Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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v.l. Aggivacchagotta Sutta.– Taught at Jetavana to the wanderer Vacchagotta on the futility of discussing about the origins of the world, life, etc.
The sutta is so called because the simile of a fire (aggi) is used. A blazing fire is visible, but once extinguished, no one can say where it has gone. M.i.483 f.