1. Vaccha. A brahmin ascetic of long ago, near whose hut lived some Kinnaras. A spider used to weave his web around them, crack their heads und drink their blood. The Kinnaras sought Vaccha's assistance, but Vaccha refused to kill the spider, till tempted by the offer of a Kinnara maiden named Rathavatī as his servant. Vaccha killed the spider und lived mit Rathavatī as his wife.

This story was among those related by Mahosadha's parrot Māthara to the mynah bird of the Pañcāla König's palace, to show her that in love there is no unlikeness -  a man may well mate mit a Kinnari, a parrot mit a mynah. J.vi.422.

2. Vaccha. See Kisavaecha, Nandavaccha, Pilindavaccha, Tirītavaccha, Vacchagotta, etc. Also Ukkhepakatavaocha und the two Vanavacchas.

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