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kaṇṭaka-vuttika

, mfn., living a "thorny" life;
used of the mortification of monks;
A.L. BASHAM,
HDĀ: 243 translates the passage at A III 383,26
(reading kaṇḍakavuttikā, q.v. infra) as "monks who
live as thieves," thus interpreting
kaṇḍaka = 1kaṇ-
taka 4.b., q.v.; tatr' idaṁ bhante Pūraṇena Kas-
sapena nīlâbhijāti paññattā: bhikkhū ~ā (so read
with v.l.; Ee
kaṇḍ-; v.l. kaṇhâdhimuttikā) ye vā pan'
aññe pi keci kammavādā kiriyavādā, A III 383,26
(bhikkhū ~ā [v.l. kaṇḍ-; kaṇhâdhimuttikā] ti samaṇā
nam' ete, Mp III 394,1; bhikkhū ... kira catusu pac-
cayesu kaṇṭake (so read; Ee kaṇṭh-) pakkhipitvā
khādanti. bhikkhū ca ~ā ti ayaṁ hi ssa pāḷi yeva.
atha vā ~ā eva nāma eke pabbajitā ti vadati, Sv
162,19,20 (eke pabbajitā = ye savisesaṁ attakila-
matthânuyogaṁ anuyuttā; tathā hi te kaṇṭake vat-
tantā viya hontī ti ~ā ti vuttā, Sv-pṭ I 290,18) = Ps III
121,6,7,8 (ad M I 407,28: chass' evâbhijātisu) = Spk II
343,1.