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  • Culla-subhaddā

An elephant, one of the two chief consorts of Chaddanta, against whom she conceived a grudge because he preferred her rival to her. She gave gifts to a Pacceka Buddha and, as a result of her wish, she was born as Subhaddā, chief queen of the Madda king. She gave orders that Chaddanta's tusks be brought to her, but the hunter to whom the task was entrusted killed the elephant, and on hearing of his death Subhaddā died of a broken heart.

For details see s.v. Chaddanta (4).


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