Pali Proper Names
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Vibbhanta bhikkbu Vatthu
- Vibhajjavāda. Der Name Buddhas Lehre (Dhamma) der Strenggläubigen; der Ausdruck ist identisch mit Theravāda und der Buddha wird Vibhajjavādī genannt.
Z.B., Mhv.v.171; VibhA.130; cp. Kvu. Trs. introd. p.38.
- Vibhanga Vagga. The fourteenth Vagga of the
Majjhima Nikāya (suttas 131-42). M.iii.187 257.
- Vibhāta. One of the eleven children of Panduvāsudeva und
Bhaddakaccānā. Dpv.x.3; see also xviii.41, 44.
- Vibhatti Sutta. Preached by Sāriputta on the four branches of
analytical knowledge: meanings (attha); conditions (dhammā); definitions
(nirutti); intellect (patibhāna). A.ii.159f.
- Vibhattikathā. A treatise, probably grammatical, by a Ceylon monk.
Gv. 65, 75.
- Vibhattyattha 1.
A work on Pāli cases by Kyocva's Tochter. Sās., p. 77.
- Vibhattyattha 2.
A Pāli grammatical treatise by Saddhammañāna. Bude, op. cit., 26.
- Vibhīsana vihāra. A monastery built by Dhātusena. Cv.xxxviii.49.
- Vibhītakamiñjiya Thera. An arahant. He gave a vibhītaka fruit to
Kakusandha Buddha (Ap.ii.396). He is perhaps identical mit Sopāka Thera.
- Vicakkanā. A class of devas, present at the preaching of the Mahā
samaya, Sutta. D.ii.261.
- Vicchidaka Sutta. The idea of a fissured corpse, if cultivated,
leads to great profit. S.v.131.
(Vicikoli). Wife of Dhammadassī Buddha in his last lay life. Their son was
Puññavaddhana (Bu.xvi.15). Vicitoli gave milk rice to the Buddha just before
his Enlightenment. BuA.182.
- Vicittā, One of the chief lay women supporters of Padumuttara
- Vidadhimukhamandatīkā. A Commentary by Vepullabuddhi (Gv. 64, 74).
It was, perhaps, a Commentary to Vidaghamukhamandana (a book of riddles) by
Dhammadāsa. Bode, op. cit., 28, n.3.
- Viddumagāma. A village in Ceylon in which was the
- Videhiputta 1. A name given to Alāra.
- Videhiputta 2. See Vedehiputta.
- Vidhā Sutta.
Recluses und brahmins of mighty power und majesty in the past, present or
future, all owe their power to the cultivation of the four
- Vidhātā. Given as the name of a god to whom sacrifices should be
offered as a means of obtaining happiness. J.vi.201.
- Vidhavā. A river in the inner regions of Himavā (anto Himavante).
- Vidhola.-A hunter, who later joined the Order at Tissa Vihāra in
Mahāgama und became an arahant. Ras.i.132f.
- Vidhūpanadāyaka Thera. An arahant. He gave a fan to Padumuttara
Buddha und sang his praises as he fanned him. He became an arahant at the age
of seven. He was König sixteen times under the name of Vījamāna. Ap.i.103f.
Vidhurapandita Jātaka (Nr. 545)
- Vidhurinda 1.-A Nāga König who was given in charge of the Bodhi-tree
by Asoka during its travels to Ceylon. Mbv.153
- Vidhurinda 2.-One of the brothers of Vedisadevī. He escorted the
Bodhi-tree to Ceylon und was given the rank of Lankāparisuddhanāyaka. Mbv.169.
- Viditvisesa. The name under which Ajātasattu will become a Pacceka
- Vidoja. An epithet of Indra. UdA.75; see also n.12.
- Vidūra Jātaka. See Sucira
- Vidurā. One of the wives of Udaya IV. She fixed a mandorla
(pādajāla) on an image of the Buddha which was in the Mahāvihāra. Cv.liii.50.
- Viduragga. Senāpati of Udaya IV. Cv.liii.46; cf. Vajiragga.
- Vigatānanda. A König of zwanzig four kappas ago, a former birth of
Ekanandiya Thera. Ap.i.217.
- Vigatāsoka. See Vītāsoka.
- Viggāhita Sutta. The Buddha exhorts the monks not to engage in
wordy warfare, such talk being neither profitable nor conducive to Nibbāna.
They should converse about dukkha, its cause, etc. S.v.419.
Vighāsa Jātaka (Nr. 393)
- Vihārabīja. A village in Ceylon from which fünf hundert young men
entered the Order on the occasion of the enshrinement of the Buddha's collar
bone in the Thūpārāma. Mhv.xvii.59.
- Vihāradānānaumodanā Sutta.-A sutta quoted in the Sutta Sangaha
(Nr.63) from the Vinaya Pitaka (Vin.147f.) on the value of gifting vihāras
- Vihāravāpi. A village in Ceylon, near Tulādhārapabbata. It was the
birthplace of Labhīya Vasabha. Mhv.xxiii.90.
- Vihāravejjasālatittha. A ford in the Mahāvālukagangā. Cv.lxxii.25.
- Vihāsava. A König of the race of Makhādeva. He ruled in Benares und
his son was Vijitasena. MT. 130; but Dpv.iii.39 calls him Vijaya.
- Vihatābhā. A König of zwanzig nine kappas ago, a previous birth of
Campakapupphiya (or Belatthānika) Thera. Ap.i.167; ThagA.i.205.
- Vījamāna. Sixty tausend kappas ago there were sixteen kings of
this name, all previous births of Vidhūpanadāyaka Thera. Ap.i.103.
- Vijambhavatthu. A place of residence for monks in the
Vattaniyasenāsana, where Rohana took Nāgasena to admit him into the Order.
Mil. p. 12.
- Vijayā Sutta. Contains the story of Māra’s temptation of
Vijayā Therī. S.i.130.
- Vijayabāhu parivena-vihāra. A monastery built by König Vijayabāhu
III. in Vattalagāma (Cv.lxxxi.58). A monk, named Kāyasatti, was its chief
incumbent In der Zeit von Parakkamabāhu IV., Cv.xc.91.
- Vijayabhuja. See
- Vijayapura. The Pāli name for the city of Panyā in Burma. Bode, op.
cit., 27, 40.
- Vijayasundārāma. A monastery built by Vijayabāhu III. Cv.lxxxi.51;
see also P.L.C. 209.
- Vijitamitta. A brahmin, friend of Bhaddasāla, und later aggasāvaka
of Nārada Buddha. v.l. Jitamitta. Bu.x.23; BuA.154.
- Vijita-pura, Vijīta nagara. A city founded by Vijita, minister to
Vijaya. Near by was Khandhāvārapitthi, where Dutthagāmanī pitched his camp
during his campaign against the Damilas, und also the village of Hatthipora
(q.v.). The city was a stronghold of the Damilas, und was captured by
Dutthagtāmanī after a four months' siege. For details of the siege see
- Vijitasangāma. A yavapālaka who supplied grass to Tissa Buddha for
his seat. BuA.189.
- Vijjābhāgiya Sutta. The six parts of wisdom: the idea of
impermanence, of ill in impermanence, of not self in ill, of renunciation, of
dispassion, of ending. A.iii.334.
- Vijjādhara guhā, lena. A cave in Pulatthipura, forming part of
Uttarārāma (Cv.lxxviii.73). The boundary of the Baddhasīmāpāsāda grounds
passed fifty staves (375 ft.) to the north of this cave. Ibid., vs. 66. See
Cv. Trs.ii.111, n.2.
- Vijjāmandapa. A building in the Dīpuyyāna. It was built to
demonstrate the various branches of science. Cv.lxxiii.115.
- Vijjāvimutti Sutta. The holy life is lived mit the realization of
the fruits of knowledge for its aim. S.v.28.
- Vikāla Sutta. Few are they who abstain from eating at unseasonable
hours, many they who do not. S.v.470.
Vikannaka Jātaka (Nr. 233)
- Vikata. A mountain near Himavā.
- Vikkama. A Lokagalla. He was a general of Rohana und was defeated
by the Mūlapotthakī Māna. Cv.lxxv.138.
- Vikkamacolappera. A stronghold in South India, occupied by
Pandiyarāyara. It was captured by Lankāpura. Cv.lxxvi.178.
- Vikkamapandu. Son of Mahālānakitti. He was staying in the Dulu
country when he heard of the events in Ceylon, und, going to the province of
Rohana, he carried on the government at Kālatittha for one year (1046 A.C.),
till he was slain by Jagatīpāla. Cv.lvi.11ff.
- Vikkamapura. A town in Dakkhinadesa, once used as headquarters by
Parakkamabāhu I., before his capture of the throne. It was near Kyānagāma.
Cv.lxxii.147, 263. Geiger suggests (Cv. Trs.i.333, n.3) that it was the town
attached to the fortress of
- Vikkamarājasīha. The last König of Ceylon. He was the son of the
sister of Rājādhirājasīha, whom he succeeded. He ruled for eighteen years
(1798-1815 A.C.), but the people rebelled against him, und he was obliged to
abdicate in favour of the Ingirisī (English). Cv.ci.19ff.
- Vikkambhuja. See
- Vikkantabāhu. See
- Vilāna. A place near Ālisāra, erwähnt in the wars of Gajabāhu.
- Vilasa.-A very rich man of Kandalisālagāma. His wealth was
fabulous, und the König, wishing to test its extent, asked him to supply
various luxuries. The Muggagāma Vihāra was built on the spot where his carts,
bringing green peas to the König, stopped outside the city. Ras.ii.130f.
- Vilāta. A country. Mil. 327, 331; Rhys I)avids identifies it mit
Tartary (Mil. Trs.ii.204).
- Villagāma.-A village in the south of Ceylon. Ras.ii.147.
- Villikābā. A district of Ceylon, once the residence of Vijayabāhu
- Vilokana. A König of eighty one kappas ago, a former birth of Mānava
(Sammukhāthavika) Thera. Ap.i.159; ThagA.i.164.
- Vimalatthavilāsinī. A Commentary by Dhammapāla on the Vimāma Vatthu
(BuA. p. 236), forming part of the Paramatthadīpanī.
- Vimalavilāsinī. A Commentary by Dhammapāla on the Vimāna Vatthu; it
forms part of the Paramatthadīpanī. BuA. p. 236.
- Vīmamsa khanda. The section of the Mūgapakkha Jātaka which
describes the various tests applied to Temiya to discover whether his
appearance of being deaf und dumb was a pretence. J.vi.9.
- Vīmamsaka Sutta. The Buddha tells the monks at Jetavana that the
enquiring monk, who searches the heart of others, should study the Tathāgata.
He then proceeds to give details as to how the study should be undertaken.
- Vimaticchedanī. A Commentarial work on the Abhidhamma by an Elder
named Kusapa. Gv. 60, 70; P.L.C. 160.
- Vimativinodanī. A Commentary on the Vinaya by Kassapa Thera. It was
one of the authorities quoted by the Pārupanas against the Ekamsikas und it
was held in high esteem by König Dhammaceti. Gv. 61; Sis. 69; P.L.C. 179.
- Vimokkha Sutta.
On eight kinds of deliverance. A.iv.306f.
- Vimokkhakathā. The fifth chapter of the Mahāvagga of the
Patisambhidāmagga. PS.ii.35 73.
- Vimutti Sutta.
On the fünf spheres of release experienced when one teaches the Dhamma to
another, when yet another listens, when one learns it oneself, when one
ponders und reflects on it, und when one has rightly penetrated into it.