Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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Soṇakāyana was a youth who, according to Sikhā-Moggallāna, went about saying that the Buddha proclaimed the ineffectiveness of all deeds, and thereby taught the annihilation of the world. The Buddha said he did not know Soṇakāyana, even by sight. A.ii.232.