Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A mendicant brahmin of Sāvatthi asks the Buddha if there be any difference between the Buddha and himself, they both being mendicants.
Mere mendicancy does not make a bhikkhu, answers the Buddha; the true bhikkhu is he who has cast out all wickedness. S.i.182.