Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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v.l.Bakkula Sutta.– Bākula’s friend, Acela-Kassapa, visits him at Veḷuvana in Rājagaha. Bākula tells him of his life during the eighty years of monkhood, and Kassapa wishes to be ordained under him. Soon after, Kassapa becomes an Arahant, and Bākula passes away as he sat on his pyre. M.iii.124 ﬀ.