'Treasurer'

Walter Slaje slaje at T-ONLINE.DE
Fri Sep 1 07:39:00 EDT 2006


See also:

Fiser, Ivo: The problem of the setthi in Buddhist Jatakas. In: ArOr 22(1954), S.
238-266.

Best,

WS


>   Valerie J Roebuck <vjroebuck at MACUNLIMITED.NET> wrote:
> > Does anyone know of any research that has been done on 
> >the figure of the seTThi or zreSThin, usually translated 
> >as 'Treasurer',  in Buddhist texts?  I am particularly 
> >interested in the development in the Dhammapada 
> >commentary, where he in fact seems to function as a 
> >wealthy banker or money-lender (though without the usual 
> >negative connotations of the latter), but with almost 
> >magical powers over money, as a result of kamma/karma in 
> >previous lives.

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