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.
Sabbadāṭha Jātaka (No.241)
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-
Sabbagandhiya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
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)
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).
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-
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-
Sabhattadesabhoga.– A monastic building, erected by Aggabodhi VI, in the Abhayuttara-
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-
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-
Sacca.– A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
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.
Saccasaññaka Thera.– An Arahant. Twenty-
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.
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.
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 Sutta see Saddha
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.
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-
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.
Sādhika Suttā.– Three suttas on the advantages of reciting the Pāṭimokkha rules twice a month. A.i.231 f.
Sādhīna Jātaka (No.494)
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-
Sādhujanavilāsinī.– A Subcommentary (ṭīkā) on, the Dīghanikāya by Ñānābhivamsa of Burma. Sās.134; Bode, op.cit., 78.
Sādhusīla Jātaka (No.200)
Sādhuvādī.– A celestial musician. Vv.ii.1; VvA.324; but see VvA.374.
Sadinacchedana.– A Cakkavatti of eighty-
Sādīyaggāmavāpi.– A reservoir, repaired by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxviii.44.
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.).
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.)
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-
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.
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.
Sahadhammā.– A class of Devā, present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260; DA.ii.690.
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-
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.
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-
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-
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-
Sahassaratha.– Fifteen world-
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.
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 Anicca Sutta.– Body, feeling, etc., and their cause, are all not-
Sahetu Dukkha Sutta.– Body, feeling, etc., and their cause, are all unsatisfactory. S.iii.23.
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-
Sakadāgāmiphala Sutta.– Developing and cultivating four things leads to the attainment of Once-
Sakata.– A yakkha who, with five thousand others, guarded the fifth door of Jotīya’s palace. v.l. Kasakanda. DhA.iv. 209.
Sāketa Jātaka (No.68, 237)
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sakkāyadiṭṭhi Sutta.– Self-
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-
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.
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.
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-
Sakula 1.– A city in Mahimsaka-
Sākulā.– A clan mentioned in a nominal list. Ap.ii.358.
Sakuna Jātaka (No.36, 308)
Sakunagghi Jātaka (No.168)
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.
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.
Sālaka Jātaka (No.249)
Sālaka.– A monkey. See the Sālaka Jātaka.
Sālakusumiya Thera.– An Arahant. One hundred thousand world-
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sālipota.– A park laid out by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.10.
Sālittaka Jātaka (No.107)
Sāliya.– See Sāli
Sāliya Jātaka (No.367)
Sāliyā.– One of the chief women supporters of Dhammadassī Buddha. Bu.xvi.20.
Sallavatī v.l.– Salalavatī. The river that forms the south-
Sallena Sutta.– See Salla Sutta.
Sālūka Jātaka (No.286)
Sālūka.– A pig. See the Sālūka Jātaka.
Sāma Jātaka.– see Suvaṇṇasāma Jātaka (No.540)
Samacitta Vagga.– The fourth chapter of the Duka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.i.61‑9.
Samādapaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
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.
Samādhi Saṃyutta.– Another name for the Jhāna Saṃyutta. S.iii.263‑79.
Samādhi Vagga.– The first chapter of the Sacca Saṃyutta. S.v.414‑20.
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.
Samagga 1.– One hundred and fifteen world-
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-
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 Vagga.– The eighth chapter of the Nidāna Saṃyutta. S.ii.129.
Samanagāma.– A village in Sri Lanka. Ras.ii.11.
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.
Sāmañcakāni.– See Sāmandakāni.
Sāmaṇḍaka Saṃyutta.– The thirty ninth section of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.iv.261 f.
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-
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.
Samantabhadda.– Five world-
Samantabhadraka.– The name of a book. Probably a wrong reading. See SNA.i.21, 25.
Samantacakkhu 1.– A king of seven world-
Samantacakkhu 2.– A king of fifty-
Samantacchadana.– A king of fifty-
Samantadharana.– A king of eighty-
Samantagandha.– Five world-
Samantagiri.– See Samantakūta
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.
Samantapāsādika 1.– Thirty-
Samantapāsādika 2.– Seventy-
Samanupassanā Sutta.– On how thoughts of self lead to ignorance and to varying views. S.iii.46.
Samāpatti Vagga.– The fifteenth chapter of the Duka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.i.94 f.
Samasīsakathā.– The seventh chapter of the Paññāvagga of the Patisambhidā-
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-
Samathakkhandhaka.– The fourth section of the Cullavagga of the Vinaya. Vin.ii.73‑104.
Samavattakkhandha.– The son of Vipassī Buddha in his last lay life. His mother was Sutanā. Bu.xx.25, etc.
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.
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 Sutta.– See Samuddakā Sutta
Sambarimāyā Sutta (v.l. Māyā Sutta)
Sambhava Jātaka (No.515)
Sambhejja Udaka Sutta.– Two similar suttas. The suffering remaining for a Stream-
Sambhiya.– See Sabhiya (1).
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)
Sambulā.– Queen of Sotthisena. See the Sambulā Jātaka.
Samiddhi Jātaka (No.167)
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-
Samitanandana.– A king of fifty world-
Saṃkhittadhamma Sutta.– Ānanda asks the Blessed One for a teaching in brief. The Buddha teaches him on the impermanence of the six sense-
Saṃkicca Jataka (No.530)
Sammappadhāna Saṃyutta.– The forty ninth section of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.v.244‑8.
Sammappadhāna Vagga.– The eighth chapter of the Navaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikiya. A.iv.462 f.
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.
Sammodamāna Jātaka (No.33)
Sammohavinodanī.– A Commentary on the Vibhangapakarana by Buddhaghosa. Sad. p.58.
Samogadha.– A king of fifty-
Samotthata.– Seven world-
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.
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.
Samphusita.– A king of three world-
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.
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 Vagga.– The sixteenth chapter of the Salāyatana Saṃyutta. S.iv.157‑72.
Samuddajā.– Mother of Bhūridatta. See the Bhūridatta Jātaka.
Samuddakappa.– A king of fourteen world-
Samuddanavā.– A princess, who later became an eminent Therī in Sri Lanka. Dpv.xviii.34.
Samuddavānija Jātaka (No.466)
Samuddavijayā.– Queen of Bharata, ruler of Roruva. See the Aditta Jātaka. She is identified with Rāhulamātā. J.iii.474.
Samuddhara.– A king of sixty-
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-
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 Jātaka (No.462)
Samvasita.– A king of twenty-
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.
Samyoga Sutta.– On how men and women forge bonds for themselves by being attached to sex. A.iv.57.
Saṃyojanasamugghāta Sutta.– Similar to Samyojanapahāna Sutta (1). When a monk sees the six senses as not-
Saṃyuttabhāṇakā.– The reciters of the Saṃyuttanikāya (q.v.), those who learned it and handed it down.
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.
Sanaṅkumārasutta.– See Sanankumāra
Sānavāsī, Sānavāsika 1.– An epithet of Sambhūta Thera (q.v.)
Sānavāsī 2.– See Sānuvāsi.
Sañcetanika Vagga.– The eighteenth chapter of the Catukka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.ii.157‑70.
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.
Sandhibheda Jātaka (No.349)
Sandimā.– A king of long ago; a previous birth of Ramanīyakutika Thera. ThagA.i.133.
Sanditthikadhamma Sutta.– See Sanditthika Sutta
Sanditthikanibbāna Sutta.– See 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.
Sangāmāvacara Jātaka (No.182)
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.
Sanghabhedaparisakkana Vatthu.– The story of how Devadatta informed Ānanda of his intention to bring about schism in the Order. DhA.iii.154 f.
Sanghadatta Thera.– He lived in Mahālena-
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.
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.
Sanghasema.– A building in the Mahā-
Sanghasenapabbata.– A building in the Abhayagiri-
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.
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-
Sanghupatthāyikā.– Another name for Kiñcisanghā (q.v.)
Sangillagāma.– A village in Sri Lanka, the residence of Bhayasīva. Cv.xli.69.
Sanhā.– An eminent Therī of Sri Lanka. Dpv.xviii.38.
Sanidāna Sutta.– Sense desires, ill-
Sanimandapa.– A building in the Dīpuyyāna. It was decorated with ivory. Cv.lxxiii.118.
Sañjaya Belaṭṭhiputta.– See Sañcaya Belaṭṭhiputta
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.
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)
Sankhabrāhmana Jātaka.– See the Saṅkha Jātaka (1).
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 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.
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-
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 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 Vagga.– The seventh chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iii.79 f.
Saññaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Sannaka.– One of the chief lay supporters of Piyadassī Buddha. Bu.xiv.22.
Saññānānatta Sutta.– Diversity of thoughts is due to diversity of elements; hence arises diversity of aims, desires, yearnings, and quests. S.ii.143.
Saññī Sutta.– Sāriputta explains to Ānanda how he dwelt in the sphere of “neither perception nor non-
Sannibbapaka.– A king of one hundred and seven world-
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-
Saññojana Sutta.– The seven fetters of complying, resisting, of view, uncertainty, conceit, worldly lusts, and ignorance. A.iv.7.
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.
Santāna Thera.– An elder who came to Sri Lanka from Rakkhanga, at the head of thirty-
Sāntanerī.– A fortress in South India, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Laṅkāpura. Cv.lxxvii.44.
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-
Santhita Thera.– An Arahant. Thirty-
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.
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.
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.
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-
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-
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-
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.
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 Sutta.– Relates the story of the Buddha’s visit to Sarabha at the Paribbājakārāma. A.i.185 f.
Sarabhamiga Jātaka (No.483)
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.
Sarada 2.– An ascetic who, with his large following, was converted by Padumuttara Buddha. BuA.160.
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.
Sarakāni.– see Saranāni
Sārakappa.– The name given to a world-
Sāramaṇḍakappa.– The name given to a world-
Sārambha Jātaka (No.88)
Sārambha.– The Bodhisatta, born as an ox. See the Sārambha Jātaka.
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-
Saranāni Vagga.– (v.l. Sarakāni) The third chapter of the Sotāpatti Saṃyutta. S.v.369‑91.
Saranattaya.– The first section of the Khuddakapāṭha.
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.
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.
Sāratthamañjūsā.– A Subcommentary on the Aṅguttaranikāya, attributed to Sāriputta of Sri Lanka. Gv.61; SadS.61; P.L.C.192. All the Mūla-
Sāratthappakāsinī.– Buddhaghosa’s Commentary on the Saṃyuttanikāya, written at the request of Jotipāla, a monk. Gv.59; SadS.58.
Sāratthasamuccaya.– The name given to the Catubhānavārā-
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 Saṃyutta.– The twenty-
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-
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.
Sasīsaka Sutta.– Mahā-
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-
Sātā.– An eminent Therī of Sri Lanka. Dpv.xviii.16.
Satacakkhu.– A king of thirty-
Sātaccamūlakasappāyakārī Sutta.– Suitability in relation to persistence. Cf. Samāpattimūlaka Sātaccakārī Sutta. S.iii.277.
Satadhamma Jātaka (No.179)
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-
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.
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-
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.
Satayha Sutta.– See Ogadha Sutta.
Sati Vagga.– The ninth chapter of the Aṭṭhaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iv.336‑50.
Satipatthāna Saṃyutta.– The forty-
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.
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.
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-
Sattāhapabbajita Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
SattakadambapupphiyaThera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
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.
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-
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.
Sattapanniya Thera.– An Arahant. One hundred thousand world-
Sattapātaliya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
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.
Sattatthāna Sutta.– Seven points, skill in which makes a monk who is an investigator in three separate ways claim to accomplish in the Dhamma-
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.
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.
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 Vagga.– The third chapter of the Devatā Saṃyutta. S.i.13‑16.
Sattigumba Jātaka (No.503)
Sattimāgavī Sutta.– The story of a hungry ghost (peta) seen by Mahā-
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)
Sattuppalamālikā Therī.– An Arahant (Ap.ii.517). Evidently identical with Abhayā Therī. ThigA.42 f.
Sattuttama.– A Cakkavatti of nine world-
Sava.– A stronghold in Rohaṇa. Cv.lxxiv.60.
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.
Savitakkasavicāra Sutta.– What is the path to the unconditioned? Concentration with applied and sustained thought (savitakka-
Savattha.– A sage. Sāvatthi was founded on the site of his hermitage. SNA.i.300; PSA. 367.
Savittha Thera.– See Paviṭṭha Thera
Savitthaka 1.– An example of a low family name. Vin.iv.8,13.
Savitthaka 3.– See the Takkala Jātaka (No.446)
Sayaṃjāti.– See Sahajāti
Sayam kata Sutta.– When one has right view, one knows that weal and woe are self wrought, etc. A.iii.440.
Sayampabha.– A king of seventy-
Sayampatibhāniya Thera.– An Arahant. He is evidently to be identified with Khujjasobhita Thera. Ap.ii.410 f.
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)
Sejalaka.– A vihāra to the east of Anurādhapura, built by Mahallaka-
Sekhabala Vagga.– The first chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iii.1‑9.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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-
Senānī.– A wealthy landowner of Senānīnigama; he was the father of Sujātā. J.i.68; BuA.238.
Senāpatigumbaka.– The name given to the spot to which the general of Pandukābhaya’s uncles fled when the latter were defeated. Mhv.x.71.
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.
Senkundiya.– A Damiḷa chief, ally of Kulasekhara, and later ally of Lankapura. Cv.lxxvi.138, 221; lxxvii.7, 35.
Serī Sutta.– See Serī
Serisara.– A lake in Sri Lanka. Near it was the village of Kāraka. Ras.ii.183.
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.
Setaka, Sedaka.– See Desaka.
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-
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-
Setibhinda.– The Pāḷi name for King Hsin-
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.
Setudāyaka Thera.– An Arahant (Ap.ii.408). He is evidently identical with Uttarapāla (ThagA.i.371) (q.v.)
Seyya.– See Saṃyama.
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.
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.
Sigāla.– See Siṅgāla.
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.
Sīhabodhi Thera.– A colleague of Yonaka-
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.
Sīha Jātaka.– See the Guna Jātaka.
Sīhakotthu Jātaka (No.188)
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Sikhānāyaka.– An officer of Parakkamabāhu I. He lived in the Moriya district and was a Lambakaṇṇā. Cv.ixix.12.
Sikhandi.– A khattiya of thirty-
Sikhī Sutta.– See Gotama Sutta. S.ii.9.
Sikkhānisamsa Sutta.– The holy-
Sikkhāpadavalañjanī.– A Pāḷi translation, by Pañcaparivenādhipati Thera, of the Sinhalese work Sikhavalanda, on monastic rules. P.L.C.216.
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.
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.
Silāmeghapabbata.– A building erected by Kassapa V in the Abhayagiri-
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.
Silārāma.– A park in Candavatī, where Sujāta Buddha died. Bu.xiii.36; BuA.171.
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-
Silātissabodhi.– Son of Dāthānāma and brother of King Dhātusena. Cv.xxxviii.15.
Sīla Vagga.– The second chapter of the Eka Nipāta of the Jātaka Commentary. J.i.142‑72.
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.
Sīlavīmamsa Jātaka (No.330, 362)
Sīlavīmamsaka Jātaka (No.86, 290)
Sīlavīmamsana Jātaka (No.305)
Silesaloma.– A Yakkha. See the Pañcāvudha Jātaka. He is identified with Angulimāla. J.i.275.
Sīluccaya.– Fifteen thousand world-
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.
Simbali.– A hell (niraya). J.v.275.
Simbalivana, Simbalidaha.– The abode of Garuḷā. J.i.202; DhA.i.279; MA.ii.638.
Sindhaka.– A servant of Ankura. Pv.ii.9 (vs. 39, 40); PvA.127.
Sindhavā.– See Sindhu.
Sindhavasandana.– A king of twenty-
Sindhūravāna.– A place in Sri Lanka, between Hatthiselapura and Gangāsiripura, on the way to Sumanakūta. There Vijayabāhu IV built the Vanaggāmapāsāda-
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)
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-
Siṅghapuppha Jātaka (No.392)
Siṅgiya See Piṅgiyā
Siridhara.– A king of twenty-
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-
Siri Jātaka (No.284)
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)
Sirikanha.– Another name for Asita. SNA.ii.487; cf. SN. vs. 689 (Kanhasiri).
Sirimandagalla.– One of the villages given by Vijayabāhu I. to the Lābhavāsins. Cv.lx.68.
Sirimanta Jātaka (No.500).– Evidently another name for the Sirimantapañha. J.iv.412.
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.
Sirinivāsa.– Another name for Mahānāma, king of Sri Lanka. P.L.C. 84, 96.
Siripāsāda.– A building erected by Mānavamma in the Sirisanghabodhi-
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.
Sirivaddhā.– A millionaire’s daughter who gave milk-
Sirivaddha Sutta.– Records the visit of Ānanda to Sirivaddha of Rājagaha. See Sirivaddha (13).
Sirivaddhanā.– A girl of Sucitta-
Sirivadhaka.– The name of the architect of the Mahā Thūpa. MT. 535.
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.
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.
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.
Sītavalāhaka Sutta.– S.i.133. See Sītavalāhakā
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 Sutta.– S.i.56. See Siva.
Sīvaka Sutta.– Gives an account of the visit of Moliyasīvaka (q.v.) to the Buddha. S.iv.230.
Sīvala.– Son of Maṅgala Buddha in his last lay life. Bu.iv.20.
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-
Sivi Jātaka (No.499)
Siviputta.– See Sivi-
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.
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.
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.
Sobhitā.– An eminent Therī of Jambudīpa. Dpv.xviii.9.
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.
Somā Sutta.– Describes the temptation of Somā Therī (1) by Māra. S.i.129 f.
Somadatta Jātaka (No.211, 410)
Somanadeva.– Father of Sapattā, Channā and Upālī, who were eminent Therīs, expert in the Vinaya. Dpv.xviii.29.
Somanassa Jātaka (No.505)
Somanassā.– Wife of Siddhattha Buddha before his renunciation. BuA.185; but Bu.xvii. calls her Sumanā.
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-
Somayāga.– One of the seven sages (isī) of great power. J.vi.99.
Sona 2.– See Soṇa.
Sona Sutta.– S.ii.48, S.iii.133.
Sonaka Jātaka (No.529)
Sonaka.– Son of a chaplain of Rājagaha. He afterwards became a Pacceka Buddha. See the Sonaka Jātaka.
Sonakāyana Sutta.– Sikhā-
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-
Sonnamāli.– See Mahā Thūpa.
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 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-
Sotāpattiphala Sutta.– Developing and cultivating four things leads to the attainment of Stream-
Sotarā Sutta.– The detailed qualities of a state-
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.
Sotthivatī.– A city, the capital of the Ceti country, in the time of King Upacara (Apacara). J.iii.454.
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 Jātaka.– See the Āditta Jātaka.
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.
Subhaddācetiya.– A cetiya in Pulatthipura built by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxviii.51.
Subhaddakaccā.– See Bhaddakaccā.
Subhagavatī.– The pleasance in Khemavatī where Kakusandha Buddha was born. BuA.213.
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.
Subhūtacandana.– A Thera of Pagan who wrote the Liṅgatthavivaraṇa, a Pāḷi grammar. Gv.63, 72; Bode, op.cit., 22.
Subodhālankāra.– A work on Pāḷi prosody by Sangharakkhita Thera of Sri Lanka. Gv.61; P.L.C.199 f.
Subrahmā Sutta.– Describes the visit of the devaputta Subrahmā to the Buddha. S.i.53.
Subuddha 1.– See Susuddha.
Subuddha 2.– See Subandhu.
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.
Sucarūdassana.– Seventeen world-
Succaja Jātaka (No.320)
Succhavi.– A king of twenty-
Sucela.– Seven world-
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 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.
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-
Sucindhara.– A pleasance near Sobhana, where Atthadassī Buddha was born. BuA.178.
Sucira Jātaka.– Another name for the Āditta Jātaka. See J.iv.360.
Sucīrata.– A brahmin of the Bhāradvāja-
Sucitta.– A village — the residence of Sirivaddhanā, who gave milk-
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.
Sudanta.– See Sudatta (11).
Sudassana Sutta.– See Mahāsudassana Sutta.
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.
Sudātha 1.– A Pacceka Buddha in a nominal list. M.iii.70.
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.
Sudāyaka.– A king of five world-
Suddha Sutta.– On the four foundations of mindfulness. S.v.173.
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.
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 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.
Sudhābhojana Jātaka (No.535)
Sudhaja.– A king of four world-
Sudhammā Sabhā.– See Sudhammā (3).
Sudhammapura.– The Pāḷi name for the city of Thaton. Bode, op.cit., 12.
Sudhammavatī.– A city in whose park Sujāta Buddha held the first assembly of his monks. BuA.169.
Sudhanā.– See Sutanū.
Sudhañña 1.– A millionaire, father of Dhaññavatī (q.v.) BuA.147.
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-
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.
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)
Suhemā.– Probably the wife of the goose king Dhataraṭṭha. J.v.366.
Sujampati.– A name for Sakka.
Sujampatikā.– See Sarana Thera
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)
Sūkara Jātaka (No.153)
Sūkaraggāmavāpi.– A reservoir restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxviii.46.
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-
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-
Sukhadukkhī Sutta.– The self is both bliss and suffering, without sickness, after death. S.iii.220.
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-
Sukhadukkhī Sutta.– Wrong views about the soul being both happy and miserable after death arise from clinging to the five aggregates. S.iii.220.
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.
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.
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 Jātaka (No.419)
Suleyyā.– A class of devā present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.
Sumamapabbata.– A monastic building in Kelivāta, erected by Aggabodhi I. Cv.xlii.19.
Sumanā Vagga.– The fourth chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iii.32‑44.
Sumanadāmadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Sumanakūta.– See Samantakūta.
Sumanatālavantiya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Sumanāveliya Thera.– An Arahant. Thirty-
Sumanavījaniya Thera.– An Arahant (Ap.ii.415), evidently identical with Isidinna. ThagA.i.313.
Sumangala Jātaka (No.420)
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-
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-
Sumeghaghana.– A king of twenty-
Sumekhala.– A king whose country was destroyed because he ill-
Sumekhali.– A king of fifty-
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-
Sumucalindasara.– A lake (J.vi.582), evidently identical with Mucalinda.
Sunakha Jātaka (No.242)
Sunakha.– One of the great hells (Mahā-
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).
Sunārī.– A Kālinga princess; see Sundarī.
Sundarapabbata.– See Subhagiri.
Sundarapandu.– A Damila chief of South India. An ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.126,174.
Sundarika Sutta.– Describes the meeting between the Buddha and Sundarika-
Sunela.– A king of one hundred and twenty-
Sunettā.– A brahmin maiden of Asadisagāma, who gave a meal of milk-
Suniddā.– See Niddā.
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 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-
Suññatasamādhi Sutta.– What, monks, is the path to the unconditioned? Concentration on emptiness, signlessness, on desirelessness. S.iv.360.
Supabbā.– A female lay-
Supanna Saṃyutta.– The thirtieth section of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.iii.246‑9.
Supanna.– See Garuḷa.
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 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.
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.
Suppāraka Jātaka (No.463)
Supparikā.– The name of a clan. Ap.ii.369 (vs.19).
Suppasanna.– A king of eight world-
Suppatīta.– King of Anoma or Anupama; father of Vessabhū Buddha. J.i.42; Bu.xxxii.18; D.ii.7.
Suputakapūjaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Sura.– A hunter, who discovered fermented liquor. See the Kumbha Jātaka.
Sūra.– A messenger of Kuvera (q.v.) D.iii.201.
Surabhi.– A Pacceka Buddha whom the Bodhisatta (in his birth as Munāli) insulted. Ap.i.299; UdA.264.
Sūradaddara.– A Nāga king of Daddara-
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.
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)
Sūrasena.– Another name for Dhanañjaya Koravya. J.vi.280, 281.
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.
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.
Suriyapassapabbita.– One of the seven mountain ranges surrounding Chaddantadaha. J.v.138.
Suriyapeyyāla.– A series of discourses based on the sun. S.v.29.
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-
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.
Susīma Jātaka (No.163, 461)
Susuddha.– A king of thirty-
Susumāra Jātaka (No.208)
Suta Sutta.– A certain monk asks the Buddha why some are reborn as egg-
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 2.– The Bodhisatta, born as king of Indapatta. See the Mahāsutasoma Jātaka.
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.– 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.
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-
Suttavibhanga.– See Vibhanga.
Suvannabimbohaniya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Suvannadonī.– A village in the Malaya district of Sri Lanka. Cv.lxx.11.
Suvannagāma.– A minister of Kittisirirājasīha. He built an uposatha-
Suvannagiritāla.– A mountain five leagues from Jetuttara. The river Kontimāra was five leagues further away. J.vi.514.
Suvannagūha 1.– A cave in Cittakūṭa-
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-
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.
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.
Suvannasāma Jātaka (No.540)
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.
Suvīra Sutta.– S.i.216. See Suvīra
Suvīraka.– The horse of Bodhirājakumarī (Ras)
Suyasā.– A palace occupied by Paduma Buddha before his renunciation. Bu.ix.17; but see BuA.146.
Suyonandī Jātaka (No.360)