Vacanatthajoti, Vacanatthajotikā. A glossary on the Vuttodaya by
Vepullabuddhi Thera. Sās., p. 75; Bode, op. cit., 28, n.5.
or Vaccavācaka. A grammatical treatise by Dhammadassī of Pagan (Sās.,
p.75; Bode, op. cit., 22, und n. 6). There are several commentaries on it, the
best known being by Saddhammanandi. Others are called Vaccavācakavannanā,
Vacavācakarikā und Vaccavācakadīpanī.
Vacāvātaka. A village in the Merukandara district, erwähnt in the
account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.282, 295.
Vādī Sutta. There are four kinds of expounders (vādī): those that
know the meaning of a passage but not the letter, those that know the letter
but not the meaning, those that know neither, those that know both. A.ii.138.
Vāgissara. One of the Singhalese envoys sent by Parakkamabāhu I. to
Rāmañña. His companion was Dhammakitti. The Rāmañña König put them into a leaky
vessel und sent them home. Cv.lxxvi.32.
Vāha. The name of Elāra’s state horse, stolen by
Velusumana. MT. 440.
Vāhadīpa. A monastery in Ceylon, to which Aggabodhi VI. added a
Pāsāda (Cv.xlviii.65), und Udaya I. another, called the Senaggabodhipabbata
pāsāda, (Cv.xlix.33) which was later repaired by Dappula. II. Cv.xlix.76.
Vahana. One of the three palaces of Sikhī Buddha before his
Renunciation. Bu.xxi.16; but BuA. (p. 201) calls it Nārivasabha.
Vajagaragiri vihāra. A monastery, probably in Ceylon, the residence
of Kāladeva Thera (q.v.). MA.i.100.
Valangatissapabbatavihāra. See Talangatissapabbata vihāra ??.
Vālavāhana. A horse belonging to König Kappina. DhA.ii.117.
Vālika vihāra. A monastery in Jambukolapattana, once the residence
of Punabbasu kutumbikaputta Tissa. VibhA.389.
Vālikagāma. A village in Ceylon, evidently a seaport, where the
Damilas, under Māgha und Jayabāhu, once had a fort. Cv.lxxxiii.17.
Vālikākhetta. A village erwähnt in the account of the campaigns
of Gajabāhu. Cv.lxx.62; also Cv. Trs.i.292, n. 2.
Vālikapitthi vihāra. A monastery, probably in Ceylon, the residence
of Abhidhammika Abhaya Thera. At the commencement of the vassa he, mit a
large number of his colleagues, recited the Mahāsuññatā Sutta, und, as a
result, they lived apart from each other during the vassa, attaining
arahantship, before the end of the season. MA.ii.907.
Vāmaka. One of the great sages held in esteem by the brahmins.
Vin.i.245; D.i.104,238; M.ii.169, 200; A.iii.224, etc.; cf. Vamsa in Rigveda
Vamana Sutta. Like a physician who administers an emetic for the
curing of sickness, so does the Buddha administer the Ariyan emetic to cleanse
beings of birth, old age, etc. Thus, right belief cleanses them from wrong
belief, etc. A.v.219f.
Vāmantapabbhāra. A glen in Ceylon, where lived Mahāsiva Thera
(q.v.). J.vi.30; iv. 490.
Vamatthappakāsinī. The Commentary on the Mahāvamsa, traditionally
ascribed to a Thera named Mahānāma, und probably written about the ninth
century. For details see P.T.S. edition, Introd.
Vannabodhana. A treatise on the Pāli language by Ukkamsamāla of
Ava. Sās, p. 120; Bode, op. cit., 65.
Vannaka. An irrigation channel (mahāmātika) constructed by
Kutakannatissa. Mhv.xxxiv.32; see also Mhv. Trs. 240, n.1.
Vannakāraka Thera. An arahant. Thirty one kappas ago he was a
painter (vannakāra) in Arunavatī und painted the drapery of the Buddha's
cetiya. Twenty three kappas ago he was a König named Candūpama. Ap.i.220.
Vannanā Sutta. A nun who, without test or scrutiny, praises the
unworthy und blames the worthy, shows faith in things unbelievable und
disbelief in things believable und rejects the gift of faith - such a one
goes to purgatory. A.iii.139.
Vannanītigandha. One of the six treatises ascribed to
Vannapitaka. A compilation condemned by the orthodox as
abuddhavacana. z.B., SA.ii.150; Sp.iv.742.