Taught at Khāṇumata. Kūṭadanta consults the Buddha on the best way of making a sacrifice efficacious, and the Buddha tells him of a sacrifice held in days of yore by King Mahāvijita, under the guidance of his enlightened head priest (purohita). The sacrifice is undertaken with the co-
The Buddha then proceeds to tell Kūṭadanta of other forms of “sacrifice” more potent than the gift of material things, and ends the sutta with a description of Arahantship.
At the conclusion of the discourse Kūṭadanta declares himself to be a follower of the Buddha. D.i.127 ﬀ.