1. Kaṇha Jātaka (No.29).– The story of Ayyikākāḷaka (q.v.) The story was related by the Buddha to the monks, who expressed great wonder at the miracles performed by him at Saṅkassa. It was not only in his last birth that he performed wonders. The old woman in the story is identified with Uppalavaṇṇā (J.i.193 ﬀ).
The story is also given in the Aṅguttaranikāya Commentary (i.415), with a few additional details. The Dhammapada Commentary (iii.213) refers to it as the Kaṇha-
2. Kaṇha Jātaka (No.440).– The story of Kaṇha-
The Sakka of the story was Anuruddha. It is said that the acetic was called Kaṇha on account of his dark complexion.
The story was related to Ānanda in explanation of the Buddha’s smile as he was passing a certain spot in the Nigrodhārāma in Kapilavatthu; it was the spot where the ascetic Kaṇha practised his meditations. J.iv.6 ﬀ