Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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1. Bhojana Sutta.– He who gives food gives four things to the receiver thereof: life, beauty, comfort, and strength. A.ii.64.
2. Bhojana Sutta.– In giving a meal, the giver gives five things: life, beauty, comfort, strength, and ready wit (paṭibhāna), and he himself also becomes a partaker of these things. A.iii.42.