Pāli Proper Names — E
Ejā Sutta.– Two suttas on the evils of passion (ejā) and the ways of getting rid of it. S.iv.64‑6.
Eka Sutta.– Neither beauty, nor wealth, nor kin, nor sons, nor virtue, can avail a woman who is mastered by a man with the power of authority. S.iv.246.
Ekabala.– A kingdom in Jambudīpa, whose king was Sankhapāla. Once the king raised a large army and Mahosadha’s spies brought him news of it; thereupon Mahosadha sent his parrot to find out what it was all about. J.vi.390.
Ekābhiñña Sutta.– See Ekabījī Sutta.
Ekacakkhu.– A city of Jambudīpa, where reigned Kambalavasana (or Kambalavasabha) and his descendants, thirty-
Ekacampakapupphiya Thera.– An Arahant. Thirty-
Ekadhammika.– See Ekadhammasavaniya Thera (1).
Ekadīpi.– The abode of Ekadīpiya Thera when he was born in the deva-
Ekadvāirika.– See Ekadvāra below.
Ekadvāra.– A vihāra built by King Subha to the east of Anurādhapura, at the foot of the Ekadvārika-
Ekāhavāpi.– One of the tanks built by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.28.
Ekajjha.– A king of fifty-
Ekakkharakosa.– A well-
Ekamandāriya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Ekaṃsikā.– The name given to one of the two parties of disputants in a controversy that arose in Burma in the eighteenth century, regarding the manner in which the robe should be worn. See Pārupanā.
Ekanālika.– A famine that broke out in Sri Lanka during the time of King Kuñcanāga. The people were reduced to very little food, but the king maintained, without interruption, a great alms-
Ekañjalika Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Ekañjalika.– A king of fourteen world-
Ekantadukkha Sutta.– If the four elements were entirely painful, then beings would not become infatuated by them. If they were entirely pleasurable, then beings would not become disenchanted by them. S.ii.173
Ekantadukkhī and Ekantasukhī Sutta.– Two suttas dealing with the respective views that after death the self is sheer suffering and that it is sheer bliss (S.iii.219 f).
Ekantaka Sutta.– See Janapadakalayāṇī Sutta.
Ekapada Jātaka (No.238)
Ekapadumiya Thera.– An Arahant. In the time of Padumuttara Buddha he was a king of swans, and seeing the Buddha near the lake where he lived, picked a lotus flower and held it in his beak above the Buddha. Ap.i.276 f.
Ekapanna Jātaka (No.149)
Ekapaññita.– See Ekaphusita below.
Ekapasādaniya.– In the time of Atthadassī Buddha, he was an ascetic named Nārada and paid homage to the Buddha. Seventeen world-
Ekapupphiya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Ekaputtaka Sutta.– Two suttas on an only son.
Ekarāja Jātaka (No.303)
Ekāsanadāyika Therī.– An Arahant. She is evidently identical with Ubbirī Therī (q.v. for her story of the past).
Ekāsanika Sutta.– On the five classes of monks who practise the ekāsanikanga. A.iii.220.
Ekasankhiya Thera.– An Arahant. In the past, when a festival was being held in honour of Vipassī’s Bodhi-
Ekassara.– A king of ninety-
Ekavandiya Thera.– An Arahant. Thirty-
Ekuddāna Thera (v.l. Ekudāniya Thera)
Ekūnavisatipañha.– The section of the Umaṅga Jātaka that deals with the nineteen questions solved by Mahosadha when the other wise men of the court had failed to unravel them. J.vi.334‑45.
Ekuttara.– See Aṅguttaranikāya.
Eleyya.– A rāja, probably of Magadha. He was a devout follower of Udaka-
Enijangha Sutta.– One of the suttas in the Devatā-
Enikūla.– See Enī. The scholiast to the Jātaka (J.iii.361) explains the name in the following way: “Eniyā nāma nadiyā kūle.”
Eniphassā.– A name, either of some kind of musical instrument or, more probably, of a class of celestial musicians who waited on Sakka and his queens. Vv.xviii.11; i.26; VvA.94, 211; for explanation see 372.
Erāhulu.– A locality in Sri Lanka, near which an engagement took place between the forces of Parakkamabāhu I, and his foes (Cv.lxxiv.91). It is identified with the present district Eravur, north-
Erakaccha.– A city in the country of the Dasaṇṇa. It was the residence of the banker Dhanapālaka. (Pv.20; PvA.99ff) Isidāsī was once reborn there as a wealthy craftsman, a worker in gold. (Thig,435; see also Buddhist India, p.40.
Erakavassa, Erakavassakhanda.– A locality in Sri Lanka. Ras.ii.181, 185.
Erandagalla.– A reservoir built by Vijayabāhu I. Cv.lx.49.
Esikā.– A country in Jambudīpa. Pannakata was a city of Esikā, and in it was born one of the women described in the Caturitthivimāna (Vv.42; VvA.195).
Eso me attā Sutta.– On the view “this is the self, it is permanent,” etc. S.iii.182, S.iii.203.
Etadagga Vagga.– The fourteenth chapter of the Eka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. It contains the names of the Buddha’s disciples, men and women, each distinguished by some special qualification. A.i.23‑6.