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  • Dabba-Mallaputta Thera
  • Dabbapuppha Jātaka (No.400)
  • Dabbasena
  • Dabbila. A Pacceka Buddha, mentioned in a nominal list. M.iii.70.
  • Daddabha Jātaka (No.322)
  • Daddara
  • Daddara Jātaka (No.172, 304)
  • Dadhimāla (Dadhimāli). A sea, so called because it gleams like milk or curds. One of the seas mentioned in the Suppāraka Jātaka. J. iv.140.
  • Dadhimukha. A Yakkha chieftain who should be invoked by disciples of the Buddha in times of need. D.iii.205.
  • Dadhivāhana Jātaka (No.186)
  • Dadhivāhana. King of Benares. See the Dadhivāhana Jātaka.
  • Dahara Sutta
  • Dahegallaka. See Rahegallaka.
  • Dakapāsāna-vihāra. A monastery in West Ceylon built by Mahallaka-Nāga. Mhv.xxxv.124.
  • Dakarakkhasa Jātaka (No.517). No story is related, but the reader is referred to the Mahāummagga Jātaka for details (J.v.75). The reference is evidently to the Dakarakkhasapañha.
  • Dakarakkhasapañha
  • Dakkhinā-Sutta. The four purities in gifts (dakkhinā-visuddhi), depending on whether giver and receiver are both virtuous, or whether only one of them (A.ii.80f; cp. M.iii.256f). It was probably also called the Dakkhinā Visuddhi Sutta. KhpA.222.
  • Dakkhinadesa
  • Dakkhināgiri (Vihāra)
  • Dakkhinajanapada. See Dakkhināpatha.
  • Dakkhinamalayajanapada. The mountainous country in South Ceylon; difficult of access and providing only a hard living. AA.i.52.
  • Dakkhinamūla. A monastery, perhaps identical with the Dakkhinavihāra. There Vohārika-Tissa erected a parasol over the Thūpa (Mhv.Xxxvi.33). The Mahāvamsa Tīkā (p.662) calls it the Dakkhinamūlavāsa.
  • Dakkhinamūlavāsa. See Dakkhinamūla above.
  • Dakkhināpatha
  • Dakkhinārāma. See Dakkhina-vihāra.
  • Dakkhināvibhanga Sutta
  • Dakkhina-vihāra
  • Dakkhināvisuddhi Sutta. See Dakkhinā Sutta above.
  • Dalha-Vagga. The first chapter of the Duka Nipāta of the Jātakatthakathā. J. ii.1-40.
  • Dalhadhamma Jātaka (No.409)
  • Dalhadhamma Sutta. Mentioned in the introduction to the Javanahamsa Jātaka (J.iv.211). This is evidently another name for the Dhanuggaha Sutta. S.ii.266f.
  • Dalhadhamma. King of Benares. See the Dalhadhamma Jātaka. He is identified with Ananda. J. iii.388.
  • Dalhanemi
  • Dalha-vihāra. A vihāra on Sīhagiri, given by Moggallāna I. to the Dhammarucikas. Cv.xxxix.41.
  • Dalhika
  • Dalidda Sutta
  • Dalla-Moggallāna. See King Moggallāna III.
  • Dāmā. An aggasāvikā of Vessabhū Buddha. Bu.xxii.24; J.i.42.
  • Dāmahālaka (Dāmagallaka). A monastery in Ceylon, the residence of the Thera Mahādeva. Mhv.xxxvi.68.
  • Dāmali Sutta. Records the visit of Dāmali (q.v.) to the Buddha.
  • Dāmali. A devaputta who visits the Buddha at Jetavana and tells him that an arahant has to work hard for nothing. The Buddha points out to him that there is nothing left for an arahant to do. S. i.47.
  • Damatha. A king of one hundred and fifteen kappas ago, a former birth of Bodhiupatthāyaka (Ap.i.194).
  • Dāma-vihāra. A parivena founded by Mahinda II. Cv.xlviii.133.
  • Tamil
  • Damilādevī
  • Tamilthūpa
  • Dāna Vagga/Sutta
  • Dānakkhanda. A section of the Vessantara Jātaka dealing with the gifts made by Vessantara on his way to Vankagiri, including the chariot in which he rode. J. vi.513.
  • Dānānisamsa Sutta. The five advantages of making gifts - popularity, affection, good reputation, steadfastness in the householder's duty, and happy rebirth (A.iii.41).
  • Dānavā. Name given to the Asuras because they were descendants of Danu. E.g.,Mil.153.
  • Dānavatthu Sutta. On eight motives from which alms are given. A.iv.236f.
  • Dānaveghasā. A class of Asuras, present at the Mahāsamaya (D.ii.259). The Commentary (DA.ii.689) describes them as archers (dhanuggahaasurā).
  • Danda Sutta. Incalculable is the beginning of samsāra, not revealed; just as none knows how a stick thrown up into the air will fall, whether on its side, its tip, its butt-end, etc. S. ii.184.
  • Danda Vagga. The tenth chapter of the Dhammapada.
  • Dandadāyaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety-four kappas ago he presented to the Order a walking-stick (ālambana) made from a forest bamboo-tree (Ap.i.283; repeated at ii.456). He is probably identical with Kumāputtasahāya. ThagA.i.103.
  • Dandagona. A village in Ceylon. For a story of a jackal who lived there see Ras.ii.130f.
  • Dandaka Sutta. A stick thrown into the air may fall in different ways; even so, beings fettered by craving pass from this world to the next and return again, because they fail to see the Four Noble Truths. S. v.469.
  • Dandakahiraññapabbata. A golden mountain in the Himālaya. The Bodhisatta was once born there as a golden peacock. For details see the Mora Jātaka. J. ii.33, 36, 38.
  • Dandakappaka
  • Dandakārañña
  • Dandakī
  • Dandanāyakabhātaro
  • Dandapānī
  • Dandasena. A king of seventy-four kappas ago, a previous birth of Asanabodhiya. Ap.i.111.
  • Dandissara. A special grant given by kings to mendicant artists. It is first heard of in the time of Kassapa IV. (Cv.lii.3), and seems to have been kept up by Sena III (Cv.liii.30) and Vijayabāhu I (Cv.lx.22).
  • Danta
  • Dantabhumi Sutta
  • Dantadhātubodhivamsa
  • Dantadhātuppakkarana. See Dantadhātubodhivamsa.
  • Dantagāma. See Danta.
  • Dantageha (v.l. Dantaroha). A nunnery founded by Kutakanna-tissa for his mother. She entered the Order, after having just cleaned her teeth - hence the name (Mhv.Xxxiv.36; MT.628).
  • Dantakumāra. Son of the king of Ujjeni. He came to Dantapura to worship the Tooth Relic and, while there, married Hemamālā, Guhasīva's daughter. He brought the Tooth Relic to Ceylon in the reign of Siri Meghavanna (Dāthāvamsa iv.7ff).
  • Dantapura
  • Dantikā
  • Dantika. A district in South India where Lankāpura burnt twenty-seven villages. Cv.lxxvi.172.
  • Danu. Mother of the Asuras, who are, therefore, called Dānavā (Abhidhānappadīpikā, p.14).
  • Dānūpapatti Sutta. On the eight modes of rebirth of an almsgiver, according to his wish. A.iv.239ff.
  • Dappula
  • Dappulapabbata
  • Daraga. A locality near Pulatthipura. Cv.lxx.177.
  • Darīmukha Jātaka (No.378)
  • Darīmukha. A Pacceka Buddha. See Darimukha Jātaka.
  • Dārubhandaka-Mahātissa
  • Dārubhatika-Tissa. See Tissa (31).
  • Dāruciriya. See Bāhiya-Darūciriya.
  • Dārukammika Sutta
  • Dārukassapa. A minister of Dappula II. He started to build the Kassaparājaka-vihāra, but was unable to finish it (Cv.l.81). He was probably a younger brother of the Ādipāda Kassapa, slain by the Pandu king. Cv.Trs.i.145, n.5.
  • Dārukkhandha Sutta
  • Dāruna Sutta. Dire are gains, favours, flattery, etc., and we should train ourselves to lay them aside. S. ii.225.
  • Dārupattaka. A religious teacher of Jāliya (D.i.157). He was so called because he carried a wooden bowl with him. (DA.i.319).
  • Dārūrugāma. A village near Kalyāni in Ceylon. Near it was Jayavaddhanakotta (Cv.xci.6). The name may have been Dārugāma, the uru being a descriptive adjective meaning mahā (Cv.Trs.ii.213, n.2).
  • Dārusākatikaputta-Vatthu
  • Dasabala Sutta
  • Dasabala Vagga. The third chapter of the Nidāna Samyutta. S.ii.27-47.
  • Dasabala-Kassapa. See Kassapa Buddha.
  • Dasabrāhmana Jātaka (No.495)
  • Dasadhamma Sutta. The name given in the Sutta Sangaha (No. 84) to the Dhamma Sutta (2) (q.v.).
  • Dasaganthivannanā. A tīkā by Vepullabuddhi of Pagan, to the Abhidhammatthasangaha (Gv.64, 74).
  • Dāsaka Thera
  • Dasakamma Sutta. Ten qualities the possessor of which is called an unworthy man, and abstention from which makes a man worthy. A.ii.219.
  • Dasakammapatha Sutta. Ten kinds of people similarity in whose actions draws them together. S. ii.167.
  • Dasama
  • Dasama Sutta. Another name for the Atthakanāgara Sutta.
  • Dasamagga Sutta. On the tenfold way, which consists of the Eightfold Path with the addition of knowledge and reliance. A.ii.221.
  • Dasanga Sutta. The ten classes of people who flock together because of the qualities they possess in common (S.ii.168).
  • Dasanna
  • Dasannaka Jātaka (No.401)
  • Dasārahā
  • Dasaratha
  • Dasaratha-Jātaka (No.461)
  • Dasaratha-rājaputta. A name given to Rāma. J. vi.558.
  • Dasasiddhika Nanda. One of the Nava-Nandā.
  • Dasavaragāthā
  • Dasavatthu. A Pāli treatise. Gv.65, 75.
  • Dāsī-Sutta. Few are those who abstain from accepting male and female slaves; many those who do not. S. v.472.
  • Dāsīvimāna
  • Dāsiyā 1. A nun who came from India to Ceylon; she was eminent in the knowledge of the Vinaya. She lived in Anurādhapura. Dpv.xviii.14.
  • Dāsiyā 2. A nun of Anurādhapura; she was teacher of the Vinaya. Dpv. xviii.28.
  • Dasuttara Sutta
  • Dātā-Suttā. A group of suttas about those who give various kinds of gifts in order to obtain corresponding kinds of happiness after death (S.iii.250f).
  • Dāthā. Daughter of Aggabodhi I. She was given to the Malayarājā, the sister's son of Aggabodhi I. (Cv.xlii.6, 10), who afterwards became Aggabodhi II (Cv.xlii.64). She seems to have been also called Sanghabhaddā. (Cv.xlii.41).
  • Dāthābhāra. A general of Gajabāhu. Cv.lxx.104.
  • Dāthādhātughara
  • Dāthādhātuvamsa. A Pāli Chronicle containing the history of the Tooth Relic. It appears to have differed from the Dāthāvamsa and was evidently an earlier work. Cv.xxxvii.93; P.L.C.66, 209.
  • Dāthaggabodhi
  • Dāthākondañña. A monastery in Sīhagiri, given by King Moggallāna to the Sāgalikas. Cv.xxxix.41.
  • Dāthānāga Thera
  • Dāthānāma. A householder of Ambilayāgu and son of Dhātusena of Nandivāpigāma. Dāthanāma had two sons, Dhātusena (afterwards king) and Silātissabodhi. Cv.xxxviii.14.
  • Dāthāpāsāda. A building erected by Aggabodhi I. at the Hatthakucchivihāra. Cv.xlii.21.
  • Dāthāppabhuti
  • Dāthāsena
  • Dāthāsiva
  • Dāthāvaddhana. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu 1 (Cv.lxxiv.77).
  • Dāthāvamsa
  • Dāthāvedhaka
  • Dāthika. A Tamil usurper. He slew Pilayamāra and reigned at Anurādhapura for two years, till he was slain by Vattagāmani-Abhaya. Mhv.xxxiii.59, 60, 78; Dpv. xix.15, 16; xx.17, 18.
  • Dāthiya. A Tamil usurper who reigned at Anurādhapura for three years. He was then slain by Dhātusena (Cv.xxxviii.33).
  • Dāthopatissa 1.See Dāthāsiva (2).
  • Dāthopatissa 2. - Also called Bhāgineyya-Dāthopatissa. See Hatthadātha.
  • Datta
  • Dattā. A granddaughter of Visākhā, being her son's daughter. She died young, and her mother, full of grief, was comforted by the Buddha. DhA.iii.278.
  • Dattābhaya
  • Dāttha. A Thera, at whose request, according to the Gandhavamsa (Gv.68, 69; but see Dāthānāgā). Buddhaghosa composed the Sumangalavilāsinī, and Dhammapāla wrote the tīkā to the Viduddhimagga.
  • Datthabba Sutta. The five powers - of faith, energy, mindfulness, concentration, and insight - and where they are to be seen. A.iii.12; S. v.196.
  • Datthabbena Sutta. He who regards pleasant feelings as ill, painful feelings as a barb, and neutral feelings as impermanence, such a one is called "rightly seeing." S. iv.207.
  • Dāyagāma-vihāra. A monastery in Rohana, built by Dhātusena. Cv.xxxviii.49.
  • Dāyapassa. A park near Benares. Sankicca once stayed there with his followers. J. v.264, 265.
  • Demaliyagāma. A locality in Ceylon, mentioned in the campaigns of Gajabāhu (Cv.lxvii.45).
  • Dematavala. A locality of Rohana. Cv.lxxiv.139.
  • Dematthapādatthāli. A village in the Malaya district of Ceylon. Cv.lxx.11.
  • Desaka. A township in Sumbharattha, where the Buddha preached the Telapatta Jātaka (J.i.393) and the Udaya Sutta (S.v.89). v.l. Sedaka.
  • Desakittiya Thera. An arahant. Ninety-two kappas ago he was a brahmin named Upasālaka who, seeing the Buddha in the forest, worshipped him. Ap.i.246.
  • Desanā or Bhāvanā Sutta. On the psychic power, its basis, and the practice which leads to its cultivation (S.v.276). The sutta corresponds, word for word, with a passage in Asvaghosa's Sūtrālankāra.
  • Desapūjaka Thera. An arahant. He once saw Atthadassī Buddha passing through the air and, much pleased, offered homage in his direction. In another birth he was a king named Gosujāta (Ap.i.183).
  • Deva
  • Devā
  • Deva Sutta. The struggle of the devas and the asuras is typical of that of the monks with Māra; victory is sometimes on one side, sometimes on the other, until the enemy is completely crushed and rendered ineffective. A.iv.432f.
  • Devabhūti, Thirty kappas ago there were five kings of this name, all previous births of Pupphacangotlya. Ap.i.118.
  • Devacārika Sutta. A group of three suttas describing how Moggallāna visits the deva-worlds and learns from the devas how they attained happiness through following the Buddha's teaching (S.v.366f).
  • Devacavana Sutta. The name given in the Sutta Sangaha (No. 29) to a Sutta of the Itivuttaka (p. 76 f.), describing the signs attendant on a deva's decease and the factors determining his future,
  • Devadaha (Vagga/Sutta)
  • Devadahakkhana Sutta. Arahants need not strive earnestly in respect of the six-fold sphere of sense, but those who are yet students (sekhā) must do so. The reasons for this are given (S.iv.124).
  • Devadāniya. A robber. See Mahālatāpasādhana and Bandhula.
  • Devadatta
  • Devadatta Sutta
  • Devadhamma Jātaka (No.6)
  • Devadhammika. A class of ascetics (?) mentioned in a nominal list. They are doomed to purgatory. A.iii.277; see also Dial.i.222.
  • Devadūta Sutta
  • Devadūta Vagga. The fourth chapter of the Tika Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya (A.i.132-50).
  • Devagabbhā
  • Devagabbha. A Yakkha. When Candagutta died, the Yakkha entered into his dead body and pretended that the king was yet alive. Bindusāra thereupon cut off his head (MT.188f; cp. J. vi.474).
  • Devagajjita. A king of thirty-six kappas ago; a previous birth of Ankolaka Thera (Ap.i.199).
  • Devagāma. A village to the west of Ceylon. Near it was the Pupphavāsa Vihāra. Ras.ii.13.
  • Devagandha. Fourteen kappas ago there were sixteen kings of this name, all previous births of Gandhamāliya Thera. Ap.i.135.
  • Devahita
  • Devahita Sutta. Records the incident related above about Devahita. S. i.174f.
  • Devakatasobbha
  • Devakūta
  • Devala
  • Devalā. A Sinhalese princess, sister of Lokitā. Cv.lvii.27.
  • Devamalla. Son of Kitti of Makkhakudrūsa. He came to Kitti (afterwards Vijayabāhu I.) with a large following from Rohana and offered his services, asking to be made Ādipāda. Later, he retired to Hiraññamalaya and built a stronghold in Remuna. Cv.lvii.59.
  • Devamantiya
  • Devanagara
  • Devānampiyatissa
  • Devapa. A king of twenty-five kappas ago; a previous birth of Addhacandiya (Ap.i.231).
  • Devapada Sutta. The four paths that lead to the devas; unwavering loyalty to the Buddha, to the Dhamma, to the Sangha, and the cultivation of virtues dear to the Ariyans. S. v.392.
  • Devapāli. A village in Ceylon in which Aggabodhi V. built the Girinagara-vihāra. Cv.xlviii.3.
  • Devappatirāja
  • Devapura. See Devanagara.
  • Devaputta
  • Devaputta Samyutta. The second section of the Samyutta Nikāya. It contains accounts of visits paid by various devas to the Buddha. S. i.46ff.
  • Devaputta-māra. See Māra.
  • Devaputtarattha. A district, evidently in Ceylon, the residence of an Elder named Pindapātika-Tissa. Vsm.292.
  • Devarāja
  • Devarakkhita. Another name for Dhammakitti, author of the Nikāya Sangraha. P.L.C.243.
  • Devarakkhitalena. A cave in Ceylon, once the residence of Mahādhammadinna Thera of Talangaratissapabbata. SadS. 88.
  • Devarakkhitalena. The residence of Talangara-tissa-pabbata-vāsī Mahādhamma Thera. Sās., p.88.
  • Devārohana. The name given to the episode describing the Buddha's ascent to the deva world to preach the Abhidhamma and his descent at Sankassa.
  • Devasabha Thera
  • Devasetthi. See Deva 12.
  • Devasūta. One of the Yakkha chiefs mentioned in the Ātānātiya Sutta. D.iii.204.
  • Devatā Vagga/Samyutta/Sutta
  • Devatāpañha, Devatāpañha Jātaka
  • Devātideva. The seventh of the future Buddhas. Anāgat., p.40.
  • Devatissa. A village in Kotthavāta, given to the Dhammarucikas by Aggabodhi V. Cv.xlviii.2.
  • Deva-vihāra. A vihāra in Antarasobbha, built by Aggabodhi V. Cv.xlviii.4.
  • Devī
  • Devila. A Kesadhātu, an officer of Parakkamabāhu I. He was in charge of the district of Mahāniyyāma. Cv.lxxii.57.
  • Devinda. A minister of King Vedeha. His story is given in the Mahāummagga Jātaka. He is identified with Pilotika. J. vi.478.
  • Devi-vihāra. See Dīpa-vihāra.
  • Deviyāpattana. A village in South India, captured by Lankāpura. Cv.lxxvi.169.
  • Devuttara. Thirty-six kappas ago there were sixteen kings of this name all previous births of Mutthipupphiya (Añjavaniya). Ap.i.142; ThagA.i.128.
  • Dhaja. One of the eight brahmins who recognised the signs at the Buddha's birth (J.i.56). The Milindapañha (p.236) speaks of him as one of the Buddha's first teachers.
  • Dhajadāyaka Thera
  • Dhajagga Sutta
  • Dhajavihetha Jātaka (No.391)
  • Dhamma
  • Dhammā
  • Dhamma Jātaka (No.457)
  • Dhamma Vagga/Sutta
  • Dhammabhandāgārika. A name given to Ananda (q.v.).
  • Dhammābhinandī. An author mentioned in a list of names. Gv.67.
  • Dhammacakka-kathā. The seventh chapter of the Yuganaddhavagga of the Patisambhiddmagga. Ps.ii.159-66.
  • Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta
  • Dhammacakkappavattana Vagga. Second chapter of the Sacca Samyutta (S.v.420-31). The first sutta is known as the Dhammacakkappavattana.
  • Dhammacakkika (v.l. Dhammacakkadāyaka) Thera. An arahant. Ninety-four kappas ago he placed a Dhammacakka in front of the seat of Siddhattha Buddha. Eleven kappas ago he became king eight times under the name of Sahassarāja. Ap.i.90.
  • Dhammacāri. A Burmese monk of the twelfth century; he was a pupil of Chapata, who wrote the Suttaniddesa at his request. Gv.74; Bode: op. cit., 18.
  • Dhammacariya Sutta.See Kapila Sutta.
  • Dhammacarya-geha. A building in Anurādhapura, erected by Devānampiyatissa. - It was attached to the royal palace, and when the Tooth Relic was brought to Ceylon it was deposited in this building. Cv.xxxvii.95.
  • Dhammaceti
  • Dhammacetiya Sutta
  • Dhammādāsa-pariyāya
  • Dhammadassī
  • Dhammadāyāda Sutta
  • Dhammaddhaja Jātaka (No.220)
  • Dhammaddhaja. The Bodhisatta born as the chaplain of Yasapāni, king of Benares. For his story see the Dhammaddhaja Jātaka.
  • Dhammadinna
  • Dhammadinnā
  • Dhammadinna Sutta. Records the visit of the householder Dhammadinna to the Buddha at Isipatana. S.v.406ff.
  • Dhammaganārāma. A monastery built by King Uggata in Mekhalā for the use of Sobhita Buddha. BuA.139.
  • Dhammagutta Thera
  • Dhammaguttā, Dhammaguttikā
  • Dhammahadayavibhanga Sutta
  • Dhammajoti. A Sinhalese monk of the eighteenth century who wrote a Sinhalese paraphrase (sanne) to the Bālavatāra, called the Okandapolasanne, because it was written in Okandapola-vihāra. P.L.C.244, 284.
  • Dhammaka
  • Dhammakathī. See Mahādhammakathī.
  • Dhammakathika Sutta. A monk questions the Buddha as to who is a real teacher of the Dhamma and the Buddha replies. S.ii.18.
  • Dhammakathika Vagga. The twelfth chapter of the Khandha Samyutta. S. iii.162-70.
  • Dhammakitti.
  • Dhammakonnda. A city in Pabbatarattha in Videha. There the herdsman Dhaniya was born as a setthiputta. SnA.i.26.
  • Dhammamitta. A monk of the Sitthagāma-parivena. He wrote a Commentary on the Abhidhamma at the request of Mahinda IV. Cv.liv.35.
  • Dhammānanda. A monk who wrote several Pāli grammatical works. The Gandhavamsa (p.74, also Svd.1250; but see under these names) assigns to him the Kaccāyanasāra together with its tīkā, and also the Kaccāyanabheda.
  • Dhammaññu Sutta. On seven qualities - such as knowing the Dhamma, moderation, etc. - which make a monk worthy of homage and of gifts. A.iv.113ff.
  • Dhammantarī
  • Dhammānusārani. A Pāli commentarial work. Gv.68, 72.
  • Dhammapada
  • Dhammapada Sutta. On four righteous things which are always held in esteem-freedom from covetousness, from envy, right mindfulness and right concentration of mind. A.129.
  • Dhammapadatthakathā
  • Dhammapāla
  • Dhammapāla Jātaka. See Culladhammapāla and Mahādhammapāla Jātakas.
  • Dhammapālā, Dhammapālī, Therī. An arahant. She was the preceptor (upajjhāya) of Sanghamittā. Mhv.v.208; Sp.i.51.
  • Dhammapālita. A Thera in Rohana, expert in the Vinaya. His pupil was Khema. Vin.v.3.
  • Dhammapāsāda. The palace built by Vissakamma at Sakka's request for Mahā-Sudassana. For details of its construction see D.ii.181f.
  • Dhammarakkhita
  • Dhammārāma
  • Dhammaramma. A tank in Ceylon built by Mahāsena. Mhv.Xxxvii.47.
  • Dhammaratha Sutta. A name given in the Sutta Sangaha (No. 42) to the Accharā Sutta (q.v.).
  • Dhammaruci
  • Dhammasāla-vihāra. A vihāra in Rohana where Aggabodhi, son of Mahātissa, erected some buildings. Cv.xlv.46.
  • Dhammasamādāna Sutta. See Culla- and Mahā-Dhammasamādāna Sutta.
  • Dhammasāmi. The fourth future Buddha. Anāgat., p.40.
  • Dhammasangaha
  • Dhammasangāhaka Therā
  • Dhammasangani
  • Dhammasangani-geha
  • Dhammasaññaka Thera. An arahant. Once, during a festival in honour of Vipassī Buddha's bodhi-tree, he heard the Buddha preach and paid him homage. Thirty-three kappas ago he was a cakkavatti named Sutavā. Ap.i.249.
  • Dhammasattha. Name given to the codes of law drawn up from time to time in Burma, with the assistance of the monks. Dhammavilāsa (or Sāriputta) was the author of the oldest of these known by name. Bode: op. cit., p.33.
  • Dhammasava Thera
  • Dhammasavana Sutta. The five advantages of hearing the Dhamma: hearing things not heard, purging; things heard, dispelling doubt, straightening one's views, calmness of heart. A.iii.248.
  • Dhammasavaniya
  • Dhammasava-pitā
  • Dhammasena
  • Dhammasenāpati
  • Dhammasiri. A monk of Anurādhapura, author of the Khuddasikkhā. He probably lived about the fourth century A.C. Gv.61, 70; Svd.1206; P.L.C.77.
  • Dhammasīva.- See Dhammā (6).
  • Dhammasīva. A village in Ceylon. See Dhammā (6).
  • Dhammāsoka
  • Dhammasonda
  • Dhammasondaka Vagga. The first section of the Rasavāhinī.
  • Dhammatāpasā. An eminent Therī of Anurādhapura, expert in the Vinaya. Dpv. xviii.15.
  • Dhammattha Vagga. The nineteenth chapter of the Dhammapada.
  • Dhammavādi
  • Dhammavādi Sutta
  • Dhammavihārī Suttā
  • Dhammavilāsa. See Sāriputta 3.
  • Dhammika
  • Dhammika Vagga/Sutta
  • Dhammikasilāmegha. A title of King Mahinda III. Cv.xlix.39.
  • Dhammika-Tissa. See Saddhā-Tissa.
  • Dhammuttarā, Dhammuttarikā, Dhammuttariyā
  • Dhana (Vagga/Sutta)
  • Dhanada. See Kuvera.
  • Dhanananda
  • Dhānañjāni
  • Dhanañjāni. See Dhānañjāni.
  • Dhanañjaya
  • Dhanantevāsī. An attendant of Chalangakumāra. Kurungavī misconducted herself with Dhanantevāsī. J. v.225, 231.
  • Dhanapāla (Dhanapālaka)
  • Dhanapāla-Gajjita. Mentioned (E.g., J. iii.293) in reference to the subjugation of the elephant Dhanapāla by the Buddha. Gajjita is probably the name given to the stanzas spoken by the Buddha to the elephant on that occasion (Mā kuñjara, nāgam Āsado, etc.). See J. v.336.
  • Dhanapālaka. A householder of Dhanañjaya, who was converted by Sikhī Buddha. BuA.202.
  • Dhanapālī. A slave-girl who, in spite of her name, was ill-treated by her master and mistress. The incident is mentioned as illustrating the small importance of a name. J. i.402.
  • Dhanapitthi. A locality in Ceylon. In the time of Aggabodhi IV. its chief was Datta. He erected there a vihāra called by his name. Cv.xlvi.41, 43.
  • Dhanavāpī. One of the three tanks constructed by Moggallāna H. through damming up the Kadambanadī. Cv.xli.62.
  • Dhanavatī. A brahmin lady, mother of Kassapa Buddha. Her husband was Brahmadatta. D.ii.7; J. i.43; Bu.xxv.34; SnA.i.280.
  • Dhanika. See Dhaniya.
  • Dhanittha. A king of thirteen kappas ago, a previous birth of Santhita. Ap.i.210.
  • Dhanitthaka. An example of a low family name. Vin.iv.6, 13.
  • Dhaniya (Dhaniyagopāla) Sutta. Records the conversation between the herdsman Dhaniya (q.v.) and the Buddha. Sn.vv.18ff.
  • Dhaniya,-Dhanika
  • Dhañña Sutta. Few are they who refrain from accepting uncooked grain, many those who do not. S. v.471.
  • Dhaññavatī
  • Dhanuggaha Sutta
  • Dhanuggaha. See Culla-Dhanuggaha.
  • Dhanuggaha-Tissa
  • Dhanumandala. A locality in the hill-district of Ceylon. In the time of Gajabāhu its chief was Otturāmallaka (Cv.lxx.17). It was subdued for Parakkamabāhu I. by the Adhikārin Mañju. Cv.lxxiv.166.
  • Dhanusekha. (Dhanusekhavā)
  • Dhanuvillaka. A locality in the Malaya district of Ceylon. Cv.lxx.15.
  • Dharana. See Varana.
  • Dharanī. A lake in Kuvera's city. D.iii.201.
  • Dhāranīghara. A building in Pulatthipura erected by Parakkamabāhu I. for the recital of incantations by brahmins. Cv.lxxiii.71.
  • Dharanipati. v.l. for Dharanīruha (below).
  • Dharanīruha. A king of eleven kappas ago, a former birth of Tinasūlaka. Ap.i.179.
  • Dhātā. A deva who was born in the deva-world because of his gifts to brahmins. J. vi.201f.
  • Dhatarattha
  • Dhātaratthā. A tribe of Nāgas, followers of Dhatarattha. J. vi.219.
  • Dhātu Sutta
  • Dhātubhājaniyakathā. The last chapter of the Buddhavamsa. It contains details of the distribution of the relics of Gotama Buddha (Bu.xxviii). The Commentary makes no comments on this.
  • Dhātukathā
  • Dhātukathāyojanā. A Pāli work by Sāradassī of Pagana. Bode: op. cit., 67.
  • Dhātumañjūsā. See Kaccāyanadhātumañjūsa ??.
  • Dhātupūjaka
  • Dhātusamyutta. The fourteenth division of the Samyutta Nikāya. S. ii.140-68.
  • Dhātusena
  • Dhātusenapabbata. A vihāra built by Mahāsena and restored by Dhātusena, in the west of Ceylon. Mhv.xxxvii.42; Cv.xxxviii.47.
  • Dhātuvamsa. See Lalātadhātuvamsa.
  • Dhātuvibhanga Sutta
  • Dhavajālikā. A vihāra on Sankheyyaka-pabbata in Mahisavatthu. A monk, named Uttara, once lived there and was visited by Sakka (A.iv.162ff). The vihāra was so named because it was surrounded by a dhava-forest. AA.ii.739.
  • Dhavalā. A channel flowing eastward from the Aciravatī, a canal of the Mahāvālukanadī. Cv.lxxix.53.
  • Dhavalavitthika. A village in Ceylon in which was a tank, repaired by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxviii.47.
  • Dhīrā
  • Dhītā Sutta
  • Dhītaro Sutta
  • Dhonasākha Jātaka (No.353)
  • Dhotaka
  • Dhotodana. Son of Sīhahanu and brother of Suddhodana (Mhv.ii.20; SnA.ii.357). In the Tibetan books (Rockhill: p.13) he is called Dhonodana, and is said to have been the father of Mahānāma and Anuruddha.
  • Dhovana Sutta
  • Dhūmakāri Jātaka (No.413)
  • Dhūmakāri. A brahmin goatherd. For his story see the Dhūmakāri Jātaka. He is identified with Pasenadi, king of Kosala. Cp. Vāsettha. J. iii.402.
  • Dhūmaketu. Thirteen kappas ago there were eight kings of this name, all previous births of Tivantipupphiya. Ap.i.196.
  • Dhūmarakkha
  • Dhūmaroruva. A Niraya. The eyes of beings born there are put out with fierce smoke. SnA.ii.480; J. v.271.
  • Dhūmasikha. Mentioned with Apalāla, Cūlodara, Mahodara, Aggisikha and Dhanapāla, as a beast tamed by the Buddha and converted to the faith. Sp.i.120.
  • Dhūpadāyaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety-four kappas ago he burnt incense in the cell of Siddhattha Buddha. Ap.i.78.
  • Dhuva Sutta. The Buddha teaches stability and the path leading thereto. S. iv.370.
  • Dibbacakkhu. A false ascetic, a previous birth of Devadatta. For his story see the Somanassa Jātaka.
  • Dibba-vihāra. See Dīpa-vihāra.
  • Diddha Sutta (v.l. Dittha Sutta). Gains, favours and flatteries are like a poisoned dart to one whose mind has not attained to knowledge. S. ii.229.
  • Dīgha
  • Dīghabāhugallaka. A vihāra built by Mahācūli-Mahātissa. Mhv.Xxxiv.9.
  • Dīghabhānakā
  • Dīghabhānaka-Mahā-Abhaya. See Mahā-Abhaya.
  • Dīghabhānaka-Mahā-Siva. See Mahā-Siva.
  • Dīghābhaya
  • Dīghabhayagallaka. A Tamil stronghold in charge of Dīghābhaya and captured by Dutthagāmanī. Mhv.xxv.12.
  • Dīghacankamana. A parivena in Anurādhapura, built on the spot where Mahinda used to walk up and down in meditation. Mhv.Xv.208.
  • Dīghacārika Sutta. Two suttas on the five results arising from roving about. A.iii.257.
  • Dīghacārika Vagga. The twenty-third chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iii.257-61.
  • Dīghāgama. See Dīgha-Nikāya.
  • Dīghagāmanī
  • Dīghajantu (Dīghajantuka) v.l. Dīghajayanta
  • Dīghajānu
  • Dīghajānu Sutta. Records the visit of Dīghajānu to the Buddha.
  • Dīgha-Kārāyana
  • Dīghalambika. A village, the birthplace of Dīghāyu. The Buddha lived there in the Araññakutikā. DhA.ii.235.
  • Dīghalatthi Sutta. Records the visit of Dīghalatthi (q.v.) to the Buddha.
  • Dīghalatthi. A devaputta who once visited the Buddha at the Kalandakanivāpa in Veluvana and spoke a verse (S.i.52). The Commentary (SA.i.87) says that Dīghalatthi (long-stick) was his nickname, referring to his great height  while on earth.
  • Dīghāli. A locality in Rohana. Cv.lxxv.60; lxxii.63; see Cv.Trs.i.325, n.2 and ii.49, n.3.
  • Dīghaloma Sutta. One who yearns for gains, favours and flattery, is like a long-fleeced she-goat in a thicket of briars. S. ii.228.
  • Dīghanakha
  • Dīghanakha Sutta
  • Dīghanikāya
  • Dīghapāsānaka. A locality in Anurādhapura, through which the sīmā of the Mahāvihāra passed. Mhv. Appendix, p.332, vv.13; Mbv.136.
  • Dīghapitthi. The man who ran away with Dīghatālā, wife of Golakāla. J. vi.337f.
  • Dīghapitthikā. A class of petas whose bodies are sixty leagues in height. AA.ii.712; PsA.79.
  • Dīgharāji. A village in Magadha, the residence of many Samsāramocaka heretics. PvA.67.
  • Dīghāsana. A monastery in Ceylon, in which lived Mahānāma Thera (Cv.xxxix.42). Geiger thinks (Cv.Trs.i.48, n.1) that Dīghāsana is very probably a wrong reading for Dīghasanda.
  • Dīghasandana (Dīghasandanaka)
  • Dīghasandasenāpati-parivena. See Dīghasandana.
  • Dīghasumana. A Thera of Ceylon, expert in the Vinaya. Vin.v.8; Sp.i.104.
  • Dīghasumma. A Thera of Kalyāni. A fisherman, living at the mouth of the Kalyāni River, gave him alms on several occasions and remembered him at the moment of his death. MA.ii.1008; AA.ii.522.
  • Dīghatālā. Wife of Golakāla. She ran away with Dīghapitthi, but Mahosadha restored her to her husband. J. vi.337f.
  • Dīghatapassī
  • Dīghataphala
  • Dīghathūnikā. The mare on which Dutthagāmani fled from Cūlanganiyapitthi. When the king and his minister Tissa offered their food to the Thera Gotāma, the mare also gave him her share. Mhv.xxiv.20, 27.
  • Dīghati. See Dīghiti.
  • Dīghavāpi
  • Dīghavatthu. A tank, repaired by Vijayabāhu I. Cv.lx.49.
  • Dīghavidassabhātā
  • Dīghāvu
  • Dīghāvu-bhanavāra. Second chapter of the tenth Khandaka of the Mahāvagga of the Vinaya-pitaka. Vin.i.343ff.
  • Dīghāyu (Dīghāvu)
  • Dīghīti Kosala Jātaka (No.371)
  • Dīghīti, Dīghati
  • Dinnā
  • Dinna. Probably an attendant of King Milinda. Mil., p.56.
  • Dīpa Sutta
  • Dīpa. A monk, probably of Ceylon, author of the Parivārapātha (Vin.v.226).
  • Dpv.dādhipati. There were once four kings of this name, all previous births of Sūcidāyaka Thera. Ap.i.122.
  • Dīpālatittha. A ford in the Mahāvāluka-gangā. Cv.lxxii.54.
  • Dīpanayā. An eminent therī of Ceylon, resident in Rohana. She was expert in the Dhamma and the Vinaya. Dpv. xviii.40.
  • Dīpanī. Wife of Mahinda VI. She was a cowherd's daughter (Cv.lxxx.15).
  • Dīpankara
  • Dīpankara-nagara. Probably another name for Rammavatī. Cv.xxxix.51.
  • Dīparājā
  • Dīpavamsa
  • Dīpa-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon, residence of Summa Thera. v.l. Devī-vihāra, Dībba-vihāra. MA.i.126; AA.i.319; ii.845, etc.
  • Dīpāyana. See Kanhadīpāyana.
  • Dpv.llā. Daughter of Vijaya and Kuveni. MT.264.
  • Dīpi Jātaka (No.426)
  • Dīpika. See Pañcadīpika.
  • Dīpuyyāna. A park in Pulatthipura laid out by Parakkamabāhu I. It was so called because it formed a peninsula. Cv.lxxiii.113; lxxix.6; Cv.Trs.ii.14, n.2.
  • Disā. A slave-woman of Okkāka. She was the mother of Kanha, ancestor of the Kanhāyana-gotta. D.i.93.
  • Disampati
  • Disāpāmokkha. A monk of Burma. He joined the Order in his old age and studied hard, till he astonished the chief theras by his learning, and was appointed by King Narapati as his teacher. Sās., p.77.
  • Disāpāmukha. A Yakkha who kept guard, with seven thousand other Yakkhas, at the seventh gate of Jotika's palace. DhA.iv.209.
  • Dittha Sutta. See Diddha Sutta. See KS.ii.156, n.2.
  • Ditthadhammika Sutta. Kāludāyi asks Ananda, who explains, what is meant by ditthadhammika-nibbāna. A.iv.454.
  • Ditthamangalikā. Daughter of a setthi in Benares and wife of Mātanga. For her story see the Mātanga Jātaka.
  • Ditthena Sutta. The Buddha mentions certain heresies existing in the world and explains their origin. S. iii.211.
  • Ditthi Sutta
  • Ditthikathā. Second chapter of the Mahāvagga of the Patisambhidāmagga. Ps.i.135-62.
  • Divācandantabātava. A forest in Rohana. Cv.lxxiv.61.
  • Dīyavāsa. A locality through which passed the sīmā of the Mahāvihāra. Mbv.135.
  • Diyavāsa. A brahmin. The boundary of the Mahāvihāra passed by his house. Mbv.135; Mhv., p.332, vs.14.
  • Dohalakhanda. A section of the Vidhurapandita Jātaka. It deals with Vimalā's plan for seeing Vidhura. J. vi.262-74.
  • Dohalapabbata. A mountain in Ceylon, probably in the district of Janapada. Silāmeghavanna once occupied it (Cv.xliv.56; Cv.Trs.i.79, n.4). Near to it was an image house of the Buddha, called S¨kara. Cv. c.294.
  • Dola. A minister of Devānampiyatissa. Sanghamittā lived in his house before the Upāsikārāma was built, so did Anulā till her ordination. MT. 388, 408.
  • Dolāmandapa. A building erected by Parakkamabāhu I. in the Dīpuyyāna. It was so called because it contained a swing hung with minute golden bells. Cv.lxxiii.116.
  • Dolapabbata. Also called Dolangapabbata. A mountain in Ceylon, to the south of the Mahāvālukanadī, where Pandukābhaya had his stronghold for four years. Mhv.xi.44; MT.287.
  • Dona
  • Dona Sutta
  • Dona-gajjita. A poem composed by the brahmin Dona, in honour of the Buddha.
  • Donamukha
  • Donapāka Sutta
  • Donavatthu. A brahmin village near Kapilavatthu, the residence of Punnā-Mantānīputta and of Aññākondañña. ThagA.i.37; ii.1; AA.i.81, 84, 114.
  • Donivagga. A village mentioned in the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I (Cv.lxxv.69, 72). It stood in a depression twelve miles from the modern Ratnapura, and the name is preserved in a stream flowing through it, the Denavaka. Cv.Trs.ii.50, n.3.
  • Dorādattika. A locality on the Jajjarā-nadī. At this spot Parakkamabāhu I. built a dam across the river and constructed a canal from there to Sūkaranijjhara. Cv.lxviii.37.
  • Dovaca Sutta. To get rid of unruliness, evil friendship and being tossed about in mind, one should cultivate the opposite qualities. A.iii.448.
  • Dovārikamandala. See Dvāramandala.
  • Dubbaca Jātaka (No.116)
  • Dubbalakattha Jātaka (No.105)
  • Dubbalavāpitissaka-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon, founded by Saddhātissa (Mhv.Xxxiii.8). Kanitthatissa built for it an uposatha-hall. Mhv.xxxvi.17.
  • Dubbanniya Sutta
  • Dubbinoda Sutta. Five things are hard to push against: ill-will, infatuation, ostentation and vagrant thoughts. A.iii.184.
  • Dubbutthi. A king of Ceylon. He held a Giribhandamahāpūjā. Ras.ii.183,185.
  • Dubbutthi-Mahātissa
  • Duccarita Sutta
  • Duccarita Vagga. The twenty-fifth chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iii.267-70.
  • Duddada Jātaka (No.180)
  • Dudīpa. See Dujīpa.
  • Duggata Sutta. Whenever one sees a hardship or a hard lot one should remember that one, too, has suffered likewise in some life or other. Incalculable is the course of samsāra. S.ii.186.
  • Duggati Sutta. The Ariyan who has unwavering faith in the Buddha, the Dhamma and the Sangha and is possessed of virtue, is free from an unhappy condition of existence. S. v.364.
  • Dujīpa
  • Dujjaya. A king of a past age, a previous birth of Cūla-Cunda Thera. Ap.i.102.
  • Dukkara (or Kumma) Sutta
  • Dukkathā Sutta. To five persons certain talk is ill-talk - talk on faith to the faithless, on virtue to the virtueless, on learning to one of little learning, on generosity to the mean, on insight to the foolish. A.iii.181.
  • Dukkha Sutta
  • Dukkhadhamma Sutta. When a monk knows the arising and the destruction of all states of ill, he realizes the nature of sensual pleasures and has no longing for them. This is explained by various similes. S. iv.188ff.
  • Dukkhakhandha Sutta. See Cūladukkhakhandha Sutta and Mahādukkhakhandha Sutta.
  • Dukkhalakkhana Vatthu. The story of five hundred monks who, in the time of Kassapa Buddha, had practised meditation on the characteristics of suffering. In the present age they became arahants immediately on hearing a stanza on suffering. DhA.iii.406.
  • Dukkham-ajjhatta Sutta. The eye is Ill, so are the other senses, and therefore void of self. S. iv.2.
  • Dukkham-bāhira Sutta. Forms seen by the eye are Ill, so are the things perceived by other senses. They are void of self. S. iv.4.
  • Dukkham¨la. A Pacceka Buddha, mentioned in a nominal list. ApA.i.107; M.iii.70.
  • Dukkhāni Sutta. The five ills of a recluse: he is not content with any of the four requisites and finds no delight in the holy life. A.iii.146.
  • Dukkhatātissa Sutta. On the three forms of suffering, caused by pain, by the activities and by the changeable nature of things. S. v.56; cp. Dukkha Sutta 6 above.
  • Dukkhena Sutta. Desire should be put away for that which has suffering inherent in it. S. iii.178.
  • Dukūla (Dukūlaka). A hunter's son, father of Suvannasāma. He is identified with Mahā Kassapa. For his story see the Sāma Jātaka. See alsoMil.123; Sp.i.214.
  • Dullabha Sutta. Three persons are hard to find in the world: a Tathāgata, one who can expound the Dhamma and Vinaya of a Tathāgata, and a grateful person. A.i.266.
  • Duludesa. A country, probably in South India. Cv.lvi.11.
  • Dumasāra. A Cakkavatti of four kappas ago, a former birth of Saññaka Thera. Ap.i.120.
  • Dumbara. A district in the Malaya country of Ceylon. Cv.lxx.5, 8.
  • Dummedha Jātaka (No.50, 122)
  • Dummukha
  • Dundubhissara Thera.An arahant. After the Third Council he accompanied the Thera Majjhima to the region at the foot of the Himālaya (Sp.i.68; MT.317; Mbv.115). In the Dpv.vamsa (viii.10) he is called Durabhisāra.
  • Dunnivittha
  • Duppañña Sutta
  • Duppasaha. A king of long ago, descendant of Mahāsammata. He was the last of fifty kings who ruled in Ayujjha. Sixty of his descendants reigned in Benares. Dpv. iii.16; MT.127.
  • Durājāna Jātaka (No.64)
  • Dūratissaka-vāpi
  • Dūravāpi. A tank built by Ilanāga (Mhv.Xxxv.32), probably identical with Dūratissavāpi (q.v.).
  • Dūre-nidāna
  • Dūsī
  • Dussadāyaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety-four kappas ago he was a khattiya, and having received some garments as a tribute, gave them to the Buddha Siddhattha. Sixty-seven kappas ago he was a king named Parisuddha (Ap.i.185).
  • Dussalakkhana. A brahmin of Rājagaha who claimed to be able to prognosticate by looking at pieces of cloth. For his story see the Mangala Jātaka (J.i.373).
  • Dussanta. The Pāli form of the Sanskrit Dusyanta. E.g., Cv.lxiv.44.
  • Dussapāvārika
  • Dussārāma. A monastery in Sīlavatī where the Buddha Sikhī died (Bu.xxi.28). The Commentary calls it Assārāma (BuA.204).
  • Dussa-thūpa
  • Dussāvudha
  • Dussīla Sutta
  • Dussīlya or Anāthapindika Sutta
  • Dūta Jātaka (No.260, 478)
  • Dūteyya Sutta
  • Dutiya Sutta
  • Dutiyamakkata Jātaka. See Dūbhiyamakkata ??.
  • Dutiyapalāyi Jātaka (No.230)
  • Dutiyasela-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon (Sinhalese, Devanagala). Kittisirirājasīha gave to the vihāra the village of Ratanadoni. Cv.c.232.
  • Duttha
  • Dutthagāmanī-Abhaya
  • Dutthakumārī. Daughter of a banker of Benares. For her story see the Takka Jātaka.
  • Dutthatthaka
  • Duvera or Anāthapindika Sutta
  • Duyyodhana
  • Dvādasasahassaka. A district in Rohana, the modern Giruvā-pattu. The meaning of the name is the province of the twelve thousand villages (Cv.lxi.22; lxxv.160, 166; Cv.Trs.i.227, n.2).
  • Dvāraka. See Dvāravatī.
  • Dvārakathā. The name of a book. Gv.65, 75.
  • Dvāramandala
  • Dvāranāyaka. A village in Ceylon, given by Aggabodhi IV. for the maintenance of the padhānaghara built by him for Dāthāsiva (Cv.xlvi.13).
  • Dvārapālaka Vimāna
  • Dvāravatī (Dvāraka)
  • Dvattimsākāra. The third section of the Khuddakapāthaka - on the thirty-two component parts of the body. Khp. p.2; KhpA.37ff.
  • Dvaya Sutta 1.The various "duals" which exist - eye and object, ear and sound, etc. S. iv.67.
  • Dvaya Sutta 2.Owing to the "duals," mentioned above, arise the different kinds of consciousness, etc. - e.g., owing to the eye and objects arise eye-consciousness, etc. S. v.167f.
  • Dvayakāri Sutta. Double dealers are born, after death, among the egg-born harpies (S.iii.247).
  • Dvayatānupassanā Sutta
  • Dvebhāra. A king of twenty-five centuries ago, a previous birth of Sukatāveliya. v.l. Vebhāra. Ap.i.217.
  • Dvedhāvitakka Sutta
  • Dvemātikā. A late compilation, made in Burma, from the Pāli texts. It contains the Bhikkhu- and Bhikkhunī-pātimokkha, and extracts from the Parivāra and other Vinaya texts. Bode, op. cit., 6, n.2.
  • Dverataniya Thera. An arahant. In the time of Vipassī Buddha he was a hunter, and, seeing the Buddha in a forest, gave him a piece of flesh. Four kappas ago he was a king named Mahārohita. Ap.i.214.

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