Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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Udena visits Piṇḍola-Bhāradvāja at the Ghositārāma and asks how it is that young men in their prime should leave the world and yet live to the full the righteous life. Piṇḍola answers that these young men regard all women as mothers, sisters, or daughters. They regard the body as full of manifold impurities, and abide watchful over the doors of the senses. Udena is pleased with the explanation and accepts the Buddha’s teaching. S.iv.110 f.