Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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1. Arati Sutta.– Once when Vaṅgīsa was in Aggāḷava-cetiya he noticed that his teacher, Nigrodha Kappa Thera, never left his cell after his return from the alms-round. Disaffection arose in Vaṅgīsa’s heart and he was troubled by thoughts of lust. He composed several verses by way of self-admonition and uttered them to himself. These form the Arati Sutta. S.i.186‑7.
2. Arati Sutta.– Three evil states and the means of removing them. A.iii.448.