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Pāli Proper Names — S

Sabala.– A dog of the Lokantaraniraya. It has iron teeth, which it uses on the victims of that hell. J.vi.247.

Sabalā.– An eminent Therī of Jambudīpa, expert in the Vinaya. Dpv.xviii.10.

Sabara.– See Sapara.

Sabba Sutta 1.– There is no other “all” except eye and object, ear and sound, nose and scent, tongue and savour, body and tangible things, mind and mind states. S.iv.15.

Sabba Sutta 2.– Another name for the Ambapāli Sutta (q.v.)

Sabba Vagga.– The third chapter of the Salāyatana Saṃyutta. S.iv.15‑26.

Sabbābhibhū.– A Pacceka Buddha. Ap.i.299.

Sabbadassī.– One of the two chief disciples of Piyadassī Buddha (Bu.xiv.20; J.i.39). He was the son of the chaplain of Sumangalanagara and the friend of Pālita (q.v.) BuA.176.

Sabbadāṭha Jātaka (No.241)

Sabbadāṭha.– Devadatta born as a jackal. See the Sabbadāṭha Jātaka.

Sabbadatta.– King of Rammanagara (Bārāṇasī). He was the father of the Bodhisatta in his birth as Yuvañjaya (q.v.), and is identified with Suddhodana. J.iv.119 f., 123.

Sabbadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. He is evidently identical with Yasa Thera (q.v.) Ap.i.333 f.

Sabbadinna.– One of the attendants of King Milinda. Mil. pp.29, 56.

Sabbagghana.– A king of one hundred world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Anulomadādaka (Mettaji Thera) v.l. Sappagahana, Sabbosana. Ap.i.173: ThagA.i.195.

Sabbagandhiya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-one world-cycles ago he offered flowers and incense to Vipassī Buddha and gave him a garment of koseyya cloth. Fifteen world-cycles ago he was a king, named Sucela. Ap.i.248 f.

Sabbagiri-vihāra.– See Pipphali-vihāra.

Sabbaka (Sappaka)

Sabbakāma

Sabbakāmā.– Wife of Sikhī Buddha before his renunciation. Their son was Atula. Bu.xxi.17; DA.ii.422.

Sabbakāmī.– See Sabbakāma (2).

Sabbakittika Thera.– An Arahant. He is evidently identical with Adhimutta Thera (q.v.) Ap.i.224.

Sabbalahusa Sutta v.l. Apāya­saṃvattanika Sutta, Duccaritavipāka Sutta.– The minimum evil effects of violating each of the Five Precepts (murder, etc.). A.iv.247.

Sabbaloka Sutta.– Another name for the Anabhirati Sutta (q.v.) S.v.132.

Sabbamamsalābha Jātaka (No.315)

Sabbamitta

Sabbanāmā.– See Saccanāmā.

Sabbānanda Thera.– A disciple of Kassapa Buddha, who was left behind in Sri Lanka (then known as Mandadīpa) with one thousand monks, when the Buddha had visited the Island. Mhv.xv.158; Dpv.xv.60, 64; xvii.25; Sp.i.87.

Sabbañjaha.– One of the sons of Kāḷāsoka (q.v.)

Sabbaphaladāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. He is evidently identical with Suppiya Thera (q.v.) Ap.ii.452 f.

Sabbaratanamālaka.– See Ratanamālaka.

Sabbasamhāraka pañha.– Evidently another name for the Ganthipañha of the Umaṅga Jātaka. (See J.vi.336 f). It is elsewhere (J.i.424) referred to as a special Jātaka (No.110).

Sabbāsava Sutta.– The second sutta of the Majjhimanikāya. It was taught at Jetavana, and describes how the corruptions (āsava) can be destroyed. M.i.6 ff.

Sabbattha-abhivassī.– Thirty-eight world-cycles ago there were sixteen kings of this name, previous births of Kuṭidāyaka Thera. Ap.i.229.

Sabbatthagāmini Sutta.- Anuruddha tells his colleagues that by developing the four foundation of mindfulness he understands the way to every destination. S.v.304.

Sabbatthivādī

Sabbhi Sutta.– A conversation between the Buddha and a group of Satullapakāyikā devā. The Buddha impresses on them the necessity of making companions of good men. S.i.16 f.

Sabbosadha.– A king of eight world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Tikicchaka Thera. Ap.i.190.

Sabbosama.– See Sabbagahana.

Sabbūpasama.– See Najjūpasama.

Sabhāgata Sutta.– The Devā delight in taking to those who are possessed of unwavering loyalty to the Buddha, the Dhamma and the Sangha, and who possess virtues dear to the Noble Ones. S.v.394.

Sabhāsammata.– Thirteen world-cycles ago there were five kings of this name, previous births of Pañcahatthiya Thera. Ap.i.193.

Sabhattadesabhoga.– A monastic building, erected by Aggabodhi VI, in the Abhayuttara-vihāra. Cv.xlviii.64.

Sabhiya

Sabhiya Sutta

Sabhiyakaccāna Sutta

Sabrahmaka Sutta.– See Sabrahmakāni Sutta. It is given also in the Suttasaṅgaha (No.25) and the Itivuttaka (p.109 f )

Sabrahmakāni Sutta.– Families in which parents are honoured and worshipped are like those in which Brahmā resides, or kindly teachers, or devā, or those worthy of offerings. A.ii.70.

Sacakkhu.– Five world-cycles ago there were twelve kings of this name, previous births of Ekadhammasavanīya (or Maggasaññaka) Thera. ThagA.i.152; Ap.i.151.

Saccā

Sacca kathā.– The second chapter of the Yuganandha Vagga of the Paṭisambhidāmagga. Pa.ii.104‑15.

Sacca Saṃyutta.– The last section of the Saṃyuttanikāya (S.v.414‑78). It was taught by Mahinda to Anulā and her companions, and they became Stream-winners. Mhv.xiv.58.

Sacca Sutta

Sacca.– A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.

Saccabaddha, Saccabandha

Saccaka

Saccaka Sutta.– See Cūḷasaccaka Sutta and Mahāsaccaka Sutta.

Saccakāli.– A younger brother of Sumedha Buddha. The Buddha taught him his first discourse, and he became an Arahant. BuA.164.

Saccakāmā.– See Sabbakāma.

Saccanāmā.– One of the two chief women disciples of Dhammadassī Buddha. v.l. Sabbanāmā. Bu.xvi.19; J.i.39.

Saccaṃkira Jātaka (No.73)

Saccasandha.– See Janasandha.

Saccasankhepa

Saccasaññaka Thera.– An Arahant. Twenty-nine world-cycles ago he heard Vessabhū Buddha teach, and was reborn in the deva world. Twenty-six world-cycles ago he was King Ekaphusita (v.l. Ekapaññita). Ap.i.209.

Saccatapāvī

Saccavibhanga Sutta

Sacchikātabba Sutta.– One should realise all as impermanent woeful, void of itself. S.iv.29.

Sacchikiriyā Sutta.– The eight releases must be realised by one’s own person; former life by recollections; the death and rebirth of beings by sight; and the destruction of the corruptions (āsava) by wisdom. A.ii.182.

Sacetana Sutta

Sacitta Sutta.– Like a man or woman fond of self adornment, examining the reflection of the face to see if it is clean, even so should a monk examine himself, and, finding evil qualities in himself, should strive to get rid of them as earnestly as though his head were on fire. A.v.92 f

Sacitta Vagga.– The sixth chapter of the Dasaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.v.92‑112.

Sadāmattā.– A class of Devā, present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.

Saddabindu.– A grammatical work by Kyocvā of Pagan. A Commentary on it, called Līnatthavisodhanī, is ascribed to Ñānavilāsa of Pagan. There is also a Subcommentary (ṭīkā) called Saddabinduvinicchaya by Sirisaddhammakitti Mahāphussadeva. Gv.64, 73; Sās.76; Bode, 25 and n.4.

Saddakārikā.– A Pāḷi work, probably grammatical, by Sabbagunākara. Svd.1245.

Saddanīti.– A very important grammatical work by Aggavaṃsa of Pagan. A few years after its completion in 1154, Uttarajīva visited the Mahāvihāra in Sri Lanka, and took with him, as a gift, a copy of the Saddanīti, which was received with enthusiastic admiration. Gv.63, 72; Svd.1238; Bode, 16, 17.

Saddasaññaka Thera

Saddasāratthajālinī

Saddatthacintā, Saddatthabhedacintā.– A grammatical work by Saddhammasiri. Gv. 62, 72; Svd. 1246.Bode., op cit., 20, 22. There are several Commentaries on it, the best known being the Mahātīkā by Abhaya of Pagan. There exist also a nissaya and a dīpanī on the work.

Saddavutti,Saddavuttipakāsaka.– A grammatical treatise by Saddhammapāla of Pagan.– There is a Subcommentary (ṭīkā) on it by Sāriputta, and another, called the Saddavuttivivarana, by an unknown author. Gv.64, 65, 75; Bode, 29; the Sās. (p.90) calls the author of the Saddavutti Saddhammaguru.

Saddha (Sandha)

Saddha Sutta see Saddha

Saddhā

Saddhā Sutta

Saddhā Tissa

Saddhamma Vagga.– The sixteenth chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iii.174‑85.

Saddhammacakkasāmī.– An eminent monk sent by Bayin Naung of Burma to purify the religion in Laos in 1578 A.C. Sās.51; Bode, 47.

Saddhammacārī.– A monk of Sri Lanka, who was quoted as their authority by the Ekaṃsikā of Burma. Bode, op.cit., 66; Sās.119.

Saddhammaguru.– An author of Pagan. The Sāsanavaṃsa calls him the author of the Saddavutti. Sās. p.90.

Saddhammajotipāla.– Generally known as Chapaṭa.

Saddhammakitti Thera.– A pupil of Arjyavamsa. He lived in Ketumatī (Taungo) and wrote the famous Ekakkharakosa, and, probably, the Sirivicittālankāra. Bode, 45 and n.3.

Saddhammālankāra.– An author of Hamsavatī, probably of the sixteenth century. He wrote the Paṭṭhānasāradīpanī on the Abhidhamma. Sās.48; Bode, 47.

Saddhāmmañāna.– A scholar of Pagan of the early fourteenth century. He wrote the Vibhatyattha, the Chāndosāratthavikāsinī (or Vuttodayapañcikā) on the Vuttodaya, and translated the Sanskrit grammar Kātantra into Pāḷi. Bode, 26.

Saddhammanandi.– A nun of Anurādhapura, expert in the Vinaya. Dpv.xviii.14.

Saddhammanāsinī.– A Subcommentary (ṭīkā) on Kaccāyana’s grammar, by Siridhammavilāsa of Pagan. Bode, 26.

Saddhammaniyāma Suttā.– Three suttas on five things that make a man enter the right way. A.iii.174 ff.

Saddhammapajjotikā.– See Saddhammathitikā.

Saddhammapāla.– An author of Pagan, probably of the fourteenth century. He wrote the Saddavutti. Bode, 29.

Saddhammapatirūpaka Sutta.– The Buddha explains to Mahā-Kassapa how it comes about in the sāsana that there are more precepts and fewer members of the Order becoming Arahants. Then a counterfeit doctrine arises and the true doctrine disappears. S.ii.223 f.

Saddhammappakāsinī.– A Commentary on the Paṭisambhidāmagga by Mahānāma of Sri Lanka. Gv.61.

Saddhammasammosa Suttā.– Three suttas on three groups of five things that lead to the confounding and the disappearance of the dhamma. A.iii.176 ff.

Saddhammasangaha.– A Chronicle, in eleven chapters, containing a history of Buddhism, commencing with the three Convocations. It was written by Dhammakitti, a monk of Ayodhyā, and probably belonged to the fourteenth century. P.L.C.245 f.

Saddhammasiri.– A monk of Pagan, probably of the twelfth century, author of Saddatthabhedacintā. Gv. 63, 73; Bode, 22.

Saddhammatthitikā.– A Commentary on the Niddesa, written at the request of Deva Thera by Upasena of Sri Lanka (Gv.61; Sās.69; P.L.C.117). The Sāsanavaṃsa (p.69) calls it Saddhammapajjotikā, and it is probably known by that name in Sri Lanka.

Saddhammavilāsa.– A monk of Pagan, probably of the twelfth century; he was the author of the Sammohavīnāsinī. Bode, 27.

Saddhammika Vagga.– The eighth section of the Pācittiya. Vin.iv.141‑57.

Saddhammopāyana.– A treatise in verse, in nineteen chapters, dealing with various topics, such as the difficulties of being born as a human, etc., by an author named Abhayagiri Kavicakravarti Ānanda, probably of the thirteenth century. A Commentary exists on it, called the Saddhammopāyanaviggaha. P.L.C.212.

Saddhāsumanā.– See Sumanā

Saddhāsumanatissa.– A monk of Sri Lanka. He joined the Order after gaining his parent’s (SadS.85 f) consent with great, difficulty. Once, when on pilgrimage to Nāgadīpa, he saw an assembly of monks, and, moved by the sight, sat, under a tree and developed Arahantship.

Saddhīdha Sutta.– A name given in the Suttasaṅgaha (No.39) to the Itivuttaka Sutta (q.v.)

Saddhiya Sutta

Sādhika Suttā.– Three suttas on the advantages of reciting the Pāṭimokkha rules twice a month. A.i.231 f.

Sādhīna

Sādhīna Jātaka (No.494)

Sādhinī, Sādhanī

Sādhu Sutta.– Six Satullapakāyikā devā visit the Buddha at Jetavana and each utters a stanza in praise of generosity. The Buddha then utters a verse, in which he exalts practice of the Dhamma above gifts. S.i.20 f.

Sādhu Vagga.– The fourteenth (A.v.240‑4) and eighteenth (A.v.273‑7) chapters of the Dasaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya.

Sādhudevī.– A millionaire’s daughter, who gave milk-rice to Revata Buddha just before his Enlightenment. BuA. p.132.

Sādhujanavilāsinī.– A Subcommentary (ṭīkā) on, the Dīghanikāya by Ñānābhivamsa of Burma. Sās.134; Bode, op.cit., 78.

Sādhuka.– A village in Kosala where Isidatta and Purāṇa once stayed (S.v.348). Buddhaghosa says (SA.iii.215) the village belonged to them.

Sādhusīla Jātaka (No.200)

Sādhuvādī.– A celestial musician. Vv.ii.1; VvA.324; but see VvA.374.

Sadinacchedana.– A Cakkavatti of eighty-seven world-cycles ago; a previous birth of Māṇava Thera (Sammukhāthavika) v.l. Sarītacchedana. Ap.i.159; ThagA.i.163.

Sādīyaggāmavāpi.– A reservoir, repaired by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxviii.44.

Sāgala, Sāgalā

Sāgalikā, Sāgaliyā

Sāgara

Sāgara Brahmadatta.– The son of Brahmadatta and a Nāga maiden. For his story see the Bhūridatta Jātaka.

Sagara.– A mythical king of the line of Okkāka. He had sixty thousand sons, who ruled in as many towns in Jambudīpa. Cv.lxxxvii.34; the legend of Sagara and his sons is given in the Mahābhārata (iii.106 ff.).

Sagaradeva

Sāgaradeva.– A king descended from Mahāsammata. His father was Sāgara and his son Bharata. Dpv.iii.6; Mhv.ii.4.

Sāgaramatī.– Another name for Sāriputta (q.v.)

Sāgata

Sagāthā Sutta.– Beings of a similar disposition associate together. This sutta is accompanied by two verses urging the monks to avoid the lazy and associate with the wise and energetic. S.ii.157. See Ahirikamūlaka Sutta etc.

Sagāthaka Sutta 1.– The Buddha tells the monks that gain, honour, and fame are dreadful, and due to them he sees some fall into hell.  S.ii.231.

Sagāthaka Sutta 2.–  Endowed with four things one is a Stream-winner, safe from the downfall. What four? One has firm confidence in the Buddha, Dhamma, and Saṅgha, and has unbroken morality. S.v.404.

Sagātha Vagga 1– The first chapter of the Vedanā Saṃyutta. S.iv.204‑16.

Sagāthapuññābhisanda Vagga.– The fifth chapter of the Sotāpatti Saṃyutta. S.v.399‑404.

Sagga.– A minstrel of Tamba, king of Bārāṇasī. See the Suyonandī Jātaka.

Sāgiri.– A monastery near Punnasālakotthaka. It was the residence of Bahulamassutissa. Ras.ii.128.

Sahabhū.– A class of Devā present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260; DA.ii.690.

Sahadeva

Sahadhammā.– A class of Devā, present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260; DA.ii.690.

Sahajāti, Sahajātā

Sahaka Thera.– He was a member of the Order in the time of Kassapa Buddha, and, having developed the first jhāna, was born after death, in the Brahma-world, where he is known as Sahampati. SA.i.155; SNA.i.476.

Sahakapati.– See Sahampati.

Sahalī.– A class of Devā, present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.259; DA.ii.690.

Sahali.– A devaputta, follower of Makkhali Gosāla. He visited the Buddha at Veḷuvana, in the company of several other Devā, and spoke a verse in praise of Makkhali. S.i.65 f.

Sahampati

Sahampatibrahma Sutta.– S.v.232. See Sahampati

Sahañcanika.– Evidently a wrong reading for Sahajāti.

Sahannagara.– A village in Sri Lanka, given by Jetthatissa III to the Mayettikassapavāsa-vihāra. Cv.xliv.100.

Sāhasamalla

Sahassa Sutta

Sahassa Vagga.– The eighth chapter of the Dhammapada.

Sahassabhikkhunisaṅgha Sutta.– A thousand nuns approached the Blessed One at Sāvatthi in the king’s park, paid homage, and stood at one side. The Buddha said, “One endowed with four things is a Stream-winner, safe from the downfall. What four? One has firm confidence in the Buddha, Dhamma, and Saṅgha, and has unbroken morality.S.v.360.

Sahassaka (Rājakārāma) Vagga.– The second chapter of the Sotāpatti Saṃyutta. S.v.360 ff.

Sahassakkha.– A name of Sakka.

Sahassanetta.– A name for Sakka.

Sahassāra.– A king of eleven world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Sumanāveḷiya Thera. Ap.i.247.

Sahassarāja

Sahassaratha.– Fifteen world-cycles ago there were seven kings of this name, previous births of Kumudamāliya Thera. Ap.i.187.

Sahassatittha

Sahassavatthu atthakathā, Sahassavatthuppakarana.– A book mentioned in the Mahāvamsa Tīkā as being one of its sources (e.g., pp.451, 452, 607). It was evidently a collection of legends and folk tales, and probably, formed the basis of the Rasavāhinī and the Singhalese Saddhamālankāraya. P.L.C.224 f.

Sahassayāga Sutta

Sahāyaka Sutta.– The Buddha speaks in praise of two monks, comrades of Mahā Kappina. They have achieved the goal for which clansmen leave home. S.ii.285.

Sahetu Anatta Sutta.– Body, feeling, etc., and their cause, are all impermanent. S.iii.24.

Sahetu Anicca Sutta.– Body, feeling, etc., and their cause, are all not-self. S.iii.23.

Sahetu Dukkha Sutta.– Body, feeling, etc., and their cause, are all unsatisfactory. S.iii.23.

Sahodaragāma.– A village in Rohaṇa where Rakkha, general of Parakkamabāhu I, fought a battle. Cv.lxxiv.78.

Sājīva Sutta

Sajjā.– One of the four daughters of Vessavaṇa. (VvA.371). See Latā.

Sajjanela.– A Koliyan village, the residence of Suppavāsā Koliyadhītā, mother of Sīvalī. The Buddha is said to have stayed there. A.ii.62.

Sajjha Sutta.– Contains the story of Sajjha’s visit to the Buddha. A.iv.371.

Sajjha.– A wanderer (paribbājaka) who visited the Buddha at Gijjhakūṭa. The Buddha told him of the nine standards that an Arahant monk cannot possibly transgress. A.iv.371.

Sajjhadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant, evidently identical with Mudita Thera. v.l. Pacchidāyaka. Ap.i.284 f.; ThagA.i.401.

Sajjhāya Sutta.– See Dhamma Sutta (4).

Sakā.– A clan, mentioned in a list. The name probably refers to the Scythians. Mil. 327, 331.

Sākacchā Sutta 1.– Five qualities in a monk that justify his talking to his fellows on the good life. A.iii.81.

Sākacchā Sutta 2.– The same, mentioned by Sāriputta. A.iii.190.

Sakacittaniya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-one world-cycles ago, in the time of Sikhī Buddha, he made a thūpa of bamboos in the name of the Buddha and offered flowers to it. Eighty world-cycles ago he was a king. Ap.i.111 f.

Sakadāgāmiphala Sutta.– Developing and cultivating four things leads to the attainment of Once-returning. What four? Associating with good men, listening to the true Dhamma, systematic attention, and practising in accordance with the Dhamma. (S.v.410) See also Anāgāmiphala Sutta. (S.v.411)

Sakalikā Sutta

Sakata.– A yakkha who, with five thousand others, guarded the fifth door of Jotīya’s palace. v.l. Kasakanda. DhA.iv. 209.

Sākavatthu-vihāra.– A monastery in Sri Lanka, founded by Dāthopatissa I. Cv.xliv.135.

Sāketa

Sāketa Jātaka (No.68, 237)

Sāketa Sutta/Pañha

Sāketa Tissa Thera

Sāketabrāhmana Vatthu.– The story of the brahmin of Sāketa who called himself the Buddha’s father. See the Sāketa Jātaka. DhA.iii.317 f.

Sāketaka.– An inhabitant of Sāketa. Mil.p.331.

Sāketa Sutta, Sāketapañha

Sākha 1.– A deer, a previous birth of Devadatta. See the Nigrodhamiga Jātaka. J.i.149 ff.; cf. DhA.i.148; Mtu.i.359.

Sākha 2.– A millionaire’s son of Rājagaha, a former birth of Devadatta. For his story see the Nigrodha Jātaka. J.iv.37 ff.; cf. Mil.203.

Sakhā Sutta.- See Mitta Sutta

Sākhāpattagāma.– A village in Rohaṇa, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.166; see Cv.Trs.ii.36, n.5.

Sakimsammajjaka Thera.– An Arahant. He saw the Pātali bodhi of Vipassī Buddha and swept around it and paid it honour. On the way home he was killed by a python. Ap.i.378 f.

Sākiyā.– See Sakyā.

Sākiyavamsa-vihāra.– A monastery in Sri Lanka. Malaya Mahādeva Thera once taught there the Chacakka Sutta, and sixty monks, hearing him, became Arahants. MA.ii.1024.

Sakka

Sakka Sutta (Saṃyutta)

Sakkā Sutta.– A large number of Sākyā visit the Buddha at Nigrodhārāma, and he impresses on them the very great advantage of keeping the fast day well. A.v.83.

Sakkā.– See Sakyā.

Sakkacca Sutta.– Four qualities, including zeal, desirable in those who practise meditation. S.iii.267, 271, 277.

Sakkacca Vagga.– The fourth section of the Sekhiyā in the Vinaya Piṭaka. Vin.iv.191‑4.

Sakkadattiya.– This word, occurring several times in the Jātaka, is evidently not a name but an adjective, meaning “provided by Sakka.” e.g., J.iii.463; iv. 489; vi. 21, etc.

Sakkaganga.– A river in Sri Lanka. Ras.ii.184.

Sakkanāma Sutta

Sakkanamassa Sutta

Sakkapabba.– A section of the Vessantara Jātaka, dealing with the story of Sakka obtaining from Vessantara his queen Maddī as handmaiden and his restoration of her to Vessantara. J.vi.573.

Sakkapañha Sutta

Sakkāra.– See Sakkhara.

Sakkasenāpati.– An office granted by Kassapa V to his son, who was entrusted with the care of the religious books (Dhamma­potthaka) Kassapa’s wife was Devā. The prince was later sent to India to help the Paṇḍu king against the king of Coḷa. There he died of the plague (upasagga). Cv.lii.52, 62, 72 ff.

Sakkata.– A yakkha who, with five hundred others, stood guard over the fifth gate of Jotiya’s palace. v.l. Kasakanda. DhA.iv.209.

Sakkatvā Sutta.– Sāriputta, seated in seclusion and pondering as to whom a monk should respect and rely on, finds, in answer, that a monk should respect and revere the Buddha, the Dhamma and the Saṅgha, and should rely on goodwill. He visits the Buddha and consults him, and the Buddha tells him that his conclusions are correct. A.iv.120 f.

Sakkāya Sutta

Sakkāyadiṭṭhi Sutta.– Self-view arises dependent on clinging to the five aggregates. One who has gone forth should dwell contemplating impermanence to gain freedom from suffering. S.iii.185.

Sakkhara.– v.l. Sakkara. A township of the Sākyā where the Buddha once stayed with Ānanda (S.v.2). It was not far from Rājagaha and was the residence of Macchariya Kosiya (DhA.i.367; J.i.345). It was forty-five leagues from Jetavana. J.i.348.

Sakkharālayagangā.– A river in Sri Lanka, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxii.29; see Cv.Trs.i.322, n. 1.

Sakkharasobbha.– A port in Rohaṇa where Iḷanāga landed on his return from India to Sri Lanka. Mhv.xxxv. 28.

Sakkhi Sutta.– A monk who does not know for a fact what things partake of failure, of stability, distinction and penetration, and is not strenuous, zealous, or helpful such a one is incapable of any achievement. A.iii.426.

Sakkodana.– A Sakyan, one of the five sons of Sīhahanu and Kaccānā (Mhv.ii.20; Dpv.iii.45). He was brother to Suddhodana, the Buddha’s father. MA.i.289.

Sākkunda.– A grove near the Sakkharālayagangā. It is mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxii.29.

Sakkupatthāna Vatthu.– The story of Sakka ministering to the Buddha in his last illness. DhA.iii.269 f.

Sakota, or Korandadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Thirty-one world-cycles ago he saw the footprint of Sikhī Buddha and worshipped it, covering it with koranda flowers. Ap.i.283.

Sakulā

Sakula 1.– A city in Mahimsaka-rattha. J.v.337.

Sakula 2.– A king of Sakula. See the Cūḷahaṃsa Jātaka. He is identified with Sāriputta. J.v.337, 353.

Sākulā.– A clan mentioned in a nominal list. Ap.ii.358.

Sakuludāyī

Sakuna Jātaka (No.36, 308)

Sakunagghi Jātaka (No.168)

Sakunagghi Sutta

Sakunovāda Sutta.- See Sakunagghi Sutta

Sakyā, Sakka, Sākiyā

Sakyamuni.– An epithet of the Buddha. See Bu.xxvi.9; Mil. 115.

Sakyaputtiyā.– The name given to the monks of the Buddha’s Order, as followers of Sakyamuni. e.g., Ud.iv.8; D.iii.84.

Sālā

Saḷa Vagga.– The tenth chapter of the Salāyatana Saṃyutta. S.iv.70‑85.

Sāla.– Brother of Paduma Buddha and, later, his Chief Disciple. The people of Usabhavatī gave him a special kathina robe, in the making of which the Buddha himself assisted. Bu.ix.21; BuA.147 f.

Sālaggāma

Sālaka Jātaka (No.249)

Sālaka.– A monkey. See the Sālaka Jātaka.

Sālakusumiya Thera.– An Arahant. One hundred thousand world-cycles ago he offered a sāla flower to the thūpa of a Buddha. Ap.ii.407.

Salalāgāra

Salalaghara.– See Salalāgāra.

Salalamāliya Thera.– An Arahant. Evidently identical with Samiddhi Thera (q.v.) Ap.i.206.

Sāḷalamaṇḍapiya Thera.– An Arahant. Evidently identical with Kimbila Thera (q.v.) Ap.i.333.

Salalapupphiya Thera

Salalavatī 1.– A. river, forming the boundary on the south east side of Majjhimadesa. Vin.i.197; DA.i.173; J.i.49.

Salalavatī 2.– A canal branching off from the Kīlakaruyyāna sluice of the Parakamasamudda. Cv.lxxix.43.

Sālamandapiya Thera.– An Arahant (Ap.i.431 f). He is evidently identical with Tissa Thera (see Tissa 12). ThagA.i.272 f.

Sālapādapasobbha.– A swamp over which Devappatirāja built a bridge of one hundred and fifty cubits. Cv.lxxxvi.42.

Sālapupphadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant (Ap.i.169). He is evidently identical with Ajjuna Thera ThagA.i.186.

Salapupphikā Therī.– An Arahant. Evidently identical with Sāmā (q.v.) Ap.ii.524.

Sālapupphiya Thera

Sālavāna-vihāra

Sālavati

Sālavatikā, Sālavatī.– A Kosalan village, given by Pasenadi to the brahmin Lohicca. There the Lohicca Sutta was taught (D.i.224). It was so called because sāla trees grew within its boundary. DA.ii.395.

Salāyatana Saṃyutta.– The thirty fifth division of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.iv.1‑204.

Salāyatana Vagga 1.– The fifteenth section of the Majjhimanikāya. M.iii.258‑302.

Salāyatana Vagga 2.– The fourth section of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.iv.1‑403.

Salāyatana Vibhanga Sutta

Sāleyyaka Sutta.– The inhabitants of Sālā ask the Buddha why some are born after death in places of woe and others in places of joy. The Buddha explains that it is due to their deeds, good or bad. M.i.285 ff.

Sāleyyakā.– The inhabitants of Sālā. M.i.285.

Sālha

Sāli, Sāliya

Sāligāma.– A carpenter’s village near the west gate of Anurādhapura. It was the birthplace of Asokamālā. MT. 606, 607.

Sāligiri.– A village, given by Parakkamabāhu IV for the maintenance of the Parakkamabāhupāsāda. Cv.xc.97; for identification see Cv.Trs.ii.209, n. 6.

Sālikedāra Jātaka (No.484)

Sālindiya.– A brahmin village of Magadha to the north east of Rājagaha. It was the residence of the brahmin Kosiyagotta. J.iv.276; cf. J.iii.293.

Sālipabbata-vihāra

Sālipota.– A park laid out by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.10.

Sālissara.– A sage; the chief disciple of the Bodhisatta in his birth as Sarabhanga. For his story see the Sarabhaṅga and Indriya Jātaka stories. He is identified with Sāriputta. J.iii.469; v.151.

Sālittaka Jātaka (No.107)

Sāliya.– See Sāli

Sāliya Jātaka (No.367)

Sāliyā.– One of the chief women supporters of Dhammadassī Buddha. Bu.xvi.20.

Salla Sutta

Sallavatī v.l.– Salalavatī. The river that forms the south-eastern boundary of Majjhimadesa (q.v.)

Sallekha Sutta

Sallena Sutta.– See Salla Sutta.

Sālūka Jātaka (No.286)

Sālūka.– A pig. See the Sālūka Jātaka.

Sāma

Sāmā

Sāma Jātaka.– see Suvaṇṇasāma Jātaka (No.540)

Samacitta Vagga.– The fourth chapter of the Duka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.i.61‑9.

Samacitta Sutta

Samādapaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-one world-cycles ago he was leader of a guild in Bandhumatī, and he and his colleagues built a courtyard (mālā) for Vipassī Buddha and his monks. Fifty-nine world-cycles ago he was a king, named Āveyya. Ap.i.185.

Samādapetabba Sutta.– The Buddha tells Ānanda of three particulars regarding which advice should be given to one’s loved ones — on unwavering loyalty to the Buddha, the Dhamma, and the Sangha. The results of such loyalty are unchanging. A.i.222.

Sāmadevi

Samādhi Saṃyutta.– Another name for the Jhāna Saṃyutta. S.iii.263‑79.

Samādhi Sutta

Samādhi Vagga.– The first chapter of the Sacca Saṃyutta. S.v.414‑20.

Samādhimūlaka Sutta

Samādhisamāpatti Sutta.– Of the four persons who practise meditation, he who is skilled both in concentration and in the fruits thereof is the best, just as the straining is of ghee are the best part of milk. S.iii.263.

Sāmagalla.– A village in Sri Lanka (Mhv.xxxiii.52 f). At the time of the compilation of the Mahāvamsa Tīkā (MT. 616), it was called Moragalla. Its full name was Mātuvelanga Sāmagalla. It was in the Malaya country, and Vaṭṭagāmaṇī Abhaya lived there during a part of his exile in the house of Tanasīva.

Sāmagāma (Sutta)

Samagga 1.– One hundred and fifteen world-cycles ago there were eight kings of this name, previous births of Khaṇḍasumana Thera. v.l. Pamatta. ThagA.i.258.

Samagga 2.– A mountain near Himavā. ThagA.i.258; Ap.ii.437.

Samajīvī Sutta.– The Buddha visits the house of Nakulapitā, while staying in the Bhesakalāvana on Suṃsumāragiri. Both Nakulapitā and his wife declare their faithfulness to each other and their desire to be husband and wife in subsequent births. That, says the Buddha, is possible if they are matched in faith, virtue, generosity and wisdom. A.ii.61 f.

Samālā.– One of the two chief women disciples of Vessabhū Buddha. Bu.xxii.24; J.i.42.

Samalankata.– A king of seventy world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Supāricariya Thera. Ap.i.181.

Samana Sutta

Samana Vagga.– The ninth chapter of the Tika Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.i.229‑39.

Samanā, Samanī.– The eldest of the seven daughters of King Kikī. She was Khemā in the present age. J.vi.481; Ap.ii.546; ThigA.18, etc.

Samānā.– A class of Devā present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.

Samana.– One of the chief lay supporters of Kakusandha Buddha. Bu.xxiii.22.

Samanabrāhmana Sutta

Samanabrāhmana Vagga.– The eighth chapter of the Nidāna Saṃyutta. S.ii.129.

Samanagāma.– A village in Sri Lanka. Ras.ii.11.

Samanaguttā.– The second of the seven daughters of Kikī, king of Bārāṇasī. She was Uppalavaṇṇā in the present age. Ap.ii.546; cf. J.vi.481.

Samanaguttaka.– A bandit, employed by the heretics to kill Mahā-Moggallāna. See the Sarabhaṅga Jātaka. J.v.126.

Samanakolañña.– A king of Kāliṅga. He was a Cakkavatti, but when he was riding his elephant through the air, he could not pass over the spot where the Bodhi tree was (Mil. p.256). The reference is evidently to the story in the Kāliṅgabodhi Jātaka, but there the king’s name is not given. J.iv.232 f.

Samanamundikā Sutta.– (v.l. Samaṇamaṇḍika)

Samanamandikāputta.– A name for the Paribbājaka Uggāhamāna.

Samanasaññā Vagga.– The eleventh chapter of the Dasaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.v.210 ff.

Samanasaññā Sutta

Sāmañcakāni.– See Sāmandakāni.

Sāmaṇḍaka Saṃyutta.– The thirty ninth section of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.iv.261 f.

Sāmandaka

Sāmaṇḍaka Sutta.– See Sāmandaka

Sāmanera Sutta, Sāmaneriya Sutta.– On two novices, a man and a woman, who were born as hungry ghosts (peta) because of their evil deeds in the time of Kassapa Buddha. Mahā-Moggallāna saw them as he descended Gijjhakūṭa. S.ii.261.

Samanga 1.– The constant attendant of Tissa Buddha. Bu.xviii.21; BuA (p.191) calls him Samata.

Samanga 2.– See Samagga above.

Samangī.– The wife of Sobhita BuddhaSobhita Buddha before his renunciation (Bu.vii.18). The Buddhavamsa Commentary calls her Makhiladevī. BuA.137.

Sāmañña Sutta.– Few are they who reverence recluses, many they who do not. S.v.468.

Sāmaññakāni Thera

Sāmaññaphala Sutta

Samantabhadda.– Five world-cycles ago there were thirteen kings of this name, previous births of Uttiya (Padapūjaka) Thera. v.l. Samantagandha. ThagA.i.125; Ap.i.142.

Samantabhadraka.– The name of a book. Probably a wrong reading. See SNA.i.21, 25.

Samantacakkhu 1.– A king of seven world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Devasabha (Bandhujīvaka) Thera. ThagA.i.204; Ap.i.176.

Samantacakkhu 2.– A king of fifty-five world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Aranadīpaka Thera. Ap.i.231.

Samantacchadana.– A king of fifty-five world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Ummāpupphiya Thera. Ap.i.258.

Samantadharana.– A king of eighty-seven world-cycles ago, a former birth of Pupphadhāraka Thera. Ap.i.244.

Samantagandha.– Five world-cycles ago there were thirteen kings of this name, previous births of Padapūjaka Thera. v.l. Samantabhadda. Ap.i.142.

Samantagiri.– See Samantakūta

Samantakūta, Samantagiri

Samantakūtavannanā.– A Pāḷi poem, of about eight hundred verses, written in the thirteenth century by Vedeha Thera, at the request of Rāhula, a monk. It contains a description of Samantakūta and the stories connected with it. P.L.C. 223 f.

Samantamalla.– A Malaya chief in the time of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.26, 28.

Samantanemi.– Seventy-three world-cycles ago there were thirteen kings of this name, previous births of Asanabodhiya Thera. Ap.i.111.

Samantapāsādika 1.– Thirty-three world-cycles ago there were thirteen kings of this name, previous births of Tipupphiya Thera. Ap.i.136.

Samantapāsādika 2.– Seventy-eight world-cycles ago there were sixteen kings of this name, previous births of Hatthidāyaka Thera. Ap.i.208.

Samantapāsādikā

Samantavaruna.– Twenty-seven world-cycles ago there were four kings of this name, previous births of Ādhāradāyaka Thera. Ap.i.207.

Samanupassanā Sutta.– On how thoughts of self lead to ignorance and to varying views. S.iii.46.

Samanupatthāka.– Twenty-three world-cycles ago there were four kings of this name, previous births of Buddhūpatthāyaka Thera. Ap.i.242.

Samāpatti Vagga.– The fifteenth chapter of the Duka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.i.94 f.

Samāpattimūlaka Sutta

Samasīsakathā.– The seventh chapter of the Paññāvagga of the Patisambhidā-Magga. Ps.ii.230‑32.

Samata.– See Samanga 1 above.

Samatha Sutta.– A monk should practise introspection as to whether he has won insight of the higher and insight into the dhamma, and also peace of heart. Then he must put forth special effort to acquire what he has not won, and he must obtain his requisites in such a way that unprofitable states wane in him and profitable states increase. A.v.98 ff.

Samathavipassanā Sutta.– The unconditioned and the path to the unconditioned. The destruction of lust, ill-will, and delusion is the unconditioned. Tranquillity and insight is the path to the unconditioned. S.iv.359.

Samathakkhandhaka.– The fourth section of the Cullavagga of the Vinaya. Vin.ii.73‑104.

Samatta

Samatta Sutta

Sāmāvatī

Samavattakkhandha.– The son of Vipassī Buddha in his last lay life. His mother was Sutanā. Bu.xx.25, etc.

Samaya Sutta

Samayappavādaka.– A descriptive epithet of the Mallikārāma in Sāvatthi. It was so called because teachers of diverse views used to meet there and state their opinions (attano attano samayam pavadanti). MA.ii.710; DA.ii.365.

Samayavimutti Sutta.– Five things that lead to the falling away of a monk who is temporarily released. A.iii.173.

Sambahula (Sutta)

Sambala

Sambandhacintā.– A work of the twelfth century by Sangharakkhita. It is a grammatical treatise dealing with the Pāḷi verb and its use in syntax, together with a description of the six kārakas used with the verb in the sentence (P.L.C.199). Abhaya Thera of Pagan wrote a Subcommentary (ṭīkā) on it. Bode, op.cit., 22.

Sambandhamālinī.– A grammatical work by an author of Pagan. Bode, op.cit., 29.

Sambara

Sambara Sutta.– See Samuddakā Sutta

Sambarimāyā Sutta (v.l. Māyā Sutta)

Sambhava

Sambhava Jātaka (No.515)

Sambhejja Udaka Sutta.– Two similar suttas. The suffering remaining for a Stream-winner is like two or three drops of water while the suffering destroyed is like all the water in the five great rivers. S.ii.134.

Sambhiya.– See Sabhiya (1).

Sambhūta

Sambodha Vagga.– The first chapter of the Navaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iv.351‑466.

Sambodhena Sutta.– The Buddha explains how it was only after his Enlightenment that he could understand the satisfaction and the misery and the way of escape from the eye, ear, etc. S.iv.6 f.

Sambodhi Sutta.– Conditions that should be developed in order to get awakening — good friends, virtue, helpful talk, strenuous purpose, wisdom. A.iv.251 f.

Sambodhi Vagga.– The eleventh chapter of the Tika Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.i.258‑65.

Sambojjhanga Sutta.– A definition of the seven factors of enlightenment. S.iv.367.

Sambuddha Sutta.– The Buddha did not declare himself to be fully Enlightened until he had thoroughly understood the six sense faculties — their arising, cessation, satisfaction, danger, and escape. S.v.205.

Sammāsambuddha Sutta.– On the difference between the Tathāgata, who is a fully enlightened one, and a monk who is freed by insight. The Tathāgata is the discoverer of the path, a disciples follows it. S.iii.65 f. A Tathāgata became Fully Enlightened by understanding the Four Noble Truths. The monks should strive to understand them. S.v.433.

Sambulā Jātaka (No.519)

Sambula Kaccāna Thera

Sambulā.– Queen of Sotthisena. See the Sambulā Jātaka.

Sāmidatta Thera

Samiddha

Samiddhi

Samiddhi Jātaka (No.167)

Samiddhi Sutta

Samiddhisummana

Sāmindavisaya

Samīrukkhatittha.– A ford in the Mahāvālukagangā. Cv.lxxii.9, 33.

Sāmisantosuyyāna.– A Park laid out by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.12.

Samita.– A king of fourteen world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Buddhasaññaka (Meghiya) Thera. Ap.i.152; ThagA.i.150.

Samitanandana.– A king of fifty world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Yūthikapupphiya Thera. Ap.i.202.

Samīti

Samitigutta Thera

Saṃkhittadhamma Sutta.– Ānanda asks the Blessed One for a teaching in brief. The Buddha teaches him on the impermanence of the six sense-bases, their objects, and sense consciousness. S.iv.54.

Saṃkicca Jataka (No.530)

Sammāditthi Sutta

Sammāparibbājaniya Sutta

Sammappadhāna Saṃyutta.– The forty ninth section of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.v.244‑8.

Sammappadhāna Sutta

Sammappadhāna Vagga.– The eighth chapter of the Navaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikiya. A.iv.462 f.

Sammasā Sutta

Sammāsambuddha Sutta.– It is by knowledge of the Four Noble Truths that a Tathāgata becomes a fully Awakened One. S.v.433.

Sammata.– See Sammitā.

Sammillabhāsinī.– The name of Rāhulamātā in the Ananusociya Jātaka.

Sammitī, Sammatiyā

Sammoda-kumāra.– See Pakkha.

Sammodamāna Jātaka (No.33)

Sammohavināsinī.– A Subcommentary (ṭīkā) on the Kaccāyanasāra, by Saddhammavilāsa of Pagan. Bode, op.cit., 37.

Sammohavinodanī.– A Commentary on the Vibhangapakarana by Buddhaghosa. Sad. p.58.

Sammukhāthavika

Sammuñjanī Thera

Samogadha.– A king of fifty-five world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Taraniya Thera. Ap.i.238.

Samotthata.– Seven world-cycles ago there were seven kings of this name, all previous births of Sanghupatthāka Thera. Ap.i.191.

Sampadā Sutta

Sampanna Sutta.– A certain monk asks the Blessed One how one is endowed with the faculties. The Buddha explains that a monk who develops faith, energy, mindfulness, concentration, and wisdom is endowed with the faculties. S.v.202.

Sampasādaka Thera

Sampasādanīya Sutta

Samphala.– See Sambala.

Samphappalāpa Sutta 1.– Few abstain from idle chatter, most do not. S.v.469.

Samphappalāpa Sutta 2.– Endowed with four things one falls into hell. What four? One utters idle chatter, urges another to utter it, condones it, or speaks in praise of it. Abstaining from these four one is reborn in heaven. A.ii.255.

Samphassa Sutta

Samphassaja Sutta

Samphusita.– A king of three world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Tambapupphiya Thera. Ap.i.176.

Sampunnamukha.– See Punnamukha.

Saṃsāramocakā.– A class of those holding wrong views (micchādiṭṭhka). e.g., PvA.67.

Saṃsāraphala.– A park in Sri Lanka, laid out by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.10.

Samsaya.– A divine musician or a musical instrument. VvA.93, 372.

Samuccaya khandha.– The third chapter of the Cūḷavagga of the Vinaya Pitaka. Vin.ii.38‑72.

Samudaya Sutta

Samudayadhamma Sutta

Samuddā 1.– One of the two chief female disciples of Konāgamana Buddha. J.i.431; Bu.xiv.23.

Samudda 1.– See Sundara samudda.

Samudda 2.– A sage of long ago. J.vi.99.

Samuddā 2.– An eminent Therī of Sri Lanka. Dpv.xviii.28.

Samudda 3.– One of the chief lay patrons of Siddhattha Buddha. Bu.xvii.20.

Samudda Jātaka (No.296)

Samudda Sutta

Samudda Vagga.– The sixteenth chapter of the Salāyatana Saṃyutta. S.iv.157‑72.

Samuddadatta

Samuddagiri-vihāra.– A vihāra in Sunāparanta, where Punna lived for some time. The walking path (caṅkamana) there was surrounded by magnetic rocks, and no one could walk in it. MA.ii.1015; SA.iii.15.

Samuddagiriparivena.– A building in the Mahāvihāra erected by Kassapa IV, and given over to the Pamsukulikas. Cv.lii.21.

Samuddajā.– Mother of Bhūridatta. See the Bhūridatta Jātaka.

Samuddakā Sutta

Samuddakappa.– A king of fourteen world-cycles ago; a former birth of Bandhujīvaka Thera. Ap.i.192.

Samuddanavā.– A princess, who later became an eminent Therī in Sri Lanka. Dpv.xviii.34.

Samuddapannkasālā.– A hall, erected on the spot from where Devānampiyatissa saw the Bodhi tree approaching on the ocean (Mhv.xix.26 f). It was on the road from Anurādhapura to Jambukola. MT. 403.

Samuddavānija Jātaka (No.466)

Samudda-vihāra.– A vihāra built by Mahādāṭhika Mahānāga (Mhv.xxxiv.90), but a monk, called Mahānāga, is said to have lived in the Samudda-vihāra in the time of Dutthagāmanī (MT. 606). Probably Mahādāṭhika only restored it.

Samuddavijayā.– Queen of Bharata, ruler of Roruva. See the Aditta Jātaka. She is identified with Rāhulamātā. J.iii.474.

Samuddhara.– A king of sixty-seven world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Yūthikapupphiya Thera. Ap.i.184.

Sāmūga.– A village of the Koliyā, where Ānanda once stayed, and where he taught the inhabitants. They were called Sāmūgiyā. A.ii.194.

Sāmugāma.– A village gifted by Aggabodhi III to the meditation hall (padhānaghara), called Mahallarāja. Cv.xliv.120.

Samugga Jātaka (No.436)

Samuggata.– Fifty thousand world-cycles ago there were seven kings of this name, all previous births of Sobhita (Rakkhita) Thera. Ap.i.164; ThagA.i.173.

Samugghātasāruppa Sutta.– S.iv.21.

Samujjavasālā.– A building in Anurādhapura. The clay from under the northern steps of the building was used for the construction of utensils used in the coronation festival of the kings of Sri Lanka. MT. 307.

Samvannanānayadīpanī.– A grammatical work by Jambudhaja Thera of Pagan. Bode, op cit., 55.

Samvara

Samvara Jātaka (No.462)

Samvara Sutta

Samvāsa Suttā

Samvasita.– A king of twenty-eight world-cycles ago, a former birth of Gandhodaka Thera. Ap.i.106.

Samvejanīya Sutta

Samvutta Sutta.– The three spheres — sensual (kāma), form (rūpa), and formless (arūpa) — must be given up and three kinds of training must be developed: higher virtue (adhisīla), higher thought, higher insight. A.iv.444.

Saṃyama.– A king of Bārāṇasī, mentioned in the Mahāhaṃsa Jātaka. Khemā was his chief consort. He is identified with Sāriputta. J.v.354, 382.

Samyoga Sutta.– On how men and women forge bonds for themselves by being attached to sex. A.iv.57.

Samyojana Sutta

Samyojanapahāna Sutta

Saṃyojanasamugghāta Sutta.– Similar to Samyojanapahāna Sutta (1). When a monk sees the six senses as not-self he knows that the fetters are uprooted. S.iv.31.

Saṃyojaniya Sutta

Saṃyojaniyadhamma Sutta

Saṃyuttabhāṇakā.– The reciters of the Saṃyuttanikāya (q.v.), those who learned it and handed it down.

Saṃyuttanikāya, Samyuttāgama

Saṇamāna Sutta.– A devatā approaches the Blessed One and says in verse: sons, cattle, and property are a man’s delight, Without these a man has no delight. The Buddha replies that sons, cattle, and property are a man’s sorrow. Without these a man has no sorrow. S.i.6.

Sanankumāra

Sanaṅkumārasutta.– See Sanankumāra

Sānavāsī, Sānavāsika 1.– An epithet of Sambhūta Thera (q.v.)

Sānavāsī 2.– See Sānuvāsi.

Sañcaya Belaṭṭhiputta

Sañcetanā Sutta

Sañcetanika Vagga.– The eighteenth chapter of the Catukka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.ii.157‑70.

Sandaka Sutta

Sandaka.– A Paribbājaka. See the Sandaka Sutta.

Sandeha, Sandeva.– An elder in direct pupillary succession in Jambudīpa, of teachers of the Abhidhamma. DhSA., p.32.

Sandhāna

Sandhibheda Jātaka (No.349)

Sandhita Thera

Sandimā.– A king of long ago; a previous birth of Ramanīyakutika Thera. ThagA.i.133.

Sanditthika Sutta

Sangagāma.– A village in Sri Lanka, near the Kālavāpi. Cv.xlviii.91.

Sangaha Sutta.– The four basis of sympathy (saṅgahavatthu) are charity, kind speech, kind action, and like treatment of all men. A.ii.31 = ibid., 248.

Sangāma.– A king of Magadha. Buddhaghosa’s father, Kesī was his priest (purohita). Gv.66.

Sangāmaji Thera

Sangāmāvacara Jātaka (No.182)

Sangārava

Sangārava Sutta

Sangayha Sutta

Sangha

Sanghā

Sanghabedaka Jātaka.– ( J.iii.211) Probably another name for the Sandhibheda Jātaka. Cf. Kosambiya Jātaka.

Sanghabhaddā.– A queen of Aggabodhi II. Cv.xlii.42.

Sanghabheda Sutta.– The results of bringing about dissension in the Order. A.v.74.

Sanghabhedaka Khandhaka.– The seventh chapter of the Cūḷavagga of the Vinaya Pitaka. Vin.ii.180‑206.

Sanghabhedakagāma.– A village in Rohaṇa, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv. 125, 127.

Sanghabhedaparisakkana Vatthu.– The story of how Devadatta informed Ānanda of his intention to bring about schism in the Order. DhA.iii.154 f.

Sanghabodhi

Sanghadāsī

Sanghadatta Thera.– He lived in Mahālena-vihāra and for twelve years, during the Brahmanatiya famine, a deity looked after him. In the past he had given a meal to a hungry dog. Ras.ii.181 f.

Sanghadattā.– Wife of the minister Sangha, who married her because she walked instead of running in a shower of rain. She gave a robe to Culanaga Thera of Pidhanagalla, and Sakka provided her with divine robes, which she offered at Dakkhinacetiya and Ratanamalicetiya. Ras.ii.177 f.

Sanghadāyikā.– See Sanghadāsī (1).

Sanghādisesa.– The second division of the Pārājikā of the Vinaya Pitaka. It comprises thirteen rules, violation of which involves temporary separation from the Order.

Sanghakapittha.– See Kapittha.

Sanghamāna.– A Malaya king. Cv.xlvii.3.

Sanghamitta

Sanghamittā Therī

Sanghamitta-vihāra.– A monastery in Sri Lanka, restored by Aggabodhi V. Cv.xlviii.6.

Sanghanandi.– A monk to whom is attributed the Vutti of Kaccāyana’s grammar. P.L.C.180.

Sanghapāla 1.– A parivena, residence of Gothābhaya Thera (xxxvi.114). The Mahāvamsa Commentary (MT. 673) calls it Sanghapālangana.

Sanghapāla 2.– A monk of the Mahāvihāra, teacher of Buddhaghosa. (Cv.xxxvii.232). The Visuddhimagga was composed according to the wishes of Sanghapāla. Vism., p.711.

Sangharakkhita

Sanghasema.– A building in the Mahā-Vihāra, erected by Sena I and his queen, Sanghā. Cv.l.70.

Sanghasenapabbata.– A building in the Abhayagiri-vihāra, erected by Sanghā, wife of Sena II. Cv.li.86.

Sanghasivā.– Wife of Mahātissa. She was the daughter of the ruler of Rohaṇa and had three sons: Aggabodhi, Dappula and Maniakkhika. Cv.xlv.39.

Sanghāta.– A hell (niraya). It is so called because massive rocks of heated iron meet and crush the victims. J.v.256, 270.

Sanghātagāma.– A village given by Vijayabāhu I to the Lābhavāsins. Cv.lx.68.

Sanghatissa

Saṅghavandanā Sutta.– Sakka worshipped the Saṅgha, and his charioteer Mātali asked him why he worshipped those stuck in a human body. Sakka said that he envied them because they lived contented with what was prepared by others and did not fight over possessions. S.i.235.

Sanghupatthāka Thera.– An Arahant. He was a servant in the monastery of Vessabhū Buddha and waited on the Sangha with great devotion. Seven world-cycles ago he was king seven times, under the name of Samotthata. Ap.i.191.

Sanghupatthāyikā.– Another name for Kiñcisanghā (q.v.)

Sangillagāma.– A village in Sri Lanka, the residence of Bhayasīva. Cv.xli.69.

Sangīti Sutta

Sanhā.– An eminent Therī of Sri Lanka. Dpv.xviii.38.

Sanidāna Sutta.– Sense desires, ill-will, renunciation, etc., all arise with, casual basis. S.ii.151 f.

Sanimandapa.– A building in the Dīpuyyāna. It was decorated with ivory. Cv.lxxiii.118.

Sañjaya

Sañjaya Belaṭṭhiputta.– See Sañcaya Belaṭṭhiputta

Sañjikāputta

Sañjiva

Sañjīva Jātaka (No.150)

Sankamanattā Therī.– An Arahant. Seeing Kondañña Buddha walking along the road, she came out of her house and prostrated herself. The Buddha touched her head with his foot. Ap.ii.514.

Sankantikā.– A heretical sect, a division of the Kassapiyā. Mhv.v.9; Dpv.v.48.

Sankappa Jātaka (No.251)

Sankappa Vagga.– The first chapter of the Tika Nipāta of the Jātakatthakathā. J.ii.271‑321.

Sankāsana Sutta.– The Buddha says that in the Four Noble Truths, as taught by him, there are numberless shades and variations of meaning. S.v.430.

Sankassa

Sanketahāla.– v.l. Guttahāla, Gottahāla. A place in Sri Lanka where the Damilas captured Brāhmanatissa. MT. 613.

Saṅkavā.– A township in Kosala. The Buddha is mentioned as having once stayed there during his tours in Kosala. A.i.236; AA.i.446.

Saṅkavā Sutta (v.l. Paṅkadhā Sutta)

Sankha

Sankhabrāhmana Jātaka.– See the Sankha Jātaka (1).

Saṅkhadhama Sutta

Sankhadhamana Jātaka (No.60)

Sankhadhātu.– One of the Dandanāyaka bhātaro (q.v.) Cv.lxxii.162.

Sankhāna Sutta.– Four powers that are in the world: of computation, cultivation, innocence and collectedness. A.ii.142.

Sankhapāla

Sankhapāla Jātaka (No.521)

Saṅkhāra Aññāṇa Sutta.– The wanderer Vacchagotta asks the Blessed One how various wrong views arise such as “The world is eternal, the world is not eternal …” The Buddha explains that it is due to not knowing mental formations, their origin, cessation, and the way leading to their cessation. S.iii.259.

Sankhāra Sutta.– Some people accumulate acts of body, speech and mind that are discordant; others those that are harmonious; yet others those that are both discordant and harmonious. A.i.122.

Sankhāruppatti Sutta

Sankhasetthi.– See Sankha (1).

Sankhata Sutta.– There are three marks in that which is “conditioned” (saṅkhata). Its genesis is apparent, likewise its passing away and its changeability while it persists. A.i.152.

Sankhatthalī, Sankhanāyakatthalī, Sankhanāthatthalī.– An important place in the Dakkhiṇadesa of Sri Lanka, where Kittisirimegha had his capital. It was near Badalatthalī, and is mentioned several times in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxiii.43; lxiv.22; lxvi.9; lxvii.78, 82; also Cv.Trs.i.241, n.2.

Sankhavaddhamāna.– A river in Sri Lanka, which unites with the Kumbhīlavāna. At the spot where they unite, the Sūkaranijjhara was constructed. Cv.lxviii.32; see Cv.Trs.i.279, n.4.

Sankhepatthakathā.– A compilation quoted by Buddhaghosa as opposed to the Mahā-atthakathā. e.g., at Sp.ii.494.

Sankhepavannanā.– A “new” Subcommentary (navaṭīkā) by Saddhammajotipāla on the Abhidhammattha sangaha. Gv.40.

Sankheyya parivena.– A monastery in Sāgala where Ayupāla and, later, Nāgasena, lived. Milinda visited this monastery to discuss with these monks. Mil. 19, 22, etc.

Sankhitta Saṃyutta.– Mentioned by Buddhaghosa (SA.ii.168) as an example of a collection of discourses connected with Suññatā. The reference is probably to the Satthipeyyāla. At Saṃyutta iv.148 ff.

Sankhyāpakāsaka.– A grammatical work by Ñānavilāsa of Laos. Sirimangala wrote a Subcommentary (ṭīkā) on it. Bode, op.cit., 47.

Sankicca

Sankicca Jātaka.– See Saṃkicca Jataka (No.530)

Sankilesiya Sutta.– See Kilesiya Sutta.

Sankilitthābhā.– A class of devā. Beings are born in their world when they have absorbed the idea of tarnished brilliance. M.iii.147.

Sankita Sutta.– A monk who haunts the house of a widow, an unmarried woman (thullakumārī), a eunuch, or the premises of a nun, is suspect. A.iii.128.

Saññā Aññāṇa Sutta.– The wanderer Vacchagotta asks the Blessed One how various wrong views arise such as “The world is eternal, the world is not eternal …” The Buddha explains that it is due to not knowing perceptions, their origin, cessation, and the way leading to their cessation. S.iii.258.

Saññā Sutta

Saññā Vagga.– The seventh chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iii.79 f.

Saññaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-two world-cycles ago he saw the rag-robe of Tissa Buddha hanging on a tree and worshipped it. Four world-cycles ago he was a king named Dumasāra. Ap.i.120.

Sannaka.– One of the chief lay supporters of Piyadassī Buddha. Bu.xiv.22.

Saññāmanasikāra Sutta

Saññānānatta Sutta.– Diversity of thoughts is due to diversity of elements; hence arises diversity of aims, desires, yearnings, and quests. S.ii.143.

Saññasāmika Thera

Saññī Sutta.– Sāriputta explains to Ānanda how he dwelt in the sphere of “neither perception nor non-perception.” S.iii.238.

Sannibbapaka.– A king of one hundred and seven world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Āsanūpatthāyaka Thera. Ap.i.144.

Sannīrasela.– A village in Sri Lanka given by Parakkamabāhu IV for the maintenance of the parivena which he built for Medhankara Thera. Cv.xc.87.

Sannīratittha.– A vihāra in Pulatthipura, established by Mahinda II. Cv.xlviii.134.

Sanniṭṭhāpaka Thera.– An Arahant. He had been a householder, and later an ascetic in the time of Padumuttara Buddha. He gave the Buddha a gourd (āmanda) and water to drink. Forty-one world-cycles ago he was a king named Arindama. Ap.i.97.

Saññojana Sutta.– The seven fetters of complying, resisting, of view, uncertainty, conceit, worldly lusts, and ignorance. A.iv.7.

Santa

Santacitta.– A Pacceka. Buddha. M.iii.70.

Santaka Sutta.– The Buddha explains to Ānanda how feelings arise and cease to be, what is their “satisfaction” and their “misery.” S.iv.219.

Santakāya Thera

Santāna Thera.– An elder who came to Sri Lanka from Rakkhanga, at the head of thirty-three monks, at the invitation of Vimaladhammasuriya II. Cv.xcvii.10.

Sāntanerī.– A fortress in South India, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Laṅkāpura. Cv.lxxvii.44.

Santati

Santhāra Vagga.– The fourteenth chapter of the Duka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.i.93 f.

Santhava Jātaka (No.162)

Santhava Vagga.– The second chapter of the Duka Nipāta of the Jātakatthakathā. J.ii.41‑63.

Santhita Thera.– An Arahant. Thirty-one world-cycles ago he saw the asattha bodhi of a Buddha and thought of the Buddha’s virtues. Thirteen world-cycles ago he was a king named Dhanittha. Ap.i.210.

Santhita Thera.– An Arahant. Thirty-one world-cycles ago he saw the assattha bodhi of a Buddha and fixed his mind on him. Thirteen world-cycles ago he was a king, named Dhanittha. Ap.i.210 f.

Santi Sutta.– On four kinds of person: he bent on his own profit, on another’s, on that of both, on that of neither. A.ii.96 f.

Santike Nidāna

Santusita

Santuttha

Santuṭṭha Sutta

Santutthi Sutta.– Four things are easily available: rag robes, scraps of food, the root of a tree, and ammonia (pūtimutta) from urine. A monk should learn to be content with these. A.ii.26.

Sānu Sutta

Sānu Thera

Sānumātā.– The name given to the yakkhinī who had been the mother of Sānu Thera (q.v.) in a previous birth. When the yakkhas assembled to hear Sānu teach the Dhamma, they paid her great respect, owing to her kinship with him. SA.i.236; DhA.iv.19.

Sānupabbata.– A mountain in the region of Himavā. J.v.415.

Sānuvāsi-pabbata.– A hill near the village of Kundi, where lived Potthapāda (or Kundinagariya) Thera. Pv.iii.2; PvA.179.

Sapara.– A province in Sri Lanka (Cv.lxviii.8), also called Saparagamu (Cv.xciv.12). It is said to have derived its name from the inhabitants, the Saparā or Sabarā (Savarā), probably another name for the Veddas.

Saparivāra.– A king of twenty-seven world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Paccuggamaniya Thera. Ap.i.240.

Saparivāracchattadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. He heard Padumuttara Buddha teach, and, opening a parasol, threw it up into the air. It stood above the Buddha. The elder joined the Order at the age of seven, and on the day of his ordination, Sunanda, a brahmin, held a parasol over him. Sāriputta saw this and expressed his joy. Ap.i.265 f.

Saparivārāsana Thera.– An Arahant. He prepared a seat decked with Jasmine for Padumuttara Buddha, and, when the Buddha was seated, gave him a meal. Ap.i.107 f.

Saparivāriya Thera.– An Arahant. He built a palisade of sandalwood round the thūpa of Padumuttara Buddha. Fifteen world-cycles ago he was king eight times under the name of Pamatta (v.l. Samatta). Ap.i.172.

Sāpatagāma.– A village in Rohaṇa; Mañju, general of Parakkamabāhu I., fought a battle there against Sūkarabhātu. Cv.lxxiv.131.

Sapatta.– An eminent nun, expert in the Vinaya in Sri Lanka. Dpv.xviii.29.

Sapattangārakokirī Sutta.– The story of a hungry ghost (petī) seen by Mahā-Moggallāna. She went through the air dried up, sooty, uttering cries of distress. She had been the chief queen of a Kālinga king. Mad with jealousy, she had scattered a brazier of coals over one of the king’s women. S.ii.260.

Sappa Sutta

Sappadāsa Thera

Sappagahana.– See Sabbagahana.

Sappaka.– See Sabbaka.

Sappānaka Vagga.– The seventh chapter of the Pācittiya.

Sappanārukokillagāma.– A village in Sri Lanka in which the Buddha’s almsbowl and Tooth Relic were once deposited. Cv.lxxiv.142.

Sappañña Vagga.– The sixth chapter of the Sotāpatti Saṃyutta. S.v.404‑14.

Sappasondika pabbhāra

Sappidāyaka Thera

Sappinī, Sappinīkā

Sappurisa Sutta

Sappurisa Vagga.– The twenty first chapter of the Catukka Nipāta of the Anguttara. A.ii.217‑25.

Sappurisānisamsa Sutta.– Because of a good man, one grows in virtue, concentration, wisdom and emancipation, qualities which are dear to the Ariyans. A.ii.239.

Sāpūga.– See Sāmūga.

Sāpūgiya Sutta.– The inhabitants of Sāpūga visit Ānanda, who is living there. He tells them of the four factors of exertion (padhāniyangāni): for the utter purification of morals, thought, view, and for the utter purity of release. A.ii.194 f.

Sāpūgiyā.– The people of Sāpūga (q.v.)

Sarā Sutta.– Records a conversation between a deva and the Buddha — where the four elements find no further footing, the flood ebbs, and there is no whirlpool. S.i.15.

Sāra Sutta 1.– As red sandalwood is reckoned to be the best of fragrances, so wisdom is the best of the seven factors of enlightenment. S.v.231.

Sāra Sutta 2.– There are four fragrances. What four? The fragrance of virtue, concentration, wisdom, and liberation. A.ii.141.

Sarabba Jātaka.– See the Sarabhamiga Jātaka.

Sarabha

Sarabha Sutta.– Relates the story of the Buddha’s visit to Sarabha at the Paribbājakārāma. A.i.185 f.

Sarabhamiga Jātaka (No.483)

Sarabhanga

Sarabhanga Jātaka (No.522)

Sarabhavatī.– A city, the capital of King Sudassana (the Bodhisatta). It was visited by Vessabhū Buddha, who taught the king. BuA. 207.

Sarabhū

Sarada 1.– The name of Sāriputta in the time of Anomadassī Buddha. DhA.i.89; but see Ap.i.21, where he is called Suruci.

Sarada 2.– An ascetic who, with his large following, was converted by Padumuttara Buddha. BuA.160.

Sāradassī

Sarāga Sutta.– Four persons are found in the world: the lustful, the hateful, the deluded, the proud. A.ii.71.

Saraggāma.– A village in the district of Mahātila, in the Dakkhiṇadesa of Sri Lanka, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxvi.71; lxvii.59,79.

Sarājita.– A hell (niraya) in which those who die in battle are born (S.iv.311). The Commentary (SA.iii.100) says that it is not a distinctive purgatory, but a part of Avīci, where fighters of all sorts fight in imagination. Cf. Sarañjita.

Sārajja Sutta

Sarakāni.– see Saranāni

Sārakappa.– The name given to a world-cycle in which only one Buddha is born. BuA.158.

Sāramaṇḍakappa.– The name given to a world-cycle in which four Buddhas are born. BuA.159.

Sārambha Jātaka (No.88)

Sārambha.– The Bodhisatta, born as an ox. See the Sārambha Jātaka.

Sarana

Sarana Sutta.– The Buddha teaches the “refuge” and the Path thereto. S.v.372.

Saraṇa Thera.– A monk. He was given the name because, when he was in his mother’s womb, she was rescued from death by her virtue. She was the daughter of Sumana and Sujampatikā of Sāvatthi. Saraṇa later became an Arahant. For details see Ras.i.15 f.

Saranāgamaniya Thera.– An Arahant. Thirty-one world-cycles ago, while he was travelling by sea with a monk and an Ājīvaka, the boat capsized and the monk gave him the Refuges. Ap.i.285=ii.455.

Saranāni

Saranāni Vagga.– (v.l. Sarakāni) The third chapter of the Sotāpatti Saṃyutta. S.v.369‑91.

Saraṇaṅkara Buddha.– The Buddha who appeared in the world immediately before Dīpaṅkara Buddha. Bu.xxvii.1; J.i.44; MA.i.188.

Saranankara Thera

Saranattaya.– The first section of the Khuddakapāṭha.

Sārandada

Sārānīya Sutta

Sārānīya Vagga.– The second chapter of the Chakka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iii.288‑308.

Sarañjita.– A class of Devā (the gods of Passionate Delight). According to the belief of some, a man who dies fighting is born among them. S.iv.308.

Sarasigāma.– A village of Sri Lanka, the centre of a monastic establishment and the headquarter of the Vilgammūla (Sarasigāmamūla) fraternity. See below, Sarogāmatittha. P.L.C. 253.

Sarassatī

Sarassatīmandapa.– A building, erected by Parakkamabāhu I near his palace at Pulatthipura. It was devoted to the arts of the Muses and was adorned with frescoes dealing with the life of the king. Cv.lxxiii.83 f.

Sāratthadīpanī

Sāratthamañjūsā.– A Subcommentary on the Aṅguttaranikāya, attributed to Sāriputta of Sri Lanka. Gv.61; SadS.61; P.L.C.192. All the Mūla-Tīkā on the Sutta Pitaka seem to have borne this name. See SadS.59.

Sāratthappakāsinī.– Buddhaghosa’s Commentary on the Saṃyuttanikāya, written at the request of Jotipāla, a monk. Gv.59; SadS.58.

Sāratthasālinī.– A new Subcommentary (nava ṭīkā) on Dhammapāla’s Saccasankhepa, by Sumangala, pupil of Sāriputta of Sri Lanka. P.L.C.200.

Sāratthasamuccaya.– The name given to the Catubhānavārā-aṭṭhakathā. It was written by a pupil of Ānanda at the request of Vanaratana Thera of Sri Lanka. Published in Hewavitarne Bequest Series (Colombo), vol. xxvii.

Sāratthasangaha

Sāratthavikāsinī.– A Subcommentary on Kaccāyana’s Pāḷi grammar by Ariyālankāra of Ava. Bode, op.cit., 37 n.2; 55.

Sāratthavilāsinī or Susaddasiddhi.– A Sucommentary (tīkā) on the Moggallāna pañjikā by Sangharakkhita of Sri Lanka. P.L.C. 200.

Sareheru.– A reservoir in Sri Lanka, restored by Vijayabāhu I. Cv.ix.48.

Sārī.– A brahminee, mother of Sāriputta (q.v.) Her full name was Rūpasārī.

Sāriputta

Sāriputta Saṃyutta.– The twenty-eighth division of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.iii.236‑40.

Sāriputta Sutta

Sāriputtasaddhivihārika Sutta

Sarīrattha Sutta.– Ten conditions inherent in the body: cold and heat, hunger and thirst, evacuation and urination, restraint of body, speech, living, and the aggregate that produces becoming (bhavasankhāra). A.v.88.

Saritacchadana.– A king of eighty-seven world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Sammukhāthavika Thera. Ap.i.159.

Sarīvaggapitthi.– A village in Rohaṇa, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Vijayabāhu I. Cv.lvii.53.

Sarogāmatittha.– A ford on the Mahāvālikanadī, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. It is probably identical with Sarasigāma. Cv.lxxi.18; lxxii.1, 31; see also Cv.Trs.i.316, n.2.

Sāropama Sutta.– See Cūḷasaropama and Mahāsāropama Suttas.

Sāruppa Sutta.– On the proper way of approach to the uprooting of all conceits. S.iv.21.

Sasapandita Jātaka (No.316)

Sāsana Sutta.– The Buddha tells Upāli in brief as to how various doctrines can be regarded as belonging to the Dhamma or otherwise. A.iv.143.

Sāsanavamsa

Sasankhāra Sutta

Sāsapa Sutta

Sasīsaka Sutta.– Mahā-Moggallāna tells the Buddha about a hungry ghost he has seen with its head immersed in a pot of excrement. The Buddha confirms it and says that he was formerly an adulterer in Rājagaha. S.ii.258.

Sassatadiṭṭhisutta.– The wrong view “The world is eternal” arises dependent on form and clinging to form … feeling … perception … mental formations … consciousness. One who has abandoned perplexity about this is a Stream-winner. S.iii.213.

Sātā.– An eminent Therī of Sri Lanka. Dpv.xviii.16.

Satacakkhu.– A king of thirty-four world-cycles ago, a, previous birth of Pañcadīpaka Thera. Ap.i.108.

Sātaccamūlakasappāyakārī Sutta.– Suitability in relation to persistence. Cf. Samāpattimūlaka Sātaccakārī Sutta. S.iii.277.

Satadhamma Jātaka (No.179)

Satadhamma, Santadhamma.– A youth of Bārāṇasī. See the Satadhamma Jātaka.

Sātāgira

Sātāgira Sutta.– Another name for the Hemavata Sutta (q.v.) SNA.i.194.

Sātapabbata.– A mountain in Majjhimadesa, the abode of Sātāgira (SNA.i.197). Many other yakkkas also lived there, three thousand of whom were present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.257.

Satapatta 1.– A king of seventy-three world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Nalinakesariya Thera. Ap.i.223.

Satapatta 2.– A palace, once occupied by Ukkhittapadumiya Thera. Ap.i.275.

Satapatta Jātaka (No.279)

Sataporisa.– A hell (niraya) meant especially for matricides. It is filled with decaying corpses. J.v.269, 274.

Sataramsi

Sataramsika Thera.– An Arahant. In the past he saw Padumuttara Buddha and worshipped him. In this life he joined the Order at the age of seven, and rays constantly issued from his body. Sixty thousand world-cycles ago he was king four times under the name of Roma. Ap.i.104 f.

Satarasa.– A kind of food that Paripunnaka Thera was in the habit of eating before joining the Order (ThagA.i.190). It was probably made of one hundred essences.

Sataruddhā.– A canal flowing eastward from the Aciravatī Channel in Sri Lanka. Cv.lxxix.53.

Sātavāhana

Satayha Sutta.– See Ogadha Sutta.

Sati Sutta

Sāti Thera

Sati Vagga.– The ninth chapter of the Aṭṭhaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iv.336‑50.

Sātimattiya Thera

Satipatthāna Saṃyutta.– The forty-seventh section of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.v.141‑2.

Satipatthāna Sutta

Satipatthāna Vagga.– The seventh chapter of the Navaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iv.457‑61.

Satipatthānakathā.– The eighth chapter of the Paññā Vagga of the Patisambhidāmagga. PS.ii.232‑6.

Satisambodhi Thera.– A monk of Piyangudīpa. See Ariyagālatissa.

Satisūpatthita Sutta

Sato Sutta.– See Sati Sutta

Sātodīkā.– A river in Surattha (Surat). Sālissara lived in a hermitage on its banks after he left the Kavitthaka hermitage. J.iii.463; but at J.v.133 it is Mendissara who lived there.

Satta Sutta

Sattabhariyā Sutta

Sattabhū.– The king of the Kālingas in the time of Reṇu. His purohita was Jotipāla, and his capital, Dantapura. D.ii.236.

Sattadāraka pañha.– A section of the Mahāummagga Jātaka, dealing with seven riddles solved by Mahosadha. J.vi.339.

Sattadhamma Sutta.– Seven things help a monk to destroy the corruptions (āsava). He has faith, he is virtuous, he is learned, he cultivates solitude, he is energetic, he is mindful, he is wise. Endowed with these seven things, before long he will realise and abide in the destruction of the corruptions. A.iv.85.

Sattadhātu Sutta.– On the seven elements: light (ābhā), beauty (subha), infinity of space (ākāsānañcāyatana), infinity of consciousness (viññāṇañcāyatana), nothingness (ākiñcaññāyatana), neither-perception-nor-non-perception (nevasaññānāsaññāyatana), the cessation of perception and feeling (saññāvedayitanirodha) S.ii.149.

Sattāhapabbajita Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-one world-cycles ago he had a quarrel with his kinsmen and joined the Order under Vipassī Buddha for seven days. Sixty-seven world-cycles ago he was king seven times, under the name of Sunikkhamma. Ap.i.242.

Sattajaṭila Sutta

SattakadambapupphiyaThera.– An Arahant. Ninety-four world-cycles ago he met seven Pacceka Buddhas on Kadamba Mountain and offered them seven garlands of kadamba flowers. Ap.i.382 f.

Sattakammapatha Sutta.– Through an element beings associate together, those who kill living beings, who take what is not given, those who commit sexual misconduct, tell lies, use divisive speech, use harsh speech, indulge in idle chatter. Those who abstain from these seven evil deeds also associate together. S.ii.167.

Sattamba, Sattambaka

Sattanāsa Sutta.– On the unworthy man and the still more unworthy; the worthy man and the still more worthy. A.ii.218.

Sattānisamsa Sutta.– Seven advantages resulting from the cultivation of the five controlling faculties. S.v.237.

Sattapaduminiya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-four world-cycles ago he was a brahmin, named Nesāda, and, seeing Siddhattha Buddha in the forest, he swept his hut and offered lotus flowers. Seven world-cycles ago he was king four times, under the name of Pādapāvara. Ap.i.254.

Sattapannaka pāsāda.– A building in Anurādhapura for the residence of the monks, evidently built by Vohārikatissa (Mhv.xxxvi.32). The Mahāvaṃsa Commentary (MT. 662) says that it was attached to the palace.

Sattapanniguhā

Sattapanniya Thera.– An Arahant. One hundred thousand world-cycles ago he offered a sattapaṇṇi flower to Sumana Buddha. Ap.i.292.

Sattapātaliya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-four world-cycles ago he saw the Buddha (Siddhattha?) and offered him pātali flowers. Ap.i.227.

Sattaputtakhādakā.– A hungry ghost (petī) who ate seven of her children because of a false oaths sworn by her in a previous birth. Cf. Pañcaputtakhādakā. Pv.i.7; PvA.36 f.

Sattarasavaggiyā.– A group of monks in the Buddha’s time, who seem to have incurred the enmity of the group of six monks (Chabbaggīya). The latter turned them out of a vihāra as soon as they had prepared it, and were violent towards them. Vin.ii.166; cf. DhA.iii.48 f.

Sattasatikakhandhaka.– The twelfth chapter of the Cūḷavagga of the Vinaya Piṭaka. It gives an account of the Second Council. Vin.ii.294 f.

Sattasirīsaka.– A group of seven sirīsaka trees, near Bārāṇasī, where the Buddha taught the Nāga king Erakaputta (q.v.) DhA.iii.230, 232.

Sattasuriya Sutta.– Mentioned in the scholiast to the Ayoghara Jātaka (J.iv.498). The reference is evidently to the Suriya Sutta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iv.100 f; see Suriya Sutta (2).

Sattatthāna Sutta.– Seven points, skill in which makes a monk who is an investigator in three separate ways claim to accomplish in the Dhamma-vinaya, one who has reached mastership (vusitavā), a superman (uttamapuriso). S.iii.61 f.

Sattāvāsa Sutta.– On the nine spheres of being, as regards body, perception, feeling, consciousness, etc. A.iv.401 f.

Sattāvāsa Vagga.– The third chapter of the Navaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iv.390‑409.

Satthā.– A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70; MA.ii.890.

Satthavāha.– Son of Konāgamana Buddha in his last lay life. His mother was Rucigattā. Bu.xxiv.19; DA.ii.422.

Sattavassānubandha Sutta

Satthāravandanā Sutta.– Sakka descends from his chariot and worships the Buddha. His charioteer Mātali asks him why, and Sakka praises the Buddha in verse. S.i.234.

Satthikūtapeta

Satthipeyyāla.– A series of short suttas, forming the seventeenth chapter of the Salāyatana Saṃyutta. S.iv.148‑57.

Satthusutta.– One who does not understand aging and death as it really is, its origination, cessation, and the way leading to its cessation, should seek out a teacher. One who does not know becoming … birth .. attachment … craving … feeling … contact … the six senses … mind and matter … consciousness … mental formations. S.ii.130.

Satthuka.– See Sattuka (2).

Satti Sutta

Satti Vagga.– The third chapter of the Devatā Saṃyutta. S.i.13‑16.

Sattigumba Jātaka (No.503)

Sattigumba.– Devadatta born as a parrot. See the Sattigumba Jātaka.

Sattimāgavī Sutta.– The story of a hungry ghost (peta) seen by Mahā-Moggallāna, going through the air while javelins kept rising and falling on his body. He had been a deer hunter in Rājagaha. S.ii.257.

Sattipanniya Thera

Sattisata Sutta.– A wise householder should be glad if an offer were made to him that he should comprehend the Four Noble Truths after being tormented with one hundred spears three times a day for one hundred years. For incalculable is saṃsāra. S.v.440.

Sattisūla.– A hell (niraya). Ajjuna was once born there because he tortured Angirasa Gotama. His body was three leagues in height. The attendants pierced him with red hot stakes and made him mount a heated iron mountain. From there a wind threw him down on to a stake. J.v.143, 145.

Sattiyā Sutta.– The Buddha tells a deva that personality view should be got rid of by a monk as though he were smitten down by an impending sword. S.i.13.

Sattubhasta Jātaka (No.402)

Sattuka

Sattuppalamālikā Therī.– An Arahant (Ap.ii.517). Evidently identical with Abhayā Therī. ThigA.42 f.

Sattuttama.– A Cakkavatti of nine world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Kakkārupupphiya (Jenta) Thera. Ap.i.177; ThagA.i.220.

Satulakāyī

Satullapakāyikā

Sava.– A stronghold in Rohaṇa. Cv.lxxiv.60.

Sāvajja Sutta

Sāvaka Sutta.– A number of monks approach the Blessed One at Sāvatthi and ask him how many aeons have gone by. The Buddha says that if four disciples recollected a hundred thousand aeons daily, and lived for a hundred years, the beginning of saṃsāra could not be discovered. It is enough just to know how to gain liberation. S.ii.182.

Savanaviyala.– A place in Rohaṇa. Cv.lxxv.2.

Savara.– See Sapara. In the Milindapañha (p.191), Savara is mentioned as a place where people are unable to appreciate the value of red sandalwood. Tradition calls it a city of outcastes. See Milinda Questions, i.267, n.1.

Savāraka.– A village where Rukkha, a kinsman of Kassapa IV., built a vihāra, which he handed over to the Mahāvihāra. Cv.lii.31.

Savitakkasavicāra Sutta.– What is the path to the unconditioned? Concentration with applied and sustained thought (savitakka-savicaro samādhi), concentration without applied thought, but with sustained thought (avitakka-vicāramatto samādhi), concentration without applied and sustained thought (avitakka-avicāro samādhi). (The first, second, and third absorptions according to the fivefold jhāna of the Abhidhamma method). S.iv.360.

Savattha.– A sage. Sāvatthi was founded on the site of his hermitage. SNA.i.300; PSA. 367.

Sāvatthi

Savittha Thera.– See Paviṭṭha Thera

Savitthaka 1.– An example of a low family name. Vin.iv.8,13.

Savitthaka 2.– Devadatta born as a crow. See the Vīraka Jātaka.

Savitthaka 3.– See the Takkala Jātaka (No.446)

Sāvitti

Sayahattaka.– A locality in the Malaya district of Sri Lanka, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.15.

Sayam kata Sutta.– When one has right view, one knows that weal and woe are self wrought, etc. A.iii.440.

Sayampabhā

Sayampabha.– A king of seventy-two world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Pañcaṅguliya Thera. Ap.i.186.

Sayampatibhāniya Thera.– An Arahant. He is evidently to be identified with Khujjasobhita Thera. Ap.ii.410 f.

Sayanadāyaka Thera

Sayanakalaha.– The name given to a quarrel between Mallikā and Pasenadi. See the Sujāta Jātaka (No.306)

Sayha.– See Seyya

Sayhaka Sutta.– See Abhisanda Sutta (2).

Sedaka.– v.l. Setaka, Desaka. A township in the country of Sumbha, where the Buddha taught the Telapatta Jātaka (J.i.393). The Udayi Sutta (S.v.89) was taught at Setaka. These may be different places or just different spellings (ed.)

Sedaka Sutta.– See Medakathālika

Seggu.– A greengrocer’s daughter. See the Seggu Jātaka.

Seggu Jātaka (No.217)

Sehāla-uparājaka.– A monastic building erected by Sanghatissa, uparāja of Aggabodhi IV. Cv.xlvi.24.

Sejalaka.– A vihāra to the east of Anurādhapura, built by Mahallaka-Nāga. v.l. Pejalaka. Mhv.xxxv.124.

Sekhabala Vagga.– The first chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iii.1‑9.

Sekha Sutta

Sekhiyā.– One of the sub divisions of the Pācittiya of the Sutta Vibhanga of the Vinaya Pitaka. Vin.iv.185 ff., 349 ff.

Sekīrapadma.– A Damiḷa chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvii.76.

Sela

Selā

Selantarasamūha.– The name of a monastic building provided by the king of Sri Lanka (probably Mānavamma, Cv.lvii.37 f; Cv.Trs.i.196, n.2) for Dāthopatissa after his ordination. Later Yasodharā, daughter of Vijayabāhu I, erected there a building called the Pasādapāsāda. Cv.lx.84.

Selantarāyatana.– A monastery, evidently in Rohaṇa. Nanda Thera was its chief incumbent in the time of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxviii.10.

Selā Sutta

Selissariya.– See Soṇa Potirīyaputta.

Semponmāri.– A place in South India. There was a fortress there which played a part in the campaigns of Laṅkāpura. Cv.lxxvi.241 ff.

Sena

Senā 1.– Queen of Udaya I. Cv.xlix.2.

Senā 2.– Daughter of Kassapa, yuvarāja of Udaya II. She married the king’s brother’s son. Cv.li.93.

Senāgāma.– A village and fortification near the Kālavāpi. It is mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I and was once the headquarters of his senāpati, Deva. Cv.lxx.131 f., 245.

Senaggabodhi.– A shrine built by Sena I on the Thusavāpi at Pulatthipura. Cv.l.73.

Senaggabodhipabbata.– A building erected in Vāhadīpa by Udaya I. Cv.xlix.33.

Senaguttagāma.– A village in Rohaṇa, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.6.

Senaka

Senaka Vagga.– The second chapter of the Chakka Nipāta of the Jātakatthakathā. J.iii.276‑316.

Senāmagāma.– A village given by Dāthopatissa II to the Kassapa-vihāra. Cv.xlv.27.

Senānātha-pariveṇa.– Evidently identical with the Senasenāpati-pariveṇa (q.v.) Vijayabāhu IV appointed the Thera of the pariveṇa in charge of the restoration of the Ratanavāli-cetiya. Cv.lxxxviii.85.

Senānī.– A wealthy landowner of Senānīnigama; he was the father of Sujātā. J.i.68; BuA.238.

Senānīnigama

Senāpatigumbaka.– The name given to the spot to which the general of Pandukābhaya’s uncles fled when the latter were defeated. Mhv.x.71.

Senaratana

Senāsanakkhandha.– The sixth chapter of the Cūḷavagga of the Vinaya Pitaka. Vin.ii.146 ff.

Senāsana Sutta.– The five factors which make an ideal lodging place, and the five factors which a monk should possess in order to make good use of such lodgings. A.v.15 f.

Senāsandāyaka Thera.– An Arahant (Ap.i.137 f). He is evidently identical with Channa Thera (q.v.) ThagA.i.155.

Senasenāpati-pariveṇa.– A monastic building erected by Kutthaka, a general (senāpati) of Sena II. See also Senānātha-pariveṇa. Cv.li.88; see also Cv.Trs.i.156, n.2.

Seniya

Senkhandasela-Sirivaddhanapura

Senkundiya.– A Damiḷa chief, ally of Kulasekhara, and later ally of Lankapura. Cv.lxxvi.138, 221; lxxvii.7, 35.

Sepanni-pāsāda.– A building erected by Mānavamma in the Padhānarakkha-vihāra (Cv.xlvii.64). It is perhaps identical with the Sepannipuppha-pāsāda restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxviii.105.

Sereyyaka Thera

Serī

Serī Sutta.– See Serī

Serinī

Serisara.– A lake in Sri Lanka. Near it was the village of Kāraka. Ras.ii.183.

Serissaka

Seriva, Serivā.– See the Serivānija Jātaka.

Seriva.– The name of a country. J.i.111.

Serivānija Jātaka (No.3)

Serumadīpa.– An old name for Nāgadīpa. J.iii.187,189.

Seta

Setaka, Sedaka.– See Desaka.

Setakannika.– A market town (nigama) forming the southern boundary of Majjhimadesa. Vin.i.197; DA.i.173; J.i.49; KhA.133, etc; AA.i.55, 265; MA.i.397.

Setaketu 1.– The Bodhisatta, born in Tusita in his penultimate birth. Sp.i.161; MA.i.103.

Setaketu 2.– A young man, son of an Udicca-brahmin. See the Setaketu Jātaka.

Setaketu Jātaka (No.377)

Setambangana.– A place in Sri Lanka. When King Mahānāga was fleeing from Sri Lanka to India, he received help from an elder living there. Later, when he re-gained his throne, he made a great gift of medicine to Setambangana for as long as he should live (DhSA.399). v.l. Pemambanganga.

Setārāma.– A park (in Setavyā) where Kassapa Buddha died. BuA.195; Bu.xix.52 calls it Sonārāma.

Setavyā

Setibhinda.– The Pāḷi name for King Hsin-hpyu-shin of Pegu. Bode, op.cit., 37.

Setthināyaka.– A Lambakaṇṇā of the Morlya district. He, with four other Lambakaṇṇās, took up arms under Parakkamabāhu I and brought to him one thousand warriors. Cv.lxix.12.

Setthiputta-petavatthu.– The story of four sons of millionaires of Sāvatthi (Pv.iv.15; PvA.279 f). See the Lohakumbhi Jātaka.

Setuccha Thera

Setudāyaka Thera.– An Arahant (Ap.ii.408). He is evidently identical with Uttarapāla (ThagA.i.371) (q.v.)

Sevitabba-asevitabba Sutta

Seyya.– See Saṃyama.

Seyya

Seyya Jātaka (No.282, 310)

Seyyasaka.– A monk of Sāvatthi who was found guilty of various Vinaya offences, and was therefore subjected to the Nissayakamma (giving dependence). Udāyī (Lāludāyi) was his friend and his evil genius. Vin.iii.110 f

Seyyā Sutta.– On the four postures: that of hungry ghosts (peta), of the luxurious, of the lion, and of the Tathāgata. A.ii.244.

Seyya Sutta.– The Buddha explains how the feelings of superiority, inferiority, or equality are brought about. S.iv.88.

Seyyohamasmi Sutta.– When what exists, on clinging to what does the thought occur, “I am superior,” “I am equal,” “I am inferior”? By clinging to the eye … ear … nose … tongue … body … mind. Since these things are impermanent, if one sees this, clinging to such thoughts could not occur. S.iv.87.

Sibbi.– See Sivi.

Sīdā

Sīdantara samudda.– The sea between every two ranges round Sineru; Nāgā live in this sea. J.vi.125.

Sīdarī.– A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.

Siddhattha

Siddhatthikā

Sīdupabbatagāma.– A village in Rohaṇa, where Mahinda V lived for some time. Cv.lv.8.

Sigāla.– See Siṅgāla.

Siggava

Sīghapaññā Sutta.– Four things, if developed and cultivated, lead to swift wisdom. What four? Association with good men, listening to the Dhamma, systematic attention, and practising in accordance with the Dhamma. S.v.412.

Sīha

Sīha Sutta

Sīhā Therī

Sīhabāhu

Sīhabodhi Thera.– A colleague of Yonaka-Mahā Buddharakkhita Thera and Maliyamahādeva Thera. Ras.ii.188 f.

Sīhācala.– See Sīhagiri.

Sīhacamma Jātaka (No.189)

Sīhadvāra.– One of the fourteen gates of Pulatthipura. Cv.lxxiii.160.

Sīhaghosa.– An eminent monk in the time of Padumuttara Buddha. It was the eminence of this monk that made Uruvelakassapa wish for similar honour for himself. Ap.ii.481.

Sīhagiri, Sīhapabbata, Sīhācala

Sīhahanu

Sīha Jātaka.– See the Guna Jātaka.

Sīhakotthuka Jātaka (No.188)

Sīhala, Sīhalā

Sīhalacetikā.– It is said that at one time sixty monks heard a Singhalese girl singing in her own language, on birth, old age, and death. They reflected on her words and became Arahants. SNA.ii.397.

Sīhaladīpa.– The name given to Sri Lanka (Tambapanni) since it became the country of the Sīhalā. It is mentioned as a patirūpadesa. DhSA., p.103.

Sīhalasangha

Sīhalatthakathā

Sīhalavatthu.– A Commentary; probably another name for the Sīhalatthakathā (q.v.) Gv.62, 72.

Sīhamukha.– One of the mouths of the Anotatta. From it flowed a river, on the banks of which lions lived; hence its name. SNA.ii.438; UdA.301.

Sīhanāda Sutta

Sīhapabbata.– See Sīhagiri.

Sīhapapāta.– One of the seven great lakes of Himavā. (A.iv.107; DA.i.164; UdA.390; AA.ii.759; J.v.415, etc.). The water in it never grew warm (SNA.ii.407).

Sīhapura

Sīhāsanadāyaka

Sīhāsana Vagga.– The second chapter of the Apadāna. Ap.i.55 ff.

Sihāsanavījaniya Thera.– An Arahant. He is evidently identical with Jambuka (q.v.) Ap.i.403.

Sīhasenāpati Sutta

Sīhasinānatittha.– A place in Anurādhapura, through which the boundary of the Mahāvihāra passed. Mbv.136.

Sīhasīvali

Sīhassara.– A king of long ago. Mhv.ii.13 f; Dpv.iii.42.

Sīhasūra.– Name of a king (Gv.73).

Sīhavāhana.– A king of long ago, descendant of Mahāsammata. Mhv.ii.13; Dpv.iii.42.

Sīka.– A general of Gajabāhu. Cv.lxx.113.

Sīkaviyala.– A place near Pulatthipura, mentioned in the account of the wars of Gajabāhu. Cv.lxx.231.

Sikhaddi, Sikhandī.– A Gandhabba, son of Mātali; Bhaddā Suriyavaccasā was at first in love with him, but she was won later by Pañcasikha. D.ii.268; cf. Mtu.ii.190.

Sikhā-Moggallāna

Sikhānāyaka.– An officer of Parakkamabāhu I. He lived in the Moriya district and was a Lambakaṇṇā. Cv.ixix.12.

Sikhandi.– A khattiya of thirty-one world-cycles ago, brother of Sikhī Buddha. When the Buddha died he erected a thūpa over his remains. Netti, p.142.

Sikhī Buddha

Sikhī Sutta.– See Gotama Sutta. S.ii.9.

Sikkhā Sutta

Sikkhānisamsa Sutta.– The holy-life (brahmacariya) is lived for the sake of the profit of the training, of further wisdom, of the essence of release, of the mastery of mindfulness. A.ii.243 f.

Sikkhāpada Sutta

Sikkhāpadavalañjanī.– A Pāḷi translation, by Pañcaparivenādhipati Thera, of the Sinhalese work Sikhavalanda, on monastic rules. P.L.C.216.

Sīla Sutta

Silācetiya.– A thūpa in Anurādhapura, probably near the Thūpārāma (AA.i.385). The spot was sanctified by the Buddha sitting there in meditation. Mhv.i.82.

Silādātha.– See Silāmeghavanna.

Silākāla

Sīlakhanda.– A section of the Bhūridatta Jātaka. J.vi.184.

Sīlakkhandha Vagga.– The first division of the Dīghanikāya, containing suttas 1‑13. D.i.2‑253.

Sīlakūṭa.– The summit of the Missakapabbata in Ambatthala. It was there that Mahinda alighted on his arrival in Sri Lanka (Mhv.xiii.20). In the time of Kakusandha Buddha, it was called Devakūta; in the time of Konāgamana, Sumanakūta; in the time of Kassapa, Subhakūta. Dpv.xvii.14.

Silāmayamuninda.– See Silāsambuddha.

Silāmegha

Silāmeghapabbata.– A building erected by Kassapa V in the Abhayagiri-vihāra. Cv.lii.58; see Cv.Trs.i.168, n.1.

Silāmeghavanna

Sīlānisamsa Jātaka (No.190)

Silāpassayapariveṇa.– A building in the Tissārāma. It was there that the Sāmanera died who, in this life, became Dutthagāmanī. Mhv.xxii.28.

Silāpattapokkharanī.– A lotus pond in Bārāṇasī, in which the Pacceka Buddha Mahāpaduma was born in a lotus. SNA.i.80.

Silārāma.– A park in Candavatī, where Sujāta Buddha died. Bu.xiii.36; BuA.171.

Silāsambuddha

Sīlasampadādi Sutta.– Even as the dawn is the forerunner of the sun, so is virtue (sīla) … desire (chanda) … self (atta)¹ … view² (diṭṭhi) … heedfulness (appamāda) … systematic attention (yoniso manasikāra) the forerunner of the Noble Eightfold Path. S.v.30.

¹ The Commentary explains this as completeness of mind (sampannacittatā). ² Knowledge (ñāṇa).

Silāsobbhakandaka.– A village in which Vaṭṭagāmaṇī lived for some time during the usurpation of his throne by the Damiḷā (Mhv.xxxiii.51). The village was to the south of Vessagiri-vihāra and near Pabbata-vihāra. MT.616.

Silāsobbhakandaka-cetiya.– A thūpa to the north of the Mahā Thūpa, built by Vaṭṭagāmaṇī (Mhv.xxxiii.88). The Sirīsamālaka lay between it and the Nāga-mālaka. MT.355.

Silātissabodhi.– Son of Dāthānāma and brother of King Dhātusena. Cv.xxxviii.15.

Sīlava

Sīlavā Thera

Sīla Vagga.– The second chapter of the Eka Nipāta of the Jātaka Commentary. J.i.142‑72.

Sīlavamsa

Sīlavanāgarāja Jātaka (No.72)

Sīlavā Sutta.– The inhabitants of a village or suburb in which good hermits dwell for their support earn much merit in deed, word, and thought. A.i.151.

Sīlavanta Sutta.– S.ii.167.

Silāvatī

Sīlavati

Sīlavīmamsa Jātaka (No.330, 362)

Sīlavīmamsaka Jātaka (No.86, 290)

Sīlavīmamsana Jātaka (No.305)

Silāyupa Sutta

Silesaloma.– A Yakkha. See the Pañcāvudha Jātaka. He is identified with Angulimāla. J.i.275.

Sīluccaya.– Fifteen thousand world-cycles ago there were eight kings of this name, previous births of Sīhāsanadāyaka Thera. Ap.i.189.

Silutta Vatthu.– The story of a blind rat snake (silutta), near Devarakkhitalena, who heard the Satipatthāna Sutta being recited by Talangapabbatavāsī Mahādhammadinna Thera. The snake was killed by a godhā, and was born as Tissāmacca, minister of Dutthagāmanī. Sad.S.88 f; Rag.ii.131 f.

Sīmālaṅkārasaṅghaha.– A work on boundaries and sites for religious ceremonies written by Vācissara of Sri Lanka (Gv.62; Svd.1213). Chapaṭa (Saddhammajotipāla) wrote a Commentary on it. (Bode, op.cit., 18; Svd.1247; Gv.64.

Simanadī.– Probably the name of a river which formed one of the boundaries of the Vijayabāhu pariveṇa. On its banks was Sālaggāma. Cv.xc.92.

Sīmatālatthalī.– A village in Rohaṇa, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.101.

Simbali.– A hell (niraya). J.v.275.

Simbalivana, Simbalidaha.– The abode of Garuḷā. J.i.202; DhA.i.279; MA.ii.638.

Simsapā Sutta

Simsapāvana

Sindhaka.– A servant of Ankura. Pv.ii.9 (vs. 39, 40); PvA.127.

Sindhavā.– See Sindhu.

Sindhavasandana.– A king of twenty-seven world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Khomadāyaka Thera. Ap.i.81.

Sindhu

Sindhūravāna.– A place in Sri Lanka, between Hatthiselapura and Gangāsiripura, on the way to Sumanakūta. There Vijayabāhu IV built the Vanaggāmapāsāda-vihāra and the Abhayarāja-pariveṇa. Cv.lxxxviii.50.

Sineru

Sineru Sutta.– The suffering destroyed by the Noble Disciple (Arahant) compared with what is yet left to him until his death, is like seven grains of sand on the top of Sineru. S.v.457 f.

Singāla.– One of the four leading merchants of Pupphavatī (Bārāṇasī) in the time of Ekarāja. J.vi.135.

Singāla Jātaka (No.113, 142, 148, 152)

Singāla Sutta

Singālakamātā Therī

Singālakapitā Thera

Singālovada Sutta.– See Singāla Sutta

Singāla Vagga.– The tenth section of the Duka Nipāta of the Jātaka Commentary. J.ii.242‑70.

Singāravimāna.– A four storeyed building, painted with various pictures, in the Dīpuyyāna. Cv.lxxiii.122.

Singatthala.– A village in Sri Lanka, given by Kittisirirājasīha for the Majjhavela-vihāra. Cv.c.230.

Siṅghapuppha Jātaka (No.392)

Sinipura, Sinisura

Sippatthala.– A village in Rohaṇa, near Kājaragāma, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Vijayabāhu I. Cv.lvii.70; lviii.7.

Siri

Sirī

Sirideva.– A minister of Dutthagāmanī, who, with Visākha, was in charge of the arrangements for the Foundation Ceremony of the Mahā Thūpa. MT. 517.

Siridevinaga.– A mountain in the Dakkhiṇadesa of Sri Lanka. It was near Buddhagāma, and is mentioned in the account of the early campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxvi.19.

Siridhara.– A king of twenty-seven world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Rahosaññaka (Sunāga) Thera. Ap.i.167; ThagA.i.182.

Sirighanānanda.– A pariveṇa in Viddumagāma, built by Parakkamabāhu IV. Cv.xc.98.

Sirighara.– A place in the Nandārāma where, at the foot of a sirīsa-tree, Dīpankara Buddha defeated the titthiyā. Bu.ii.212.

Siri Jātaka (No.284)

Sirigutta

Sirika.– The name of the elephant that Sunanda (Upāli in this life) was riding when he insulted the Pacceka Buddha Devala by driving the elephant at him. ThagA.i.368.

Sirikālakanni Jātaka (No.192, 382)

Sirikālakannipañha

Sirikanha.– Another name for Asita. SNA.ii.487; cf. SN. vs. 689 (Kanhasiri).

Sirikudda, Sirikūta

Sirimā

Sirimandagalla.– One of the villages given by Vijayabāhu I. to the Lābhavāsins. Cv.lx.68.

Sirimanda Thera

Sirimangala

Sirimanta Jātaka (No.500).– Evidently another name for the Sirimantapañha. J.iv.412.

Sirimantapañha

Sirimeghavanna

Sirimitta Thera

Sirināga

Sirinanda.– A palace of Kassapa Buddha, before his renunciation. Bu.xxv.35.

Sirinandā.– Wife of Sujāta Buddha, in his last lay life. Bu.xiii.22.

Sirinandana

Sirinivāsa.– Another name for Mahānāma, king of Sri Lanka. P.L.C. 84, 96.

Siripāsāda.– A building erected by Mānavamma in the Sirisanghabodhi-vihāra. Cv.xlvii.64.

Siripitthika.– A village in Sri Lanka, mentioned in the account of the wars of Aggabodhi III. Cv.xliv.88.

Sirisaddhammavilāsa.– A Burmese author of the fourteenth century. He wrote a Subcommentary (ṭīkā) on Kaccāyana’s grammar called Saddhammanāsinī. Bode, op.cit., 26.

Sirīsamālaka

Sirisanghabodhi

Sirīsavatthu

Sirivaddha

Sirivaddhā.– A millionaire’s daughter who gave milk-rice to Phussa Buddha. BuA.192.

Sirivaddha Sutta.– Records the visit of Ānanda to Sirivaddha of Rājagaha. See Sirivaddha (13).

Sirivaddhamānavāpi.– A reservoir in the Dakkhiṇadesa of Sri Lanka, built by the Yuvarāja of Aggabodhi I. Cv.xlii.8.

Sirivaddhana

Sirivaddhanā.– A girl of Sucitta-nigama, who gave milk-rice to Vessabhū Buddha. BuA.205.

Sirivaddha-pāsāda

Sirivadhaka.– The name of the architect of the Mahā Thūpa. MT. 535.

Sirivallabha

Sirivijayarājasīha

Sirivijayasundarārāma.– A monastery in Jambuddoni, erected by Vijayabāhu III. Parakkamabāhu II built round it a wall with gate towers. Cv.lxxxv.90 f.

Sirivīra-parakkamanarinda-sīha.– King of Sri Lanka (1707‑39 A.C.)

Sirivivāda.– See the Sujāta Jātaka (No.306).

Siriyālagāma.– A village near Siridevipabbata, mentioned in the account of the early campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxvi.20, 69.

Siriyavala.– A district in South India. Cv.lxxvi.170, etc.

Sīsupācāla Sutta.– The story of Māra’s temptation of Sīsūpacālā. S.i.133 f.

Sīsupacalā-Therī

Sitā

Sītāharaṇa.– The story of Sītā’s rape is referred to in the Commentaries as useless talk (niratthakakathā) (DA.i.76) or pāpakaṃ sutaṃ (MNid.A.148; VibhA.490).

Sītalaggāmalena.– A cave temple in Sri Lanka restored by Vijayabāhu I. Cv.lx.59.

Sītāluka Brahmadatta

Sīta Sutta.– Cool weather is produced by the Sītavalāhakā devā wishing to regale their bodies. S.iii.256.

Sītāvaka.– A town in Sri Lanka, the capital of King Rājasīha I. Cv.xciii.5; we Cv.Trs.ii.224, n.1.

Sītavalāhakā

Sītavalāhaka Sutta.– S.i.133. See Sītavalāhakā

Sītavana

Sītavaniya.– See Sambhūta.

Sīti Sutta.– Six things that prevent a monk from realising the “cool” (nibbāna). A.iii.435.

Sīti Vagga.– The ninth chapter of the Chakka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iii.435‑40.

Sitthagāma.– A village that Sena IV converted into a pariveṇa, evidently for his retirement (Cv.liv.6). Later, a monk, named Dhammamitta, lived there and wrote a Commentary on the Abhidhamma. Cv.liv.35.

Siva

Sīva

Siva Sutta.– S.i.56. See Siva.

Sīvaka

Sīvaka Sutta.– Gives an account of the visit of Moliya­sīvaka (q.v.) to the Buddha. S.iv.230.

Sīvalā

Sīvala.– Son of Maṅgala Buddha in his last lay life. Bu.iv.20.

Sīvalī

Sīvalīputtāru.– A stronghold in South India. Cv.lxxvii.41.

Siva Sutta.– Describes the visit of Sivadevaputta to the Buddha. S.i.56.

Sīveyyaka.– See Sivi-rattha.

Sivi

Sivi Jātaka (No.499)

Siviputta.– See Sivi-rattha.

Sivi-rattha

Siyāmahantakuddāla.– A village near Anurādhapura and close to Tissavāpi, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Gajabāhu. Cv.lxx.149, 154, 161.

So Attā Sutta.– When what exists, clinging to what, does the view arise, “This is the self, this is the world. Having passed away, I will be that, eternal and unchanging? When form … feeling … perception … mental formations … consciousness exist, by clinging to that the view arises. S.iii.182. S.iii.204.

Sobaragāma.– A village mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.187.

Sobbha-vihāra.– A monastery in which Sena II built an image house. Cv.li.76.

Sobha.– King of Sobhavatī in the time of Konāgamana Buddha (Bu.xxiv.16; D.ii.7). He sent a branch of the Bodhi tree to Sri Lanka in the care of Kanakadattā. MT.355, where he is called Sobhana.

Sobhana

Sobhanā.– An eminent Therī of Sri Lanka. Dpv.xviii.15.

Sobhati Sutta.– Monks, nuns and lay disciples, both male and female, who are accomplished in wisdom, disciplined, confident, deeply learned, hearers of the Dhamma, living according to the Dhamma — these illumine the religion. A.ii.8.

Sobhavatī.– The city of birth of Konāgamana Buddha. Its king was Sobha (Sobhana). Bu.xxiv.16; J.i.43; D.ii.7.

Sobhita

Sobhitā.– An eminent Therī of Jambudīpa. Dpv.xviii.9.

Sodhana

Sodhika.– A country over which Seri (q.v.) reigned as king. SA.i.90.

Sogandhika.– A hell (niraya), or, more probably, a period of suffering in Avīci. S.i.102; SN.126; SNA.ii.476.

Sokatinnā.– The name of an apsaras, or of a divine musical instrument. VvA.94; cf. 211, 372.

Soma

Somā

Somā Sutta.– Describes the temptation of Somā Therī (1) by Māra. S.i.129 f.

Somadatta

Somadatta Jātaka (No.211, 410)

Somadeva

Somadevī

Somamitta Thera

Somanadeva.– Father of Sapattā, Channā and Upālī, who were eminent Therīs, expert in the Vinaya. Dpv.xviii.29.

Somanassa

Somanassa Jātaka (No.505)

Somanassā.– Wife of Siddhattha Buddha before his renunciation. BuA.185; but Bu.xvii. calls her Sumanā.

Somanassamālaka.– A sacred spot in Anurādhapura, where Kassapa Buddha taught during his visit to Sri Lanka (Mhv.xv.159). Later, Uttiya, brother of Devānampiyatissa, built a cetiya there. MT. 358.

Somanātha.– A park laid out by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.10.

Somara, Somāra.– Evidently the name of a country famous for its silk (somarapata), e.g., VibhA.159; Vism.109, 550.

Somārāma.– A vihāra built in the name of Somadevī by Vaṭṭagāmaṇī, on the spot where she had seen, while in hiding, a samanera, who had used his hand to screen himself while urinating. Mhv.xxxiii.84; for identification see Mhv.Trs.235, n.3.

Somavaddhana.– One of the palaces occupied by Sumana Buddha before his renunciation. BuA.186; but see Sumana Buddha.

Somavatī.– A channel leading from the Kaddūra-vaddhamāna reservoir to the Arimaddavijayaggāma reservoir. Cv.lxxix.6.

Somayāga.– One of the seven sages (isī) of great power. J.vi.99.

Soṇa

Soṇā

Sona 1.– The Bodhisatta born as a brahmin of Bārāṇasī. See the Soṇananda Jātaka (No.532).

Sona 2.– See Soṇa.

Sona Sutta.– S.ii.48, S.iii.133.

Sonadanda

Sonadanda Sutta

Sonadinna

Sonadinnā

Sonagiri, Sonnagiri

Sonaka Jātaka (No.529)

Sonaka Thera

Sonaka.– Son of a chaplain of Rājagaha. He afterwards became a Pacceka Buddha. See the Sonaka Jātaka.

Sonakāyana Sutta.– Sikhā-Moggallāna’s conversation with the Buddha regarding Soṇakāyana.

Sonananda Jātaka (No.532)

Sonārāma.– The monastery in which Phussa Buddha died. Bu.xix.25; BuA.195 calls it Setārāma.

Sonatthera Vagga.– Also called Mahā Vagga. The fifth chapter of the Udāna.

Sonāyamātā.– An eminent laywoman, disciple of the Buddha (A.iv.348). She was evidently mother of Sonā Therī (Sonā 5).

Sonemi.– Name of a Pacceka Buddha. ApA.i.107.

Sonnābha.– Twenty world-cycles ago there were eight kings of this name, previous births of Kanikāracchadaniya. Ap.i.183.

Sonnamāli.– See Mahā Thūpa.

Sonuttara

Sopāka

Sora Lankagiri.– A general of Parakkamabāhu I, who took part in his Indian campaign. Cv.lxxvi.250.

Sorandakkotta.– A stronghold in South India. Cv.lxxvi.304.

Sorata 1.– A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.

Sorata 2.– A devout layman in the time of Kassapa Buddha. For his story see Andhavana. MA.i.337; but at SA.i.148 he is called Yasodhara.

Soratthakā.– The inhabitants of Surattha. Mil.331.

Soreyya

Soreyya Revata.– See Revata.

Sosānika Mahākumāra Thera.– An elder who lived in a charnel field for sixty years. He was unknown to any other monk. AA.i.44.

Sota Sutta.– See the Sotāpanna Sutta

Sotānugata Sutta.– A detailed explanation of the four advantages to be looked for from the frequent verbal practice of teachings heard with the ear, from considering them in the mind, and from thoroughly penetrating them by view. A.ii.185 ff.

Sotāpanna Saṃyutta.– The fifty-fifth Saṃyutta of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.v.342‑60.

Sotāpanna Sutta

Sotāpattiphala Sutta.– Developing and cultivating four things leads to the attainment of Stream-winning. What four? Associating with good men, listening to the true Dhamma, systematic attention, and practising in accordance with the Dhamma. (S.v.410) See also Anāgāmiphala Sutta. (S.v.411)

Sotarā Sutta.– The detailed qualities of a state-elephant, as hearer, destroyer, warder, endurer, and goer; and the corresponding qualities of a monk. A.iii.161.

Sotārāma.– A pleasance in which Sobhita Buddha died. BuA.140; but Bu.vii.30 calls it Sīhārāma.

Sotthija, Sotthiya.– The constant attendant of Konāgamana Buddha. Bu.xxiv.22; J.i.43; D.ii.6.

Sotthika.– A millionaire, one of the chief lay patrons of Vessabhū Buddha. Bu.xxii.25; BuA.208; but J.i.94 calls him Sotthiya.

Sotthisena

Sotthivatī.– A city, the capital of the Ceti country, in the time of King Upacara (Apacara). J.iii.454.

Sotthiya

Sotthiyākara

Sotumbarā.– A river on whose banks buffaloes live. J.vi.507.

Sovaṇṇakattarika Thera.– An Arahant. In a previous birth he gave a a long white gourd (alābu) to Padumuttara Buddha. Ap.ii.389.

Sovaṇṇakiṅkhaniya Thera.– An Arahant. In the time of Atthadassī Buddha he was an ascetic, and built a thūpa of sand in the name of the Buddha. Because he was too ill to visit the Buddha, he offered it soṇṇakiṅkhanika flowers. Ap.ii.388.

Sovannapāli.– See Suvaṇṇapāli.

Sovīra

Sovīra Jātaka.– See the Āditta Jātaka.

Subāhu

Subandhu (Subuddha).– A brahmin of Bārāṇasī, father of Tekicchakāri Thera. He incurred the wrath of Cānakka and was thrown into prison by Candagutta. ThagA.i.440.

Subbata.– A king of long ago, a previous birth of Kutivihāriya (Nalamāliya) Thera. ThagA.i.131; Ap.i.143.

Subha

Subhā

Subha Sutta

Subhadda

Subhaddā

Subhaddācetiya.– A cetiya in Pulatthipura built by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxviii.51.

Subhaddakaccā.– See Bhaddakaccā.

Subhadeva

Subhaga.– A son of the Nāga king, Dhataraṭṭha. See the Bhūridatta Jātaka. He is identified with Mahā-Moggallāna. J.vi.219.

Subhagavana

Subhagavatī.– The pleasance in Khemavatī where Kakusandha Buddha was born. BuA.213.

Subhagiri, Subha-pabbata, Sundara-pabbata

Subhakinnā, Subhakinhā

Subhakūta.– The name of Missaka Mountain (Sīlakūta) in the time of Kassapa Buddha. Sri Lanka was then known as Mandadīpa. It was on Subhakūta that Kassapa Buddha landed when he arrived in Sri Lanka. Mhv.xv.131 f; Dpv.xvii.14.

Subhapabbata, Subbhācala.– See Subhagiri.

Subhāsita Sutta

Subhāsitajaya Sutta

Subhavatī

Subhūta Thera

Subhūtacandana.– A Thera of Pagan who wrote the Liṅgatthavivaraṇa, a Pāḷi grammar. Gv.63, 72; Bode, op.cit., 22.

Subhūti Sutta

Subhūti Thera

Subodhālankāra.– A work on Pāḷi prosody by Sangharakkhita Thera of Sri Lanka. Gv.61; P.L.C.199 f.

Subrahmā

Subrahmā Sutta.– Describes the visit of the devaputta Subrahmā to the Buddha. S.i.53.

Subuddha 1.– See Susuddha.

Subuddha 2.– See Subandhu.

Sucanda

Sucandā.– Mother of Piyadassī Buddha and wife of Sudatta. Bu.xiv.15; BuA. (172) calls her Candā.

Sucandaka 1.– A palace occupied by Rāmapandita. J.iv.130.

Sucandaka 2.– The city where Atthadassī Buddha first met his Chief Disciples. BuA.179.

Sucarita Sutta

Sucarūdassana.– Seventeen world-cycles ago there were eight kings of this name, previous births of Punnamāsa (Paccāgamanīya) Thera. ThagA.i.54; Ap.i.113.

Succaja Jātaka (No.320)

Succhavi.– A king of twenty-four world-cycles ago, a, previous birth of Telamakkhiya Thera. Ap.i.231.

Sucela.– Seven world-cycles ago there were eight kings of this name, previous births of Kapparukkhiya Thera (Kappa). Ap.i.91.

Sūci Jātaka (No.387)

Sūcidāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. In a previous birth he had given a needle to Sumedha Buddha. He was king four times, under the name of Dīpādhipati. Ap.i.122.

Suciloma, Sūciloma

Suciloma Sutta.– Describes the visit of the Buddha to Suciloma’s abode. S.i.207 f. S.ii.257. The fifth sutta of the Cūḷa Vagga of the Suttanipāta. SN.p.47 f.

Sucimā.– One of the palaces occupied by Maṅgala Buddha in his last lay life. BuA.116.

Sucīmatī.– Mother of Bhaddā Kāpilānī, when she was born in Sāgala as the daughter of the brahmin Kapila. ThigA.73.

Sucimhita.– A celestial musician, or perhaps a musical instrument. Vv.ii.10; VvA.93, 96, 211; but see 372.

Sucimukhī

Sūcimukhī Sutta.– S.iii.238. See Sucimukhī.

Sucīndhara.– A mahāsāla brahmin, father of Candamānava. BuA.110.

Sucindharā.– A Nāgī who gave a meal of milk-rice to Atthadassī Buddha just before his Enlightenment. BuA.178.

Sucindhara.– A pleasance near Sobhana, where Atthadassī Buddha was born. BuA.178.

Sucintita

Suciparivāra 1.– The Bodhisatta born as millionaire of Bārāṇasī. See the Sirikāḷakaṇṇi Jātaka. J.iii.257 f.

Suciparivāra 2.– A very rich merchant of Bārāṇasī. See the Gaṅgamāla Jātaka. J.iii.444 f.

Sucira Jātaka.– Another name for the Āditta Jātaka. See J.iv.360.

Sucīrata.– A brahmin of the Bhāradvāja-gotta, chaplain to Dhanañjaya Koravya of Indapatta. See the Sambhava Jātaka. He is identified with Anuruddha. J.v.67; referred to at DA.i.155.

Sucitta.– A village — the residence of Sirivaddhanā, who gave milk-rice to Vessabhū Buddha. BuA.205.

Sucittā.– Wife of Vessabhū Buddha, before his renunciation. Bu.xxii.20.

Sucitti.– An Asura, one of the Dānaveghasa, present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.259.

Sūda Sutta

Sudanta.– See Sudatta (11).

Sudassā

Sudassana

Sudassanā

Sudassana Sutta.– See Mahāsudassana Sutta.

Sudassana-khumbha

Sudassanamāla.– A place in Anurādhapura, near the Ratanamāla. Koṇāgamana and Kassapa Buddha taught there on their visits to Sri Lanka. Mhv.xv.124, 158.

Sudassanapadhanasala.– A building in Talacatukka. Ras.ii.9.

Sudassanārāma.– A monastery in which Dhammadassī Buddha held an assembly of his monks. There he declared the eminence of his disciple, Hārita. BuA.183.

Sudassī

Sudātha 1.– A Pacceka Buddha in a nominal list. M.iii.70.

Sudātha 2.– The lion in the Vaṇṇāroha Jātaka. He is identified with Sāriputta. J.iii.193.

Sudatta

Sudattā 1.– Mother of Sumedha Buddha. Bu.xii.18; J.i.38.

Sudattā 2.– A leading female disciple (aggasāvikā) of Tissa Buddha. Bu.xviii.22; J.i.40.

Sudatta Sutta

Sudāyaka.– A king of five world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Ajinadāyaka Thera. Ap.i.214.

Suddha Sutta.– On the four foundations of mindfulness. S.v.173.

Suddhaka Sutta

Suddhanā 1.– One of the chief lay women followers of Metteyya Buddha. Anāgat.vs.60.

Suddhanā 2.– An eminent lay woman disciple of the Buddha. A.iv.347.

Suddhatthaka Sutta

Suddhavāsa

Suddhāvāsā

Suddhāvāsakāyikā devā.– A group of devā, inhabitants of the Suddhāvāsā, who appeared before the Buddha and recited three verses in praise of the Sangha. S.i.26; cf. D.ii.253 f.

Suddhika Sutta

Suddhika Vagga.– The first chapter of the Indriya Saṃyutta. S.v.193‑99.

Suddhika.– A householder, one of the chief supporters of Metteyya Buddha. Anāgat.vs.60.

Suddhika-Bhāradvāja

Suddhodana

Sudeva

Sudhābhojana Jātaka (No.535)

Sudhaja.– A king of four world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Vacchagotta Thera. ThagA.i.221; cf. Ap.i.177.

Sudhamma

Sudhammā

Sudhammā Sabhā.– See Sudhammā (3).

Sudhammapura.– The Pāḷi name for the city of Thaton. Bode, op.cit., 12.

Sudhamma-sāmanera.– Given as an example (VibhA.389) of one whose analytical knowledge (paṭisambhidā) became clear (visada) from listening to the Dhamma.

Sudhammavatī.– A city in whose park Sujāta Buddha held the first assembly of his monks. BuA.169.

Sudhāmundakavāsi-dahara.– Given as an example of one who came to grief through hearing a woman’s voice. AA.i.15.

Sudhanā.– See Sutanū.

Sudhañña 1.– A millionaire, father of Dhaññavatī (q.v.) BuA.147.

Sudhañña 2.– The city of birth of Piyadassī Buddha; but see Anoma (11). Bu.xiv.15.

Sudhaññaka, Sudhaññavatī.– The city of birth of Revata Buddha. Bu.vi.16; J.i.35; BuA.131 calls it Sudhaññavatī.

Sudhaññavatī.– See Sudhaññaka above.

Sudhāpindiya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-four world-cycles ago he gave mortar (sudhāpiṇḍa) for the construction of the cetiya of Siddhattha Buddha. Thirty world-cycles ago he was king thirteen times under the name of Patisankhāra. Ap.i.133.

Sudinna

Sudinnabhānavāra.– The second chapter of the Saccavibhaṅga of the Vinaya. Vin.iii.11‑21.

Suvidūra Sutta.– Four pairs of things that are very far from each other: the sky and the earth, the hither and further shores of the ocean, the positions of sunrise and sunset, the Dhammas of good and bad monks. A.ii.50.

Sugalā.– The younger daughter of Vīravamma.

Sugandha Thera

Sugatavinaya Sutta.– The benefits which accrue to the world through a Tathāgata and his Vinaya and the four things which lead to the confusion of the Saddhamma. A.ii.147 f.

Sugatuppatti Sutta.– A man whose mind is pure is born after death in heaven. Itv. p.13, quoted in the Suttasaṅgaha (No.28)

Suguttā.– One of the chief lay women patrons of Sikhī Buddha. Bu.xxi.22.

Suhanu Jātaka (No.158)

Suhanu.– A horse belonging to the king of Bārāṇasī. See the Suhanu Jātaka.

Suhemā.– Probably the wife of the goose king Dhataraṭṭha. J.v.366.

Suhemanta Thera

Sujā

Sujampati.– A name for Sakka.

Sujampatikā.– See Sarana Thera

Sujāta

Sujātā

Sujāta Jātaka (No.269, 306, 352)

Sujāta Sutta.– The Buddha sees Sujāta Thera coming towards him, and praises him both for beauty of appearance and beauty of attainment. S.ii.278 f.

Suka Jātaka (No.255)

Sūka Sutta

Sūkara Jātaka (No.153)

Sūkarabhātu

Sūkaraggāma.– A fortress in the Dakkhiṇadesa of Sri Lanka, mentioned in the account of the wars of Gajabāhu. Cv.lxx.134.

Sūkaraggāmavāpi.– A reservoir restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxviii.46.

Sūkarakhata Sutta

Sūkarakhatalena

Sūkarālibheripāsāna.– A place in Rohaṇa mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.98, 146; see also Cv.ii.53, n.4.

Sūkaranījjhara.– A dyke constructed by Parakkamabāhu I at the junction of the rivers Sankhavaddhamānaka and Kumbhīlavāna. A canal was carried from there to the Mahāgallaka-reservoir. Cv.lxviii.33 f.

Sūkarapeta

Sūkarapotika Vatthu.– The story of Ubbarī.

Sūkarārāma.– A monastery near Dohalapabbata, where a minister of Kittisirirājasīha built an image house and Suvannagāma erected an uposatha hall. Cv.c.295.

Sūkaratittha.– A place, probably in the north of Sri Lanka, where the Damilas Māgha and Jayabāhu set up fortifications. Cv.lxxxiii.18.

Sukatāveḷiya Thera.– An Arahant. In the time of Sikhī Buddha he was a garland maker, named Asita, and one day, while on his way with a garland to the king, he met the Buddha and offered it to him. Fifty-two world-cycles ago he was a king named Dvebhāra. Ap.i.217.

Sukha

Sukha Sutta

Sukhadukkhī Sutta.– The self is both bliss and suffering, without sickness, after death. S.iii.220.

Sukhagirigāma.– A village in Rohaṇa, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.164.

Sukhatta Sutta

Sukhavihāri Jātaka (No.10)

Sukhāya Sutta.– He who sees the world as ill, false and perishable, frees himself from it. S.iv.204.

Sukhena Sutta.– Mahā-Moggallāna explains to the monks how the Buddha helped him to perfect the third jhāna. S.iv.264.

Sukhadukkhī Sutta.– Wrong views about the soul being both happy and miserable after death arise from clinging to the five aggregates. S.iii.220.

Sukhindriya Vagga.– The fourth chapter of the Indriya Saṃyutta. S.v.207‑16.

Sukhita Sutta.– Incalculable is saṃsāra; everyone has enjoyed prosperity in the course of his wanderings. S.ii.186.

Sukhita.– See Surakkhita.

Sukhitta.– See Sumitta.

Sukhuma Sutta.– A monk who can penetrate the subtlety of body, feeling, perception, and mental formations, has overcome Māra. A.ii.17.

Sukkā

Sukkadhamma Sutta.– In a man whose heart is possessed by gains, favours and flatteries, even the bright conditions (sukkā) are extirpated. S.ii.240.

Sukkapakkhūposatha.– The name of the festival held in honour of Mahinda on the eighth day of the bright half of the month of Assayuja, the day of his death. Mhv.xx.33; MT. 418.

Sukkodana, Sukkhodana.– A Sakyan prince, son of Sīhahanu and paternal uncle of Gotama Buddha (Mhv.ii.20; see SNA.i.357). Mahānāma and Anuruddha were his sons. MA.i.289.

Sulakkhanā.– Wife of Añjanasakka and mother of Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī. Ap.ii.538 (vs. 115); but see Mhv.ii.18, where Añjana’s wife is called Yasodharā. This may have been another wife.

Sulasā

Sulasā Jātaka (No.419)

Suleyyā.– A class of devā present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.

Sumā.– An eminent Therī of India who came over to Anurādhapura in the time of Devānampiyatissa and taught the Vinaya there. Dpv.xviii.24.

Sumāgadhā (Sumāgavā)

Sumamapabbata.– A monastic building in Kelivāta, erected by Aggabodhi I. Cv.xlii.19.

Sumana

Sumana Buddha

Sumanā

Sumanā Sutta

Sumanā Vagga.– The fourth chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iii.32‑44.

Sumanadāmadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-four world-cycles ago he stood in front of Siddhattha Buddha, with a garland of sumana flowers in his hand to honour him. Ap.i.293.

Sumanadeva

Sumanadevī

Sumanagalla.– A district in Rohaṇa, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.123.

Sumanagiri-vihāra.– See Samantakūta.

Sumanakūta.– See Samantakūta.

Sumanā-rājakumārī Sutta See Sumanā Sutta

Sumanatālavantiya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-four world-cycles ago he gave to Siddhattha Buddha a fan (tālavanta) covered with jasmine-flowers (Ap.i.293 = Ap.ii.408). See also Sātimattika. ThagA.i.359.

Sumanavāpigāma.– A village in Sri Lanka, four leagues to the south east of Anurādhapura. Precious stones appeared there, when Dutthagāmanī wished to build the Mahā Thūpa. Mhv.xxviii.18.

Sumanāveliya Thera.– An Arahant. Thirty-one world-cycles ago he placed a bunch of sumana-flowers in front of the seat of Vessabhū Buddha. After death he was born in the Nimmānaratī world; eleven world-cycles ago he was a king named Sahassāra. Ap.i.264.

Sumanavījaniya Thera.– An Arahant (Ap.ii.415), evidently identical with Isidinna. ThagA.i.313.

Sumangala

Sumangala Jātaka (No.420)

Sumangalamātā Therī

Sumangala-parivena.– A monastery, probably in Anurādhapura at the time of Buddhaghosa. Dāthanāga Thera lived there.

Sumangalappasādanī.– A Subcommentary (ṭīkā) on the Khuddasikkhā, written by Vācissara of Sri Lanka at the request of. Sumangala. Gv.62, 71; Svd.1227

Sumangalavilāsinī.– Buddhaghosa’s Commentary on the Dīghanikāya (GV.59). It was written at the request of Dāthanāga Thera, incumbent of the Sumangala-parivena. It is quoted in the Manorathapūranī. e.g., AA.i.407.

Sumbha

Sumedha

Sumedha Buddha

Sumedhā

Sumedhakathā.– The first section of the Jātaka Commentary, dealing with Sumedha’s meeting with Dīpankara Buddha. J.i.2‑28.

Sumedhayasa.– A king of twenty-nine world-cycles ago, a former birth of Rāmaneyyaka Thera. ThagA.i.121.

Sumeghaghana.– A king of twenty-nine world-cycles ago; a previous birth of Vinelapupphiya Thera. Ap.i.204.

Sumekhala.– A king whose country was destroyed because he ill-treated holy men. ThagA.i.368.

Sumekhali.– A king of fifty-four world-cycles ago, a former birth of Bilālidāyaka Thera. ThagA.i.145.

Sumitta

Sumittā

Sumittārāma.– The monastery in which Vipassī Buddha died. Bu.xx.36.

Summa Thera.– An incumbent of Dīpavihāra in Sri Lanka. He was evidently an eminent commentator, and is quoted by Buddhaghosa. Tipitaka-Cūlanāga was his pupil. MA.i.126; AA.ii.845.

Sumsumāragiri

Sumucalindasara.– A lake (J.vi.582), evidently identical with Mucalinda.

Sumukha

Sunāga

Sunakha Jātaka (No.242)

Sunakha.– One of the great hells (Mahā-niraya). Nāḷikera was born there. J.v.145.

Sunakkhatta

Sunakkhatta Sutta

Sunāma.– A minister of Angati, king of Mithilā. See the Mahānārada­kassapa Jātaka. He is identified with Bhaddaji. J.vi.255.

Sunanda

Sunandā

Sunandaka.– The residence of an Ājīvaka who gave grass for his seat to Koṇḍañña Buddha. BuA.108.

Sunandārāma 1.– A monastery in which Dīpankara Buddha died. BuA.68.

Sunandārāma 2.– A monastery in which Tissa Buddha died. BuA.192; but Bu.xviii.28 calls it Nandārāma.

Sunandavatī.– A city where Sumana Buddha performed the Yamakapātihāriya (BuA.128). King Uggata built there, for Sobhita Buddha, a vihāra named Surinda (BuA.139). In this city Tissa Buddha died in the Sunandārāma (BuA.192).

Sunāparanta

Sunārī.– A Kālinga princess; see Sundarī.

Sundara

Sundarapabbata.– See Subhagiri.

Sundarapandu.– A Damila chief of South India. An ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.126,174.

Sundarasamudda Thera

Sundarī

Sundarikā

Sundarika Sutta.– Describes the meeting between the Buddha and Sundarika-Bhāradvāja. S.i.167 f.

Sundarika-Bhāradvāja

Sundarika-Bhāradvāja Sutta.– The fourth sutta of the Mahā Vagga of the Suttanipāta. It describes the meeting between the Buddha and Sundarika-Bhāradvāja. The Commentary calls it the Pūralāsa Sutta. SN. p.79 f; SNA.ii.400.

Sundarī-Nandā

Sunela.– A king of one hundred and twenty-three world-cycles ago, a former birth of Mutthipūjaka Thera. Ap.i.201.

Sunetta

Sunettā.– A brahmin maiden of Asadisagāma, who gave a meal of milk-rice to Siddhattha Buddha. BuA.185.

Sunhāta-parivena.– A parivena built by Devānampiyatissa on the bank of the bathing reservoir of Mahinda. Mhv.xv.207.

Suniddā.– See Niddā.

Sunidha

Sunikkhamma.– Sixty-seven world-cycles ago there were seven kings of this name, previous births of Sattāhapabbajita Thera. Ap.i.242.

Sunimmita.– A devaputta, king of the Nimmānaratī world (J.i.81; S.iv.280; A.iv.243; cf. Dvy.140). Visākhā became his wife, after her birth among the Nimmānaratī-devā. VvA.189.

Sunisā-vimāna Vatthu.– The story of a woman of Sāvatthi. She had no family, and one day, seeing an Arahant there begging for alms, she gave him a piece of cake (pūvabhāgam). After death she was born in Tāvatiṃsa, where Mahā-Moggallāna learnt her story. Vv.i.13; VvA.61.

Sunīta Thera

Suñña Sutta.– The Buddha explains to Ānanda that the world ifs void of “self” and of what belongs to “self.” S.iv.54.

Suññakathā.– The tenth chapter of the Yuganandha Vagga of the Paṭisambhidāmagga. Ps.ii.177‑84.

Suññatā Sutta.– See Cūḷasuññatā Sutta and Mahāsuññatā Sutta.

Suññatā Vagga.– The thirteenth section of the Majjhimanikāya, containing suttas 121‑130. M.iii.104 ff.

Suññataloka Sutta.– Ānanda asks the Blessed One the meaning of the saying “the world is empty.” The Buddha explains that it because it is empty of self or anything belonging to a self. The eye and forms, eye-consciousness, eye-contact, feelings arising from eye-contact … the ear … nose … tongue …. body … mind … feelings arising from mental contact are empty of self or anything belonging to self. S.iv.53.

Suññatasamādhi Sutta.– What, monks, is the path to the unconditioned? Concentration on emptiness, signlessness, on desirelessness. S.iv.360.

Supabbā.– A female lay-disciple (upāsikā) of Rājagaha. She held the view that one who offered herself for sexual intercourse gave the supreme gift. Vin.iii.39.

Supajjalita.– Twenty-seven world-cycles ago there were seven kings of this name, previous births of Citapūjaka Thera. Ap.i.244.

Supanna Saṃyutta.– The thirtieth section of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.iii.246‑9.

Supanna.– See Garuḷa.

Supāricariya

Supassa.– The name of Mount Vepulla in the time of Kassapa Buddha (v.l. Suphassa). The people of Rājagaha at that time were called Suppiyā. S.ii.192.

Supati Sutta.– Having spent much of the night walking back and forth, the Buddha entered his room and lay down to sleep. Māra appeared and scolded him. The Buddha replied that he has no craving so he can sleep. It is no concern of Māra’s. S.i.107.

Supatitthita.– A Pacceka Buddha mentioned in a nominal list. M.iii.70.

Supatta

Supatta Jātaka (No.292)

Suphassā 1.– A female crow, wife of Supatta. She is identified with Rāhulamātā. J.ii.436.

Suphassā 2.– Mother of Siddhattha Buddha. J.i.40; Bu.xvii.13.

Suphassā 3.– A celestial musician or a musical instrument. VvA.94.

Suphassa.– See Supassa above.

Supina Sutta.– The five great dreams which the Buddha had on the night before his Enlightenment. A.iii.240 f; they are referred to J.i.69.

Suppabuddha

Suppādevī.– Mother of Sīhabāhu and Sīhasīvali. MT.243 f.

Suppagedha.– A Yakkha, to be invoked by followers of the Buddha in time of need. D.iii.205.

Suppala.– One of the palaces of Siddhattha Buddha before his renunciation. Bu.xvii.14.

Suppāra, Suppāraka

Suppāraka Jātaka (No.463)

Supparikā.– The name of a clan. Ap.ii.369 (vs.19).

Suppasanna.– A king of eight world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Rattipupphiya Thera. Ap.i.188.

Suppati Sutta

Suppatīta.– King of Anoma or Anupama; father of Vessabhū Buddha. J.i.42; Bu.xxxii.18; D.ii.7.

Suppatittha-cetiya.– A shrine near the Latthivanuyyāna in Rājagaha. Vin.i.35.

Suppatitthita

Suppavāsā Koliyadhītā

Suppavāsā Sutta

Suppiya

Suppiyā

Supubbanha Sutta.– A name given in the Suttasaṅgaha (No.52) to the Pubbaṇha Sutta (q.v.)

Suputakapūjaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-one world-cycles ago he saw Vipassī Buddha begging for alms and gave him a packet of salt (? lonasuputaka). Ap.i.284.

Sura.– A hunter, who discovered fermented liquor. See the Kumbha Jātaka.

Sūra.– A messenger of Kuvera (q.v.) D.iii.201.

Sūra-Ambattha

Sūra-ambavana.– A place in Sri Lanka, mentioned in the account of the wars of Parakkamabāhu I. (Cv.lxx.87). It evidently formed part of Ambavana, the district round the Ambanganga. Cv.Trs.i.294, n.3.

Surabhi.– A Pacceka Buddha whom the Bodhisatta (in his birth as Munāli) insulted. Ap.i.299; UdA.264.

Sūradaddara.– A Nāga king of Daddara-pabbata. See the Daddara Jātaka. He was the father of Mahādaddara.

Sūradeva.– A Damila chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvii.13.

Surādha Sutta.– The Buddha teaches Surādha Thera (q.v.) how to get rid of all idea of “I” and “mine,” so that the mind may go beyond the ways of conceit and be utterly liberated. S.iii.80 f.

Surādha Thera

Surādhā.– A leading female disciple (aggasāvikā) of Paduma Buddha. Bu.ix.22.

Surāghata Jātaka (No.291)

Suragiri.– A palace occupied by Atthadassī Buddha before his renunciation. Bu.xv.15.

Surakitti.– A king of Burma in the fifteenth century. He built a four storeyed vihāra for Tipitakālankāra Thera. Bode, op.cit., 53.

Surakkhita.– A leading disciple (aggasāvaka) of Phussa Buddha; he was a prince of Kannakujja. J.i.41; BuA.193; but Bu.xix. calls him Sukhita.

Surāma 1.– A palace occupied by Koṇḍañña Buddha before his renunciation. BuA.107; but see Bu.iii.26.

Surāmā 1.– A leading disciple (aggasāvikā) of Siddhattha Buddha. J.i.40; Bu.xvii.19.

Surāmā 2.– A leading disciple (aggasāvikā) of Sumedha Buddha. J.i.38; Bu.xii.24.

Surāma 2.– See Suramma.

Suramāna.– A reservoir restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.36.

Surāmeraya Sutta.– Few are they who abstain from intoxicating liquor; many they that do not. S.v.467.

Suramma.– A seven storeyed palace, occupied by Gotama Buddha before his Renunciation. BuA.230; Bu.xxvi.14 calls it Surāma.

Surammā.– One of the chief lay women supporters of Siddhattha Buddha. Bu.xvii.70.

Suramukha.– A noble steed, belonging to Ekarāja. J.vi.135.

Sūranimmila.– One of the ten warriors of Dutthagāmanī. For details see Mhv.xxiii.19 f.– According to the Rasavāhinī (ii.71) he was so called because he drank a large quantity of toddy before the attack on Vijitapura.

Surāpāna Jātaka (No.81)

Sūra-rājā.– A messenger of Kuvera (q.v.) DA.iii.967.

Surasena (Sūrasena)

Sūrasena.– Another name for Dhanañjaya Koravya. J.vi.280, 281.

Sūratissa

Surattha

Sūravāmagotta.– A son of Ekarāja and step-brother of Candakumāra. He is identified with Mahā-Kassapa (J.vi.157). See Candakumāra Jātaka.

Surāvinicchaya.– A work by Mahāparakkama Thera of Taungu (Ketumatī) on the evil effects of intoxicants. Sās., p.81; Bode, op.cit., 46.

Surindavatī.– A city in the time of Konāgamana Buddha. In a park in the city Konāgamana taught Bhīyasa and Uttara, who later became his chief disciples. BuA.215.

Surinda-vihāra.– A monastery built in Sunandavatī by King Uggata for Sobhita Buddha. BuA.138.

Suriya

Suriya Sutta

Suriyadeva.– The fourth son of Devagabbhā; one of the Andhakavenhu­dāsa­puttā. J.iv.8.

Suriyagabbha.– A mountain range on the way to Gandhamādana. SNA.i.66.

Suriyagutta

Suriyakumāra

Suriyapassapabbita.– One of the seven mountain ranges surrounding Chaddantadaha. J.v.138.

Suriyapeyyāla.– A series of discourses based on the sun. S.v.29.

Suriyavaccasā

Suriyavatī.– A city in which, at the foot of a campaka-tree, Sikhī Buddha performed the Twin Miracle (Yamaka Pāṭihāriya). BuA.202.

Suriyopama Sutta

Suruci

Suruci Jātaka (No.489)

Surullagāma.– A village in Sri Lanka, mentioned in the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxii.139.

Surundhana.– A city in Kāsī; an old name for Bārāṇasī. J.iv.104, 119.

Susaddasiddhi.– Another name for the Sāratthavilāsini by Saṅgharakkhita of Sri Lanka; it is a Subcommentary (ṭīkā) on the Moggallāna-pañjikā. P.L.C. 200.

Susammuttha Sutta.– A deva tells the Buddha that followers of other creeds have their vision fully blurred. S.i.4.

Susīla Sutta.– Anuruddha tells the Buddha that he sees women reborn in heaven, and asks why. The Buddha says it is because they are virtuous and wise. S.iv.244.

Susārada Thera

Susīma

Susīmā

Susīma Jātaka (No.163, 461)

Susīma Sutta

Susīmadevī.– Wife of Amitodana. Her daughter, Bhaddakaccānā, became queen of Panduvāsudeva. MT.275.

Susuddha.– A king of thirty-two world-cycles ago, a previous birth of Pabbhāradāyaka Thera. Ap.i.252.

Susumāra Jātaka (No.208)

Susunāga

Suta Brahmadatta

Sutanā

Suta Sutta.– A certain monk asks the Buddha why some are reborn as egg-born Nāgā. The Buddha says it is because someone acts ambivalently in body, speech, and thought. They have heard that they are long-lived, beautiful and happy. Due to their wish, they are reborn there. S.iii.243.

Sutana.– The Bodhisatta born as a poor householder. See the Sutanu Jātaka.

Sutanu Jātaka (No.398)

Sutanu Sutta.– Anuruddha explains to some monks who visit him on the banks of the Sutanu River that he gained psychic power by cultivating the four foundations of mindfulness. S.v.297 f.

Sutanū, Sutanā.– Wife of Vipassī Buddha, in his last lay life (Bu.xx.25). She was also called Sudassanā (BuA.195).

Sutanu.– A stream at Sāvatthi. Anuruddha is mentioned as having stayed nearby. S.v.297.

Sutasoma 1.– The Bodhisatta born as king of Bārāṇasī. See the Cūḷasutasoma Jātaka.

Sutasoma 2.– The Bodhisatta, born as king of Indapatta. See the Mahāsutasoma Jātaka.

Sutasoma Jātaka.– See Cūḷasutasoma Jātaka and Mahāsutasoma Jātaka.

Sutavā

Sūtighara cetiya.– A thūpa, one hundred and twenty cubits in height, in Punkhagāma, erected by Parakkamabāhu I on the site of the house of his birth. Cv.lxxix.61.

Sutta Pitaka

Sutta.– One of the nine divisions of the Tipitaka, according to matter (anga). DA.i.23; Gv.57, etc.

Suttandara.– A Damila chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.181.

Suttaniddesa

Suttanipāta

Suttasangaha

Suttavādā.– A heretical sect, a branch of the Sankantikas. Dpv.v.48; Mhv.v.9; Points of Controversy, pp.3, 5.

Sutavanta Sutta.– Identical to the Sīlavanta Sutta, except that “well-instructed” is substituted for “virtuous.” S,iii.169.

Suttavibhanga.– See Vibhanga.

Suvaca Sutta

Suvaccha

Suvanna Vimānavatthu

Suvannabhūmi

Suvannabimbohaniya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-one world-cycles ago he gave as gift a bed and a cushion. Sixty-three world-cycles ago he was a king named Asama. Ap.i.234.

Suvannadonī.– A village in the Malaya district of Sri Lanka. Cv.lxx.11.

Suvannagāma.– A minister of Kittisirirājasīha. He built an uposatha-hall in the Sūkara-vihāra. Cv.c.296.

Suvannagiritāla.– A mountain five leagues from Jetuttara. The river Kontimāra was five leagues further away. J.vi.514.

Suvannagūha 1.– A cave in Cittakūṭa-pabbata: it was the abode of the golden geese.– J.iii.208; v.237, 469; vi.50.

Suvannagūha 2.– One of the three caves in Nandamūla Pabbhāra. SNA.i.66.

Suvannahamsa Jātaka (No.136)

Suvannahāra (Suvannabhāra).– A palace occupied by Phussa Buddha before his renunciation. Bu.xix.15.

Suvannakakkata Jātaka (No.389)

Suvannakāra Sutta.– A monk developing the higher consciousness should be like a goldsmith working with sterling gold. The analogous details are given of both processes. A.i.257 f.

Suvannakūta.– The name of the Cetiyapabbata (Missakapabbata) in the time of Konāgamana Buddha. Sp.i.87, etc; but Mhv.xv.96 calls it Sumanakūta

Suvannakūti.– A building in the Dakkhinagiri-vihāra, where Appihāsāmanera lived. MT. 552.

Suvannamalaya.– A place in Rohaṇa, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.62, 65, 66.

Suvannamāli.– A name for the Mahā Thūpa (q.v.)

Suvannamiga Jātaka (No.359)

Suvannapabbata.– A mountain in Himavā. J.i.50, 55; SNA.i.358.

Suvannapālī

Suvannapassapabbata.– One of the seven mountain ranges on the way to Gandhamādana (SNA.i.66). It was the seventh range surrounding the Chaddantadaha. J.v.38, etc.

Suvaṇṇapāti Sutta.– “Monks, by encompassing their mind with mine, I know some who would not tell a deliberate lie even for a golden  bowl filled with powdered gold. However, later, due to being corrupted by gain, honour, and fame they would do so. S.ii.232.

Suvannapindatissa.– The name by which Sūratissa was known before his accession. Mhv.xxi.9.

Suvannapupphiya Thera.– An Arahant, evidently identical with Vimalakondañña (q.v.) Ap.i.150; ThagA.i.146.

Suvannasāma.– The Bodhisatta born as the son of Dukūlaka and Pārikā. See the Suvannasāma Jātaka.

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Suvannatilakā

Suvannatissa.– A reservoir restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.32; see Cv.Trs.ii.119, n.2.

Suvannatthambba.– A ford considered dangerous on the Mahāvālukagangā. Cv.xcvi.10.

Suvannavīthi.– A street in Tāvatiṃsa, sixty leagues in length. J.v.386.

Suvidehā

Suvīra

Suvīra Sutta.– S.i.216. See Suvīra

Suvīraka.– The horse of Bodhirājakumarī (Ras)

Suyāma

Suyānā.– Seventy-seven world-cycles ago there were eight kings of this name, previous births of Pānadhidāyaka Thera.– Ap.i.209.

Suyasā.– A palace occupied by Paduma Buddha before his renunciation. Bu.ix.17; but see BuA.146.

Suyonandī.– Wife of Tamba, king of Bārāṇasī. See the Suyonandī Jātaka.

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