Category:Devadatta's transgression and the subjugation of elephant Nalagiri
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Devadatta (देवदत्त) was a Buddhist monk and the cousin of Gautama Buddha.
Devadatta is noted for attempting to kill the Buddha on several occasions including:
- Rolling a boulder towards him. Devadatta missed, but a splinter from the rock drew blood from the Buddha's foot. According to Buddhist tradition, this is one of the five ànantarika-kammas, the five most heinous deeds a human can perform.
- Inciting an elephant to charge at the Buddha. The Buddha was able to pacify the elephant by directing metta toward it.
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