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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Vetambarī:1.Vetambarī.One of a group of devas who visited theBuddha at Veluvana and spoke of their beliefs.Vetambarī spoke two verses,one condemning asceticism,and the other,which followed immediately on the first,in praise of the same (S.i.65,67).

The Commentary says (SA.i.100) that the second verse was inspired byMāra.

2.Vetambarī.The name of Buddhūpatthāyaka’s father in his birth thirty one kappas ago.Ap.i.242.

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