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  • Sa-ādhāna Vagga. The sixth chapter of the Atthaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iv.274 93.
  • Sabala. A dog of the Lokantaraniraya. It has iron teeth which it uses on the victims of that Niraya. J. vi.247.
  • Sabalā. An eminent Therī of Jambudīpa, expert in the Vinaya. Dpv. xviii.10.
  • Sabara. See Sapara.
  • Sabba Sutta/Vagga
  • Sabbābhibhū. A Pacceka Buddha. Ap.i.299.
  • Sabbadassī. One of the two chief disciples of Piyadassī Buddha (Bu.xiv.20; J.i.39). He was the son of the chaplain of Sumangalanagara and the friend of Pālita. BuA.176.
  • Sabbadātha Jātaka (No. 241)
  • Sabbadātha. Devadatta born as a jackal. See the Sabbadātha Jātaka.
  • Sabbadatta. King of Rammanagara (Benares). He was the father of the Bodhisatta in his birth as Yuvañjaya, and is identified with Suddhodana. J. iv.119f., 123.
  • Sabbadāyaka Thera. An arahant. He is evidently identical with Yasa Thera. Ap.i.333f.
  • Sabbadinna. One of the attendants of King Milinda. Mil. pp. 29, 56.
  • Sabbagahana. A king of one hundred kappas ago, a previous birth of Anulomādyaka (Mettaji) Thera. v.l. Sappagahana, Sabbosana. Ap.i.173: ThagA.i.195.
  • Sabbagandhiya Thera. An arahant. Ninety one kappas ago he offered flowers and incense to Vipassī Buddha and gave him a garment of koseyya cloth. Fifteen kappas ago he was a king, named Sucela. Ap.i.248f.
  • Sabbagiri-vihāra. See Pipphali vihāra.
  • Sabbaka (Sappaka)
  • Sabbakāma
  • Sabbakāmā. Wife of Sikhī Buddha before his renunciation. Their son was Atula. Bu.xxi.17; DA.ii.422.
  • Sabbakāmī. See Sabbakāma (2).
  • Sabbakittika Thera. An arahant. He is evidently identical with Adhimutta Thera (q.v.). Ap.i.224.
  • Sabbalahusa Sutta. The minimum evil effects of violating each of the Five Precepts (against murder, etc.). A.iv.247.
  • Sabbaloka Sutta. Another name for the Anabhirati Sutta (q.v.).
  • Sabbamitta
  • Sabbanāmā. See Saccanāmā.
  • Sabbananda Thera. A disciple of Kassapa Buddha, who was left behind in Ceylon (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 Kālasoka (q.v.).
  • Sabbaphaladāyaka Thera. An arahant. He is evidently identical with Suppiya Thera (q.v.). Ap.ii.452f.
  • Sabbaratanamālaka. See Ratanamālaka.
  • Sabbasamhāraka pañha. Evidently another name for the Ganthipañha of the Mahāummagga Jātaka. (See J. vi.336f). It is elsewhere (J.i.424) referred to as a special Jātaka (No. 110).
  • Sabbāsava Sutta. The second sutta of the Majjhima Nikāya. It was preached at Jetavana, and describes how the fermentations (āsavā) can be destroyed. Extirpation of the Āsavas comes only to those who know and see things as they really are. Āsavas can be got rid of in many ways: by scrutiny, restraint, use, endurance, avoidance, removal and culture. The sutta describes these various ways. M.i.6ff.
  • Sabbattha abhivassī. Thirty eight kappas ago there were sixteen kings of this name, previous births of Kutidāyaka Thera. Ap.i.229.
  • Sabbatthivādī
  • Sabbhi Sutta. A conversation between the Buddha and a group of Satullapakāyika Devas. The Buddha impresses on them the necessity of making companions of good men. S. i.16f.
  • Sabbosadha. A king of eight kappas ago, a previous birth of Tikicchaka Thera. Ap.i.190.
  • Sabbosama. See Sabbagahana.
  • Sabbūpasama. See Najjūpasama.
  • Sabhāgata Sutta. The Devas 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 Ariyans. S.v.394.
  • Sabhāsammata. Thirteen kappas ago there were five kings of this name, previous births of Pañcahatthiya Thera. Ap.i.193.
  • Sabhattadesabhoga. A monastic building, erected by Aggabodhi VI., in the Abhayuttara vihāra. Cv.xlviii.64.
  • Sabhiya
  • Sabhūti Thera
  • Sabrahmaka Sutta. See Sabrahmakāni (8). It is given also in the Sutta Sangaha (No.25) and the Itivuttaka (p.109f.)
  • Sabrahmakāni Sutta. Families in which parents are honoured and worshipped are like those in which Brahmā resides, or kindly teachers, or Devas, or those worthy of offerings. A.ii.70.
  • Sacakkhu. Five kappas ago there were twelve kings of this name, previous births of Ekadhammasavanīya (or Maggasaññaka) Thera. ThagA.i.152; Ap.i.151.
  • Saccā
  • Sacca kathā. The second chapter of the Yuganandha Vagga of the Pathisambhidā-Magga. Pa.ii.104-15.
  • Sacca Samyutta. The last section of the Samyutta Nikāya (S.v.414-78). It was preached by Mahinda to Anulā and her companions, and they became sotāpannas. Mhv.xiv.58.
  • Sacca Sutta
  • Sacca. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
  • Saccabaddha, Saccabandha
  • Saccaka
  • Saccaka Sutta. See Cūla Saccaka and Mahā Saccaka Suttas.
  • Saccakāli. A younger brother of Sumedha Buddha. The Buddha preached to him his first sermon, and he became an arahant. BuA.164.
  • Saccakāmā. See Sabbakāmā.
  • Saccanāmā. One of the two chief women disciples of Dhammadassī Buddha. v.l. Sabbanāmā. Bu.xvi.19; J. i.39.
  • Saccankira Jātaka (No. 73)
  • Saccasandha. See Janasandha.
  • Saccasankhepa
  • Saccasaññaka Thera. An arahant. Twenty nine kappas ago he heard Vessabhū Buddha preach, and was reborn in the deva world. Twenty six kappas ago he was King Ekaphusita (v.l. Ekapaññita). Ap.i.209.
  • Saccatapāvī
  • Saccavibhanga Sutta
  • Sacchikātabba Sutta. One should realize the. All as impermanent woeful, void of iself. S. iv.29.
  • Sacchikiriyā Sutta. The eight releases must be realized by one's own person; former life by recollections; the death and rebirth of beings by sight; and the destruction of the Āsavas 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.92f
  • Sacitta Vagga. The sixth chapter of the Dasaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.v.92 112.
  • Sadāmattā. A class of Devas, present at the preaching 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 tīkā called Saddabinduvinicchaya by Sirisaddhammakitti Mahāphussadeva. Gv.64, 73; Sās.76; Bode, 25 and n.4.
  • Saddakārikā. A Pāli work, probably grammatical, by Sabbagunākara. Svd.1245.
  • Saddanīti. A very important grammatical work by Aggavamsa of Pagan. A few years after its completion in 1154, Uttarajīva visited the Mahāvihāra in Ceylon, and took with him, as a gift, a copy of the Saddanīti, which was received with enthusiastic admiration. Gv.63, 72; Svd.1238; Bode, 16, 17.
  • Saddasaññaka Thera
  • Saddasāratthajālinī
  • Saddatthacintā, Saddatthabhedacintā. A grammatical work by Saddhammasiri. Gv. 62, 72; Svd. 1246. Bode., op cit., 20, 22. There are several Commentaries on it, the best known being the Mahātīkā by Abhaya of Pagan. There exist also a nissaya and a dipanī on the work.
  • Saddavutti, Saddavuttipakāsaka. A grammatical treatise by Saddhammapāla of Pagan. There is a tikā 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.
  • Saddhā
  • Saddhā Tissa
  • Saddha. See Sandha.
  • Saddhamma Vagga. The sixteenth chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. 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 Ceylon, who was quoted as their authority by the Ekamsikas of Burma. Bode, OP. cit., 66; Sās.119.
  • Saddhammaguru. An author of Pagan. The Sāsanavamsa calls him the author of the Saddavutti. Sās. p. 90.
  • Saddhammajotipāla (generally known as Chapata)
  • Saddhammakitti Thera. A pupil of Arjyavamsa. He lived in Ketumatī (Taungo) and wrote the famous Ekakkharakosa, and, probably, the Sirivicittālankāra. Bode, 45 and n.3.
  • Saddhammālankāra. An author of Hamsavatī, probably of the sixteenth century. He wrote the Patthānasāradīpanī on the Abhidhamma. Sās.48; Bode, 47.
  • Saddhāmmañāna. A scholar of Pagan of the early fourteenth century. He wrote the Vibhatyattha, the Chāndosāratthavikāsinī (or Vuttodayapañcikā) on the Vuttodaya, and translated the Sanskrit grammar Kātantra into Pāli. Bode, 26.
  • Saddhammanandi. A nun of Anurādhapura, expert in the Vinaya. Dpv. xviii.14.
  • Saddhammanāsinī. A tīkā on Kaccāyana’s grammar, by Siridhammavilāsa of Pagan. Bode, 26.
  • Saddhammaniyāma Suttā. Three suttas on five things which make a main enter the right way, in right things. A.iii.174ff.
  • Saddhammapajjotikā. See Saddhammathitikā.
  • Saddhammapāla. An author of Pagan, probably of the fourteenth century. He wrote the Saddavutti. Bode, 29.
  • Saddhammapatirūpaka Sutta. The Buddha explains to Mahā Kassapa how it comes about in the sāsana that there are more precepts and less members of the Order becoming arahants. Then a counterfeit doctrine arises and the true doctrine disappears. S.ii.223f.
  • Saddhammappakāsinī. A Commentary on the Pathisambhidā-Magga by Mahā nāma of Ceylon. Gv.61.
  • Saddhammasammosa Suttā. Three suttas on three groups of five things which lead to the confounding and the disappearance of the dhamma. A.iii.176ff.
  • 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.245f.
  • 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 Ceylon (Gv.61; Sās.69; P.L.C.117). The Sāsanavamsa (p.69) calls it Saddhammapajjotikā, and it is probably known by that name in Ceylon.
  • 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 Ananda, probably of the thirteenth century. A Commentary exists on it, called the Saddhammopāyanaviggaha. P.L.C.212.
  • Saddhāsumanā. See Sumanā
  • Saddhāsumanatissa. A monk of Ceylon. He joined the Order after gaining his parent's (SadS.85f) consent with great, difficulty. Once, when on pilgrimage to Nāgadīpa, he saw an assembly of monks, and, moved by the sight, sat, under a tree and developed arahantship.
  • Saddhīdha Sutta. A name given in the Sutta Sangaha (No.39) to the Itivuttaka Sutta (q.v.).
  • Saddhiya Sutta
  • Sādhika Suttā. Three suttas on the advantages of reciting the Pātimokkha rules twice a month. A.i.231f.
  • Sādhīna
  • Sādhīna Jātaka (No. 494)
  • Sādhinī, Sādhanī
  • Sādhu Sutta. Six devas of the Satullapakāya 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.20f.
  • Sādhu Vagga. The fourteenth (A.v.240 4) and eighteenth (A.v.273 7) chapters of the Dasaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya.
  • Sādhudevī. A setthi's daughter, who gave milk rice to Revata Buddha just before his Enlightenment. BuA. p.132.
  • Sādhujanavilāsinī. A tīkā on, the Dīgha Nikāya by ñānābhivamsa of Burma. Sās.134; Bode, op. cit., 78.
  • Sādhuka. A village in Kosala where Isidatta and Purāna once stayed (S.v.348). Buddhaghosa says (SA.iii.215) the village belonged to them.
  • Sādhusīla Jātaka (No. 200)
  • Sādhuvādī. A celestial musician. Vv.ii.1; VvA.324; but see VvA.374.
  • Sadinacchedana. A Cakkavatti of eighty seven kappas ago; a previous birth of Mānava (Sammukhāthavika) Thera. v.l. Sarītacchedana. Ap.i.159; ThagA.i.163.
  • Sādīyaggāmavāpi. A tank, repaired by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxviii.44.
  • Sāgala, Sāgalā
  • Sāgalikā, Sāgaliyā
  • Sāgara
  • Sāgara Brahmadatta. The son of Brahmadatta and a Nāga maiden. For his story see the Bhūridatta Jātaka.
  • Sagara. A mythical king of the line of Okkāka. He had sixty thousand sons, who ruled in as many towns in Jambudīpa. Cv.lxxxvii.34; the legend of Sagara and his sons is given in the Mahābhārata (iii.106ff.).
  • Sagaradeva
  • Sāgaradeva. A king descended from Mahāsammata. His father was Sāgara and his son Bharata. Dpv. iii.6; Mhv.ii.4.
  • Sāgaramatī. Another name for Sāriputta Thera of Ceylon (q.v.).
  • Sāgata
  • Sagātha Vagga 1. The first section of the Samyutta Nikāya.
  • Sagātha Vagga 2. The first chapter of the Vedanā Samyutta. S. iv.204 16.
  • Sagāthapuññābhisanda Vagga. The fifth chapter of the Sotāpatti Samyutta. S. v.399 404.
  • Sagga. A minstrel of Tamba, king of Benares. See the Sussondī Jātaka.
  • Sāgiri. A monastery near Punnasālakotthaka. It was the residence of Bahulamassutissa. Ras.ii.128.
  • Sahabhū. A class of Devas present at the preaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260; DA.ii.690.
  • Sahadeva
  • Sahadhammā. A class of Devas, present at the preaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260; DA.ii.690.
  • Sahajāti, Sahajātā
  • Sahaka Thera. He was a member of the Order in the time of Kassapa Buddha, and, having developed the first jhāna, was born after death, in the Brahma-world, where he is known as Sahampati. SA.i.155; SnA.i.476.
  • Sahakapati. See Sahampati.
  • Sahalī. A class of Devas, present at the preaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.259; DA.ii.690.
  • Sahali. A devaputta, follower of Makkhali Gosāla. He visited the Buddha at Veluvana, in the company of several other Devas, and spoke a verse in praise of Makkhali. S. i.65f.
  • Sahampati
  • Sahañcanika. Evidently a wrong reading for Sahajāti.
  • Sahannagara. A village in Ceylon, given by Jetthatissa III. to the Mayettikassapavāsa vihāra. Cv.xliv.100.
  • Sāhasamalla
  • Sahassa Sutta
  • Sahassa Vagga. The eighth chapter of the Dhammapada.
  • Sahassaka (Rājakārāma) Vagga. The second chapter of the Sotāpatti Samyutta. S. v.360ff.
  • Sahassakkha. A name of Sakka.
  • Sahassanetta. A name for Sakka.
  • Sahassāra. A king of eleven kappas ago, a previous birth of Sumanāveliya Thera. Ap.i.247.
  • Sahassarāja
  • Sahassaratha. Fifteen kappas ago there were seven kings of this name, previous births of Kumudamāliya Thera. Ap.i.187.
  • Sahassatittha
  • Sahassavatthu atthakathā, Sahassavatthuppakarana. A book mentioned in the Mahāvamsa Tīkā as being one of its sources (E.g., p. 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.224f.
  • Sahassayāga Sutta
  • Sahāya 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.
  • Sahodaragāma. A village in Rohana where Rakkha, general of Parakkamabāhu I., fought a battle. Cv.lxxiv.78.
  • Sājīva Sutta
  • Sajjā. One of the four daughters of Vessavana. (VvA.371). See Latā.
  • Sajjanela
  • Sajjha Sutta. Contains the story of Sajjha’s visit to the Buddha. A.iv.371.
  • Sajjha. A Paribbājaka who visited the Buddha at Gijjhakūta. The Buddha told him of the nine standards which an arahant monk cannot possibly transgress. A.iv.371.
  • Sajjhadāyaka Thera. An arahant, evidently identical with Mudita Thera. v.l. Pacchidāyaka. Ap.i.284f.; ThagA.i.401.
  • Sajjhāya Sutta. See Dhamma Sutta (4).
  • Sakā. A tribe, mentioned in a list. The name probably refers to the Scythians. Mil. 327, 331.
  • Sākacchā Sutta 1. Five qualities in a monk which justify his talking to his fellows on the good life. A.iii.81.
  • Sākacchā Sutta 2. The same, mentioned by Sāriputta. A.iii.190.
  • Sakacittaniya Thera. An arahant. Ninety one kappas ago, in the time of Sikhī Buddha, he made a thūpa of bamboos in the name of the Buddha and offered flowers to it. Eighty kappas ago he was a king. Ap.i.111f.
  • Sakalikā Sutta
  • Sakata. A Yakkha who, with five thousand others, guarded the fifth door of Jotīya's palace. v.l. Kasakanda. DhA.iv. 209.
  • Sākavatthu vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon, founded by Dāthopatissa I. Cv.xliv.135.
  • Sāketa
  • Sāketa Jātaka (No. 68, 237)
  • Sāketa Tissa Thera
  • Sāketabrāhmana Vatthu. The story of the brahmin of Sāketa who called himself the Buddha's father. See the Sāketa Jātaka. DhA.iii.317f.
  • Sāketaka. An inhabitant of Sāketa. Mil.p.331.
  • Sāketa-pañha
  • Sāketa Sutta
  • Sākha 1. A deer, a previous birth of Devadatta. See the Nigrodhamiga Jātaka. J.i.149 ff.; cf. DhA.i.148; Mtu.i.359.
  • Sākha 2. A setthiputta of Rājagaha, a former birth of Devadatta. For his story see the Nigrodha Jātaka. J. iv.37ff.; cf. Mil.203.
  • Sakhā Sutta
  • Sākhāpattagāma. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.166; see Cv.Trs.ii.36, n.5.
  • Sakimsammajjaka Thera. An arahant. He saw the Pātali bodhi of Vipassī Buddha and swept around it and paid it honour. On the way home he was killed by a python. Ap.i.378f.
  • Sakiyā, Sakka, Sākyā
  • Sākiyā. See Sakyā.
  • Sākiyavamsa vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon. Maliyadeva Thera once preached there the Cha Cakka Sutta, and sixty monks, hearing him, became arahants. MA.ii.1024.
  • Sakka
  • Sakkā Sutta
  • 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 Pitaka. 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 Ceylon. Ras.ii.184.
  • Sakkanamassa Sutta
  • Sakkapabba. A section of the Vessantara Jātaka, dealing with the story of Sakka obtaining from Vessantara his queen Maddī as handmaiden and his restoration of her to Vessantara. J.vi.573.
  • Sakkapañha Sutta
  • Sakkāra. See Sakkhara.
  • Sakkasenāpati. An office granted by Kassapa V. to his son, who was entrusted with the care of the Dhammapotthaka (?) Kassapa's wife was Devā. The prince was later sent to India to help the Pandu king aggainst the king of Cola. There he died of the upasagga plague. Cv.lii.52, 62, 72ff.
  • Sakkata. A Yakkha who, with five hundred others, stood guard over the fifth gates 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 Sangha, and should rely on goodwill. He visits the Buddha and consults him, and the Buddha tells him that his conclusions are correct. A.iv.120f.
  • Sakkāya Sutta
  • Sakkhara. v.l. Sakkara
  • Sakkharālayagangā. A river in Ceylon, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxii.29; see Cv.Trs.i.322, n. 1.
  • Sakkharasobbha. A port in Rohana where Ilanāga landed on his return from India to Ceylon. Mhv.xxxv. 28.
  • Sakkhi Sutta. A monk who does not know, for a fact, what things partake of failure, of stability, distinction and penetration, and is not strenuous, zealous, or helpful such a one is incapable (abhabba) of any achievement. A.iii.426.
  • Sakkodana. A Sākiyan, one of the five sons of Sīhahanu and Kaccānā (Mhv.ii.20; Dpv. iii.45). He was brother to Suddhodana, the Buddha's father. MA.i.289.
  • Sākkunda. A grove near the Sakkharālayagangā. It is mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxii.29.
  • Sakkupatthāna Vatthu. The story of Sakka ministering to the Buddha in his last illness. DhA.iii.269f.
  • Sakota, or Korandadāyaka Thera. An arahant. Thirty one kappas ago he saw the footprint of Sikhī Buddha and worshipped it, covering it with koranda flowers. Ap.i.283.
  • Sakulā
  • Sakula 1. A city in Mahimsakarattha. J. v.337.
  • Sakula 2. A king of Sakula. See the Cullahamsa Jātaka. He is identified with Sāriputta. J. v.337, 353.
  • Sākulā. A tribe mentioned in a nominal list. Ap.ii.358.
  • Sakuludāyī
  • Sakuna Jātaka (No. 36)
  • Sakunagghi Jātaka (No. 168)
  • Sakunagghi Sutta. See Sakunovāda Sutta.
  • Sakunovāda Sutta
  • Sākyā. See Sakyā.
  • Sakyamuni. An epithet of the Buddha. See Bu.xxvi.9; Mil. 115.
  • Sakyaputtiyā. The name given to the monks of the Buddha's Order, as followers of Sakyamuni. E.g., Ud.iv.8; D.iii.84.
  • Sālā
  • Sala Vagga. The tenth chapter of the Salāyatana Sutta. 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.147f.
  • Sālaggāma
  • Sālaka Jātaka (No. 249)
  • Sālaka. A monkey. See the Sālaka Jātaka.
  • Sālakusumiya Thera. An arahant. One hundred thousand kappas ago he offered a Sāla flower to the thūpa of a Buddha. Ap.ii.407.
  • Salalāgāra
  • Salalaghara. See Salalāgāra.
  • Salalamāliya Thera. An arahant. Evidently identical with Samiddhi Thera (q.v.). Ap.i.206.
  • Salalamandapiya Thera. An arahant. Evidently identical with Kimbila Thera (q.v.). Ap.i.333.
  • Salalapupphiya Thera
  • Salalavatī
  • Sālamandapiya Thera. An arahant (Ap.i.431f). He is evidently identical with Tissa Thera (see Tissa 12). ThagA.i.272f.
  • Sālapādapasobbha. A swamp over which Devappatirāja built a bridge of one hundred and fifty cubits. Cv.lxxxvi.42.
  • Sālapupphadāyaka Thera. An arahant (Ap.i.169). He is evidently identical with Ajjuna Thera ThagA.i.186.
  • Salapupphikā Therī. An arahant. Evidently identical with Sāmā (q.v.). Ap.ii.524.
  • Sālapupphiya Thera
  • Sālavāna vihāra
  • Sālavati
  • SĀlavatikĀ, SĀlavatī. A Kosalan village, given by Pasenadi to the brahmin Lohicca. There the Lohicca Sutta was preached (D.12). It was so called because sāla trees grew within its boundary. DA.ii.395.
  • Salāyatana Samyutta. The thirty fifth division of the Samyutta Nikāya. S. iv.1 204.
  • Salāyatana Vagga 1. The fifteenth section of the Majjhima Nikāya. M.iii.258 302.
  • Salāyatana Vagga 2. The fourth section of the Samyutta Nikāya. S. iv.1 403.
  • Salāyatana Vibhanga Sutta
  • Sāleyyaka Sutta
  • Sāleyyakā. The inhabitants of Sālā. M.i.285.
  • Sālha
  • Sāli, Sāliya
  • Sāligāma. A carpenter's village near the west gate of Anurādhapura. It was the birthplace of Asokamālā. MT. 606, 607.
  • Sāligiri. A village, given by Parakkamabāhu IV. for the maintenance of the Parakkamabāhupāsāda. Cv.xc.97; for identification see Cv.Trs.ii.209, n. 6.
  • Sālikedāra Jātaka (No. 484)
  • Sālindiya
  • Sālipabbata vihāra
  • Sālipota. A park laid out by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.10.
  • Sālissara
  • Sālittaka Jātaka (No.107)
  • Sāliya
  • Sāliya Jātaka (No. 367)
  • Sāliyā. One of the chief women supporters of Dhammadassī Buddha. Bu.xvi.20.
  • Salla Sutta
  • Sallattena Sutta. The noble disciple weeps not, nor grieves, when afflicted with pain, because, though hurt physically, mentally he is free. He is like a man pierced with only a single barb. v.l. Sallena Sutta. S. iv.207f.
  • Sallekha Sutta
  • Sallena Sutta. See Sallattena Sutta.
  • Sālūka Jātaka (No. 286)
  • Sālūka. A pig. See the Sālūka Jātaka.
  • Sāma
  • Sāmā
  • Sāma Jātaka (No. 540)
  • Samacitta Vagga. The fourth chapter of the Duka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.i.61 9.
  • Samacitta(pariyāya) Sutta
  • Samādapaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety one kappas ago he was leader of a guild in Bandhumatī, and he and his colleagues built a court yard (mālā) for Vipassī Buddha and his monks. Fifty nine kappas ago he was a king, named Āveyya. Ap.i.185.
  • Samādapetabba Sutta. The Buddha tells Ananda of three particulars regarding which advice should be given to one's loved ones   on unwavering loyalty to the Buddha, the Dhamma, and the Sangha. The results of such loyalty are unchanging. A.i.222.
  • Sāmadevi
  • Samādhi Samyutta. Another name for the Jhāna Samyutta. S.iii.263 79.
  • Samādhi Sutta
  • Samādhi Vagga. The first chapter of the Sacca Samyutta. 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 Ceylon (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 Vattagāmanī Abhaya lived there during a part of his exile in the house of Tanasīva.
  • Sāmagāma
  • Samagga 1. One hundred and fifteen kappas ago there were eight kings of this name, previous births of Khandasumana Thera. v.l. Pamatta. ThagA.i.258.
  • Samagga 2. A mountain near Himavā. v.l. Samanga below. ThagA.i.258; Ap.ii.437.
  • Samajīvī Sutta
  • Samālā. One of the two chief women disciples of Vessabhū Buddha. Bu.xxii.24; J. i.42.
  • Samalankata. A king of seventy kappas ago, a previous birth of Supāricariya Thera. Ap.i.181.
  • Samana Sutta
  • Samana Vagga. The ninth chapter of the Tika Nipāta of the Anguttara. 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 Devas present at the preaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.
  • Samana. One of the chief lay supporters of Kakusandha Buddha. Bu.xxiii.22.
  • Samanabrāhmana Sutta
  • Samanabrāhmana Vagga. The eighth chapter of the Nidāna Samyutta. S. ii.129.
  • Samanagāma. A village in Ceylon. Ras.ii.11.
  • Samanaguttā. The second of the seven daughters of Kikī, king of Benares. She was Uppalavannā in the present age. Ap.ii.546; cf. J. vi.481.
  • Samanaguttaka. A bandit, employed by the heretics to kill Moggallāna Thera. See the Sarabhanga Jātaka. J.v.126.
  • Samanakolañña
  • Samanamandikā Sutta
  • Samanamandikāputta. A name for the Paribbājaka Uggāhamāna.
  • Samanasaññā Vagga. The eleventh chapter of the Dasaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.v.210ff.
  • Sāmañcakāni. See Sāmandakāni.
  • Sāmandaka or Sāmañcakāni Samyutta. The thirty ninth section of the Samyutta Nikāya. S. iv.261f.
  • Sāmandaka, Sāmandakāni, Sāmañcakāni
  • Sāmanera Sutta, Sāmaneriya Sutta. On two novices, a man and a woman, who were born as petas because of their evil deeds in the time of Kassapa Buddha. Moggallāna saw them as he descended Gijjhakūta. S. ii.261.
  • Samanga 1. The constant attendant of Tissa Buddha. Bu.xviii.21; BuA.(p. 191) calls him Samata.
  • Samanga 2. See Samagga above.
  • Samangī. The wife of Sobhita Buddha before his renunciation (Bu.vii.18). The Buddhavamsa Commentary calls her Makhiladevī. BuA.137.
  • Sāmaññaphala Sutta
  • Sāmañña Sutta. Few are they who reverence recluses, many they who do not. S. v.468.
  • Sāmaññakāni Thera
  • Samantabhadda. Five kappas ago there were thirteen kings of this name, previous births of Uttiya (Padapūjaka) Thera. v.l.Samantagandha. ThagA.i.125; Ap.i.142.
  • Samantabhadraka. The name of a book. Probably a wrong reading. See SnA.i.21, 25.
  • Samantacakkhu 1. A king of seven kappas ago, a previous birth of Devasabha (Bandhujīvaka) Thera. ThagA.i.204; Ap.i.176.
  • Samantacakkhu 2. A king of fifty five kappas ago, a previous birth of Aranadīpaka Thera. Ap.i.231.
  • Samantacchadana. A king of fifty five kappas ago, a previous birth of Ummāpupphiya Thera. Ap.i.258.
  • Samantadharana. A king of eighty seven kappas ago, a former birth of Pupphadhāraka Thera. Ap.i.244.
  • Samantagandha. Five kappas ago there were thirteen kings of this name, previous births of Padapūjaka Thera. v.l.Samantabhadda. Ap.i.142.
  • Samantagiri. See Samantakūta below.
  • Samantakūta, Samantagiri, Sumanakūta, Sumanagiri, Sumanācala
  • Samantakūtavannanā. A Pāli 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. 223f.
  • Samantamalla. A Malaya chief in the time of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.26, 28.
  • Samantanemi. Seventy three kappas ago there were thirteen kings of this name, previous births of Asanabodhiya Thera. Ap.i.111.
  • Samantāodana. See Odana ??.
  • Samantapāsādika 1. Thirty three kappas ago there were thirteen kings of this name, previous births of Tipupphiya Thera. Ap.i.136.
  • Samantapāsādika 2. Seventy eight kappas ago there were sixteen kings of this name, previous births of Hatthidāyaka Thera. Ap.i.208.
  • Samantapāsādikā
  • Samantavaruna. Twenty seven kappas ago there were four kings of this name, previous births of Ādhāradāyaka Thera. Ap.i.207.
  • Samanupassanā Sutta. On how thoughts of self lead to ignorance and to varying views. S. iii.46.
  • Samanupatthāka. Twenty three kappas ago there were four kings of this name, previous births of Buddhūpatthāyaka Thera. Ap.i.242.
  • Samāpatti Vagga. The fifteenth chapter of the Duka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.i.94f.
  • Samasīsakathā. The seventh chapter of the Paññāvagga of the Patisambhidā-Magga. Ps.ii.230 32.
  • Samata. See Samanga 1 above.
  • Samatha Sutta. A monk should practise introspection as to whether he has won insight of the higher and insight into the dhamma, and also peace of heart. Then he must put forth special effort to acquire what he has not won, and he must obtain his requisites in such a way that unprofitable states wane in him and profitable states increase. A.v.98ff.
  • Samathakkhandhaka. The fourth section of the Cullavagga of the Vinaya. Vin.ii.73 104.
  • Samatta
  • Samavāsa Suttā
  • Sāmāvatī
  • Samavattakkhandha. The son of Vipassī Buddha in his last lay life. His mother was Sutanā. Bu.xx.25, etc.
  • Samaya Sutta
  • Samayappavādaka
  • Samayavimutti Sutta. Five things that lead to the falling away of a monk who is temporarily released. A.iii.173.
  • Sambahula
  • Sambala
  • Sambandhacintā. A work of the twelfth century by Sangharakkhita. It is a grammatical treatise dealing with the Pāli 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 tīkā on it. Bode, op. cit., 22.
  • Sambandhamālinī. A grammatical work by an author of Pagan. Bode, op. cit., 29.
  • Sambara
  • Sambara Sutta. See " Isayo Samuddakā Sutta."
  • Sambhava
  • Sambhava Jātaka (No. 515)
  • Sambhiya. See Sabhiya (1).
  • Sambhūta
  • Sambodha Vagga. The first chapter of the Navaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. 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.6f.
  • Sambodhi Sutta. Conditions that should be developed in order to get awakening   good friends, virtue, helpful talk, strenuous purpose, wisdom. A.iv.251f.
  • Sambodhi Vagga. The eleventh chapter of the Tika Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.i.258 65.
  • Sambojjhanga Sutta. A definition of the seven bojjhangas. S.iv.367.
  • Sambuddha Sutta. On the difference between the Tathāgata who is a fully enlightened one and a monk who is freed by insight. S.iii.65 f.
  • Sambula Jātaka (No. 519)
  • Sambula Kaccāna Thera
  • Sambulā. Queen of Sotthisena. See the Sambula Jātaka.
  • Sāmidatta Thera
  • Samiddha
  • Samiddhi
  • Samiddhi Jātaka (No.167)
  • Samiddhi Sutta
  • Samiddhisummana
  • Sāmindavisaya
  • Samīrukkhatittha. A ford in the Mahāvālukagangā. Cv.lxxii.9, 33.
  • Sāmisantosuyyāna. A Park laid out by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.12.
  • Samita. A king of fourteen kappas ago, a previous birth of Buddhasaññaka (Meghiya) Thera. Ap.i.152; ThagA.i.150.
  • Samitanandana. A king of fifty kappas ago, a previous birth of Yūthikapupphiya Thera. Ap.i.202.
  • Samīti
  • Samitigutta Thera
  • Sammāditthi Sutta
  • Sammāparibbājaniya Sutta
  • Sammappadhāna Samyutta. The forty ninth section of the Samyutta Nikāya. S. v.244 8.
  • Sammappadhāna Sutta 1. The four sammappadhānas   this is the path leading to the "Uncompounded." S. iv.360.
  • Sammappadhāna Sutta 2. Details of the four sammappadhānas. S.iv.364.
  • Sammappadhāna Vagga. The eighth chapter of the Navaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikiya. A.iv.462f.
  • Sammasā Sutta. A detailed description of the "inward handling." S. ii.107f.
  • Sammāsambuddha Sutta. It is by knowledge of the Four Ariyan Truths that a Tathāgata becomes a fully Awakened One. S.v.433.
  • Sammata. See Sammitā.
  • Sammillabhāsinī. The name of Rāhulamātā in the Ananusociya Jātaka.
  • Sammitī, Sammatiyā
  • Sammoda-kumāra. See Pakkha.
  • Sammodamāna Jātaka (No. 33)
  • Sammohavināsinī. A tīkā on the Kaccāyanasāra, by Saddhammavilāsa of Pagan. Bode, op. cit., 37.
  • Sammohavinodanī. A Commentary on the Vibhangapakarana by Buddhaghosa. Sās. p. 58.
  • Sammukhāthavika
  • Sammuñjanī Thera
  • Samogadha. A king of fifty five kappas ago, a previous birth of Taraniya Thera. Ap.i.238.
  • Samotthata. Seven kappas ago there were seven kings of this name, all previous births of Sanghupatthāka Thera. Ap.i.191.
  • Sampadā Sutta
  • Sampasādaka Thera
  • Sampasādanīya Sutta
  • Samphala. See Sambala.
  • Samphassa Sutta 1. Because of diversity in elements arises diversity of contact. S. ii.140.
  • Samphassa Sutta 2. The Buddha makes Rāhula realize that sense contact is fleeting. S. ii.246.
  • Samphusita. A king of three kappas ago, a previous birth of Tambapupphiya Thera. Ap.i.176.
  • Sampunnamukha. See Punnamukha.
  • Samsāramocakā. A class of micchādittkikas. E.g., PvA.67.
  • Samsāraphala. A park in Ceylon, 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 Culla Vagga of the Vinaya Pitaka. Vin.ii.38 72.
  • Samudaya Sutta. The puthujjanas do not know the arising and going out of body, feelings, etc. S. iii.82, 174.
  • Samudayadhamma Sutta
  • Samuddā 1. One of the two chief women 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 Ceylon. Dpv. xviii.28.
  • Samudda 3.  One of the chief lay patrons of Siddhattha Buddha. Bu.xvii.20.
  • Samudda Jātaka (No. 296)
  • Samudda Sutta
  • Samudda Vagga. The sixteenth chapter of the Salāyatana Samyutta. S. iv.157 72.
  • Samudda vihāra. A vihāra built by Mahādāthika Mahānāga (Mhv.Xxxiv.90), but a monk, called Mahānāga, is said to have lived in the Samudda vihāra in the time of Dutthagāmanī (MT. 606). Probably Mahādāthika only restored it.
  • Samuddadatta
  • Samuddagiri vihāra. A vihāra in Sunāparanta, where Punna lived for some time. The cloister (cankamana) there was surrounded by magnetic rocks, and no one could walk in it. MA.ii.1015; SA.iii.15.
  • Samuddagiriparivena. A building in the Mahāvihāra erected by Kassapa IV., and given over to the Pamsukulikas. Cv.lii.21.
  • Samuddajā. Mother of Bhūridatta. See the Bhūridatta Jātaka.
  • Samuddakappa. A king of fourteen kappas ago; a former birth of Bandhujīvaka Thera. Ap.i.192.
  • Samuddanavā. A princess, who later became an eminent Therī in Ceylon. Dpv. xviii.34.
  • Samuddapannkasālā. A hall, erected on the spot from where Devānampiyatissa saw the Bodhi tree approaching on the ocean (Mhv.Xix.26f). It was on the road from Anurādhapura to Jambukola. MT. 403.
  • 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 seven kappas ago, a previous birth of Yūthikapupphiya Thera. Ap.i.184.
  • Sāmugāma. A village gifted by Aggabodhi III. to the padhānaghara, called Mahallarāja. Cv.xliv.120.
  • Samugga Jātaka (No. 436)
  • Samuggata. Fifty thousand kappas ago there were seven kings of this name, all previous births of Sobhita (Rakkhita) Thera. Ap.i.164; ThagA.i.173.
  • 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 Ceylon. MT. 307.
  • Samvannanānayadīpanī. A grammatical work by Jambudhaja Thera of Pagan. Bode, op cit., 55.
  • Samvara
  • Samvara Jātaka (No. 462)
  • Samvara Sutta. On the four efforts: to restrain, abandon, make become and watch over. A.ii.6.
  • Samvasita. A king of twenty eight kappas ago, a former birth of Gandhodaka Thera. Ap.i.106.
  • Samvejanīya Sutta
  • Samvutta Sutta. The three spheres -  kāma, rūpa, arūpa -  must be given up and three kinds of training must be developed: greater virtue (adhisīla), greater thought, greater insight. A.iv.444.
  • Samyama
  • Samyoga Sutta. On how men and women forge bonds for themselves by being attached to sex. A.iv.57.
  • Samyojana Sutta. On the ten samyojanas. A.v.17.
  • Samyutta Nikāya, Samyuttāgama
  • Sanankumāra
  • Sānavāsī 2. See Sānuvāsi.
  • Sānavāsī, Sānavāsika 1. An epithet of Sambhūta Thera.
  • Sañcetanika Vagga. The eighteenth chapter of the Catukka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.ii.157 70.
  • Sandaka Sutta
  • Sandaka. A Paribbājaka. See the Sandaka Sutta.
  • Sandeha, Sandeva. An Elder in direct pupillary succession in Jambudīpa, of teachers of the Abhidhamma. DhSA., p. 32.
  • Sandha
  • Sandhāna
  • Sandhibheda Jātaka (No. 349)
  • Sandhita Thera
  • Sandimā. A king of long ago; a previous birth of Ramanīyakutika Thera. ThagA.i.133.
  • Sanditthika Sutta
  • Sangagāma. A village in Ceylon, near the Kālavāpi. Cv.xlviii.91.
  • Sangaha Sutta. The four basis of sympathy (sangahavatthu) 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 purohita. Gv.66.
  • Sangāmaji Thera
  • Sangāmāvacara Jātaka (No. 182)
  • Sangārava
  • Sangārava Sutta
  • Sangayha Sutta
  • Sangha
  • Sanghā
  • Sanghabedaka Jātaka. (J. iii.211) Probably another name for the Sandhibheda Jātaka. Cf. Kosambī Jātaka.
  • Sanghabhaddā. A queen of Aggabodhi II. Cv.xlii.42.
  • Sanghabheda Sutta. The results of bringing about dissension in the Order. A.v.74.
  • Sanghabhedaka Khandhaka. The seventh chapter of the Culla Vagga of the Vinaya Pitaka. Vin.ii.180 206.
  • Sanghabhedakagāma. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv. 125, 127.
  • Sanghabhedaparisakkana Vatthu. The story of how Devadatta informed Ananda of his intention to bring about schism in the Order. DhA.iii.154f.
  • Sanghabodhi
  • Sanghadāsī
  • Sanghadatta Thera. He lived in Mahālena Vihāra and for twelve years, during the Brahmanatiya famine, a deity looked after him. In the past he had given a meal to a hungry dog. Ras.ii.181f.
  • 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.177f.
  • Sanghadāyikā. See Sanghadāsī (1).
  • Sanghādisesa. The second division of the Pārājikā of the Vinaya Pitaka. It comprises thirteen rules, violation of which involves temporary separation from the Order.
  • Sanghakapittha. See Kapittha.
  • Sanghamāna. A Malaya king. Cv.xlvii.3.
  • Sanghamitta
  • Sanghamittā Therī
  • Sanghamitta vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon, restored by Aggabodhi V. Cv.xlviii.6.
  • Sanghanandi. A monk to whom is attributed the Vutti of Kaccāyana’s grammar. P.L.C.180.
  • Sanghapāla 1. A parivena, residence of Gothābhaya Thera (xxxvi.114). The Mahāvamsa Commentary (MT. 673) calls it Sanghapālangana.
  • Sanghapāla 2. A monk of the Mahāvihāra, teacher of Buddhaghosa. (Cv.xxxvii.232). The Visuddhi Magga was composed according to the wishes of Sanghapāla. Vsm., p.711.
  • Sangharakkhita
  • Sanghasema. A building in the Mahā-Vihāra, erected by Sena I. and his queen, Sanghā. Cv.l.70.
  • Sanghasenapabbata. A building in the Abhayagiri vihāra, erected by Sanghā, wife of Sena II. Cv.li.86.
  • Sanghasivā. Wife of Mahātissa. She was the daughter of the ruler of Rohana and had three sons: Aggabodhi, Dappula and Maniakkhika. Cv.xlv.39.
  • Sanghāta. A Niraya. It is so called because massive rocks of heated iron meet and crush the victims. J. v.256, 270.
  • Sanghātagāma. A village given by Vijayabāhu I. to the Lābhavāsins. Cv.lx.68.
  • Sanghatissa
  • Sanghupatthāka Thera. An arahant. He was a servant in the monastery of Vessabhū Buddha and waited on the Sangha with great devotion. Seven kappas ago he was king seven times, under the name of Samotthata. Ap.i.191.
  • Sanghupatthāyikā. Another name for Kiñcisanghā (q.v.).
  • Sangillagāma. A village in Ceylon, the residence of Bhayasīva. Cv.xli.69.
  • Sangīti Sutta
  • Sanhā. An eminent Therī of Ceylon. Dpv. xviii.38.
  • Sanidāna Sutta. Sense desires, ill will, renunciation, etc., all arise with, casual basis. S. ii.151f.
  • Sanimandapa. A building in the Dīpuyyāna. It was decorated with ivory. Cv.lxxiii.118.
  • Sañjaya
  • Sañjikāputta
  • Sañjiva
  • Sañjīva Jātaka (No. 150)
  • Sankamanattā Therī. An arahant. Seeing Kondañña Buddha walking along the road, she came out of her house and prostrated herself. The Buddha touched her head with his foot. Ap.ii.514.
  • Sankantikā. A heretical sect, a division of the Kassapiyā. Mhv.v.9; Dpv. v.48.
  • Sankappa Jātaka (No. 251)
  • Sankappa Vagga. The first chapter of the Tika Nipāta of the Jātakatthakathā. J. ii.271 321.
  • Sankāsanā Sutta. The Buddha says that in the Four Ariyan Truths, as taught by him, there are numberless shades and variations of meaning. S. v.430.
  • Sankassa
  • Sanketahāla. A place in Ceylon where the Tamils captured Brāhmanatissa. v.l. Guttahāla, Gottahāla. MT. 613.
  • Sankha
  • Sankhabrāhmana Jātaka. See the Sankha 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
  • Sankhapāla Jātaka (No. 521)
  • Sankhāra Sutta. Some people accumulate acts of body, speech and mind that are discordant; others those that are harmonious; yet others those that are both discordant and harmonious. A.i.122.
  • Sankhāruppatti Sutta
  • Sankhasetthi. See Sankha (1).
  • Sankhata Sutta. There are three condition marks in that which is “conditioned” (Sahkhata). 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 Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon, 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 Ceylon, 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 Mahāatthakathā. E.g., at Sp.ii.494.
  • Sankhepavannanā. A navatīkā 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 Samyutta. 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 Samyutta iv.148ff.
  • Sankhyāpakāsaka. A grammatical work by ñānavilāsa of Laos. Sirimangala wrote a tīkā on it. Bode, op. cit., 47.
  • Sankicca
  • Sankilesiya Sutta. See Kilesiya Sutta.
  • Sankilitthābhā. A class of devas. 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 Sutta
  • Saññā Vagga. The seventh chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iii.79f.
  • Saññaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety two kappas ago he saw the rag robe of Tissa Buddha hanging on a tree and worshipped it. Four kappas ago he was a king named Dumasāra. Ap.i.120.
  • Sannaka. One of the chief lay supporters of Piyadassī Buddha. Bu.xiv.22.
  • Saññāmanasikāra Sutta
  • Saññasāmika Thera
  • Saññī Sutta. Sāriputta explains to Amanda how he dwelt in the sphere of “neither perception nor non perception.” S.iii.238.
  • Sannibbapaka. A king of one hundred and seven kappas ago, a previous birth of Āsanūpatthāyaka Thera. Ap.i.144.
  • Sannidhāpaka Thera. An arahant. He had been a householder, and later an ascetic in the time of Padumuttara Buddha. He gave the Buddha a gourd (āmanda) and water to drink. Forty one kappas ago he was a king named Arindama. Ap.i.97.
  • Sannīrasela. A village in Ceylon 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.
  • Saññojana Sutta. The seven fetters   of complying, resisting, of view, uncertainty, conceit, worldly lusts, and ignorance. A.iv.7.
  • Santa
  • Santacitta. A Pacceka. Buddha. M.iii.70.
  • Santaka Sutta. The Buddha explains to Ananda how feelings arise and cease to be, what is their “satisfaction” and their "misery." S. iv.219.
  • Santakāya Thera
  • Santāna Thera. An Elder who came to Ceylon from Rakkhanga, at the head of thirty three monks, at the invitation of Vimaladhammasuriya II. Cv.xcvii.10.
  • Sāntanerī. A fortress in South India, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Lankāpura. Cv.lxxvii.44.
  • Santati
  • Santhāra Vagga. The fourteenth chapter of the Duka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.i.93f.
  • Santhava Jātaka (No. 162)
  • Santhava Vagga. The second chapter of the Duka Nipāta of the Jātakatthakathā. J. ii.41 63.
  • Santhita Thera. An arahant. Thirty one kappas ago he saw the asattha bodhi of a Buddha and thought of the Buddha's virtues. Thirteen kappas ago he was a king named Dhanittha. Ap.i.210.
  • Santhita Thera. An arahant. Thirty one kappas ago he saw the assattha bodhi of a Buddha and fixed his mind on him. Thirteen kappas ago he was a king, named Dhanittha. Ap.i.210f.
  • 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.96f.
  • Santike Nidāna
  • Santusita
  • Santuttha
  • Santutthi Sutta. Four things are easily available: rag robes, scraps of food, the root of a tree, and ammonia (pūtimutta) from urine. A monk should learn to be content with these. A.ii.26.
  • Sānu Sutta
  • Sānu Thera
  • Sānumātā. The name given to the Yakkhinī who had been the mother of Sānu (q.v.) in a previous birth. When the Yakkhas assembled to hear Sānu preach the Law, 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.
  • Sānuvāsīipabbata. A hill near the village of Kundi, where lived Potthapāda (or Kundinagariya) Thera. Pv.iii.2; PvA.179.
  • Sapara. A province in Ceylon (Cv.lxviii.8), also called Saparagamu (Cv.xciv.12). It is said to have derived its name from the inhabitants, the Saparā or Sabarā (Savarā), probably another name for the Veddas.
  • Saparivāra. A king of twenty seven kappas ago, a previous birth of Paccuggamaniya Thera. Ap.i.240.
  • Saparivāracchattadāyaka Thera. An arahant. He heard Padumuttara Buddha preach, 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.265f.
  • 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.107f.
  • Saparivāriya Thera
  • Sāpatagāma. A village in Rohana; Mañju, general of Parakkamabāhu I., fought a battle there against Sūkarabhātu. Cv.lxxiv.131.
  • Sapatta. An eminent nun, expert in the Vinaya in Ceylon. Dpv. xviii.29.
  • Sapattangārakokirī Sutta. The story of a petī seen by Moggallāna. She went through the air dried up, sooty, uttering cries of distress. She had been the chief queen of a Kālinga king. Mad with jealousy, she had scattered a brazier of coals over one of the king's women. S. ii.260.
  • Sappa Sutta
  • Sappadāsa Thera
  • Sappagahana. See Sabbagahana.
  • Sappaka. See Sabbaka.
  • Sappānaka Vagga. The seventh chapter of the Pācittiya.
  • Sappanārukokillagāma. A village in Ceylon in which the Buddha's Alms Bowl and Tooth Relic were once deposited. Cv.lxxiv.142.
  • Sappañña Vagga. The sixth chapter of the Sotāpatti Samyutta. S. v.404 14.
  • Sappasondika pabbhāra
  • Sappidāyaka Thera
  • Sappinī, Sappinīkā
  • Sappurisa Sutta
  • Sappurisa Vagga. The twenty first chapter of the Catukka Nipāta of the Anguttara. A.ii.217 25.
  • Sappurisānisamsa Sutta. Because of a good man, one grows in virtue, concentration, wisdom and emancipation, qualities which are dear to the Ariyans. A.ii.239.
  • Sāpūga. A village of the Koliyans, where Ananda once stayed, and where he preached to the inhabitants. They were called Sāpūgiyā. A.ii.194.
  • Sāpūgiya Sutta. The inhabitants of Sāpūga visit Ananda, 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.194f.
  • 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.
  • Sarabba Jātaka. See the Sarabhamiga Jātaka.
  • Sarabha
  • Sarabha Sutta. Relates the story of the Buddha's visit to Sarabha at the Paribbājakārāma. A.i.185f.
  • Sarabhamiga Jātaka (No. 483)
  • Sarabhanga
  • Sarabhanga Jātaka (No. 522)
  • Sarabhavatī. A city, the capital of King Sudassana (the Bodhisatta). It was visited by Vessabhū Buddha, who preached to the king. BuA. 207.
  • Sarabhū
  • Sarada 1. The name of Sāriputta in the time of Anomadassī Buddha. DhA.i.89; but see Ap.i.21, where he is called Suruci.
  • Sarada 2. An ascetic who, with his large following, was converted by Padumuttara Buddha. BuA.160.
  • Sāradassī
  • Sarāga Sutta. Four persons are found in the world: the lustful, the hateful, the deluded, the proud. A.ii.71.
  • Saraggāma. A village in the district of Mahātila, in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxvi.71; lxvii.59,79.
  • Sarājita. A Niraya in which those who die in battle are born (S.iv.311). The Commentary (SA.iii.100) says that it is not a distinctive purgatory, but a part of Avīci, where fighters of all sorts fight in imagination. Cf. Sarañjita.
  • Sārajja Sutta
  • Sarakāni
  • Sarakāni (v.l. Saranāni) Vagga. The third chapter of the sotāpatti Samyutta. S. v.369-91.
  • Sārakappa. The name given to a kappa in which only one Buddha is born. BuA.158.
  • Sāramandakappa. The name given to a kappa in which four Buddhas are born. BuA.159.
  • Sārambha Jātaka (No. 88)
  • Sārambha. The Bodhisatta, born as an ox. See the Sārambha Jātaka.
  • Sarana
  • Sarana Sutta. The Buddha teaches the "refuge" and the Path thereto. S. v.372.
  • Sarana 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. Sarana later became an arahant. For details see Ras.i.15f.
  • Saranāgamaniya Thera. An arahant. Thirty one kappas ago, while he was travelling by sea with a monk and an Ājīvaka, the boat capsized and the monk gave him the Refuges. Ap.i.285=ii.455.
  • Saranankara
  • Saranattaya. The, first section of the Khuddaka-Pātha.
  • Sārandada
  • Sārānīya Sutta
  • Sārānīya Vagga. The second chapter of the Chakka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iii.288 308.
  • Sarañjita. A class of Devas (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 Ceylon, the centre of a monastic establishment and the headquarter of the Vilgammūla (Sarasigāmamūla) fraternity. See below, Sarogāmatittha. P.L.C. 253.
  • Sarassatī
  • Sarassatīmandapa. A building, erected by Parakkamabāhu I. near his palace at Pulatthipura. It was devoted to the arts of the Muses and was adorned with frescoes dealing with the life of the king. Cv.lxxiii.83 f.
  • Sāratthadīpanī
  • Sāratthamañjūsā. A Tīkā on the Anguttara Nikāya, attributed to Sāriputta of Ceylon. Gv.61; SadS.61; P.L.C.192. All the Mūla-Tīkā on the Sutta Pitaka seem to have borne this name. See SadS.59.
  • Sāratthappakāsinī. Buddhaghosa's Commentary on the Samyutta Nikāya, written at the, request of Jotipāla, a monk. Gv.59; SadS.58.
  • Sāratthasālinī. A Nava tīkā on Dhammapāla’s Saccasankhepa, by Sumangala, pupil of Sāriputta of Ceylon. P.L.C.200.
  • Sāratthasamuccaya. The name given to the Catubhānavāratthakathā. It was written by a pupil of Ananda at the request of Vanaratana Thera of Ceylon. Published in Hewavitarne Bequest Series (Colombo), vol. xxvii.
  • Sāratthasangaha
  • Sāratthavikāsinī. A tika on Kaccāyana's Pāli grammar by Ariyālankāra of Ava. Bode, op. cit., 37 n.2; 55.
  • Sāratthavilāsinī or Susaddasiddhi. A tīkā on the Moggallāna pañjikā by Sangharakkhita of Ceylon. P.L.C. 200.
  • Sareheru. A tank in Ceylon, restored by Vijayabāhu I. Cv.ix.48.
  • Sārī. A brahminee, mother of Sāriputta (1) (q.v.). Her full name was Rūpasārī.
  • Sāriputta
  • Sāriputta Samyutta. The twenty eighth division of the Samyutta Nikāya. S. iii.236 40.
  • Sāriputta Sutta
  • Sarīrattha Sutta. Ten conditions inherent in the body: cold and heat, hunger and thirst, evacuation and urination, restraint of body, speech, living, and the aggregate that produces becoming (bhavasankhāra). A.v.88.
  • Saritacchadana. A king of eighty seven kappas ago, a previous birth of Sammukhāthavika Thera. Ap.i.159.
  • Sarīvaggapitthi. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Vijayabāhu I. Cv.lvii.53.
  • Sarogāmatittha. A ford on the Mahāvālikanadī, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. It is probably identical with Sarasigāma. Cv.lxxi.18; lxxii.1, 31; see also Cv.Trs.i.316, n.2.
  • Sāropama Sutta. See Cūla Saropama and Mahā Sāropama Suttas.
  • Sāruppa Sutta. On the proper way of approach to the uprooting of all conceits. S. iv.21.
  • Sasa( pandita) Jātaka (No. 316)
  • Sāsana Sutta. The Buddha tells Upāli in brief as to how various doctrines can be regarded as belonging to the Dhamma or otherwise. A.iv.143.
  • Sāsanavamsa
  • Sasankhāra Sutta
  • Sāsapa Sutta
  • Sātā. An eminent Therī of Ceylon. Dpv. xviii.16.
  • Satacakkhu. A king of thirty four kappas ago, a, previous birth of Pañcadīpaka Thera. Ap.i.108.
  • Satadhamma Jātaka (No. 179)
  • Satadhamma, Santadhamma. A youth of Benares. See the Sata-dhamma Jātaka.
  • Sātāgira
  • Sātāgira Sutta. Another name for the Hemavata Sutta (q.v.). SnA.i.194.
  • Sātapabbata. A mountain in Majjhimadesa, the abode of Sātāgira (SnA..i.197). Many other Yakkas also lived there, three thousand of whom were present at the preaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.257.
  • Satapatta 1. A king of seventy three kappas ago, a previous birth of Nalinakesariya Thera. Ap.i.223.
  • Satapatta 2. A palace, once occupied by Ukkhittapadumiya Thera. Ap.i.275.
  • Satapatta Jātaka (No. 279)
  • Sataporisa. A Niraya, meant especially for matricides. It is filled with decaying corpses. J. v.269, 274.
  • Sataramsi
  • Sataramsika Thera. An arahant. In the past he saw Padumuttara Buddha and worshipped him. In this life he joined the Order at the age of seven, and rays constantly issued from his body. Sixty thousand kappas ago he was king four times under the name of Roma. Ap.i.104f.
  • Satarasa. A kind of food which Paripunnaka Thera was in the habit of eating before joining the Order (ThagA.ii.190). It was probably made of one hundred essences.
  • Sataruddhā. A canal flowing eastward from the Aciravatī Channel in Ceylon. Cv.lxxix.53.
  • Sātavāhana
  • Satayha Sutta. See Ogadha Sutta.
  • Sati Sutta 1. Mindfulness ifs necessary for one who sees not things as they really are. A.ii.132.
  • Sati Sutta 2. When mindfulness and self possession are lacking, various evil results follow, as in the case of a tree which is devoid of branches and foliage. A.iv.336f.
  • Sāti Thera
  • Sati Vagga. The ninth chapter of the Atthaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iv.336 50.
  • Sātimattiya Thera
  • Satipatthāna Samyutta. The forty seventh section of the Samyutta Nikāya. S. v.141 2.
  • Satipatthāna Sutta
  • Satipatthāna Vagga. The seventh chapter of the Navaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iv.457-61.
  • Satipatthānakathā. The eighth chapter of the Paññā Vagga of the Pathisambhidā-Magga. PS.ii.232 6.
  • Satisambodhi Thera. A monk of Piyangudīpa. See Ariyagālatissa.
  • Sato Sutta
  • Sātodīkā. A river in Surattha (Surat). Sālissara lived in a hermitage on its banks after he left the Kavitthaka hermitage. J. iii.463; but at J. v.133 it is Mendissara who lived there.
  • Satta Sutta
  • Satta vassāni Sutta
  • Sattabhariyā Sutta
  • Sattabhū. The king of the Kālingas in the time of Renu. 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.
  • Sattāhapabbajita Thera. An arahant. Ninety one kappas ago he had a quarrel with his kinsmen and joined the Order under Vipassī Buddha for seven days. Sixty seven kappas ago he was king seven times, under the name of Sunikkhamma. Ap.i.242.
  • Sattakadambapupphiya Thera. An arahant. Ninety four kappas ago he met seven Pacceka Buddhas on Kadamba Mountain and offered them seven garlands of kadamba flowers. Ap.i.382f.
  • Sattakammapatha Sutta. On seven courses of action. S.ii.167.
  • Sattamba, Sattambaka
  • Sattanāsa Sutta. On the unworthy man and the still more unworthy; the worthy man and the still more worthy. A.ii.218.
  • Sattānisamsa Sutta. Seven advantages resulting from the cultivation of the five indriyas. S. v.237.
  • Sattapaduminiya Thera. An arahant. Ninety four kappas ago he was a brahmin, named Nesāda, and, seeing Siddhattha Buddha in the forest, he swept his hut and offered lotus flowers. Seven kappas ago he was king four times, under the name of Pādapāvara. Ap.i.254.
  • Sattapannaka pāsāda. A building in Anurādhapura for the residence of the monks, evidently built by Vohārikatissa (Mhv.Xxxvi.32). The Mahā Vamsa Commentary (MT. 662) says that it was attached to the palace.
  • Sattapanniguhā
  • Sattapanniya Thera. An arahant. One hundred thousand kappas ago he offered a  sattapanni flower to Sumana Buddha. Ap.i.292.
  • Sattapātaliya Thera. An arahant. Ninety four kappas ago he saw the Buddha (Siddhattha?) and offered him pātali flowers. Ap.i.227.
  • Sattaputtakhādakā. A petī who ate seven of her children because of a false oaths worn by her in a previous birth. Cf. Pañcaputtakhādakā. Pv.i.7; PvA.36f.
  • Sattarasavaggiyā. A group of monks in the Buddha's time, who seem to have incurred the enmity of the Chabbaggīyas. 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.48f.
  • Sattasatikakhandhaka. The twelfth chapter of the Culla Vagga of the Vinaya Pitaka. It gives an account of the Second Council. Vin.ii.294f.
  • Sattasirīsaka. A group of seven sirīsaka trees, near Benares, where the Buddha preached to the Nāga king Erakaputta (q.v.). DhA.iii.230, 232.
  • Sattasuriya Sutta. Mentioned in the scholiast to the Ayoghara Jātaka (J.iv.498). The reference is evidently to the Suriya Sutta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iv.100f.; see Suriya Sutta (1).
  • Sattatthāna Sutta. Seven points, skill in which makes a monk who is an investigator in three separate ways claim to accomplish in the Dhamma-vinaya, one who has reached mastership (vusitavā), a superman (uttamapuriso). S. iii.61f.
  • Sattāvāsa Vagga. The third chapter of the Navaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. 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.
  • Satthikūta(sahassa)peta
  • Satthipeyyāla. A series of short suttas, forming the seventeenth chapter of the Salāyatana Samyutta. S. iv.148 57.
  • Satthuka. See Sattuka (2).
  • Satti Sutta. Attempts to overthrow a mind which had developed liberation of the will through love are as futile as the attempt to double up a sharp spear. S. ii.265.
  • Satti Vagga. The third chapter of the Devatā Samyutta. S.i.13 16.
  • Sattigumba Jātaka (No. 503)
  • Sattigumba. Devadatta born as a parrot. See the Sattigumba Jātaka.
  • Sattimāgavī Sutta. The story of a peta seen by Moggallāna, going through the air while javelins kept rising and falling on his body. He had been a deer hunter in Rājagaha. S. ii.257.
  • Sattipanniya Thera
  • Sattisata Sutta. A wise householder should be glad if an offer were made to him that he should comprehend the Four Noble Truths after being tormented with one hundred spears three times a day for one hundred years. For incalculable is samsāra. S.v.440.
  • Sattisūla. A 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 sakkāya-ditthi should be got rid of by a monk as though he were smitten down by an impending sword. S. i.13.
  • Sattubhasta Jātaka (No. 402)
  • Sattuka
  • Sattuppalamālikā Therī. An Arahant (Ap.ii.517). Evidently identical with Abhayā Therī. ThigA.42f.
  • Sattuttama. A Cakkavatti of nine kappas ago, a previous birth of Kakkārupupphiya (Jenta) Thera. Ap.i.177; ThagA.i.220.
  • Satulakāyī
  • Satullapakāyikā
  • Sava. A stronghold in Rohana. Cv.lxxiv.60.
  • Sāvajja Sutta
  • Savanaviyala. A place in Rohana. Cv.lxxv.2.
  • Savara. See Sapara. In the Milinda (p.191), Savara is mentioned as a place where people are unable to appreciate the value of red sandal wood. Tradition calls it a city of Candālas. See Milinda Questions, i.267, n.1.
  • Savāraka. A village where Rukkha, a kinsman of Kassapa IV., built a vihāra, which he handed over to the Mahāvihāra. Cv.lii.31.
  • Savattha. A sage. Sāvatthi was founded on the site of his hermitage. SnA.i.300; PSA. 367.
  • Sāvatthi
  • Savittha Thera
  • Savitthaka 1. An example of a low family name. Vin.iv.8,13.
  • Savitthaka 2. Devadatta born as a crow. See the Vīraka Jātaka.
  • Sāvitti
  • Sayahattaka. A locality in the Malaya district of Ceylon, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.15.
  • Sayam kata Sutta. When one has right view, one knows that weal and woe are self wrought, etc. A.iii.440.
  • Sayampabhā
  • Sayampabha. A king of seventy two kappas ago, a previous birth of Pañcanguliya Thera. Ap.i.186.
  • Sayampatibhāniya Thera. An arahant. He is evidently to be identified with Khujjasobhita Thera. Ap.ii.410f.
  • Sayana Sutta. Few are they who abstain from high and low beds. S. v.471.
  • Sayanadāyaka Thera
  • Sayanakalaha. The name given to a quarrel between Mallikā and Pasenadi. See the Sujāta Jātaka (No. 306).
  • Sayha
  • Sayha Jātaka (No. 310)
  • Sayhaka Sutta. See Abhisanda Sutta (2).
  • Sedaka. See Desaka.
  • Seggu. A greengrocer's daughter. See the Seggu Jātaka.
  • Seggu-Jātaka (No. 217)
  • Sehālauparājaka. A monastic building erected by Sanghatissa, uparāja of Aggabodhi IV. Cv.xlvi.24.
  • Sejalaka. A vihāra to the cast of Anurādhapura, built by Mahallaka-Nāga. v.l. Pejalaka. Mhv.xxxv.124.
  • Sekhabala Vagga. The first chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iii.1-9.
  • Sekha-Sutta
  • Sekhiyā. One of the sub divisions of the Pācittiya of the Sutta Vibhanga of the Vinaya Pitaka. Vin.iv.185ff., 349ff.
  • Sekīrapadma. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvii.76.
  • Sela
  • Selā
  • Selantarasamūha. The name of a monastic building provided by the king of Ceylon (probably Mānavamma, Cv.lvii.37f.; Cv.Trs.i.196, n.2) for Dāthopatissa after his ordination. Later Yasodharā, daughter of Vijayabāhu I., erected there a building called the Pasādapāsāda. Cv.lx.84.
  • Selantarāyatana. A monastery, evidently in Rohana. Nanda Thera was its chief incumbent in the time of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxviii.10.
  • Sela-Sutta. Records the visit of Sela (1) to the Buddha, his conversion, and attainment of arahantship. One part of the sutta deals with the Buddha's interview with Keniya, the Jatila. Sn., p.102 ff. = M.i.146ff.
  • Selā-Sutta. The story of Māra's unsuccessful temptation of Selā Therī (2). S. i.134.
  • Selissariya. See Potiriya.
  • Semponmāri. A place in South India. There was a fortress there which played a part in the campaigns of Lankāpura. Cv.lxxvi.241ff.
  • Sena
  • Senā 1. Queen of Udaya I. Cv.xlix.2.
  • Senā 2. Daughter of Kassapa, yuvarāja of Udaya II. She married the king's brother's son. Cv.li.93.
  • Senāgāma. A village and fortification near the Kālavāpi. It is mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. and was once the headquarters of his senāpati, Deva. Cv.lxx.131f., 245.
  • Senaggabodhi. A shrine built by Sena I. on the Thusavāpi at Pulatthipura. Cv.l.73.
  • Senaggabodhipabbata. A building erected in Vāhadīpa by Udaya I. Cv.xlix.33.
  • Senaguttagāma. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.6.
  • Senaka
  • Senaka-Vagga. The second chapter of the Chakka Nipāta of the Jātakatthakathā. J. iii.276-316.
  • Senāmagāma. A village given by Dāthopatissa II. to the Kassapa-vihāra. Cv.xlv.27.
  • Senānātha-parivena. Evidently identical with the Senasenāpati-parivena (q.v.). Vijayabāhu IV. appointed the Thera of the parivena in charge of the restoration of the Ratanavāli-cetiya. Cv.lxxxviii.85.
  • Senānī. A wealthy landowner of Senānīnigama; he was the father of Sujātā. J. i.68; BuA.238.
  • Senānīnigama
  • Senāpatigumbaka. The name given to the spot to which the general of Pandukābhaya's uncles fled when the latter were defeated. Mhv.x.71.
  • Senaratana
  • Senāsanakkhandha. The sixth chapter of the Culla Vagga of the Vinaya Pitaka. Vin.ii.146ff.
  • 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.15f.
  • Senāsandāyaka Thera. An arahant (Ap.i.137f). He is evidently identical with Channa Thera (q.v.). ThagA.i.155.
  • Senasenāpati-parivena. A monastic building erected by Kutthaka, senāpati of Sena II. See also Senānātha-parivena. Cv.li.88; see also Cv.Trs.i.156, n.2.
  • Seniya
  • Senkhandasela-Sirivaddhanapura
  • Senkundiya. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara, and later ally of Lankapura. Cv.lxxvi.138, 221; lxxvii.7, 35.
  • Sepanni-pāsāda. A building erected by Mānavamma in the Padhānarakkha-vihāra (Cv.xlvii.64). It is perhaps identical with the Sepannipuppha-pāsāda restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxviii.105.
  • Sereyyaka Thera
  • Serī
  • Serinī
  • Serisara. A lake in Ceylon; near it was the village of Kāraka. Ras.ii.183.
  • Serissaka
  • Seriva, Serivā. See the Serivānija Jātaka.
  • Seriva. The name of a country. J. i.111.
  • Serivānija Jātaka (No. 3)
  • Serumadīpa. An old name for Nāgadīpa. J. iii.187,189.
  • Seta
  • Setaka, Sedaka. See Desaka.
  • Setakannika. A village forming the southern boundary of Majjhimadesa. Vin.i.197; DA.i.173; J. i.49; KhpA.133, etc.; AA.i.55, 265; MA.i.397.
  • Setaketu 1. The Bodhisatta, born in Tusita in his penultimate birth. Sp.i.161; MA.i.103.
  • Setaketu 2. A young man, son of an Udicca-brahmin. See the Setaketu Jātaka.
  • Setaketu Jātaka (No. 377)
  • Setambangana. A place in Ceylon. When King Mahānāga was fleeing from Ceylon to India, he received help from an Elder living there. Later, when he re-gained his throne, he made a great gift of medicine to Setambangana for as long as he should live (DhSA.399). v.l. Pemambanganga.
  • Setārāma. A park (in Setavyā) where Kassapa Buddha died. BuA.195; Bu.xix.52 calls it Sonārāma.
  • Setavyā
  • Setibhinda. The Pāli name for King Hsin-hpyu-shin of Pegu. Bode, op. cit., 37.
  • Setthināyaka. A Lambakanna of the Morlya district. He, with four other Lambakannas, took up arms under Parakkamabāhu I. and brought to him one thousand warriors. Cv.lxix.12.
  • Setthiputta-petavatthu. The story of four setthiputtas of Sāvatthi (Pv.iv.15; PvA.279f). See the Lohakumbhi Jātaka.
  • Setuccha Thera
  • Setudāyaka Thera. An arahant (Ap.ii.408). He is evidently identical with Uttarapāla (ThagA.ii.371) (q.v.).
  • Sevitabba-asevitabba Sutta
  • Seyya. See Samyama.
  • Seyya-Jātaka (No. 282)
  • Seyyasaka
  • Seyyā-Sutta. On the four postures: that of petas, 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.
  • Sibbi. See Sivi.
  • Sīdā
  • Sīdantara samudda. The sea between every two ranges round Sineru; Nāgas live in this sea. J.vi.125.
  • Sīdarī. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.
  • Siddhattha
  • Siddhatthikā
  • Sīdupabbatagāma. A village in Rohana, where Mahinda V. lived for some time. Cv.lv.8.
  • Sigāla. See Sigālovāda Sutta.
  • Sigāla-Jātaka (No.113, 142, 148, 152)
  • Sigālaka 1. Son of Sigālakapitā (q.v.).
  • Sigālaka 2. Son of Sigālakamātā (q.v).
  • Sigālaka 3. See Singālaka.
  • Sigālakamātā Therī
  • Sigālakapitā (Singālaka-) Thera
  • Sigālaka-Sutta
  • Sigāla-Vagga. The tenth section of the Duka Nipāta of the Jātaka Commentary. J. ii.242-70.
  • Sigālovāda, Singālovāda Sutta
  • Siggava
  • Sīha
  • Sīhabāhu
  • Sīhabodhi Thera. A colleague of Yonaka-Mahā Buddharakkhita Thera and Maliyamahādeva Thera. Ras.ii.188f.
  • 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 which made Uruvelakassapa wish for similar honour for himself. Ap.ii.481.
  • Sīhagiri, Sīhapabbata, Sīhācala
  • Sīhahanu
  • Sīha-Jātaka. See the Guna Jātaka.
  • Sīhakotthuka Jātaka (No. 188)
  • Sīhala, Sīhalā
  • Sīhalacetikā. It is said that once 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 Ceylon (Tambapanni) since it became the country of the Sīhalā. It is mentioned as a patirūpadesa. DhSA., p.103.
  • Sīhalasangha
  • Sīhalatthakathā
  • Sīhalavatthu. A Commentary; probably another name for the Sīhalatthakathā (q.v.). Gv.62, 72.
  • Sīhamukha. One of the mouths of the Anotatta. From it flowed a river, on the banks of which lions lived; hence its name. SnA.ii.438; UdA.301.
  • Sīhanāda
  • Sīhapabbata. See Sīhagiri.
  • Sīhapapāta. One of the seven great lakes of Himavā. (A.iv.107; DA.i.164; UdA.390; AA.ii.759; J. v.415, etc.). The water in it never grew warm (SnA..ii.407).
  • Sīhapura
  • Sīhāsanadāyaka
  • Sīhāsana-Vagga. The second chapter of the Apadāna. Ap.i.55ff.
  • Sihāsanavījaniya Thera. An arahant. He is evidently identical with Jambuka (q.v.). Ap.i.403.
  • Sīhasinānatittha. A place in Anurādhapura, through which the boundary of the Mahāvihāra passed. Mbv.136.
  • Sīhasīvali
  • Sīhassara. A king of long ago. Mhv.ii.13f.; Dpv. iii.42.
  • Sīhasūra.  Name of a king (Gv.73).
  • Sīha-Sutta
  • Sīhā-Therī
  • Sīhavāhana. A king of long ago, descendant of Mahāsammata. Mhv.ii.13; Dpv. iii.42.
  • Sīka. A general of Gajabāhu. Cv.lxx.113.
  • Sīkaviyala. A place near Pulatthipura, mentioned in the account of the wars of Gajabāhu. Cv.lxx.231.
  • Sikhaddi, Sikhandī. A Gandhabba, son of Mātali; Bhaddā Suriyavaccasā was at first in love with him, but she was won later by Pañcasikha. D.ii.268; cf. Mtu.ii.190.
  • Sikhā-Moggallāna
  • Sikhānāyaka. An officer of Parakkamabāhu I. He lived in the Moriya district and was a Lambakanna. Cv.ixix.12.
  • Sikhandi. A khattiya of thirty one kappas ago, brother of Sikhī Buddha. When the Buddha died he erected a thūpa over his remains. Netti, p.142.
  • Sikhī
  • Sikkhā Sutta
  • Sikkhānisamsa Sutta. Brahmacariya is lived for the sake of the profit of the training, of further wisdom, of the essence of release, of the mastery of mindfulness. A.ii.243f.
  • Sikkhāpada-Sutta
  • Sikkhāpadavalañjanī. A Pali 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.
  • Silākāla
  • Sīlakhanda. A section of the Bhūridatta JātakaJ. vi.184.
  • Sīlakkhandha Vagga. The first division of the Dīgha Nikāya, containing suttas 1-13. D.i.2-253.
  • Sīlakūta. The summit of the Missakapabbata in Ambatthala. It was there that Mahinda alighted on his arrival in Ceylon (Mhv.Xiii.20). In the time of Kakusandha Buddha, it was called Devakūta; in the time of Konāgamana, Sumanakūta; in the time of Kassapa, Subhakūta. Dpv. xvii.14.
  • Silāmayamuninda. See Silāsambuddha.
  • Silāmegha
  • Silāmeghapabbata. A building erected by Kassapa V.in the Abhayagiri vihāra. Cv.lii.58; see Cv.Trs.i.168, n.1.
  • Silāmeghavanna
  • Sīlānisamsa Jātaka (No. 190)
  • Silāpassayaparivena. A building in the Tissārāma. It was there that the Sāmanera died who, in this life, became Dutthagāmanī. Mhv.xxii.28.
  • Silāpattapokkharanī. A lotus pond in Benares, in which the Pacceka Buddha Mahāpaduma was born in a lotus. SnA.i.80.
  • Silārāma. A park in Candavatī, where Sujāta Buddha died. Bu.xiii.36; BuA.171.
  • Silāsambuddha
  • Silāsobbhakandaka. A village in which Vattagāmanī lived for some time during the usurpation of his throne by the Tamils (Mhv.Xxxiii.51). The village was to the south of Vessagiri-vihāra and near Pabbata-vihāra. MT.616.
  • Silāsobbhakandaka-cetiya. A thūpa to the north of the Mahā Thūpa, built by Vattagāmanī (Mhv.Xxxiii.88). The Sirīsamālaka lay between it and the Nāga-mālaka. MT.355.
  • Sīla-Sutta
  • Silātissabodhi. Son of Dāthānāma and brother of King Dhātusena. Cv.xxxviii.15.
  • Sīlava
  • Sīla-Vagga. The second chapter of the Eka Nipāta of the Jātaka Commentary. J. i.142-72.
  • Sīlavamsa
  • Sīlavanāga 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.
  • Sīlavā-Thera
  • Silāvatī
  • Sīlavati
  • Sīlavīmamsa Jātaka (No. 330, 362)
  • Sīlavīmamsana Jātaka (No. 86, 290, 305)
  • Silāyupa Sutta
  • Silesaloma. A Yakkha. See the Pañcāvudha Jātaka. He is identified with Angulimāla. J. i.275.
  • Sīluccaya. Fifteen thousand kappas ago there were eight kings of this name, previous births of Sīhāsanadāyaka Thera. Ap.i.189.
  • Silutta Vatthu. The story of a blind rat snake (silutta), near Devarakkhitalena, who heard the Satipatthāna Sutta being recited by Talangapabbatavāsī Mahādhammadinna Thera. The snake was killed by a godhā, and was born as Tissāmacca, minister of Dutthagāmanī. Sās.S.88f; Rag.ii.131f.
  • Sīmālankārasangaha. A work on boundaries and sites for religious ceremonies written by Vācissara of Ceylon (Gv.62; Svd.1213). Chapata 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 parivena. On its banks was Sālaggāma. Cv.xc.92.
  • Sīmatālatthalī. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.101.
  • Simbali. A Niraya. J. v.275.
  • Simbalivana, Simbalidaha. The abode of Garudas. J. i.202; DhA.i.279; MA.ii.638.
  • Simsapā-Sutta
  • Simsapāvana
  • Sindhaka. A servant of Ankura. Pv.ii.9 (vs. 39, 40); PvA.127.
  • Sindhavā. See Sindhu.
  • Sindhavasandana. A king of twenty seven kappas ago, a previous birth of Khomadāyaka Thera. Ap.i.81.
  • Sindhu
  • Sindhūravāna. A place in Ceylon, between Hatthiselapura and Gangāsiripura, on the way to Sumanakūta. There Vijayabāhu IV. built the Vanaggāmapāsāda vihāra and the Abhayarāja-parivena. Cv.lxxxviii.50.
  • Sineru
  • Sineru-Sutta. The dukkha 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.457f.
  • Singāla. One of the four leading merchants of Pupphavatī (Benares) in the time of Ekarāja. J. vi.135.
  • Singāravimāna. A four storeyed building, painted with various pictures, in the Dīpuyyāna. Cv.lxxiii.122.
  • Singatthala. A village in Ceylon, given by Kittisirirājasīha for the Majjhavela vihāra. Cv.c.230.
  • Sinipura, Sinisura
  • Sippatthala. A village in Rohana, near Kājaragāma, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Vijayabāhu I. Cv.lvii.70; lviii.7.
  • Siri
  • Sirī
  • Sirideva. A minister of Dutthagāmanī, who, with Visākha, was in charge of the arrangements for the Foundation Ceremony of the Mahā Thūpa. MT. 517.
  • Siridevinaga. A mountain in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon. It was near Buddhagāma, and is mentioned in the account of the early campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxvi.19.
  • Siridhara. A king of twenty seven kappas ago, a previous birth of Rahosaññaka (Sunāga) Thera. Ap.i.167; ThagA.i.182.
  • Sirighanānanda. A parivena in Viddumagāma, built by Parakkamabāhu IV. Cv.xc.98.
  • Sirighara. A place in the Nandārāma where, at the foot of a sirīsa-tree, Dīpankara Buddha defeated the titthiyā. Bu.ii.212.
  • Sirigutta
  • Siri-Jātaka (No. 284)
  • Sirika. The name of the elephant which Sunanda (Upāli in this life) was riding when he insulted the Pacceka Buddha Devala by driving the elephant at him. ThagA.i.368.
  • Sirikālakanni Jātaka (No.192, 382)
  • Sirikālakannipañha
  • Sirikanha. Another name for Asita. SnA.ii.487; cf. Sn. vs. 689 (Kanhasiri).
  • Sirikudda, Sirikūta
  • Sirimā
  • Sirimandagalla. One of the villages given by Vijayabāhu I. to the Lābhavāsins. Cv.lx.68.
  • Sirimanda-Jātaka (No. 500). Evidently another name for the Sirimandapañha. J. iv.412.
  • Sirimandapañha
  • Sirimanda-Thera
  • Sirimangala
  • Sirimeghavanna
  • Sirimitta-Thera
  • Sirināga
  • Sirinanda. A palace of Kassapa Buddha, before his renunciation. Bu.xxv.35.
  • Sirinandā. Wife of Sujāta Buddha, in his last lay life. Bu.xiii.22.
  • Sirinandana
  • Sirinivāsa. Another name for Mahānāma, king of Ceylon. P.L.C. 84, 96.
  • Siripāsāda. A building erected by Mānavamma in the Sirisanghabodhi vihāra. Cv.xlvii.64.
  • Siripitthika. A village in Ceylon, mentioned in the account of the wars of Aggabodhi III. Cv.xliv.88.
  • Sirisaddhammavilāsa. A Burmese author of the fourteenth century. He wrote a tīkā on Kaccāyana's grammar called Saddhammanāsinī. Bode, op. cit., 26.
  • Sirīsamālaka
  • Sirisanghabodhi
  • Sirīsavatthu
  • Sirivaddha
  • Sirivaddhā. A setthi's daughter who gave milk rice to Phussa Buddha. BuA.192.
  • Sirivaddhamānavāpi. A tank in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon, built by the Yuvarāja of Aggabodhi I. Cv.xlii.8.
  • Sirivaddhana
  • Sirivaddhanā. A girl of Sucitta-nigama, who gave milk rice to Vessabhū Buddha. BuA.205.
  • Sirivaddha-pāsāda
  • Sirivaddha-Sutta. Records the visit of Ananda to Sirivaddha of Rājagaha. See Sirivaddha (13).
  • Sirivadhaka. The name of the architect of the Mahā Thūpa.  MT. 535.
  • Sirivallabha
  • Sirivijayarājasīha
  • Sirivijayasundarārāma. A monastery in Jambuddoni, erected by Vijayabāhu III. Parakkamabāhu II. built round it a wall with gate towers. Cv.lxxxv.90f.
  • Sirivīra-parakkamanarinda-sīha. King of Ceylon (1707-39 A.C.)
  • Sirivivāda. See the Sujāta Jātaka (No. 306).
  • Siriyālagāma. A village near Siridevipabbata, mentioned in the account of the early campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxvi.20, 69.
  • Siriyavala. A district in South India. Cv.lxxvi.170, etc.
  • Sīsupācāla-Sutta. The story of Māra's temptation of Sīsupacālā. S. i.133f.
  • Sīsupacalā-Therī
  • Sitā
  • Sītāharana. The story of Sītā's rape is referred to in the Commentaries as niratthakakathā (DA.i.76) or pāpakam sutam (MNid.A.148; VibhA.490).
  • Sītalaggāmalena. A cave temple in Ceylon restored by Vijayabāhu I. Cv.lx.59.
  • Sītāluka Brahmadatta
  • Sīta-Sutta. Cool weather is produced by the Sītavalāhakā devas wishing to regale their bodies. S. iii.256.
  • Sītāvaka. A town in Ceylon, the capital of King Rājasīha I. Cv.xciii.5; we Cv.Trs.ii.224, n.1.
  • Sītavalāhakā
  • Sītavana
  • Sītavaniya. See Sambhūta.
  • Sīti-Sutta. Six things which prevent a monk from realizing the "cool" (nibbāna). A.iii.435.
  • Sīti-Vagga. The ninth chapter of the Chakka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iii.435-40.
  • Sitthagāma. A village which Sena IV. converted into a parivena, evidently for his retirement (Cv.liv.6). Later, a monk, named Dhammamitta, lived there and wrote a Commentary on the Abhidhamma. Cv.liv.35.
  • Siva
  • Sīva
  • Sīvaka
  • Sīvaka Sutta. Gives an account of the visit of Moliya Sīvaka (q.v.) to the Buddha. S. iv.230.
  • Sīvalā
  • Sīvala. Son of Mangala Buddha in his last lay life. Bu.iv.20.
  • Sīvalī
  • Sīvalīputtāru. A stronghold in South India. Cv.lxxvii.41.
  • Siva-Sutta. Describes the visit of Sivadevaputta to the Buddha. S. i.56.
  • Sīveyyaka. See Sivirattha.
  • Sivi
  • Sivi-Jātaka (No. 499)
  • Siviputta. See Sivirattha.
  • Sivirattha
  • Siyāmahantakuddāla. A village near Anurādhapura and close to Tissavāpi, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Gajabāhu. Cv.lxx.149, 154, 161.
  • Sobaragāma. A village mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.187.
  • Sobbha-vihāra. A monastery in which Sena II. built an image house. Cv.li.76.
  • Sobha. King of Sobhavatī in the time of Konāgamana Buddha (Bu.xxiv.16; D.ii.7). He sent a branch of the Bodhi tree to Ceylon in the care of Kanakadattā. MT.355, where he is called Sobhana.
  • Sobhana
  • Sobhanā. An eminent Therī of Ceylon. Dpv. xviii.15.
  • Sobhati Sutta. Monks, nuns and lay disciples, both male and female, who are accomplished in wisdom, disciplined, confident, deeply learned, hearers of the Dhamma, living according to the Dhamma - these illumine the religion. A.ii.8.
  • Sobhavatī. The city of birth of Konāgamana Buddha. Its king was Sobha (Sobhana). Bu.xxiv.16; J. i.43; D.ii.7.
  • Sobhita
  • Sobhitā. An eminent Therī of Jambudīpa. Dpv. xviii.9.
  • Sodhana
  • Sodhika. A country over which Seri (q.v.) reigned as king. SA.i.90.
  • Sogandhika. A Niraya, or, more probably, a period of suffering in Avīci. S. i.102; Sn.126; SnA.ii.476.
  • Sokatinnā. The name of an apsaras, or of a divine musical instrument. VvA.94; cf. 211, 372.
  • Soma
  • Somā
  • Somā Sutta. Describes the temptation of Somā Therī (1) by Māra. S. i.129f.
  • Somadatta
  • Somadatta Jātaka (No. 211, 410)
  • Somadeva
  • Somadevī
  • Somamitta Thera
  • Somanadeva. Father of Sapattā, Channā and Upālī, who were eminent Therīs, expert in the Vinaya. Dpv. xviii.29.
  • Somanassa
  • Somanassa Jātaka (No. 505)
  • Somanassā. Wife of Siddhattha Buddha before his renunciation. BuA.185; but Bu.xvii. calls her Sumanā.
  • Somanassamālaka. A sacred spot in Anurādhapura, where Kassapa Buddha preached during his visit to Ceylon (Mhv.Xv.159). Later, Uttiya, brother of Devānampiyatissa, built a cetiya there. MT. 358.
  • Somanātha. A park laid out by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.10.
  • Somara, Somāra. Evidently the name of a country famous for its silk (somarapata). E.g., VibhA.159; Vsm.109, 550.
  • Somārāma. A vihāra built in the name of Somadevī by Vattagāmani, 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 (1).
  • Somavatī. A channel leading from the Kaddūravaddhamāna tank to the Arimaddavijayaggāma tank. Cv.lxxix.6.
  • Somayāga. One of the seven great sages (isī) of great power. J. vi.99.
  • Sona
  • Sonā
  • Sona 1. The Bodhisatta born as a brahmin of Benares. See the Sona-Nanda Jāttaka.
  • Sona 2. See Sona.
  • Sonadanda
  • Sonadanda Sutta
  • Sonadinna
  • Sonadinnā
  • Sonagiri, Sonnagiri
  • Sonaka Jātaka (No. 529)
  • Sonaka Thera
  • Sonaka. Son of a chaplain of Rājagaha. He afterwards became a Pacceka Buddha. See the Sonaka Jātaka.
  • Sonakāyana
  • Sonakāyana Sutta. Sikhā Moggallāna's conversation with the Buddha regarding Sonakāyana.
  • Sona-Nanda 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 kappas ago there were eight kings of this name, previous births of Kanikāracchadaniya. Ap.i.183.
  • Sonnamāli. See Mahā Thūpa.
  • Sonuttara
  • Sopāka
  • Sora Lankagiri. A general of Parakkamabāhu I, who took part in his Indian campaign. Cv.lxxvi.250.
  • Sorandakkotta. A stronghold in South India. Cv.lxxvi.304.
  • Sorata 1. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.
  • Sorata 2. A devout layman in the time of Kassapa Buddha. For his story see Andhavana. MA.i.337; but at SA.i.148 he is called Yasodhara.
  • Soratthakā. The inhabitants of Surattha. Mil.331.
  • Soreyya
  • Soreyya Revata. See Revata.
  • Sosānika Mahākumāra Thera. An Elder who lived in a charnel field for sixty years. He was unknown to any other monk. AA.i.44.
  • Sota Sutta
  • 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.185ff.
  • Sotāpanna Samyutta. The fifty-fifth Samyutta of the Samyutta Nikāya. S. v.342-60.
  • Sotāpanna Sutta
  • Sotarā Sutta. The detailed qualities of a state-elephant, as hearer, destroyer, warder, endurer, and goer; and the corresponding qualities of a monk. A.iii.161.
  • Sotārāma. A pleasance in which Sobhita Buddha died. BuA.140; but Bu.vii.30 calls it Sīhārāma.
  • Sotthija, Sotthiya. The constant attendant of Konāgamana Buddha. Bu.xxiv.22; J. i.43; D.ii.6.
  • Sotthika. A setthi, one of the chief lay patrons of Vessabhū Buddha. Bu.xxii.25; BuA.208; but J. i.94 calls him Sotthiya.
  • Sotthisena
  • Sotthivatī. A city, the capital of the Ceti country, in the time of King Upacara (Apacara). J.iii.454.
  • Sotthiya
  • Sotthiyākara
  • Sotumbarā. A river on whose banks buffaloes live. J.vi.507.
  • Sovannakattarika Thera. An arahant. In a previous birth he gave an alābu to Padumuttara Buddha. Ap.ii.389.
  • Sovannakinkhaniya 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 sonnakinkhanika flowers. Ap.ii.388.
  • Sovannapāli. See Suvannapāli.
  • Sovīra
  • Sovīra Jātaka. See the Aditta Jātaka.
  • Subāhu
  • Subandhu (Subuddha). A brahmin of Benares, father of Tekicchakāri Thera. He incurred the wrath of Cānakka and was thrown into prison by Candagutta. ThagA.i.440.
  • Subbata. A king of long ago, a previous birth of Kutivihāriya (Nalamāliya) Thera. ThagA.i.131; Ap.i.143.
  • Subha
  • Subhā
  • Subha Sutta
  • Subhadda
  • Subhaddā
  • Subhaddācetiya. A cetiya in Pulatthipura built by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxviii.51.
  • Subhaddakaccā. See Bhaddakaccā.
  • Subhadeva
  • Subhaga. A son of the Nāga king, Dhatarattha. See the Bhūridatta Jātaka. He is identified with Moggallāna. J. vi.219.
  • Subhagavana
  • Subhagavatī. The pleasance in Khemavatī where Kakusandha Buddha was born. BuA.213.
  • Subhagiri, Subha-pabbata, Sundara-pabbata
  • Subhakinnā, Subhakinhā
  • Subhakūta. The name of Missaka Mountain (Sīlakūta) in the time of Kassapa Buddha. Ceylon was then known as Mandadīpa. It was on Subhakūta that Kassapa Buddha landed when he arrived in Ceylon. Mhv.xv.131f.; Dpv. xvii.14.
  • Subhapabbata, Subbhācala. See Subhagiri.
  • Subhāsita Sutta
  • Subhavatī
  • Subhūta Thera
  • Subhūtacandana. A Thera of Pagan who wrote the Lingatthavivarana, a Pāli grammar. Gv.63, 72; Bode, op. cit., 22.
  • Subhūti Sutta
  • Subodhālankāra. A work on Pāli prosody by Sangharakkhita Thera of Ceylon. Gv.61; P.L.C.199f.
  • Subrahmā
  • Subrahmā Sutta. Describes the visit of the devaputta Subrahmā to the Buddha. S. i.53.
  • Subuddha 1. See Susuddha.
  • Subuddha 2. See Subandhu.
  • Sucanda
  • Sucandā. Mother of Piyadassī Buddha and wife of Sudatta. Bu.xiv.15; BuA. (172) calls her Candli.
  • Sucandaka 1. A palace occupied by Rāmapandita. J. iv.130.
  • Sucandaka 2. The city where Atthadassī Buddha first met his Chief Disciples. BuA.179.
  • Sucarita Sutta. The Buddha says, in answer to a question, that those who practise good conduct are born in the Gandhabba-world, because such is their wish. S. iii.250.
  • Sucarita Vagga. The twenty third chapter of the Catukka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.ii.228-30.
  • Sucarūdassana. Seventeen kappas ago there were eight kings of this name, previous births of Punnamāsa (Paccāgamanīya) Thera. ThagA.i.54; Ap.i.113.
  • Succaja Jātaka (No. 320)
  • Succhavi. A king of twenty four kappas ago, a, previous birth of Telmakkhiya Thera. Ap.i.231.
  • Sucela. Seven kappas ago there were eight kings of this name, previous births of Kapparukkhiya (Kappa) Thera. Ap.i.91.
  • Sūci Jātaka (No. 387)
  • Sūcidāyaka Thera. An arahant. In a previous birth he had given a needle to Sumedha Buddha. He was king four times, under the name of Dīpādhipati. Ap.i.122.
  • Suciloma Sutta. Describes the visit of the Buddha to Suciloma's abode. S. i.207f.; Sn.p.47f.
  • Suciloma, Sūciloma
  • Sūciloma. See Suciloma.
  • Sucimā. One of the palaces occupied by Mangala Buddha in his last lay life. BuA.116; but see Mangala.
  • Sucīmatī. Mother of Bhaddā Kāpilānī, when she was born in Sāgala as the daughter of the brahmin Kapila. ThigA.73.
  • Sucimhita. A celestial musician, or perhaps a musical instrument. Vv.ii.10; VvA.93, 96, 211; but see 372.
  • Sucimukhī
  • Sucīndhara. A mahāsāla brahmin, father of Candamānava. BuA.110.
  • Sucindharā. A Nāgī who gave a meal of milk rice to Atthadassī Buddha just before his Enlightenment. BuA.178.
  • Sucindhara. A pleasance near Sobhana, where Atthadassī Buddha was born. BuA.178.
  • Sucintita
  • Suciparivāra 1. The Bodhisatta born as setthi of Benares. See the Sirikālakanni Jātaka. J.iii.257f.
  • Suciparivāra 2. A very rich merchant of Benares. See the Gangamāla Jātaka. J.iii.444f.
  • Sucira Jātaka. Another name for the Aditta Jātaka. See J. iv.360.
  • Sucīrata. A brahmin of the Bhāradvājagotta, chaplain to Dhanañjaya Koravya of Indapatta. See the Sambhava Jātaka. He is identified with Anuruddha. J. v.67; referred to at DA.i.155.
  • Sucitta. A village - the residence of Sirivaddhanā, who gave milk rice to Vessabhū Buddha. BuA.205.
  • Sucittā. Wife of Vessabhū Buddha, before his renunciation. Bu.xxii.20.
  • Sucitti. An Asura, one of the Dānaveghasas, present at the preaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.259.
  • Sudanta. See Sudatta (11).
  • Sudassā
  • Sudassana
  • Sudassanā
  • Sudassana Sutta. See Mahāsudassana Sutta.
  • Sudassana-khumbha
  • Sudassanamāla. A place in Anurādhapura, near the Ratanamāla. Konāgamana and Kassapa Buddhas preached there on their visits to Ceylon. Mhv.xv.124, 158.
  • Sudassanapadhanasala. A building in Talacatukka. Ras.ii.9.
  • Sudassanārāma. A monastery in which Dhammadassī Buddha held an assembly of his monks. There he declared the eminence of his disciple, Hārita. BuA.183.
  • Sudassī
  • Sudātha 1. A Pacceka Buddha in a nominal list. M.iii.70.
  • Sudātha 2. The lion in the Vannāroha Jātaka. He is identified with Sāriputta. J. iii.193.
  • Sudatta
  • Sudattā 1. Mother of Sumedha Buddha. Bu.xii.18; J. i.38.
  • Sudattā 2. An aggasāvikā of Tissa Buddha. Bu.xviii.22; J.i.40.
  • Sudāyaka. A king of five kappas ago, a previous birth of Ajinadāyaka Thera. Ap.i.214.
  • Suddhaka Sutta
  • Suddhanā 1. One of the chief lay women followers of Metteyya Buddha. Anāgat.vs.60.
  • Suddhanā 2. An eminent lay woman disciple of the Buddha. A.iv.347.
  • Suddhatthaka Sutta
  • Suddhavāsa
  • Suddhāvāsā
  • Suddhāvāsakāyikā devā. A group of devas, inhabitants of the Suddhāvāsā, who appeared before the Buddha and recited three verses in praise of the Sangha. S. i.26; cf. D.ii.253f.
  • Suddhika Sutta
  • Suddhika Vagga. The first chapter of the Indriya Samyutta. S. v.193-99.
  • Suddhika. A householder, one of the chief supporters of Metteyya Buddha. Anāgat.vs.60.
  • Suddhika-Bhāradvāja
  • Suddhodana
  • Sudeva
  • Sudhābhojana Jātaka (No. 535)
  • Sudhaja. A king of four kappas ago, a previous birth of Vacchagotta Thera. ThagA.i.221; cf. Ap.i.177.
  • Sudhamma
  • Sudhammā
  • Sudhammā Sabhā. See Sudhammā (3).
  • Sudhammapura. The Pāli name for the city of Thaton. Bode, op. cit., 12.
  • Sudhamma-sāmanera. Given as an example (VibhA.389) of one whose patisambhidā became clear (visada) from listening to the Dhamma.
  • Sudhammavatī. A city in whose park Sujāta Buddha held the first assembly of his monks. BuA.169.
  • Sudhāmundakavāsi-dahara. Given as an example of one who came to grief through hearing a woman's voice. AA.i.15.
  • Sudhanā. See Sutanū.
  • Sudhañña 1. A setthi, father of Dhaññiavatī (q.v.). BuA.147.
  • Sudhañña 2. The city of birth of Piyadassī Buddha; but see Anoma (11). Bu.xiv.15.
  • Sudhaññaka, Sudhaññavatī. The city of birth of Revata Buddha. Bu.vi.16; J. i.35; BuA.131 calls it Sudhaññavatī.
  • Sudhaññavatī. See Sudhaññaka above.
  • Sudhāpindiya Thera. An arahant. Ninety four kappas ago he gave mortar (sudhāpinda) for the construction of the cetiya of Siddhattha Buddha. Thirty kappas ago he was king thirteen times under the name of Patisankhāra. Ap.i.133.
  • Sudinna
  • Sudinnabhānavāra. The second chapter of the Sutta Vibhanga of the Vinaya. Vin.iii.11-21.
  • Sudūra Sutta. Four pairs of things which are very far from each other: the sky and the earth, the hither and further shores of the ocean, the positions of sunrise and sunset, the Dhammas of good and bad monks. A.ii.50.
  • Sugalā.
  • Sugandha Thera
  • Sugatavinaya Sutta. The benefits which accrue to the world through a Tathāgata and his Vinaya and the four things which lead to the confusion of the Saddhamma. A.ii.147f.
  • Sugatuppatti Sutta. A man whose mind is pure is born after death in heaven. Itv. p.13, quoted in the Sutta Sangaha (No.28)
  • Suguttā. One of the chief lay women patrons of Sikhī Buddha. Bu.xxi.22.
  • Suhanu Jātaka (No. 158)
  • Suhanu. A horse belonging to the king of Benares. See the Suhanu Jātaka.
  • Suhemā. Probably the wife of the goose king Dhatarattha. J.v.366.
  • Suhemanta Thera
  • Sujā
  • Sujampati. A name for Sakka.
  • Sujampatikā. See Sarana Thera
  • Sujāta
  • Sujātā
  • Sujāta Jātaka (No. 269)
  • Sujāta Sutta. The Buddha sees Sujāta Thera coming towards him, and praises him both for beauty of appearance and beauty of attainment. S. ii.278f.
  • Suka Jātaka (No. 255)
  • Sūka Sutta
  • Sūkam Jātaka (No. 153)
  • Sūkarabhātu
  • Sūkaraggāma. A fortress in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon, mentioned in the account of the wars of Gajabāhu. Cv.lxx.134.
  • Sūkaraggāmavāpi. A tank restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxviii.46.
  • Sūkarakhata Sutta
  • Sūkarakhatalena
  • Sūkarālibheripāsāna. A place in Rohana mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.98, 146; see also Cv.ii.53, n.4.
  • Sūkaranījjhara. A dyke constructed by Parakkamabāhu I. at the junction of the rivers Sankhavaddhamānaka and Kumbhīlavāna. A canal was carried from there to the Mahāgallaka-tank. Cv.lxviii.33f.
  • Sūkarapeta
  • Sūkarapotika Vatthu. The story of Ubbarī.
  • Sūkarārāma. A monastery near Dohalapabbata, where a minister of Kittisirirājasīha built an image house and Suvannagāma erected an uposatha hall. Cv.c.295.
  • Sūkaratittha. A place, probably in the north of Ceylon, where the Tamils Māgha and Jayabāhu set up fortifications. Cv.lxxxiii.18.
  • Sukataveliya Thera. An arahant. In the time of Sikhī Buddha he was a garland maker, named Asita, and one day, while on his way with a garland to the king, he met the Buddha and offered it to him. Fifty-two kappas ago he was a king named Dvebhāra. Ap.i.217.
  • Sukha
  • Sukha Vagga, Sutta
  • Sukhadukkhī Sutta. The self is both bliss and suffering, without sickness, after death. S. iii.220.
  • Sukhagirigāma. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.164.
  • Sukhatta Sutta
  • Sukhavihāri Jātaka (No. 10)
  • Sukhāya Sutta. He who sees the world as ill, false and perishable, frees himself from it. S. iv.204.
  • Sukhena Sutta. Moggallāna explains to the monks how the Buddha helped him to perfect the third jhāna. S. iv.264.
  • Sukhindriya, or Uppati Vagga. The fourth chapter of the Indriya Samyutta. S. v.207-16.
  • Sukhita Sutta. Incalculable is samsāra; 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 through the subtility of body, feeling, perception, and of the Sankhāras, has overcome Māra. A.ii.17.
  • Sukkā
  • Sukka Sutta. In a man whose heart is possessed by gains, favours and flatteries, even the bright conditions (sutkkā) are extirpated. S. ii.240.
  • Sukkapakkhūposatha. The name of the festival held in honour of Mahinda on the eighth day of the bright half of the month of Assayuja, the day of his death. Mhv.xx.33; MT. 418.
  • Sukkodana, Sukkhodana. A Sākiyan prince, son of Sihahanu and paternal uncle of Gotama Buddha (Mhv.ii.20; see SnA.i.357). Mahānāma and Anuruddha were his sons. MA.i.289.
  • Sulakkhanā. Wife of Añjanasakka and mother of Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī. Ap.ii.538 (vs. 115); but see Mhv.ii.18, where Añjana's wife is called Yasodharā. This may have been another wife.
  • Sulasā
  • Suleyyā. A class of devas present at the preaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.
  • Sumā. An eminent Therī of India who came over to Anurādhapura in the time of Devānampiyatissa and taught the Vinaya there. Dpv. xviii.24.
  • Sumāgadhā (Sumāgavā)
  • Sumamapabbata. A monastic building in Kelivāta, erected by Aggabodhi I. Cv.xlii.19.
  • Suman Sutta. See Sumanarajakumari Sutta.
  • Sumana
  • Sumanā
  • Sumanā Vagga. The fourth chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iii.32-44.
  • Sumanadāmadāyaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety four kappas ago he stood in front of Siddhattha Buddha, with a garland of sumana flowers in his hand to honour him. Ap.i.293.
  • Sumanadeva
  • Sumanadevī
  • Sumanagalla. A district in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.123.
  • Sumanagiri-vihāra. See Samantakūta.
  • Sumanakūtla.  See Samantakūta.
  • Sumanā-rājakumārī Sutta
  • Sumanatālavantiya Thera. An arahant. Ninety four kappas ago he gave to Siddhattha Buddha a fan (tālavanta) covered with jasmine-flowers (Ap.i.293 = Ap.ii.408). See also Sātimattika. ThagA.i.359.
  • Sumanavāpigāma. A village in Ceylon, four yojanas to the south east of Anurādhapura. Precious stones appeared there, when Dutthagāmanī wished to build the Mahā Thūpa. Mhv.xxviii.18.
  • Sumanāveliya Thera. An arahant. Thirty-one kappas ago he placed a bunch of sumana-flowers in front of the seat of Vessabhū Buddha. After death he was born in the Nimmanaratī-world; eleven kappas ago he was a king named Sahassāra. Ap.i.264.
  • Sumanavījaniya Thera. An arahant (Ap.ii.415), evidently identical with Isidinna. ThagA.i.313.
  • Sumangala
  • Sumangala Jātaka (No. 420)
  • Sumangalamātā Therī
  • Sumangala-parivena. A monastery, probably in Anurādhapura at the time of Buddhaghosa. Dāthanāga Thera lived there.
  • Sumangalappasādanī. A tīkā on the Khuddasikkhā, written by Vācissara of Ceylon at the request of. Sumangala. Gv.62, 71; Svd.1227
  • Sumangalavilāsinī. Buddhaghosa's Commentary of the Dīgha Nikāya (Gv.59). It was written at the request of Dāthanāga Thera, incumbent of the Sumangala-parivena. It is quoted in the Manorathapūranī. E.g., AA.i.407.
  • Sumbha
  • Sumedha
  • Sumedhā
  • Sumedhakathā. The first section of the Jātaka Commentary, dealing with Sumedha's meeting with Dīpankara Buddha. J. i.2-28.
  • Sumedhayasa. A king of twenty nine kappas ago, a former birth of Rāmaneyya Thera. ThagA.i.121.
  • Sumeghaghana. A king of twenty nine kappas ago; a previous birth of Minela-(Vinela)pupphiya Thera. Ap.i.204.
  • Sumekhala. A king whose country was destroyed because he ill treated holy men. ThagA.i.368.
  • Sumekhali. A king of fifty four kappas ago, a former birth of Bilālidāyaka Thera. ThagA.i.145.
  • Sumitta
  • Sumittā
  • Sumittārāma. The monastery in which Vipassī Buddha died. Bu.xx.36.
  • Summa Thera. An incumbent of Dīpavihāra in Ceylon. He was evidently an eminent commentator, and is quoted by Buddhaghosa. Tipitaka-Cūlanāga was his pupil. MA.i.126; AA.ii.845.
  • Sumsumāra Jātaka (No. 208)
  • Sumsumāragiri
  • Sumucalindasara. A lake (J.vi.582), evidently identical with Mucalinda.
  • Sumukha
  • Sunāga
  • Sunakha Jātaka (No. 242)
  • Sunakha. One of the Mahānirayas. Nālikīra was born there. J. v.145.
  • Sunakkhatta
  • Sunakkhatta Sutta
  • Sunāma. A minister of Angati, king of Mithilā. See the Mahānāradakassapa Jātaka. He is identified with Bhaddaji. J. vi.255.
  • Sunanda
  • Sunandā
  • Sunandaka. The residence of an Ajīvaka who gave grass for his seat to Kondañña Buddha. BuA.108.
  • Sunandārāma 1. A monastery in which Dīpankara Buddha died. BuA.68.
  • Sunandārāma 2. A monastery in which Tissa Buddha died. BuA.192; but Bu.xviii.28 calls it Nandārāma.
  • Sunandavatī. A city where Sumana Buddha performed the Yamakapātihāriya (BuA.128). King Uggata built there, for Sobhita Buddha, a vihāra named Surinda (BuA.139). In this city Tissa Buddha died in the Sunandārāma (BuA.192).
  • Sunāparanta
  • Sunārī. A Kālinga princess; see Sundarī.
  • Sundara
  • Sundarananda. See Nanda.
  • Sundarapabbata. See Subhagiri.
  • Sundarapandu. A Tamil chief of South India. An ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.126,174.
  • Sundarasamudda Thera
  • Sundarī
  • Sundarikā
  • Sundarika Sutta. Describes the meeting between the Buddha and Sundarika-Bhāradvāja. S.i.167f.
  • Sundarika-Bhāradvāja
  • Sundarika-Bhāradvāja Sutta. Describes the meeting between the Buddha and Sundarika-Bhāradvāja. The Commentary calls it the Pūralāsa Sutta. Sn. p.79f; SnA.ii.400.
  • Sundarī-Nandā
  • Sunela. A king of one hundred and twenty three kappas ago, a former birth of Mutthipūjaka Thera. Ap.i.201.
  • Sunetta
  • Sunettā. A brahmin maiden of Asadisagāma, who gave a meal of milk rice to Siddhattha Buddha. BuA.185.
  • Sunhāta-parivena. A parivena built by Devānampiyatissa on the bank of the bathing tank of Mahinda. Mhv.xv.207.
  • Suniddā. See Niddā.
  • Sunidha
  • Sunikkhamma. Sixty seven kappas ago there were seven kings of this name, previous births of Sattāhapabbajita Thera. Ap.i.242.
  • Sunimmita
  • Sunisā-vimāna-vatthu. The story of a woman of Sāvatthi. She had no family, and one day, seeing an arahant there begging for alms, she gave him a piece of cake (pūvabhāgam). After death she was born in Tāvatimsa, where Moggallāna learnt her story. Vv.i.13; VvA.61.
  • Sunīta Thera
  • Suñña Sutta. The Buddha explains to Ananda 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 Patisambhidā-Magga. Ps.ii.177-84.
  • Suññatā Sutta. See Cūlasuññatā Sutta and Mahāsuññatā Sutta.
  • Suññatā Vagga. The thirteenth section of the Majjhima Nikāya, containing suttas 121-130. M.iii.104ff.
  • Supabbā.  An upāsikā of Rājagaha. She held the view that one who offered herself for sexual intercourse gave the supreme gift. Vin.iii.39.
  • Supajjalita. Twenty seven kappas ago there were seven kings of this name, previous births of Citapūjaka Thera. Ap.i.244.
  • Supanna Samyutta. The thirtieth section of the Samyutta Nikāya. S. iii.246-9.
  • Supanna. See Garuda.
  • Supāricariya
  • Supassa. The name of Mount Vepulla in the time of Kassapa Buddha (v.l. Suphassa). The people of Rājagaha at that time were called Suppiyā. S. ii.192.
  • Supatittha-cetiya. A shrine near the Latthivanuyyāna in Rājagaha. Vin.i.35.
  • Supatitthita. A Pacceka Buddha mentioned in a nominal list. M.iii.70.
  • Supatta
  • Supatta Jātaka (No. 292)
  • Suphassā 1. A female crow, wife of Supatta. She is identified with Rāhulamātā. J.ii.436.
  • Suphassā 2. Mother of Siddhattha Buddha. J. i.40; Bu.xvii.13.
  • Suphassā 3. A celestial musician or a musical instrument. VvA.94.
  • Suphassa. See Supassa above.
  • Supina Sutta. The five great dreams which the Buddha had on the night before his Enlightenment. A.iii.240f.; they are referred to J. i.69.
  • Suppabuddha
  • Suppādevī. Mother of Sīhabāhu and Sīhasīvali. MT.243f.
  • Suppagedha. A Yakkha, to be invoked by followers of the Buddha in time of need. D.iii.205.
  • Suppala. One of the palaces of Siddhattha Buddha before his renunciation. Bu.xvii.14.
  • Suppāra, Suppāraka
  • Suppāraka Jātaka (No. 463)
  • Supparikā. The name of a tribe. Ap.ii.369 (vs.19).
  • Suppasanna. A king of eight kappas ago, a previous birth of Rattipupphiya Thera. Ap.i.188.
  • Suppati Sutta
  • Suppatīta. King of Anoma or Anupama; father of Vessabhū Buddha. J. i.42; Bu.xxxii.18; D.ii.7.
  • Suppatitthita
  • Suppavāsā Koliyadhītā
  • Suppavāsā Sutta
  • Suppiya
  • Suppiyā
  • Supubbanha Sutta. A name given in the Sutta Sangaha (No.52) to the Pubbanha Sutta (q.v.).
  • Suputakapūjaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety one kappas ago he saw Vipassī Buddha begging for alms and gave him a packet of salt (? lonasuputaka). Ap.i.284.
  • Sura. A hunter, who discovered fermented liquor. See the Kumbha Jātaka.
  • Sūra. A messenger of Kuvera (q.v.). D.iii.201.
  • Sūra-Ambattha
  • Sūra-ambavana. A place in Ceylon, mentioned in the account of the wars of Parakkamabāhu I. (Cv.lxx.87). It evidently formed part of Ambavana, the district round the Ambanganga. Cv.Trs.i.294, n.3.
  • Surabhi. A Pacceka Buddha whom the Bodhisatta (in his birth as Munāli) insulted. Ap.i.299; UdA.264.
  • Sūradaddara. A Nāga king of Daddarapabbata. See the Daddara Jātaka. He was the father of Mahādaddara.
  • Sūradeva.  A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvii.13.
  • Surādha Sutta. The Buddha teaches Surādha (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.80f.
  • Surādha Thera
  • Surādhā. An aggasāvikā of Paduma Buddha. Bu.ix.22.
  • 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. An 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 Kondañña Buddha before his renunciation. BuA.107; but see Bu.iii.26.
  • Surāmā 1. An aggasāvikā of Siddhattha Buddha. J. i.40; Bu.xvii.19.
  • Surāmā 2. An aggasāvikā of Sumedha Buddha. J. i.38; Bu.xii.24.
  • Surāma 2. See Suramma.
  • Suramāna. A tank restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.36.
  • 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.19f. According to the Rasavāhinī (ii.71) he was so called because he drank a large quantity of toddy before the attack on Vijitapura.
  • Surāpāna Jātaka (No. 81)
  • Sūra-rājā. A messenger of Kuvera (q.v.). DA.iii.967.
  • Surasena
  • Sūrasena 1. See Surasena.
  • Sūrasena 2. Another name for Dhanañjaya Korabba. J.vi.280, 281.
  • Sūratissa
  • Surattha
  • Sūravāmagotta. A son of Ekarāja and step brother of Candakumāra. He is identified with Mahā Kassapa (J.vi.157). See Khandahāla Jātaka.
  • Surāvinicchaya. A work by Mahāparakkama Thera of Taungu (Ketumatī) on the evil effects of intoxicants. Sās., p.81; Bode, op. cit., 46.
  • Surindavatī. A city in the time of Konāgamana Buddha. In a park in the city Konāgamana preached to Bhīyasa and Uttara, who later became his chief disciples. BuA.215.
  • Surinda-vihāra. A monastery built in Sunandavatī by King Uggata for Sobhita Buddha. BuA.138.
  • Suriya
  • Suriya Sutta
  • Suriyadeva. The fourth son of Devagabbhā; one of the Andhakavenhudāsaputtā. J. iv.8.
  • Suriyagabbha. A mountain range on the way to Gandhamādana. SnA.i.66.
  • Suriyagutta
  • Suriyakumāra
  • Suriyapassapabbita. One of the seven mountain ranges surrounding Chaddantadaha. J. v.138.
  • Suriyapeyyāla. A series of discourses based on the sun. S. v.29.
  • Suriyavaccasā
  • Suriyavatī. A city in which, at the foot of a campaka-tree, Sikhī Buddha performed the Yamakapātihāriya. BuA.202.
  • Suriyopama Sutta
  • Suruci
  • Suruci Jātaka (No. 489)
  • Surullagāma. A village in Ceylon, mentioned in the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxii.139.
  • Surundhana. A city in Kāsī; an old name for Benares. J. iv.104, 119.
  • Susaddasiddhi. Another name for the Sāratthavilāsini  by Sangharakkhita of Ceylon; it is a tīkā on the Moggallānapañijikā. P.L.C. 200.
  • Susammuttha Sutta. A deva tells the Buddha that followers of other creeds have their vision fully blurred. S. i.4.
  • Susārada Thera
  • Susīma
  • Susīmā
  • Susīma Jātaka (No. 163)
  • Susīma Sutta
  • Susīmadevī. Wife of Amitodana. Her daughter, Bhaddākaccānā, became queen of Panduvāsudeva. MT.275.
  • Sussondī Jātaka (No. 360)
  • Sussondī. Wife of Tamba, king of Benares. See the Sussondī Jātaka.
  • Susuddha. A king of thirty two kappas ago, a previous birth of Pabbhāradāyaka Thera. Ap.i.252.
  • Susunāga
  • Suta Brahmadatta
  • Sutanā
  • Sutana. The Bodhisatta born as a poor householder. See the Sutano Jātaka.
  • Sutano Jātaka (No. 398)
  • Sutanu Sutta. Anuruddha explains to some monks who visit him on the banks of the Sutanu River that he gained iddhi power by cultivating the four satipatthānas. S. v.297f.
  • Sutanū, Sutanā. Wife of Vipassī Buddha, in his last lay life (Bu.xx.25). She was also called Sudassanā (BuA.195). See Sudhanā.
  • Sutanu. A stream at Sāvatthi. Anuruddha is mentioned as having stayed near by. S. v.297.
  • Sutasoma 1. The Bodhisatta born as king of Benares. See the Cullasutasoma Jātaka.
  • Sutasoma 2. The Bodhisatta, born as king of Indapatta. See the Mahāsutasoma Jātaka.
  • Sutasoma Jātaka. See Cullasutasoma Jātaka and Mahāsutasoma Jātaka.
  • Sutavā
  • Sūtighara cetiya. A thūpa, one hundred and twenty cubits in height, in Punkhagāma, erected by Parakkamabāhu I. on the site of the house of his birth. Cv.lxxix.61.
  • Sutta Nipāta
  • Sutta Pitaka, or Suttantapitaka
  • Sutta. One of the nine divisions of the Tipitaka, according to matter (anga). DA.i.23; Gv.57, etc.
  • Suttandara. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.181.
  • Suttaniddesa
  • Suttasangaha
  • Suttavādā. A heretical sect, a branch of the Sankantikas. Dpv.v.48; Mhv.v.9; Points of Controversy, pp. 3, 5.
  • Suttavibhanga. See Vibhanga (2).
  • Suvaca Sutta
  • Suvaccha
  • Suvannabhūmi
  • Suvannabimbohaniya Thera. An arahant. Ninety one kappas ago he gave as gift a bed and a cushion. Sixty three kappas ago he was a king named Asama. Ap.i.234.
  • Suvannadonī. A village in the Malaya district of Ceylon. Cv.lxx.11.
  • Suvannagāma. A minister of Kittisirirājasīha. He built an uposatha-hall in the Sūkara-vihāra. Cv.c.296.
  • Suvannagiritāla. A mountain five yojanas from Jetuttara. The river Kontimāra was five leagues further away. J. vi.514.
  • Suvannagūha 1. A cave in Cittakūtapabbata: it was the abode of the golden geese. J. iii.208; v.237, 469; vi.50.
  • Suvannagūha 2. One of the three caves in Nandamūla Pabbhāra. SnA.i.66.
  • Suvannahamsa Jātaka (No. 136)
  • Suvannahāra (Suvannabhāra). A palace occupied by Phussa Buddha before his renunciation. Bu.xix.15.
  • Suvannakakkata Jātaka (No. 389)
  • Suvannakāra Sutta. A monk developing the higher consciousness should be like a goldsmith working with sterling gold. The analogous details are given of both processes. A.i.257f.
  • Suvannakūta. The name of the Cetiyapabbata (Missakapabbata) in the time of Konāgamana Buddha. Sp.i.87, etc.; but Mhv.xv.96 calls it Sumanakūta
  • Suvannakūti. A building in the Dakkhinagiri-vihāra, where Appihāsāmanera lived. MT. 552.
  • Suvannamalaya. A place in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.62, 65, 66.
  • Suvannamāli. A name for the Mahā Thūpa (q.v.).
  • Suvannamiga Jātaka (No. 359)
  • Suvannapabbata. A mountain in Himavā. J. i.50, 55; SnA.i.358.
  • Suvannapālī
  • Suvannapassapabbata. One of the seven mountain ranges on the way to Gandhamādana (SnA..i.66). It was the seventh range surrounding the Chaddantadaha. J. v.38, etc.
  • 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 Sāma Jātaka.
  • Suvannatilakā
  • Suvannatissa. A tank 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.
  • Suvanna-Vimāna Vatthu
  • Suvannavīthi. A street in Tāvatimsa, sixty leagues in length. J. v.386.
  • Suvidehā
  • Suvīra
  • Suvīraka. The horse of Bodhirājakumarī (q.v.)
  • Suyāma
  • Suyāna. Seventy-seven kappas ago there were eight kings of this name, previous births of Pānadhidāyaka Thera. Ap.i.209.
  • Suyasā. A palace occupied by Paduma Buddha before his renunciation. Bu.ix.17; but see BuA.146.

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