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Dhammarakkhita

1. Dhammarakkhita.– A Greek (yonaka) Thera sent by the Third Council to Aparantaka. There he taught the Aggikkhandhopama Sutta and converted thirty-seven thousand persons. Mhv.xii.4, 34 f.

2. Dhammarakkhita.– See Mahā-Dhammarakkhita and Yonaka-Mahā-Dhammarakkhita.

3. Dhammarakkhita.– A thera in Sri Lanka in the time of Kittisirirājasīha. (1767-1782 A.C.). For details of his reign see Cv.xcix.

4. Dhammarakkhita.– A Thera at whose request Ācariya Dhammapāla wrote the Commentary on the Nettippakaraṇa. Gv.69.

5. Dhammarakkhita.– Mentioned as a high-class name. e.g., Vin.iv.8; Sp.ii.448, 480.

6. Dhammarakkhita.– A monk of Asokārāma in Pāṭāliputta, under whom Nāgasena studied the Tipiṭaka. Mil.16, 18.

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