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Mahāvācakāla

A man who lived on the banks of the Mahāvāḷukagaṅgā. For thirty years he meditated on the thirty-two impurities of the body in the hope of becoming a Stream-winner. However, at the end of that period he gave up his meditations, renouncing the Buddha’s Doctrine as futile.

After death he was born as a crocodile in the river, and one day sixty carts laden with stone pillars started crossing the river at the crocodile’s ford (Kacchakatittha). The crocodile ate bulls, carts, and pillars. AA.i.367.

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