Rādha Jātaka (No.145, 198)
Rādha Saṃyutta.– The twenty-
Rādhā.– One of the two chief women disciples of Paduma Buddha. Bu.ix.22.
Rādhatheravatthu.– Gives a detailed account of Rādha Thera’s admission into the Order and Sāriputta’s praise of him. DhA.ii.104 ﬀ.
Rādhavatī.– A city where Anomadassī Buddha taught King Madhurindhara. BuA.141.
Rāga Sutta.– In order to get rid of passion, cultivate the idea of foulness; to get rid of hatred, cultivate amity; to get rid of delusion, insight. A.iii.445.
Rāgavirāgasutta.– “Monks, if wanderers of other sects ask you what is the purpose of the holy life, tell them that it for the fading away of lust. If they then ask if there is a way of practice leading to the fading of lust, tell them that the Noble Eightfold Path is that practice.” S.v.27.
Rahada Sutta.– The mind is like a pool of water; no understanding is possible unless the mind is clear. A.i.9.
Rāhulabhadda.– See Rāhula Thera.
Rājā.– A yakkha, one of the messengers of Kuvera. D.iii.201; DA.iii.967.
Rājadvāra.– One of the gates of, Pulatthipura (Cv.lxxiii.160). It was probably to the south of the City. Cv. Trs. ii.39, n.4.
Rājagāma.– A town in Sri Lanka in the time of Parakkamabāhu IV. In it was the Sirighanānanda parivena. Cv.xc.93.
Rājagiri.– One of the elephants of Candakumāra (q.v.) J.vi.135.
Rājakārāma Vagga.– Also called Sahassakavagga. The second chapter of the Sotāpatti Saṃyutta. S.v.360‑69.
Rajakatthala.– A village dedicated by Kittisirirājasīha to celebrations in honour of the Tooth Relic. Cv.c.43.
Rājakumbha Jātaka (No.345)
Rājamālaka.– A courtyard outside the precincts of the monastery where the body of Dutthagāmanī was cremated. Mhv.xxxii.80.
Rājamātikā.– A monastery in Sri Lanka, dedicated by Aggabodhi V to the Pamsukūlins. Cv.xlviii.4.
Rājamittaka.– A village in Sri Lanka where Silāmeghavaṇṇa defeated Sirināga. Cv.xliv.72.
Rājanārāyania.– A park in Sri Lanka, laid out by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.7.
Rajanīya Sutta.– A monk who is enticed by the enticing, corrupted by the corrupting, infatuated by the infatuating, infuriated by the infuriating, and maddened by the maddening such a one is not respected by his fellows. A.iii.110.
Rajanīyasanthita Sutta.– The aggregates have lust inherent in them. Desire for them must be put away. S.iii.79.
Rājāno Sutta.– Kings do not punish beings who practice goodness; they punish only criminals. A.iii.208 f.
Rājarājakalappa.– A Damila chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvii.74.
Rājasālā.– A monastery in Sri Lanka, to which Aggabodhi VIII gave the village of Cūlavāpiyagāma. Cv.xlix.47.
Rājasīhamahāla.– A village in South India. Cv.lxxvi.286.
Rajata Sutta.– Few abstain from accepting silver (money), many do not. S.v.471.
Rajataguhā.– A cave in the Himavā. J.ii.67.
Rajatakedāra.– A locality in Sri Lanka, mentioned in the account of the battle between the forces of Parakkamabāhu I. and those of Mānābharana. Cv.lxxii.257, 269.
Rajatapabbata.– A mountain range in the Himavā. J.i.50; ii.6, 7, 92.
Rājavamsasankhepa.– A historical work by Aggadhammālankāra. Bode, op.cit., 57.
Rājavasatikhanda.– One of the sections of the Vidhura Jātaka (q.v.) J.vi.298.
Rājavesibhujanga Silāmegha.– A title conferred by Laṅkāpura on Ilankiya. Cv.lxxvi.192.
Rājindarājābhidheyyadīpanī.– A treatise (on the naming of kings) by Ratnākara Thera of Burma eulogizing various kings. Sās, p.102; Bode, op.cit., 52.
Rajju Sutta.– Gains, favours and flattery are like a cord cutting through a man’s skin right to his marrow. S.ii.238.
Rājovāda Jātaka (No.151, 334)
Rājovāda Sutta.– Probably this name, mentioned in the introduction to the Sumaṅgala Jātaka (J.iii.439), is a descriptive title and not the name of any particular sutta taught by the Buddha to Pasenadi.
Rakkhacetiyapabbata.– A vihāra in Sri Lanka, restored by Vijayabāhu I. (Cv.lx.58). It is probably identical with Rakkha-
Rakkhadīvāna.– A general of Parakkamabāhu I who defeated Nagaragiri Gokanna at Gonagāmuka. Cv.lxx.70.
Rakkhamāna.– A reservoir, repaired by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxviii.46.
Rakkhapāsānakantha.– A place in Rājarattha. It was the limit of the Cola territory in Sri Lanka in the time of Mahinda V. (Cv.lv.22). It was evidently a frontier Post. Cv.lvii.67.
Rakkhasa.– A minister of Sena I. He built a dwelling house, called after him, in the Abhayuttara-
Rakkhasadvāra.– One of the gates of Pulatthipura. Cv.lxxiii.161.
Ralaggāma.– A monastery in Sri Lanka, built by King Mahānāma. Cv.xxxvii.212.
Rāmagona.– A settlement in Sri Lanka, founded by Rāma, brother of Bhaddakaccānā. Mhv.ix.9.
Rāmaka (v.l. Rāmuka).– A vihāra in Sri Lanka, built by Gajjabāhuka-
Rāmakula.– An elephant used by Parakkamabāhu I in his youth. Cv.lxvii.33.
Ramanā.– The Pāḷi name for the inhabitants of Rāmañña. Cv.lxxvi.66.
Rāmaputta.– See Udaka Rāmaputta.
Rammā.– One of the chief lay women supporters of Siddhattha Buddha. Bu.xvii.20.
Ramsimuni.– The sixth future Buddha. Anāgat, p.40.
Randhakandaka.– A reservoir in Sri Lanka, built by Bhātikatissa. Mhv.xxxvi.4.
Rāsimālaka.– A holy spot on the west of the Mahāmeghavana. Mbv.137
Ratana Paritta.– See Ratana Sutta (1).
Ratana Vagga.– The ninth section of the Pācittiya of the Vinaya Piṭaka.
Ratanacankamana khanda.– The Introductory Chapter of the Buddhavaṃsa.
Ratanadātha.– Nephew (sister’s son) of Dāṭhopatissa II (s.v. Hatthadāṭha). He was the king’s Mahādipāda. Cv.xliv.136.
Ratanadoṇi.– A village in Sri Lanka, given by Kittisirirājasīha for the maintenance of the Dutiyasela-
Ratanagghi.– One of the three palaces occupied by Revata Buddha in his last lay life. Bu.vi.17.
Ratanākara.– A district in the Dakkhiṇadesa of Sri Lanka. Cv.lxix.31; for its identification see Cv. Trs.i.286, n.3.
Ratanapajjala (Ratanapattala).– A Cakkavatti of eighty world-
Ratanapura.– The Pāḷi name for Ava. Bode, op.cit., 29.
Ratanasiriñāna Thera.– Author of the Saddatthacintā (q.v.) Svd.1246.
Ratanavāluka.– Another name for the Mahā Thūpa. Cp. Ratanāvalicetiya.
Ratha Sutta.– A standard is the token of a chariot, smoke the token of a fire, the king is the token of a country, and a husband is the token of a woman. S.i.41.
Rathakāra Vagga.– The second chapter of the Tika Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.i.106‑118.
Rathalatthi Jātaka (No.332)
Rathavanka.– See Ravivattasālā.
Rathavatī.– A kinnarī, the handmaiden of the hermit Vaccha (q.v.)
Ratī.– One of the daughters of Māra (q.v.)
Rattabeduma.– A place in the Malaya country of Sri Lanka, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.15.
Rattakara.– A district in the Dakkhiṇadesa of Sri Lanka. Cv.lxviii.23; lxix.6.
Rattamāla kandaka.– A reservoir in Sri Lanka, built by King Mahāsena. Mhv.xxxvii.48; Mhv. Trs. 271, n.7.
Rattapāni.– The name of a dyer; perhaps a class name. M.i.385.
Raṭṭhapāla gajjita.– An unorthodox Buddhist work, whose views were rejected by the Theravādins as beings contrary to the teachings of the Buddha (abuddhavacana). e.g., Sp.iv.742; SA.ii.150.
Ratthapāla Nanda.– One of the Nava-
Ratthasāra.– A monk of Ava. He wrote metrical versions of various Jātaka stories and recited them, for which reason he was censured by his colleagues. Sās, p.99; Bode, op.cit., 44.
Rattivihāra.– A locality in Sri Lanka; it was once the encampment of King Saṅghatissa. Cv.xliv.5.
Rattiya Sutta.– A monk who desires much, is fretful and discontented with his requisites, has no faith or virtue, is indolent, forgetful, and lacking in insight — such a one falls away in goodness “come day, come night.” A.iii.434.
Ravideva.– A Singhalese chief. He fought with the Coḷā against Vijayabāhu I, but, later, appears to have joined Vijayabāhu. Cv.lviii.16, 65; Cv.Trs.i.203, n.3.
Remunasela.– A rock in the Hiraññamalaya in Sri Lanka. Kitti (afterwards Vijayabāhu I) once occupied a stronghold there. Cv.lvii.62.
Renuvatī.– A city, capital of the Cakkavatti Vimala (q.v.)
Revatā.– A nun of Sri Lanka, a well-
Revatī Vimāna.– See Revatī (1)
Rocanī.– Wife of Kakusandha Buddha in his last lay life (BuA.210; DA.ii.422). Elsewhere (Bu.xxiii.17) she is called Virocamānā.
Roguva.– See Roruva.
Rohaka.– A householder of Kimbilā; he was the husband of Bhaddā (VvA.109). See Bhaddā (4).
Rohanā.– The name of a clan. Ap.ii.359.
Rohanagutta.– See Mahārohaṇagutta Thera.
Rohanamiga Jātaka (No.501)
Rohanta 1.– A lake in Himavā. J.iv.413.
Rohanta 2.– The Bodhisatta born as king of deer. See the Rohaṇamiga Jātaka.
Rohī.– See Rohinī (5).
Rohiṇī Jātaka (No.45)
Rojā.– A class of devā, present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.
Rolika.– See Heligāma.
Roma.– There were four kings of this name sixty thousand world-
Romaka Jātaka (No.277)
Romamukkharattha.– A country mentioned in the Mahāvaṃsa Commentary as a place rich in coral; it was from there that Bhātikābhaya (q.v.) obtained the coral for the net which he threw over the Mahā Thūpa. MT. 630.
Rosika.– The barber of Lohicca. D.i.224.
Rucagattī.– Wife of Koṇāgamana Buddha in his last lay life. DA.ii.422; but Bu.xxiv.19 calls her Rucigattā.
Rucakavitthi.– A village in Sri Lanka; near it was a large monastery. Ras.ii.148, 151
Rucānandā.– A nun in the time of Kakusandha Buddha. She came to Sri Lanka at the Buddha’s wish with five hundred other nuns, bringing a branch of the Bodhi tree. Mhv.xv.78; Dpv.xvii.16, 51 ﬀ.
Rucidevī.– Wife of Koṇḍañña Buddha in his last lay life. Bu.iii.26.
Rucigattā.– The wife of Koṇāgamana Buddha (Bu.xxiv.19). v.l. Rucagattī.
Rucinandā.– A millionaire’s daughter of Ujjeni, who gave a meal of milk-
Rucira Jātaka (No.275).– The story of a pigeon (the Bodhisatta) and a greedy crow. The story is identical with that of the Lola Jātaka.
Rucirā.– A class of devā present at the teaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.
Rudradāmaka.– Mentioned in connection with different kinds of coins. Sp.ii.297.
Ruhaka Jātaka (No.191)
Ruhaka Vagga.– The fifth section of the Duka Nipāta of the Jātaka. J.ii.113‑38.
Ruhaka.– Chaplain of the king of Bārāṇasī. See the Ruhaka Jātaka
Rujā.– The daughter of Angati, king of Mithilā. Her story is given in the Mahānāradakassapa Jātaka (q.v.) She is identified with Ānanda. J.vi.255.
Rukkha Vagga.– The sixth chapter of the Nidāna Saṃyutta. S.ii.80‑94.
Rukkhadhamma Jātaka (No.74)
Rukkhopama Sutta.– This sutta is included in a list of suttas (e.g., VibliA.267) dealing with formless meditation objects (arūpa-
Runna Sutta.– In the discipline of the Noble Ones, singing is lamentation, dancing is madness, and immoderate laughter is childishness. A.i.261.
Rūpa Vagga.– The first chapter of the Eka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.i.1, 2.
Rūpa Aññāṇa Sutta.– Vacchagotta asks the Buddha the reasons for the various wrong views about the body and soul, etc., and the Buddha explains that it’s due to not knowing the five aggregates, their origin, cessation, or the way to their cessation. S.iii.257.
Rūpabhedapakāsinī.– A little grammatical treatise by a Burmese monk called Jambudhaja. Bode, op.cit., 55.
Rūpamālā.– A short treatise on the declension of Pāḷi nouns, with numerous paradigms and examples; written by Saraṇaṅkara of Sri Lanka in order to facilitate the study of Pāḷi. P.L.C. 281.
Rūpārūpavibhāga.– An Abhidhamma treatise by Buddhadatta Thera. P.L.C., 108.
Rūpasañcetanā Sutta.– Volition regarding forms is impermanent, changeable, becoming otherwise. One who realises this becomes a faith-
Rūpataṇhā Sutta.– Craving for forms is impermanent, changeable, becoming otherwise. One who realises this becomes a faith-
Rūpavatīcetiya.– A thūpa in Pulatthipura, built by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxviii.51; see also Cv. Trs.ii.107, n.3. The thūpa is probably the modern Kiri Vehera.
Rūpī.– An eminent lay woman disciple of the Buddha (A.iv.347; cf. AA.ii.791). v.l. Rucī.
Rūpiyapāti Sutta.– “Monks, by encompassing their mind with mine, I know some who would not tell a deliberate lie even for a silver bowl filled with powdered gold. However, later, due to being corrupted by gain, honour, and fame they would do so. S.ii.233.
Rurumigarāja Jātaka (No.482)