PSALMS OF THE BRETHREN
Canto I. Psalms of Single Verses
Psalms of Single Verses
Translated from the Pali by Mrs. C.A.F. Rhys Davids.
He was reborn in this Buddha-age in the village of Nālaka as the son of a brahmin, and was a friend of Sāriputta before the latter left the world. Hearing the General of the Norm preach, he too left the world, being established on the plane of insight. Anon he won arahantship. Thereupon, in course of teaching the bhikkhus, he confessed aññā in this verse:
 Dassanabhūmiyan patiṭṭhito, a divergence from the usual phrases.
 In the self-hypnosis of jhāna. See Compendium, p. 54.