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Ambapali
also called "Amrapali" and has one more synonym

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  1. mentioned in the old Pali texts and Buddhist traditions

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  2. was a nagarvadhu (royal courtesan) of the republic of Vaishali in ancient India around 500 BC

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  3. Legends surrounding her state the following

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  4. "amra", meaning mango, and "pallawa", meaning young leaves or sprouts.) Ambapali grew to be a lady of extraordinary beauty, charm, and grace, and many young nobles of the republic desired her company

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  5. To avoid confrontations among her suitors, she was accorded the status of the state courtesan of Vaishali

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  6. Stories of her beauty traveled to the ears of Ajatasatru, who was then the king of the neighboring, hostile kingdom of Magadha

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