Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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Records the incident of the death of Upasena Vaṅgantaputta from a snake-bite. Summoned by him, Sāriputta looked at him and said that he noticed no change at all in Upasena, either in his body or in his faculties. Upasena answered that that was because he had long before quelled all lurking tendencies of “I” and “mine.” S.iv.40 f.