear of a lion living in the forest.The merchant,knowing that the lion loved a doe,had her caught and her body rubbed with poison.When she returned to the forest,the lion licked her body and died.

The Buddha related this story to the monks to show them the necessity for circumspection in accepting gifts.J.i.387f.

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