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  • Ubbāha Sutta. Preached to Upāli (1) on the ten qualities requisite in a monk who serves on a committee, appointed for the purpose of taking a referendum in matters of discipline. A.v.71f.
  • Ubbarī
  • Ubbarī Vagga. The second chapter of the Petavatthu. Pv.32ff.
  • Ubbarī-peta-Vatthu. The story of Ubbarī (2).
  • Ubbhataka
  • Ubbhida. A khattiya of sixty thousand kappas ago; a former birth of Mahā Kassapa (Ap.i.34). v.l. Ubbiddha, Uddiya.
  • Ubbirī Therī
  • Ubhaka. One of the ten sons of Kālāsoka.
  • Ubhatobhattha Jātaka (No. 139)
  • Ubhatovibhanga
  • Ubho Sutta (v.l. Ubhatobhāga). On the two-fold emancipation. A.iv.453.
  • Uccangamāya. A Pacceka Buddha found in a list of Pacceka Buddhas. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
  • Uccankuttha. A locality in South India; it was the residence of many famous troop-leaders, whom Kulasekhara won over to his side in his fight against Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxvii.78.
  • Uccatalanka. The residence of Mahānāga Thera (v.l. Uccavālika, Uccavālanka). VihhA.489.
  • Ucchanga Jātaka (No. 67)
  • Ucchangapupphiya Thera. An arahant. In the time of Vipassī Buddha he was a garland-maker of Bandhumatī. He saw the Buddha walking along the street with a large following of monks, and taking a flower from his lap he offered it to the Buddha. Ap.ii.374-5.
  • Ucchitthabhatta Jātaka (No. 212)
  • Ucchu
  • Ucchukhandika. A Thera. He was a gate-keeper in Bandhumatī during the time of Vipassī Buddha and once gave to the Buddha a cut of sugar cane (Ap.ii.393). He is probably identical with Kosiya Thera (ThagA.ii.431f).
  • Ucchu-vimāna
  • Ūcena. A district in South India, from which soldiers came to oppose the forces of the general Lankāpura. He subdued them. Cv.lxxvi.247, 260.
  • Udaka. See Uraga.
  • Udakadāyaka Thera
  • Udakadāyikā Therī
  • Udakagāma. A village in Ceylon given by King Kittisirirājasīha for the maintenance of the Gangārāma-vihāra. Cv.c.213.
  • Udakalopa-tissa. See Ariyagāla-tissa.
  • Udakapabbata. A mountain in the region of Himavā. J. v.38; Ap.ii.434.
  • Udakapūjā. A celebration held by a Nāga king in honour of Kañcanadevī.
  • Udakapūjaka Thera
  • Udakarahada Sutta
  • Udakāsanadāyaka Thera
  • Udakāsecana. Thirty-three kappas ago there were eight kings of this name, all previous births of Bodhisaññaka (°siñcaka) Thera. Ap.i.131.
  • Udakavana
  • Udakūpama Sutta
  • Udāna
  • Udāna Sutta. Preached by the Buddha at Dandakappa. The Tathāgata possesses full knowledge of the hearts of men. A.iii.402.
  • Udañcani Jātaka (No. 106)
  • Udangana. See Uraga.
  • Udapānadāyaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety-one kappas ago he had built a well for Vipassī Buddha and offered it to him. Ap.i.188.
  • Udapānadūsaka Jātaka (No. 271)
  • Udaya
  • Udaya Jātaka (No. 458)
  • Udaya Sutta 1. The conversation between the Buddha and the brahmin Udaya (see Udaya 1). S.i.173f.
  • Udaya Sutta 2.See Udaya(-mānava)-pucchā below.
  • Udaya(-mānava)-pucchā or Udaya-pañhā. The questions asked of the Buddha by Udaya-mānava, pupil of Bāvarī (see Udaya 2), and the Buddha's replies thereto (Sn.vv.1105-11; SnA.ii.599-600). They deal with the attainment of samāpatti. AA.i.363.
  • Udayā. See Udayabhaddā below.
  • Udayabhadda
  • Udayabhaddā. Step-sister and wife of Udayabhadda. In the verses she is also called Udayā.
  • Udayaggabodhi. A parivena built by Aggabodhi VIII. and named after himself and his father (Udaya I.). Cv.xlix.45; see also Ep. Zey.i.216, 221, 227.
  • Udayana. See Udaya (3).
  • Udāyī
  • Udāyī Sutta
  • Udāyibhadda (Udāyibhaddaka)
  • Udāyi-thera-Vatthu. See Lāludāyi.
  • Udda Jātaka. See Uddālaka Jātaka.
  • Uddaka Sutta. Preached by the Buddha. He states therein how Uddaka-Rāmaputta, unjustifiably, claims to have mastered all learning and all ill, and explains what such learning and mastery really are (S.v.83f).
  • Uddaka. See Uddaka-Rāmaputta.
  • Uddaka-Rāmaputta
  • Uddāladāyaka Thera. An arahant. In a previous birth, thirty-one kappas ago, he saw a Pacceka Buddha Kakudha, near a river, and gave him an uddālaka flower (Ap.i.225).
  • Uddālaka
  • Uddālaka Jātaka (No. 487)
  • Uddālapupphiya Thera. An arahant. Thirty-one kappas ago he gave an uddāla flower to a Pacceka Buddha, Anātha, on the bank of the Ganges (Ap.i.288).
  • Uddalolaka Vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon; it was the residence of an Elder, named Mahā-Abhaya. Ras.ii.1; SadS.82.
  • Uddesavibhanga Sutta
  • Uddhacca Sutta. Conceit, want of restraint and of diligence, should all be destroyed by calm (samatha), restraint and earnestness (A.iii.449).
  • Uddhacūlābhaya. Nephew of Devānampiyatissa. He restored the Mahiyangana-thūpa and made it thirty cubits high (Mhv.i.40).
  • Uddhagāma
  • Uddha-gangā. See Gangā.
  • Uddhakandaraka. A vihāra in South Ceylon, founded by Mahānāga, brother of Devānampiyatissa (Mhv.Xxii.9).
  • Uddhakurangāma. A village and a fortification in the district of Ālisāra. It was captured by Parakkamabāhu's general, Māyāgeha (Cv.lxx.171).
  • Uddhambhāgiya Sutta. The Noble Eightfold Way should be cultivated in order to destroy the five "upward" fetters - lust of form and of the formless, conceit, excitement and nescience (S.v.61f).
  • Uddhanadvāra
  • Uddharattha. See Pañcuddharattha.
  • Uddhavāpi. A village and a tank. The Māragiri Nigrodha (q.v.) was stationed there (Cv.lxxii.164, 174).
  • Uddhumātaka Sutta. The idea of an inflated corpse, if developed, conduces to peace from bondage (S.v.131).
  • Uddita Sutta. Preached in answer to a question by one of the devas. The world is all strung up by cords of craving and is escorted by decay. S. i.40.
  • Udena
  • Udena Cetiya
  • Udena Vatthu
  • Udumbara
  • Udumbara Jātaka (No. 298)
  • Udumbara-devi
  • Udumbaragiri. See Dhūmarakkha.
  • Udumbaraphaladāyaka Thera
  • Udumbarikā
  • Udumbarika-Sīhanāda Sutta
  • Ugga
  • Ugga Sutta
  • Uggaha Mendakanattā
  • Uggaha Sutta
  • Uggāhamāna-Samana-Mandikāputta
  • Ugganagara. See Ugga (8).
  • Uggārāma. A pleasance, probably near the village Kundiya of the Kurus. Anganika Bhāradvāja is said to have visited it once. See also Ugga (8). ThagA.i.339.
  • Uggarinda. One of the chief lay supporters of Nārada Buddha. Bu.x.25.
  • Uggasena
  • Uggasena Vatthu. The story of Uggasena of Rājagaha (Uggasena 2). DhA.iv.59-65; ibid., 159.
  • Uggasena-Nanda. King of Magadha, one of the nine Nanda kings (Mbv.98).
  • Uggata
  • Uggatasarīra
  • Ugghatitaññu Sutta. Some people in the world are quick withal and learn by taking hints; others learn when full details are given; some have to be led on by instruction; others just learn the text but do not understand it. A.ii.136.
  • Ūhā-nadī. A river in the Himālaya, evidently difficult of access. Mil.70.
  • Ujita. A caravan-driver, who, with his friend Ojita, gave the first meal to Sikhī Buddha after his Enlightenment. ThagA.i.48.
  • Ujjaya Sutta
  • Ujjaya, Ujjāya
  • Ujjenī
  • Ujjenika. Name given to the inhabitants of Ujjenī (Mil..331). Pajjota is called Ujjenika (Ujjenaka) rājā (MA.ii.738).
  • Ujjhaggika Vagga. The second division of the Sekhiyā of the Vinaya Pitaka (Vin.iv.187-8).
  • Ujjhānasaññī. A Thera. He was so called because he went about finding fault with the monks. He was reported to the Buddha, who thereupon delivered a sermon blaming action such as his. DhA.iii.376-7.
  • Ujjhānasaññikā
  • Ujjhānasaññino Sutta. Records the visit of the Ujjhānasaññikā devas to the Buddha (S.i.23-5).
  • Ujjuhāna
  • Ujuññā (Ujjuññā)
  • Ukkācelā
  • Ukkācelā Sutta. The incident mentioned above, of the Buddha praising his two chief disciples, after their death. S. v.163.
  • Ukkacelā. See Ukkācelā.
  • Ukkalā
  • Ukkamsamāla. A learned monk of Ava. He was well versed in literature and wrote two books dealing with the Pali language, the Vannabodhana and the Likhananaya (Sās., p.120).
  • Ukkamsika. A king of Rāmañña, a great patron of learning. For details about him see Bode, op. cit., 50, 52.
  • Ukkanagara. A vihāra (presumably in Ceylon). It was the residence of the thera Mahāvyaggha and seven hundred others. Mhv.Xxxii.54.
  • Ukkanthita-aññatarabhikkhussa Vatthu. The name given in the Dhammapada Commentary (i.297-300) to the story of Anupubba.
  • Ukkāsatika Thera
  • Ukkatthā
  • Ukkhā Sutta
  • Ukkhepakata-Vaccha Thera
  • Ukkhittapadumiya Thera
  • Ukkotana Sutta. Few are those that refrain from accepting bribes to prevent justice, from cheating and from crooked ways; numerous those that do not so refrain. S. v.473.
  • Uladāgāma. A village in Rohana where a battle took place between the forces of Parakkamabāhu I, and the rebels. Cv.lxxv.18.
  • Ulāra-vimāna
  • Ullabhakolakannikā
  • Ullapanagāma. A village where there was a bridge of thirty cubits, built over the Mahāvālukaganga by Devappatirāja (Cv.lxxxvi.23). The village is identified with the modern Ulapane, four miles from Gampola (Cv.Trs.ii.173, n.3).
  • Ulūka Jātaka (No. 270)
  • Ulumpa
  • Ulunkasaddaka
  • Ūmi Sutta. See Ummi Sutta below.
  • Ummāda-Cittā
  • Ummadantī
  • Ummadantī Jātaka (No. 527)
  • Ummāda-Phussadeva. See Phussadeva.
  • Ummagga Jātaka
  • Ummagga Sutta
  • Ummagga-gangā
  • Ummāpupphā. A class of devas present at the preaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta (D.ii.260). They are so-called because their bodies were azure in colour, like ummā-flowers. DA.ii.690; see also ibid., 562; MA.ii.706.
  • Ummāpupphiya Thera
  • Ummi Sutta. Four perils have to be faced by those who go down into the water: waves, sharks, whirlpools and sea-monsters. Like perils await those who go from the household life to homelessness. A.ii.123ff. This sutta is included as part of the Cātuma Sutta (M.i.460f).
  • Unha Sutta. When the Unhavalāhaka-devā wish to revel their bodies, the weather becomes hot, according to their desire. S.iii.251.
  • Unhanagara. A village, the birthplace of Hatthadātha. Cv.xlvi.45.
  • Unhavalāhakā. A class of devas who live in the Cātummahārājika world (MNidA.108; VibhA.519). When they wish for heat to revel their bodies, the weather becomes hot. (See Unha Sutta above.)
  • Unnābha
  • Unnābha Sutta. The conversation between the Buddha and Unnābha referred to above. S. v.
  • Unnalomaghara. A building belonging to the Rājāyatana-dhatu-vihāra in Nāgadīpa. It was erected by Aggabodhi II. Cv.xlii.62.
  • Unnama. A Tamil chief whom Dutthagāmani defeated in his campaign. He was a nephew of Tamba and his stronghold was also called Unnama. Mhv.xxv.14, 15; MT.474.
  • Unnanābhī
  • Unnavalli. A vihāra to which Aggabodhi I. gave the village of Ratana. Cv.xlii.18.
  • Upacāla
  • Upacālā
  • Upacālā Sutta. The story of Māra's unsuccessful attempt to cause the therī Upacālā to sin. S. i.133.
  • Upacara. See Apacara.
  • Upādāna Sutta
  • Upādāna-paritassanā Sutta. Two discourses on how grasping and worry arise and how they can be got rid of. S. iii.15-18.
  • Upādāna-parivatta Sutta. On the five khandhas as grasping and the series of four truths in regard to each khandha - i.e., the khandha itself, its arising, its cessation And the way thereto. He who fully understands these is fully liberated. S.iii.58ff.
  • Upādāya Sutta. Personal weal and woe are dependent on the eye, ear, etc. But these are impermanent, woeful, of a nature to change. Therefore should one not lust for them. S.iv.85f.
  • Upaddha Sutta
  • Upaddhadussadāyaka Thera
  • Upadduta Sutta. Everything in the world is oppressed. S.iv.29.
  • Upadhi. A Pacceka Buddha, whose name occurs in a list of names. ApA.i.107.
  • Upādiyamāna Sutta
  • Upāgatabhāsaniya Thera. An arahant. In the time of Vipassī Buddha he was a Rakkhasa in a lake in Himavā. Once the Buddha visited this sprite who paid homage to him. Ap.i.233.
  • Upāhana Jātaka (No. 231)
  • Upāhana Vagga. The ninth section of the Duka Nipāta of the Jātakatthakathā. J. ii.221-42.
  • Upajjhā Sutta
  • Upajjhāya. A gatekeeper of Mandavya, summoned by him to drive out Mātanga. J. iv.382.
  • Upajjhāyavatta-bhānavāra. The thirtieth chapter of the first Khandaka of the Mahāvagga.
  • Upajotiya. One of the door-keepers summoned by Mandavya to turn Mātanga out of his house. J. iv.382.
  • Upaka
  • Upaka Sutta. Records the visit paid to the Buddha by Upaka Mandakāputta. A.ii.181f.
  • Upakāla 1. A Pacceka Buddha mentioned in a list of Pacceka Buddhas. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
  • Upakāla 2. A Niraya, also the name of the tortures in the same Niraya. J. vi.248.
  • Upakamsa. Son of Mahākamsa, king of Asitañjana and brother of Kamsa. When Kamsa became king, Upakamsa was his viceroy. Upakamsa was killed by a disc thrown by Vāsudeva, son of Devagabbhā. J.iv.79-82.
  • Upakañcana. A brahmin, brother of the Bodhisatta Mahākañcana. Their story is related in the Bhisa Jātaka. J. iv.305ff.
  • Upakārī
  • Upakkilesa Sutta
  • Upāli
  • Upāli Gāthā. The stanzas in which Upāli-Gahapati uttered the Buddha's praises when Nātaputta asked him what kind of man was his new-found teacher (M.i.386f). These verses are often quoted; they contain one hundred epithets as applied to the Buddha (Sp.i.257).
  • Upāli Sutta
  • Upāli Vagga. The fourth chapter of the Dasaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. It contains records of various discussions between Upāli (1) and the Buddha and two between Ananda and the Buddha, regarding matters connected with the Vinaya. A.v.70-7.
  • Upāli-pañcaka. One of the chapters of the Parivāra, containing various questions asked by Upāli (1) regarding Vinaya rules and the Buddha's explanations of the same. Vin.v.180-206.
  • Upāli-pucchā-bhānavāra. The sixth chapter of the ninth Khandhaka of the Mahāvagga. Vin.i.322-8.
  • Upamañña. The family (gotta) to which Pokkharasāti belonged. He was, therefore, called Opamañña. M.ii.200; MA.ii.804.
  • Upanāhī Sutta. Preached in answer to the questions of Anuruddha. The five qualities, including grudging, which lead a woman to be reborn in purgatory. S. iv.241.
  • Upananda
  • Upananda-Sākyaputta-Thera-Vatthu. A group of stories concerning the greediness and rapacity of Upananda Sākyaputta. DhA.iii.139ff; cf. J. iii.332ff.
  • Upanemi. A Pacceka Buddha, mentioned in nominal lists. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
  • Upaneyya Sutta. A deva visits the Buddha at Jetavana and utters a stanza in which he says that life is short, and one should accumulate merit in order to obtain bliss. The Buddha replies that all who fear death should aspire to the final peace. S.i.2.
  • Upanisā Sutta
  • Upanisinna Vagga. The fourth chapter of the Rādha Samyutta of the Samyutta Nikāya. S. iii.200ff.
  • Upanita. A Pacceka Buddha, mentioned in the Isigili Sutta. M.iii.70.
  • Uparāmā. One of the two chief women disciples of Paduma Buddha (J.i.36). The Buddhavamsa, however, gives their names as Rādhā and Surādhā.
  • Uparevata
  • Uparigangā. See Gangā.
  • Uparimandakamāla. A vihāra (?) in Ceylon, the residence of Mahārakkhita Thera (q.v.). J. vi.30.
  • Uparimandalaka-malaya. A vihāra (?) in Ceylon, the residence of Mahāsangharakkhita Thera. J. iv.490.
  • Uparittha
  • Uparuci. A king of thirty-eight kappas ago; a previous birth of Sucintita Thera (Ap.i.134).
  • Upāsabha. Name of a Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.69; MA.ii.890; ApA.i.106.
  • Upasāgara
  • Upāsaka Vagga
  • Upāsakacandāla and Upāsakaratana Suttas. The Sutta Sangaha divides into two Suttas (Nos. 9 and 10) the Sutta which appears in the Anguttara, as one Sutta, under the name of Candāla Sutta (q.v.).
  • Upasālā. According to the Buddhavamsa Commentary (194), Sālā and Upasālā were the two chief women disciples of Phussa Buddha. The Buddhavamsa (xix.20), however, calls them Cālā and Upacālā.
  • Upasāla. Younger brother of Paduma Buddha and, later, one of his two chief disciples. Bu.ix.21; BuA.147; J. i.36.
  • Upasālha
  • Upasālha Jātaka (No. 166)
  • Upasama Sutta. The Buddha explains to a monk, in answer to a question, how one may become perfect in the indriyas. S.v.202. For the title see KS, v.178, n.3.
  • Upasamā Therī
  • Upasampadā Sutta. On the qualities which a monk should possess in order to admit others to the Order. A.v.72.
  • Upasampadā Vagga
  • Upasanta
  • Upasena
  • Upasena Sutta
  • Upasenā. One of the chief women supporters of Tissa Buddha. Bu.xviii.23.
  • Upasenī. Daughter of Vasavatti, king of Pupphavatī and sister of Candakumāra. She narrowly escaped death when the king, on the advice of his chaplain, wished to offer human sacrifices. The story is told in the Khandahāla Jātaka. J.vi.134.
  • Upasīdarī. A Pacceka Buddha, mentioned in the Isigili Sutta. M.iii.70.
  • Upāsikā Vihāra
  • Upasiri 1.One of the palaces occupied by Anomadassī Buddha in his last lay-life. Bu.viii.18.
  • Upasiri 2. A palace similarly occupied by Sujāta Buddha. Bu.xiii.21.
  • Upasīva
  • Upasīva-mānava-pucchā
  • Upasonā. One of the two chief women disciples of Sumana Buddha. Bu.v.27; J. i.24.
  • Upassattha Sutta. Everything is oppressed: eye, ear, etc. S. iv.29.
  • Upassaya Sutta
  • Upassayadāyaka-vimāna. The abode of a pious man who was born in Tāvatimsa as a result of having given a night's shelter to a holy monk. The vimāna was of gold and was twelve yojanas in height. Vv.64; VvA.291f.
  • Upassuti Sutta
  • Upasumbha. An image of the Buddha placed in the Bahumangala-cetiya at Anurādhapura. King Dhātusena had a diadem of rays made for the statue. Cv.xxxviii.66.
  • Upatapassī Thera. Author of the Vuttamālā. He was incumbent of the Gatārā Parivena and was the nephew of Sarasigāmamūla Mahāsāmi. P.L.C.253f.
  • Upatissa
  • Upatissa Sutta. Preached by Sāriputta. He tells the monks that there is nothing in the whole world, a change in which would cause him sorrow. Not even a change regarding the Buddha, be emphasises, in answer to a question by Ananda. S. ii.274f.
  • Upatissā. One of the two chief women-disciples of Kondañña Buddha. Bu.iii.31; J. i.30.
  • Upatissagāma
  • Upatthāna Sutta
  • Upatthāyaka Thera. An arahant. In a previous birth be provided Siddhattha Buddha with a personal attendant (upatthāka). Fifty-seven kappas ago he was born as a king, named Balasena. Ap.i.241.
  • Upavāla. See Uvāla.
  • Upavāna
  • Upavāna Sutta
  • Upavatta (Upavattana)
  • Upaya Sutta (wrongly called Upāya). Attachment (upaya) is bondage, aloofness is freedom. With the abandonment of lust, lust's foothold is cut off and, thereby, rebirth, etc., is destroyed. S.iii.53.
  • Upāya Sutta. See Upaya Sutta.
  • Upayanti Sutta. When the ocean rises with the tide, the rivers, their tributaries, the mountain lakes and tarns, all rise as a result. Likewise rising ignorance makes, in turn, becoming, birth and decay and death to rise and increase. S. ii.118f.
  • Upekhā Sutta
  • Upekkhaka Sutta. Moggallāna tells the monks how he entered in and abode in the fourth jhāna. S. iv.265f.
  • Uposatha
  • Uposathā
  • Uposatha Sutta
  • Uposatha Vagga. The fifth chapter of -the Atthaka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya, containing suttas on the Uposatha, among other things. A.iv.248-73.
  • Uposathāgāra. A building connected with the Thūpārāma. It was built by Bhātikābhaya and enlarged by Amandagāmani-Abhayi. Mhv.Xxxiv.39; xxxv.3; MT.629, 639.
  • Uposathakhanda. The second section of the Bhūridatta Jātaka. J.vi.168-70.
  • Uposathakhandhaka. The second chapter of the Mahāvagga of the Vinaya Pitaka. Vin.i.101-36.
  • Uposathakkhandha Sutta
  • Uposatha-vimāna. See Uposathā.
  • Uposatha-vinicchaya. A Vinaya treatise, written in Burma. Bode, op. cit., 44.
  • Uppāda Samyutta. The twenty-sixth section of the Samyutta Nikāya. S. iii.228-31.
  • Uppāda Sutta
  • Uppāde Sutta
  • Uppādena Sutta (2). The uprising of the six sense objects - forms, sounds, etc. - is the uprising of Ill, the persisting of disease, the manifestation of decay and death. The cessation of the former leads to the disappearance of the latter. S. iv.14.
  • Uppādetabba Sutta. On six states which a person holding right views will never reach. A.iii.438.
  • Uppajjanti Sutta. On the power of earnestness (appamāda). A.i.11.
  • Uppala
  • Uppalā. One of the chief women supporters of Anomadassī Buddha. Bu.viii.24.
  • Uppaladāyika Therī
  • Uppalavanna
  • Uppalavannā
  • Uppalavannā Sutta. Records a conversation between Uppalavannā and Māra (S.i.131f). The ideas are the same as those contained in the verses found in the Therīgāthā (vv.230-5) but the wording is somewhat different.
  • Uppalavāpī. A village in Ceylon where king Kutakanna spent some time. There he invited the thera Cūlasudhamma and made him live at the Mālārāma Vihāra. VibhA.452.
  • Uppanna (or Uppāda) Sutta. Two suttas which state that the seven bojjhangas do not arise without the manifestation of a Tathāgata. S. v.77.
  • Uppātasanti. A Pāli work written by an unknown thera of Laos in the sixteenth century. It seems to have dealt with rites or charms for averting evil omens or public calamities. Bode, op. cit., 47, and n.5.
  • Uppatha Sutta. Questions asked by a deva and the Buddha's answers to them. Lust is the road that leads astray, life perishes both night and day, women are they that stain celibacy, the higher life cleanses without bathing. S. i.38.
  • Uppati Vagga. See Sukhindriya Vagga.
  • Uppatika Sutta
  • Uracchadā
  • Uraga Jātaka (No. 154, 354)
  • Uraga Vagga/Sutta
  • Uraga. A mountain near Himavā. In a previous birth, Gosāla Thera saw there a rag-robe hanging, to which he paid homage (v.l. Udaka and Udangana). ThagA.i.79; Ap.ii.434.
  • Uragapura
  • Ūriyeri. A locality in South India. In it was a fortress which was besieged by Lankāpura and Jagadvijaya. Cv.lxxvii.58, 62.
  • Urubuddharakkhita. An Elder who was present at the foundation ceremony of the Mahāthūpa. He came from the Mahāvana in Vesāli, with eighteen thousand monks. Mhv.xxix.33.
  • Urucetiya. See Mahāthūpa.
  • Urudhammarakkhita. A thera who came from the Ghositārāma in Kosambī, with thirty thousand monks, to be present at the foundation ceremony of the Mahāthūpa. Mhv.xxix.34.
  • Urusangharakkhita. An Elder who came with forty thousand monks from the Dakkhināgiri in Ujjeni, to be present at the Mahāthūpa foundation ceremony (Mhv.Xxix.35).
  • Uruvelā
  • Uruvela Sutta
  • Uruvela. One of the chief lay supporters of Sumedha Buddha. Bu.xii.25.
  • Uruvelakappa
  • Uruvela-Kassapa
  • Uruvelamandala
  • Uruvela-pātihāriya-bhānavāra. The twenty-first chapter of the first Khandhaka of the Mahāvagga in the Vinaya Pitaka.
  • Uruvelapattana. See Uruvela (2).
  • Uruvela-vihāra. A vihāra in Ceylon, restored by Vijayabāhu I. (Mhv.lx.59). It may have been in the city called Devanagara (Cv.Trs.i.220, n.2).
  • Uruvellā. One of the two chief women disciples of Kassapa Buddha. J. i.43; Bu.xxv.40.
  • Usabha Thera
  • Usabhakkhandha. Son of Dīpankara (Bu.ii.209; Mbv.4). See also Samavattakkhandha.
  • Usabhamukha. One of the four channels leading out of the Anotatta lake. The river which flows out of this channel is called Usabhamukhanadī, and cattle are abundant on its banks. SnA.ii.438; UdA.301.
  • Usabhavatī
  • Usīnara
  • Usinnara. See Usīnara.
  • Usīraddhaja
  • Ussada
  • Ussānavitthi. A village in Ceylon, given by King Udaya I, for the maintenance of the pāsāda in the Pucchārāma-vihāra. It was a poor village, but the king made it rich. Cv.xlix.28.
  • Ussillya-Tissa Thera
  • Ussolhi Sutta. Exertion (ussolhi) must be made by those who see not decay and death as they really are. S. ii.132.
  • Usukāraniya Sutta. Describes one of the petas of Gijjhakūta, seen by Moggallāna, while in the company of Lakkhana. The peta had been a judge in Rājagaha and had been cruel to criminals. The peta's body bristled with arrows. S. ii.257.
  • Utta
  • Uttama
  • Uttamā
  • Uttamadevī Vihāra. A monastery to the east of Anurādhapura. UdA.158; MA.i.471.
  • Uttara
  • Uttarā
  • Uttara Sutta
  • Uttaracūlabhājaniya. Mentioned in the Vibhanga Commentary. (p.308).
  • Uttaradesa
  • Uttaradhātusena-vihāra. Built by King Dhatusena. Cv.xxxviii.48.
  • Uttaragāma. A village in Ceylon, the residence of Pingala-Buddharakkhita Thera. There were one hundred families living there and the Elder had, at some time or other, entered into samāpatti at the door of each of their houses, while waiting for alms. MA.ii.978.
  • Uttarahimavanta. See Himavā.
  • Uttarajīva. A monk of Pagan, who came to the Mahāvihāra in Ceylon in A.D. 1154. He was accompanied by Chapatti and brought with him a copy of the Saddanīti which had just been written by Aggavamsa. P.L.C. 185.
  • Uttarakā
  • Uttarakumāra. The Bodhisatta. See Uttara (16).
  • Uttarakuru
  • Uttarakurukā. The inhabitants of Uttarakuru. A.iv.396.
  • Uttarāla. A tank repaired by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxviii.47.
  • Uttarālha. A dwelling-house (parivena) which probably belonged to the Abhayagiri-vihāra. In it Sena I., while he was yet Mahādipāda, built cells which bore his name (Cv.l.77). Sena II. built a pāsāda there (Cv.li.75; see also Cv. Trs.i.145, n.2).
  • Uttaramadhurā
  • Uttaramātā
  • Uttaramūla Nikāya
  • Uttarāpa. The name given to the region to the north of the river Mahī (SnA.ii.437). See also Anguttarāpa.
  • Uttarapāla
  • Uttarapañcāla
  • Uttarāpatha
  • Uttarāpathaka. A resident of Uttarāpatha. J. ii.31; Vin.iii.6.
  • Uttara-rāja-putta. Mentioned in the Samantapāsādikā (Sp.iii.544) as having sent to the Elder Mahāpaduma a shrine made of gold, which the Elder refused to accept, as it was not permissible for him to do so.
  • Uttarārāma
  • Uttarasena. A dwelling-house in the Abhayuttara-vihāra (Abhayagiri) built by Uttara, a minister of Sena I. He provided it with all the necessaries. Cv.l.83.
  • Uttaratissārāma. A monastery in Ceylon, built by Tissa, minister of Vattagāmani. It was dedicated to the thera Mahātissa of Kambugalla (Kapikkala?). Mhv.xxxiii.92; MT.622.
  • Uttaravaddhamāna. See Antaravaddhamāna.
  • Uttara-Vihāra
  • Uttaravinicchaya
  • Uttareyyadāyaka Thera
  • Uttarī
  • Uttari (-manussadhamma) Sutta
  • Uttarika. A diminutive form of Uttarā used by Uttaramātā, the Yakkhinī, in addressing her daughter. S. i.210.
  • Uttaroliya
  • Uttaroliya Vagga. The sixth section of the Rasavāhinī.
  • Uttaromūla, Uttarola. See Uttaramūla.
  • Utthāna Sutta
  • Uttika. See Uttiya.
  • Uttinna Thera. He came from Kasmīra, at the head of 280,000 monks, to be present at the foundation-ceremony of the Mahā Thūpa in Anurādhapura. Mhv.xxix.37.
  • Uttiya or Uttika Sutta
  • Uttiya, Uttika
  • Utulhipupphiya Thera. An arahant. He made a garland of utulhi-flowers and offered it to a bodhi-tree. This was at the beginning of this kappa. Ap.ii.398.
  • Uvāla Thera
  • Ūvarattha. See Hūvarattha,
  • Uyyānadvāra. A gate in Pulatthipura, built by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiii.162.

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