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Puṇṇa (of Sunāparanta) visits the Buddha and asks him for a teaching that he may follow it and be purged of self. The Buddha tells him to avoid finding delight in the pleasures of the senses.
On learning that Puṇṇa proposes to live in Sunāparanta, the Buddha warns him that the people of that part are fierce and violent. Puṇṇa declares that even should they kill him, he would not bear them ill-