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Rājagahaseṭṭhi

Evidently not a proper name, but the title of the Treasurer of Rājagaha (See, e.g., DhA.i.232). In the time of the Buddha, the treasurer was the brother-in-law of Anāthapiṇḍika and was a devout follower of the Buddha; he was responsible for the meeting between the Buddha and Anāthapiṇḍika (For details see Anāthapiṇḍika).

He had a slave girl named Puṇṇā (DhA.iii.321 ff ) and a slave Puṇṇa, who later became a millionaire, and whose daughter, Uttarā, was given in marriage to the son of the Rājagahaseṭṭhi. This latter was an unbeliever, but was later converted and became a Stream-winner. See VvA.63 ff. for details.

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