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  • Ulāra-vimāna

The daughter of a family in Rājagaha, which waited upon Mahā Moggallāna; was very generous and always gave away in alms the half of anything which she possessed. She was given in marriage to the son of a family of unbelievers. One day, seeing Moggallāna begging for alms, she invited him and gave him some cakes which had been put away by her mother-in-law. When the latter heard of it she was greatly enraged, and struck the girl with a pestle.

The girl died and was born in Tāvatimsa, her palace being called the Ulāravimāna. Later, Moggallāna visited her there (Vv.p.24; VvA.120).


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