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Veṭhadīpaka

1. Veṭhadīpaka.– The brahmin of Veṭhadīpa, who claimed an eighth share of the Buddha’s relics. D.ii.165, 167.

2. Veṭhadīpaka.– The king of Veṭhadīpa and friend of the king of Allakappa. They left the world together and became ascetics in the Himavā. Veṭhadīpaka died and was reborn in the deva world. He then visited his friend, and, learning that he had been troubled by elephants, taught him a charm to ward off any harm that might come from them. This charm Udena later learnt from Allakappa. DhA.i.163 f.

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