A Paribbājaka who, with his friend
Mandissa, visited the
Buddha at the
Ghositārāma (D.i.159). The Buddha preached to them the
According to the Pātika Sutta, when Jāliya
heard that Pātika could not come to hold a discussion with the Buddha at
Vesāli, he went to the
Tindukkhāna-paribbājakārāma and tried to get
Pātikaputta to come. But the latter was unable to come, being fixed in his
seat. Jāliya thereupon spoke insultingly to him, calling him boaster, etc.
Jāliya is described as dārupattakantevāsī, because, says the Commentary
(DA.i.319), his teacher used to beg for alms with a wooden bowl.