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 +'''​Anathapindika'''​ [Pali] (Skt. ''​Anāthapiṇḍada'';​ [[Wyl.]] ''​mgon med zas sbyin''​),​ whose name literally means “Giver of alms to those without protection” was a wealthy householder and patron of the [[Buddha]]. He is most famous for having given the Buddha and his monks the famous [[Jetavana]] grove in [[Shravasti]],​ where one of the first buddhist [[vihara]]s or monasteries was built.
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