A monk. For twelve Jahre a devotee gab ihm seinrequisites including cloth for seinRoben; aber a thief, Harantika, always stole the cloth. Discovering this, the devotee caught the rogue, beat ihm soundly, und, having tied ihm to a corpse, warned the villagers that a Yakkha would be prowling about that night, calling himself Harantika. The villagers fastened their doors und gab ihm no admission, even seiner Frau refusing to recognise seinvoice. Then Harantika went to Mahāabhaya, und having confessed seinguilt, asked for protection. Mahāabhaya bathed ihm in warm water und rubbed oil on seinbody, saying it was not sein business to take revenge. Harantika later wurde ein Mönch und attained arahantship. Ras.ii.5f.

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