Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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One of the dogs whom the goat Meḷamātā proposed to take with her on her visit to the jackal Pūṭimaṃsa (J.iii.535).
For details see the Pūṭimaṃsa Jātaka.
In the Ṛgveda, Caturakṣa is mentioned as one of Yama’s dogs. Jātaka transl.iii.318, n.1.