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Commander-in-chief and friend and counsellor of Sivi, King of Aritthapura. -

They had been to Takkasilā together and were friends from boyhood.

Ahipāraka's wife was Ummadantī of ravishing beauty.

Their story is given in the Ummadantī Jātaka (J.v.209ff).

In the present age he was Sariputta (J.v.227).

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