Babbarā.– Name of a clan. Ap.ii.359.
Babbu Jātaka (No.137)
Badaratittha.– See Padaratittha.
Badaravallī.– The scene of a battle between the forces of Mānābharana and those of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxii.96.
Badarībhātikamāna.– A locality in Sri Lanka, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.148.
Baddhasīmāpāsāda.– A twelve storeyed uposatha-
Baddheraka.– An elephant of the king of Kosala. He was once very strong, but as he grew old he became weak and, one day, stuck fast in the mire. The elephant trainer, by the king’s orders, went to the elephant arrayed as for battle and caused the battle drum to be beaten. The elephant’s pride was roused and he rose from the mire. v.l. Pāveyyaka. (DhA.iv.25 f).
Baddula Sutta.– See Gaddulabaddha Sutta.
Bahalagangā.– The name given to a portion of the river flowing from the south of Himavā. The section is that which flows between the Tiyaggala-
Bahalamassu Tissa Thera.– He was a pupil of Mahātissa, and when the latter was expelled by the Mahā-
Bāhika.– See Bāhiya (3)
Bāhiraphassanānatta Sutta.– Because of diversity in elements arises diversity of perceptions, etc. S.ii.146.
Bāhira Sutta.– One who has gone forth should dwell contemplating not-
Bāhirānatta Sutta.– A series of discourses on understanding not-
Bāhirānattachandādi Sutta.– On abandoning desire for external sights, sounds, odours, flavours, touches, and ideas, which are not-
Bāhirānattātītānāgata Sutta.– Sights of the past and future are not-
Bāhirānattahetu Sutta.– A series of discourses on understanding not-
Bāhirānicca Sutta.– A series of discourses on understanding impermanence in external sense objects. S.iv.3 ﬀ.
Bāhirāniccachandādi Sutta.– On abandoning desire for external sights, sounds, odours, flavours, touches, and ideas, which are impermanent. S.iv.150.
Bāhirāniccātītānāgata Sutta.– Sights of the past and future are impermanent, what to say of those in the present? Sounds … odours … flavours …. touches … ideas are unsatisfactory, what to say of those in the present?
Bāhirāniccahetu Sutta.– A series of discourses on understanding impermanence in the six senses. S.iv.129 ﬀ.
Bāhiradukkha Sutta.– A series of discourses on understanding unsatisfactoriness in external sense objects. S.iv.3 ﬀ.
Bāhiradukkhachandādi Sutta.– On abandoning desire for external sights, sounds, odours, flavours, touches, and ideas, which are unsatisfactory. S.iv.150.
Bāhiradukkhātītānāgata Sutta.– Sights of the past and future are unsatisfactory, what to say of those in the present? Sounds … odours … flavours …. touches … ideas are unsatisfactory, what to say of those in the present? S.iv.6.
Bāhiradukkhahetu Sutta.– A series of discourses on understanding unsatisfactoriness in the six senses. S.iv.129 ﬀ.
Bāhirātītādiyadanicca Sutta.– External sense objects of the past, future, and present are impermanent. They should be regarded as they really are, “This is not mine, I am not this, this is not my self.” Seeing thus, a monk is disenchanted with external sense objects and being dispassionate, he is freed. S.iv.154.
Bāhirātītādiyadanatta Sutta.– External sense objects of the past, future, and present are not-
Bāhirātītādiyaṃdukkhaṃ Sutta.– External sense objects of the past, future, and present are unsatisfactory. They should be regarded as they really are, “This is not mine, I am not this, this is not my self.” Seeing thus, a monk is disenchanted with external sense objects and being dispassionate, he is freed. S.iv.154.
Bāhirāyatanaanatta Sutta.– External sense objects are not-
Bāhirāyatanaanicca Sutta.– External sense objects are impermanent. S.iv.156
Bāhirāyatanadukkha Sutta.– External sense objects are unsatisfactory. S.iv.156
Bāhirāyatanaparijānana Sutta.– Without fully understanding the externals sense objects one cannot put an end to suffering. S.iv.89
Bāhiya Jātaka (No.108)
Bāhiya Sutta 1.– Relates the incident of Bāhiya (3) asking the Buddha for a lesson. S.iv.63.
Bāhiya Sutta 2.– The same as the above, but the lesson given is on the four foundations of mindfulness. S.v.165.
Bahubhāni Jātaka.– Evidently another name (given in DhA.iv.92) for the Kacchapa Jātaka (No.215)
Bahubhānī Sutta.– The five disadvantages of excessive talking: liability to falsehood, malice, harshness, babbling and suffering after death. A.iii.254.
Bahucintī.– A fish. See the Mitacintī Jātaka. J.i.427 f.
Bahudhanasetthi.– The name conferred by the king of Rājagaha on Punna, when the latter was raised to the rank of setthi (DhA.iii.307). See Puṇṇa (No.2).
Bahukā v.l. Bāhukā.– A river to which sacrifices were offered (M.i.39; J.v.388 f).
Bahukāra Sutta.– Three persons who are very helpful to another — he who leads to the Three Refuges, he through whom one understands suffering, etc., and he who leads one to the destruction of the corruptions. A.i.123.
Bahula Sutta.– Four conditions that conduce to the growth of insight. S.v.412.
Bāhumatī.– A holy river where men bathe in order to expiate their sins. M.i.39; MA.i.145.
Bāhuna.– A monk who is said to have asked the Buddha, while on the banks of the Gaggarā Lake in Campā, about the conditions from which the Tathāgata is released and emancipated. The Buddha enumerated ten such. A.v.151 f.
Bahunandi.– See Bāhuraggi below.
Bāhuna Sutta.– The questions asked by Bāhuna (q.v.) and the Buddha’s answers thereto. A.v.151 f.
Bahūpakāra Sutta.– Five things that make a monk of great service to his residence. A.iii.263.
Bahuputtikā.– See Sonā Therī.
Bahussuta Sutta.– Five qualities that make a man learned and wise. S.iv.244.
Bahussutakā.– See Bahulikā, Bāhulikā
Bahutarā Sattā Vagga.– The tenth chapter of the Sacca Saṃyutta. S.v.473.
Baka Jātaka (No.38, 236, 405)
Bālacittapabodhanī.– The name of a Subcommentary (ṭīkā). Gv.65, 67.
Baladatta.– A king, last of the dynasty of Brahmadeva, who reigned in Ekacakkhu. Dpv.iii.25; MT. 128.
Bālādicca.– A monastery in South India, the residence of Coliya Dīpankara (Buddhappiya), author of the Rūpasiddhi. P.L.C.220.
Balādi Sutta.– The five powers (faith, effort, mindfulness, concentration and wisdom) should be cultivated. Similar to the Himavanta Sutta and the rest of the Bojjhaṅga Saṃyutta. S.v.135.
Bālaka, Bākalonakārāgama.– See Bālakalonakārāma.
Balakaranīya Vagga.– Several sections of the Mahā Vagga of the Saṃyuttanikāya bear this name, i.e., S.v.45, 135, 138, 191, 240, 242, 246, 291, 308.
Balakathā.– The ninth chapter of the Yuganandha Vagga of the Patisambhidāmagga.
Balakkāra.– A Kālinga prince, kinsman of Tiloka-
Balāni Sutta.– The four powers of faith, energy, mindfulness, concentration. A.ii.141 f.
Bālovāda Jātaka (No.246)
Balasena.– A king of fifty-
Balatam Sutta.– See Bala Sutta.
Bālava.– A maintenance village, given by Aggabodhi IV to the meditation hall (padhānaghara) of Dāthāsiva. Cv.xlvi.13.
Bālāvatāra.– A Pāḷi grammar in seven chapters, by Dhammakitti (or Vācissara), written in the fourteenth century. It is based on the Kaccāyana and forms an extremely good summary of Pāḷi grammar. There are to be found several Singhalese paraphrases of the work and two Subcommentaries in Pāḷi. For details see P.L.C.243 ﬀ.
Bāḷhagilāna Sutta.– (However, see KS.v.268, n.2). A number of monks visit Anuruddha, who lies grievously ill in the Andhavana, and ask him how it is that painful feelings make no impression on his mind. He answers that it is because he is well grounded in the four foundations of mindfulness (satipaṭṭhāna). S.v.302.
Balibhojakā.– Probably the totemistic name of a Singhalese clan; they are mentioned in connection with the celebrations in honour of the Tooth Relic in the reign of Parakkamabāhu II. Cv.lxxxv.51; see also Cv.Trs.i.29, n.2.
Baliharana.– A forest tract (vanasanda) near Kusinārā where the Buddha is said to have stayed (A.i.274;v.79). It was so called because the people there made offerings to various spirits (AA.i.457; MA.ii.826). The Kinti Sutta was taught there (M.ii.238).
Balisa Sutta.– Dire are gains, favours and flattery, like to a flesh baited hook, Māra being the fisherman. S.ii.226.
Bāḷisikopama Sutta.– Like baited hooks cast by a fisherman are the objects cognisable by the external sense spheres. He who avoids them has escaped from the clutches of Māra. S.iv.158.
Balivadda Sutta.– On four kinds of oxen: those that are fierce to the cows of their own herd, to cows of other herds, those that are fierce to neither their own nor others; and the four corresponding kinds of men. A.ii.108.
Baluggata v.l. Khaluggata.– Fifteen world-
Bandhanāgāra Jātaka (No.201)
Bandhanamokkha Jātaka (No.120)
Bandhati Sutta.– See Bandhana Sutta
Bandhumā 1.– King of Bandhumatī and father of Vipassī Buddha. His wife was Bandhumatī (J.1.41, etc.) He had two daughters who, in their later lives, were Mahāmāyā and Uracchadā (J.vi.480 f). See also Ekasātaka and Mettā Therī.
Bandhumā 2.– A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
Barabbala.– A locality in Sri Lanka, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.51.
Bārānasīsetthi.– See Mahādhana.
Bāveru Jātaka (No.339)
Bāveru.– A kingdom outside India, beyond the sea. Trade was carried on between Bāveru and India. See the Bāveru Jātaka. Bāveru is identified with Babylon, e.g., Buddhist India, p.104.
Belattha.– Father of Sañcaya Belaṭṭhiputta (q.v.) SNA.ii.423.
Belatthaputta.– See Sañcaya Belaṭṭhiputta.
Bhaddaka Sutta.– Sāriputta tells his colleagues that he who delights and engages himself in worldly activities meets with a luckless fate, while he who renounces such meets with a lucky fate. A.iii.293.
Bhaddakaccā, Bhaddākaccā, Bhaddakaccānā, Subhaddakaccānā. See Rāhulamātā.
Bhaddakappa.– A world-
Bhaddanahānakottha.– A bathing place in Pulatthipura, built by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxviii.45.
Bhaddasāla Jātaka (No.465)
Bhaddasena.– One of the ten sons of Kālāsoka.
Bhaddavatiya.– Father of Simāvati.
Bhaddayānikā.– An offshoot of the Vajjiputtaka heretics.
Bhadditthivimāna vatthu.– The story of Bhaddā, wife of Rohaka. See Bhaddiya (4).
Bhadrā Therī.– She belonged to a clan of the Sākyā, and left the world with Mahāpajāpati Gotamī. While she was meditating, the Buddha sent her a ray of glory and she attained Arahantship. Thig.vs.9; ThigA.13.
Bhadraka.– A headman of Uruvelakappa and father of Ciravāsi (S.iv. 327). See Bhadraka Sutta.
Bhadraghata Jātaka.– See Surāghaṭa Jātaka (No.291)
Bhadrakāra.– Son of Vidhura and eldest brother of Sambhava (the Bodhisatta). For details see the Sambhava Jātaka. Bhadrakāra is identified with Mahā-
Bhadravanasanda.– The name given to the grove near the Bodhi tree where the Buddha took his noonday rest after the meal of milk-
Bhagandha Hatthaka Sutta.– See Bhadraka Sutta.
Bhagga Jataka v.l. Gagga Jātaka (No.155)
Bhaggā.– The name of a clan and a country.
Bhaggavagotta.– A clothed Wanderer (channaparibbājaka).
Bhaggavī.– See Bhaggava (3).
Bhagini Sutta 1.– It would not be easy to find a person who has not been one’s sister during saṃsāra. S.ii.189.
Bhagini Sutta 2.– There are men who would not lie, even for a sister’s sake. S.ii.243. Grouped with those who would not lie for the sake of their father, brother, son, etc. See also: Māta Sutta.
Bhagīrasa.– A king of old, mentioned as having held great sacrifices; he could not, however, advance beyond the world of hungry ghosts (peta). J.vi.99.
Bhagu.– A famous sage (isi) of old (Vin.i.245; D.i.104, 238, 243; M.ii. 169, 200; A.iii.224; A.iv.61). He was one of the teachers who composed runes combined with the teachings of Kassapa Buddha. DA.i.273, etc.
Bhājanadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Bhallātakadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Eighteen world-
Bhallatittha.– A landing place in Sri Lanka where Abhayanāga once lived. Mhv.xxxvi.43.
Bhallātiya.– King of Bārāṇasī. See the Bhallātiya Jātaka.
Bhallātiya Jātaka (No.504)
Bhalluka.– Nephew of Dīghajantu.
Bhandagāma.– A Vajjian village between Vesāli and Hatthigāma.
Bhandagāma Vagga.– The first chapter of the Catukka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.ii.1‑12.
Bhandakucchi.– One of the gate-
Bhandārapotthakī.– See Kitti (7).
Bhandika.– An eminent Thera, well-
Bhāra Sutta (Vagga)
Bharana.– One of the chief warriors of Dutthagāmani. He was the son of Kumāra of Kappalakandara and was very fleet of foot. At the age of ten or twelve he could chase hare and elk, seize them and dash them on the ground. Mhv.xxiii.64 ﬀ. See also Ras.ii.96.
Bharandu Sutta.– Records the visit of the Buddha to the hermitage of Bharandukālāma. A.i.276 ﬀ.
Bharandukālāma.– A recluse, once a co-
Bharatakumāra.– Son of the second queen of Dasaratha and stepbrother of Rāma and Lakkhana. For his story see the Dasaratha Jātaka. He is identified with Ānanda. J.iv.124 ﬀ.
Bhāratayuddha.– Evidently refers to the story of the Mahābhārata. It is reckoned among the sinful topics of conversation. e.g., VibhA.490.
Bharattāla.– A village in Sri Lanka, given by Aggabodhi IV. for his maintenance of the Dāthāsiva-
Bharu Jātaka (No.213)
Bharukacchaka Vatthu.– The story of a monk of Bhārukaccha who having (in his dream) lain with a woman, thought he was guilty of an offence of defeat (pārājikā). However, Upāli ruled that he was blameless. Vin.iii.39; Sp.i.283.
Bhātaragāma.– A village in Sri Lanka, residence of Nāgā Therī. AA.ii.654; MA.i.546.
Bhātā Sutta.– It is not easy to find one who has not been a brother in the long faring of saṃsāra. S.ii.189.
Bhātikābhaya.– Also called Bhātika or Bhātiya
Bhatta Sutta.– The five disadvantages that come to a family who wait to eat until the sun has fully risen. A.iii.260.
Bhattā.– See Hatthā.
Bhātu Sutta.– It is not easy, monks, to find someone who has not been your brother in this saṃsāra without conceivable beginning. S.ii.189.
Bhavanetti Sutta.– The Buddha tells Rādha that lust for the body, for feelings, etc. leads to rebirth. S.iii.190.
Bhavanimmita v.l. Santanāmika.– Fifty-
Bhāvasetthi.– A previous birth of Bījaka (2). J.vi.228.
Bhāvita Sutta.– The four foundations of mindfulness (satipaṭṭhāna), if cultivated, conduce to the state in which no further and no hither shore exist. S.v.180.
Bhaya Vagga.– The thirteenth chapter of the Catukka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.ii.121‑33.
Bhayasīva 1.– A member of the Moriya clan in Sri Lanka, contemporary of Silākāla. His son was Aggabodhi and his nephew King Mahānāga. Cv.xli.69 f.
Bhayasīva 2.– A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.69; ApA.i.106.
Bhayoluppala.– A reservoir in Sri Lanka, made by Kutakannatissa (Mhv.xxxiv.33). The name was later corrupted into Bahuppala. MT. 628.
Bheravāya.– A rock cave, near Himavā, where Sambula Kaccāna Thera dwelt in meditation. ThagA.i.314.
Bherī.– A female ascetic.
Bherivāda Jātaka (No.59)
Bheruva.– A city, the residence of Asayhasetthi. PvA.112,118,119.
Bhesajjamañjūsā.– A Pāḷi medical work written in the time of Parakkamabāhu III by a monk of Sri Lanka. The author is referred to as Pañcaparivenādhipati. Saraṇaṅkara wrote a Sinhalese Commentary on it. Cv.xcvii.59; Svd.1265.
Bhesakalā.– A yakkhinī. See Bhesakalāvana.
Bhesikā.– See Rosika.
Bhikkhadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Bhikkhadāyī.– See Bhikkhudāsikā
Bhikkhāparampara Jātaka (No.496)
Bhikkhunā Sutta.– In the Buddha’s method of explaining Dhamma, there feelings are divided into various categories of 2, 3, 5, 6, 18, 30, 108, etc. S.iv.229.
Bhikkhunī Saṃyutta.– The fifth section of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.i.128‑35.
Bhikkhupātimokkha.– See Anumāna Sutta.
Bhikkhu Vagga 1.– The seventh section of the Majjhimanikāya, containing suttas 61‑70.
Bhikkhu Vibhanga.– The first division of the Sutta Vibhanga of the Vinaya Piṭaka. It is also called the Mahā Vibhanga.
Bhīma.– A sage of old.
Bhima.– The name of a celestial musician or a musical instrument. VvA.93, 96, 211, 372.
Bhīmarāja.– A Kālinga prince of Sīhapura, brother of Tilokasundarī. He came to Sri Lanka and Vijayabāhu I gave him suitable maintenance. Cv.lix.46.
Bhīmasena 1.– A weaver; see the Bhīmasena Jātaka.
Bhīmasena Jātaka (No.80)
Bhindi Sutta.– Due to gain, honour, and fame, Devadatta caused a schism in the Saṅgha. S.ii.239.
Bhinnorudīpa.– A monastery in Sri Lanka built by Aggabodhi I for the elder (probably Dāthāsiva) who was living in the Mahāpariveṇa. The revenue from Vattākārapitthi was given for its maintenance. Cv.xlii.26.
Bhīruka Jātaka (No.132)
Bhisa.– A king of three world-
Bhisa Jātaka (No.488)
Bhisāluvadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Bhisamulāladāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Bhisapuppha Jātaka.– see Siṅghapuppha Jātaka (No.392)
Bhīta Sutta.– The Buddha, in answer to a deva’s question, says that if a man be pure in word, deed, and thought, has faith, and is generous, he need not fear life in another world. S.i.42.
Bhiyya.– One of the chief lay patrons of Paduma Buddha. Bu.ix.23.
Bhoganagara.– A town in the Vajji country.
Bhogasamhara petavatthu.– The story of a woman of Rājagaha who, having earned money by selling things with false measures, was born in the peta world. Pv.iv.14; PvA.278 f
Bhoga Sutta.– The five disadvantages of riches and also the five advantages of the same. A.iii.259.
Bhogavatī.– A palace in the Nāga world, the residence of the Nāga king Varuna, father of Irandatī. J.vi. 269, 270.
Bhojājānīya Jātaka (No.23)
Bhojakagiri.– A vihāra in Kālinga, built by Asoka, at the cost of ten million, for his brother Tissa-
Bhojanadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Thirty-
Bhojanasuddhika.– The Bodhisatta born as the king of Bārāṇasī. See the Dūta Jātaka (No.260) J.ii.319, 321.
Bhojana Vagga.– The fourth section of the Pācittiya of the Vinaya Piṭaka. Vin.iv. 69‑90.
Bhujaka.– A tree with fragrant wood, found only in Gandhamādana. VvA.162.
Bhujangadvāra.– One of the gates of Pulatthippura. Cv.lxxiii.162.
Bhūmicāla Vagga.– The seventh chapter of the Atthaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iv.293‑313.
Bhūmiya.– A king of fifteen world-
Bhummā.– A class of devā, earth bound deities. They belong to the lowest category of devā, e.g., A.iv.119.
Bhummaja.– One of the group of six monks (Chabbaggiyā). His followers were called Bhummajakā.
Bhūridatta.– The Bodhisatta born as the son of the Nāga king, Dhataraṭṭha. See the Bhūridatta Jātaka.
Bhūridatta Jātaka (No.543)
Bhūripañha Jātaka (No.452)
Bhūripañña.– One hundred and seven world-
Bhūripaññā Sutta.– Four conditions which, if developed, lead to extensive insight. S.v.412.
Bhūtagana.– A mountain near Himavā. Ap.i.179; ThagA.i.215.
Bhūtavālika.– A millionaire’s son, held up as an example of a devout follower of the Buddha (AA.i.335). He is probably identical with Bhūtapālasetthi.
Bījagāma.– A village in Sri Lanka where Mahallaka Nāga built the Tānaveli-
Bījagāma Sutta.– Few abstain from damaging plant life, most do not. S.v.469.
Bilangika Bhāradvāja Sutta.– Relates the story of the conversion of Bilangika Bhāradvāja. S.i.164.
Bilāravata Jātaka (No.128)
Bilārikosiya Jātaka (No.450)
Bilārikosiya.– A rich miser whom Sakka converted into a generous donor. See the Bilārikosiya Jātaka.
Billaphaliya Thera.– An Arahant. He was an ascetic living on the banks of the Candabhāgā in the time of Kakusandha Buddha. One day he gave the Buddha a wood-
Billasela.– A mountain in Sri Lanka. Vijayabāhu III built, on its summit, a temple for the Tooth Relic (Cv.lxxxi.33; see also Cv.Trs.ii.138, n.4). From there the Relic was removed by Parakkamabāhu II to Jambuddoni. Cv.lxxxii.7.
Bimbādevī.– See Rāhulamātā.
Bimbasundarī.– Probably another name for Bimbādevī. She is identified with Amarādevi of the Umaṅga Jātaka. J.vi.478.
Bimbī.– An eminent laywoman, follower of the Buddha. A.iv.347; AA.ii.791.
Bimbijāliya Thera.– An Arahant. In the past he gave a bimbijālika flower to Padumuttara Buddha. Sixty-
Bīranatthambhaka Vagga.– The seventh chapter of the Duka Nipāta of the Jātakatthakathā. J.ii.164 ﬀ.
Bodhanā Sutta.– The Buddha explains to a monk, in answer to his question, that the factors of enlightenment (bojjhaṅga) are so called because they conduce to wisdom. S.v.83.
Bodhī.– Daughter of Kassapa I. Cv.xxxix.11.
Bodhigāmavara.– A village and district in the Dakkhiṇadesa of Sri Lanka, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkāmabāhu I. Cv.lxvi.78; lxix.9; lxx.88; for its identification see Cv.Trs.i.259, n. 1.
Bodhighariya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Bodhiguttā.– A nun of the Hatthālhakārāma in Anurādhapura, colleague of Sanghamittā. She belonged to the Moriya clan and was the elder sister of Sunandā, wife of Bodhigutta. Mbv. 169.
Bodhimātu Mahātissa Thera.– He came through the air to receive from Dutthagāmanī a share of the food that the latter had obtained while fleeing from Culanganiyapitthi. According to other accounts the Thera’s name was Kutumbiyaputta Tissa. AA.i.366.
Bodhisammajjaka Thera.– An Arahant. In the past he picked up leaves from the courtyard of a Bodhi tree and cleaned it (Ap.ii.457). He is probably identical with Tissa Thera. ThagA.i.105 f.
Bodhisiñcaka Thera v.l. Bodhisaññaka.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Bodhi Sutta.– On the seven factors of enlightenment (bojjhaṅga) as the seven things that cause not decline (aparihāniyā dhammā). A.iv.23.
Bodhitalagāma.– A village on the road from Gangāsiripura to Samantakūta where Devappatirāja built a bridge. Cv.lxxxvi.21.
Bodhitissa.– A chieftain, probably of Malaya. He built the Bodhitissa-
Bodhi Vagga.– The first chapter of the Udāna.
Bodhivaṃsa.– See Mahābodhivaṃsa.
Bodhivandaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Bodhāya Sutta.– A certain monk approaches the Blessed One and asks why the factors of enlightenment (bojjhaṅgha) are so called. The Buddha says that it because they lead to awakening. S.v.83.
Bojjhā, Bocchā.– An eminent female lay disciple. The Aṅguttaranikāya (A.iv.259, also 347) records a visit paid by her to the Buddha at Jetavana.
Bojjhā Sutta.– Records the visit of Bojjhā (q.v.) to the Buddha and his discourse to her on the benefits of observing the uposatha. A.iv.259 ﬀ.
Bojjhanga Saṃyutta.– The second section (forty-
Bojjhangakathā.– The third chapter of the Yuganaddha Vagga of the Patisambhidāmagga.
Bojjhaṅgadesanāsutta.– On the seven factors of enlightenment. S.5.83.
Bojjhangakosalla Sutta.– One of the sections of the Bojjhanga Saṃyutta. VibhA.229, 231; the reference is to S.v.112 f.
Bojjhangasākacca Vagga.– The sixth chapter of the Bojjhanga Saṃyutta. S.v.102 ﬀ.
Bolagāma.– A village mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.6.
Brahāchatta Jātaka (No.336)
Brahma.– See Brahmaloka.
Brahmacariyogadha Sutta.– Endowed with four things a Stream-
Brahmadatta Jātaka (No.323)
Brahmadeva Sutta.– Records the story of Brahmadeva Thera (3) and his mother. S.i.140 ﬀ.
Brahmakāyikā devā.– See Brahmaloka.
Brahmā Saṃyutta.– The sixth section of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.i.136‑59.
Brahmaloka Sutta.– Two solitary Brahmā gods visited the Blessed One while he was in seclusion, but deciding that it was not the right time, they resorted to the Brahmāloka to stir up the Brahmā gods dwelling there. S.i.146.
Brāhmana Saṃyutta.– The seventh section of the Saṃyuttanikāya. S.i.160‑84.
Brāhmanagāma.– A village in Sri Lanka, near which Mahāsena built the Kalandavihāra.– MT.685.
Brāhmanagāmavāpi.– A reservoir in Sri Lanka, restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.32.
Brahmapārisajja, Brahmapurohita.– See Brahmaloka.
Brahmavaddhana 1.– An old name for Bārānasī (J.iv.119). A king named Manoja reigned there. For details see the Sonananda Jātaka. J.v.312 ﬀ.
Brahmāyācana Sutta.– Brahma Sahampati visits the Buddha at Uruvelā when he is pondering that the Dhamma is difficult to penetrate, and hesitating about teaching it. Sahampati request him to teach. (S.i.135 ﬀ)
Brahmāyu Sutta.– Records the story of the conversion of Brahmāyu.
Bubbula.– A village in Sri Lanka, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.99; see Cv.Trs.i.295, n.4.
Budalavitthi.– A village in Sri Lanka where Vijayabāhu I. erected five dwelling places for the monks on the spot where his parents had been cremated. Cv.lx.57.
Buddhā.– Wife of Prince Bodhi and, later, of Moggallāna. By Bodhi she had a daughter Lokitā and by Moggallāna four children: Kitti (afterwards Vijayabāhu I), Mittā, Mahinda and Rakkhita. Cv.lvii.40.
Buddha Sutta.– The Buddha says that it was by developing and cultivating the four basis of success that attained supreme Enlightenment. S.v.257.
Buddhabhelagāma.– A village in Sri Lanka given by Jetthā, wife of Aggabodhi IV, for the maintenance of the Jetthārāma. Cv.xvli.28.
Buddhagāma.– A village and district in the Dakkhiṇadesa of Sri Lanka. It is mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lviii.43; lxvi.19, 25, 39, 62; lxix.9; lxx.311; lxxii.178; for its identification see Cv.Trs.i.206, n.1.
Buddhagāmakanijjhara.– A reservoir restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxviii.45.
Buddhaghosuppatti.– A very late account of the life of Buddhaghosa; it is more a romance than a historical chronicle. For an account of this see Law, Pāḷi Lit.558 f. The work has been translated and edited by Gray (London).
Buddhamātā.– See Buddhakula.
Buddhanāga Thera.– A disciple of Sāriputta of Sri Lanka. He wrote the Vinayatthamañjūsā on the Kankhāvitaranī at the request of a monk named Sumedha. Gv.61 f., 71; SadS.65; Svd.1212; P.L.C.201.
Buddhanāyaka, Buddhanātha.– A general of Mānābharana (2). He was defeated at Nāla by the Kesadhātu Rakkha. Later, during eight days, he fought at Pillavitthi a battle against the forces of Parakkamabāhu I. and again against the Adhikārin Rakkha. He was killed in the last-
Buddhapakinnakhandha.– The twelfth chapter of the Buddhavaṃsa.
Buddhapitā.– See Buddhakula.
Buddha Vagga 2.– The first chapter of the Nidāna Saṃyutta. S.ii.1‑11.
Buddhavandanā Sutta.– Brahma Sahampati and Sakka visit the Blessed One at Jetavana and recite a verse on venerating the Buddha. S.i.233.
Buddhi Sutta.– The seven factors of enlightenment lead to growth and non-
Buddhija, Buddhiya.– Personal attendant of Kakusandha Buddha. Bu.xxiii.20; J.i.42; D.ii.6.
Buddhippasādinī.– A Subcommentary (ṭīkā) on the Padasādhana by Srī Rāhula of the fifteenth century. P.L.C.205.
Buddhupatthāka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Buddhupaṭṭhāyika Thera.– An Arahant. Thirty-
Būkakalla.– A village in Sri Lanka near which was the Ambavāpī given by Potthakuttha to the Mātambiya padhānaghara. Cv.xlvi.20.
Burudatthalī.– A ford across the Mahāvālukagangā. Cv.lxxii.36.
Byaggha Jātaka (No.272)
Byasanā Sutta.– The five losses — of kin (ñāti), wealth (bhoga), health (roga), virtue (sīla), right-