Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A rich man of Mahelanagara. Once a debtor, hoping to harm him, invited Tissa Thera and 500 monks of Abhayagiri-Vihāra in Dubbuṭṭhi’s name on the day Dubbuṭṭhi had a ploughing ceremony. When the monks arrived, Dubbuṭṭhi’s wife prepared food and fed them. When Dubbuṭṭhi discovered this he was full of gratitude to his debtor and tore up the promissory note. Ras.ii.166 f.