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阿竭多仙 (Skt; Jpn Akada-sen)
The ascetic Agastya. An Indian ascetic who practiced the Brahmanistic teachings. According to the Nirvana Sutra, he used his supernatural powers to pour the water of the entire Ganges River into his ear and keep it there for twelve years.