Jagadvijaya.-A general of Parakkamabāhu I. He, mit Lankāpura, took
the most prominent part in the expedition against Kulasekhara und many
victories are attributed to him. Cv.lxxvi.255, 292, 303, 313, 319, 332;
lxxvii.4, 45, 60, 64, 71, 82.
Jāgara Sutta.-A riddle set by a deva und answered by the Buddha,
regarding the Five Spiritual Powers (bala) which respectively soil or cleanse,
according to the spiritual health of the individual S.i.3).
Jāgararpa Sutta.-A sutta of the Itivuttaka (p. 41) quoted in the
Sutta Sangaha (Nr. 81) on the value of wakefulness.
Jagatidāyaka Thera.-An arahant. In der Zeit von Dhammadassī Buddha he
set up a jagati at the Buddha's Bodhi-tree. Ap.ii.402.
Jagatikāraka Thera.-An arahant. In the past he set up an altar
(?jagatī) at the thūpa of Atthadassī Buddha. Ap.i.221.
Jahī.-A Pacceka Buddha, given in a nominal list. ApA.i.107.
Jajjaranadī.-A river in Ceylon, the present Deduru-Oya. On the river
was the famous causeway known as Kotthabaddha, restored by Parakkamabāhu I.
(Cv.lxviii.16), who also built a dam across the river at Dorādattika. Ibid.,
vs.37; see also lxxix.67.
Jāliya Sutta. Gesprochen zu Jāliya und
Mandissa beim Ghositārāma auf die Fragen, ob Körper und Geist ein und dasselbe
ist (D.7). Das Sutta ist identisch mit dem
zweiten Teil des Mahāli Sutta (D.6) und war
wahrscheinlich einmal in ihr enthalten.
Jambāvatī. A candālī, Mutter of König Sivi und wife of Vāsudeva of
the Kanhāyanagotta. Vāsudeva saw her on his way to the park from Dvāravatī,
und, in spite of her birth, married her und made her his chief queen.
Jambelambiya.-A weavers' village in Ceylon, given by Mahānāga to the
Jambu.-A village, in command of which was a Tamil general of the
same name, whom Dutthagāmani slew. Mhv.xxv.15.
Jatā Sutta.-A deva asks the Buddha how sentient beings can escape
from their tangles. By the destruction of rāga, dosa, moha, answers the
Buddha. This sutta forms the basis of the Visuddhi-Magga. S.i.13; repeated at
Jatā-Bhāradvāja.-A brahmin of the Bhāradvājagotta. He goes to the
Buddha und asks him the questions given in the Jatā Sutta (see above). The
Buddha gives the same answer (S.i.165). The Commentary (SA.i.179) says that he
was given this name by the Recensionists because he asked a question about
Jatukanni Sutta.-Also called Jatukannimānavapucchā. Contains the
question asked of the Buddha by Jatukannī und the Buddha's answer. It is the
eleventh sutta of the Parāyana Vagga. SN.vv.1096-1100; SNA.ii.598; CNid.33ff.
Java Sutta.-The four qualities which make a König's thoroughbred
worthy - straightness, speed, patience und docility - und the similar four
qualities of a worthy monk (A.ii.113).
Java, Javana.-A devaputta. Rujā said she could see Java making a
garland ready for her birth in Tāvatimsa. J.vi.239f.
Javahamsaka Thera.-An arahant. He was once a forester, und having
seen Siddhattha Buddha he was so pleased that he paid homage to him.
Javakannaka.-A family name, not considered of high social standing.
Javamāla(ka)-tittha.-A ford in the Kappakandara river. Here
Dutthagāmani gave his only food to the thera Gotama. Mhv.xxiv.22; MT.465.
Jayagangā.-A canal flowing from the Kalāvāpi to Anurādhapura. It was
restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.58.
Jayamahālekhaka.-A rank conferred by Devānampiyatissa on Sumitta,
who accompanied the Sacred Bodhi-tree to Anurādhapura (Mbv.165). The rank was
evidently held by his descendants in perpetuity. z.B., Cv.lxix.12.
Jayampati.-Son of Okkāka, König of Kusāvatī, und of his wife
Sīlavati. He was the younger brother of Kusa. Whenever Kusa wished to see
Pabhāvatī Jayampati would represent him (J.v.282, 286, 287). He is identified
mit Ananda. For details see
Kusa Jātaka. J.v.312.
Jayankondāna.-A locality in South India. Cv.1xxvi.274.
Jayanta 1.-König of Ceylon (then known as Mapdadīpa) at the time of
Kassapa Buddha. His capital was Visāla. It was a devastating war between
Jayanta und his younger brother which brought Kassapa to Ceylon. Mhv.xv.127ff;
Dpv.xv.60; xvii.7; Sp.i.87, etc.
Jentā, Jentī.-The Tochter of a princely family of Licchavis in
Vesāli. The rest of her story resembles that of Abhirūpa-Nandā (q.v.), und she
attained arahantship after hearing the Buddha preach. Thig.vs.21f; ThagA.27f.
Jetthā.-Chief queen of Aggabodhi IV. She built the
Jetthamūla.-Name of a month (May-June). It came in the hot season
(z.B., J.v.412). On the fifth day of the waxing moon in Jetthamūla the
Buddha's relics were divided (DA.i.6). On the full-moon day of Jetthamūla the
Arunavatī Sutta was preached. AA.i.438.
Jetthārāma.-Built by Queen Jetthā as an abode for the nuns. The
villages of Pattapāsāna und Buddhabhelagāma were given for its maintenance und
one hundert attendants were provided for its service. Cv.xlvi.27f.
Jetuttara.-The capital of Sivirattha, where reigned Sivi und
Sañjaya. In the city was the Vessa Street where Vessantara was born (J.vi.480,
48°, 486, etc.). The
(J.vi.514) gives the distances from Jetuttara to several places.
Jetuyyàna.-Another name for Jetavana. z.B., Mhv.i.56.
Jeyyapura.-The Pāli name for Sagaing. Bode: op. cit., 40, 71.
Jotipāsāna.-The name given to the crystals brought from Uttarakuru
by Jotika's wife. When anything requiring cooking was placed on them they
gleamed hot, und went out of themselves when the cooking was complete.