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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Vethadīpaka:1.Vethadīpaka. The brahmin of Vethadīpa,who claimed an eighth share of the Buddha’s relics.D.ii.165,167.

2.Vethadīpaka. The king of Vethadīpa and friend of the king of Allakappa.They left the world together and became ascetics in the Himālaya.Vethadīpaka died and was reborn in the deva world.He then visited his friend,and,learning that he had been troubled by elephants,taught him a charm to ward off any harm which might come from them.This charm Udena later learnt from Allakappa.DhA.i.163f.

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