Once the Bodhisatta was a brahmin youth named Koraṇḍiya, in Bārāṇasī. He became the chief pupil of a world-
The story was told in reference to Sāriputta who taught all who came to him, including even hunters and fishermen. They listened to him with respect, but failed to follow his teaching. On the remonstrance of his colleagues Sāriputta was offended, and the matter came to the Buddha’s knowledge. Sāriputta is identified with the teacher of old. J.iii.170‑4.