Rādha Jātaka (No. 145, 198)
- Rādha Samyutta. The twenty third section of the Samyutta
Nikāya. It contains various suttas preached by the Buddha in
answer to Rādha's questions. S. iii.188 201.
- Rādhā. One of the two chief women disciples of Paduma
- Rādhatheravatthu. Gives a detailed account of Rādha's
admission into the Order and Sāriputta's praise of him. DhA.ii.104ff.
- Rādhavatī. A city where Anomadassī Buddha preached
to 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.
- Rahada Sutta. The mind is like a pool of water; no
understanding is possible unless the mind is clear. A.i.9.
- Rāhulabhadda. See
- Rājā. A Yakkha, one of the messengers of Kuvera.
- Rājādhirājasīha. Brother of Kittisirirājasīha and
king of Ceylon (1780 98 A.C.). He was a man of piety and learning,
and was author of a Singhalese poem, the Asadisajātaka. Cv.
- 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 Ceylon in the time of Parakkamabāhu
IV. In it was the Sirighanānanda parivena. Cv.xc.93.
- Rājagiri. One of the elephants of Candakumāra (q.v.).
- Rajakamatasambādha. A place near Pulatthipura where
Lankādhinātha Rakkha and Jivitapotthakī Sukha fought a battle
against the forces of Gajabāhu. Cv.lxx.175.
- Rājakārāma Vagga. Also called Sahassaka. The second
chapter of the Sotāpatti Samyutta. S. v.360 69.
- Rajakatthala. A village dedicated by Kittisirirājasīha
to celebrations in honour of the Tooth Relic. Cv.c.43.
- Rājakulavaddhana. See Sarāja-.
- Rājamahāvihāra. A monastery in Ceylon, built by Kanitthatissa.
- Rājamālaka. A courtyard outside the precincts of
the monastery where the body of Dutthagāmanī was burnt. Mhv.xxxii.80.
- Rājamanicūla-cetiya. A cetiya in Sagaing. Bode, op.
- Rājamātikā. A monastery in Ceylon, dedicated by Aggabodhi
V. to the Pamsukūlins. Cv.xlviii.4.
- Rājamātu vihāra. A monastery in Anurādhapura, probably
identical with Mātuvihāra (2). It was on the road from the Kadambanadī
to the Thūpārāma. DA.ii.572; SA.i.173.
- Rājamittaka. A village in Ceylon where Silāmeghavanna
defeated Sirināga. Cv.xliv.72.
- Rājanārāyania. A park in Ceylon, laid out by Parakkamabāhu
- Rajanīya Sutta. A monk who is enticed by the enticing,
corrupted by the corrupting, infatuated by the infatuating,
angered by the angry and maddened by the maddening
such a one is not respected by his fellows. A.iii.110.
- Rajanīyasanthita Sutta. The khandhas 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.208f.
- Rājarājakalappa. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara.
- Rājasālā. A monastery in Ceylon, to which Aggabodhi
VIII. gave the village of Cūlavāpiyagāma. Cv.xlix.47.
- Rājasīhamahāla. A village in South India. Cv.lxxvi.286.
Rajata Rajatalena (Rajatamaya) vihāra
- Rajata Sutta. Few are they who abstain from taking
silver, many they who do not. S. v.471.
- Rajataguhā. A cave in the Himālaya. J. ii.67.
- Rajatakedāra. A locality in Ceylon, 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 Himālaya.
J.i.50; ii.6, 7, 92.
- Rājavamsasankhepa. A historical work by Aggadhammālankāra.
Bode, op. cit., 57.
- Rājavasatikhanda. One of the sections of the Vidhurapandita
Jātaka. J. vi.298.
- Rājavesibhujanga Silāmegha. A title conferred by
Lankāpura on Ilankiya. Cv.lxxvi.192.
- Rājavihāra. A monastery in Rohana to which Silādātha
assigned the village of Gonnagāma. Cv.xlv.58.
- Rājāyatana-cetiya. See Rājāyatanadhātu.
- Rājinā. A town in South India, captured from Kulasekhara
by Lankāpura and Jagadvijaya. Cv.lxxvi.317ff.
- Rājindabrahma. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara,
captured by Lankāpura. Cv.lxxvii.77, 86.
- Rājindarājābhidheyyadīpanī. A treatise (on the naming
of kings) by Ratnākara Thera of Burma eulogizing various kings.
Sās, p. 102; Bode, op. cit., 52.
- Rājinīdīpika. A monastery in Ceylon, presented by
Aggabodhi V. to the Dhammaruci monks. Cv.xlviii.1.
- Rājinīnijjhara. A weir in a river in Dakkhinadesa,
restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.66.
- Rajju Sutta. Gains, favors 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 Sumangala Jātaka (J.iii.439), is a descriptive
title and not the name of any particular sutta preached by the
Buddha to Pasenadi.
- Rājuppala. A tank in Ceylon, built by Vasabha (Mhv.Xxxv.94)
and repaired by Upatissa II. Cv.xxxvii.185.
- Rakkha vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon in which Moggallāna
III. built a cetiya. (Cv.xliv.51). It was probably identical
- Rakkhacetiyapabbata. A vihāra in Ceylon, 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 tank, repaired by Parakkamabāhu I.
- Rakkhapāsānakantha. A place in Rājarattha. It was
the limit of the Cola territory in Ceylon 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 vihāra. Cv.l.84.
- Rakkhasadvāra. One of the gates of Pulatthipura.
- Rakkhitatala. A locality in the Himālaya. It was
there that the arahants met and discussed as to what they should
do to solve the questions put by Milinda. Mil. p. 6.
- Ralaggāma. A monastery in Ceylon, built by King Mahānāma.
- Rāmagona. A settlement in Ceylon, founded by Rāma,
brother of Bhaddakaccānā. Mhv.ix.9.
- Rāmagonaka vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon, built by
- Rāmaka, or Rāmuka. A vihāra in Ceylon, built by Gajabāhukagāmani
in the last year of his reign (Mhv.Xxxv.122). v.l. Bhamuka.
- Rāmakula. An elephant used by Parakkamabāhu I. in
his youth. Cv.lxvii.33.
- Ramanā. The Pāli name for the inhabitants of Rāmañña.
- Ramanīya vihāra. A monastery in Amarapura in Burma.
- Rāmaputta. See
- Rammā. One of the chief lay women supporters of Siddhattha
- Ramsimuni. The sixth future Buddha. Anāgat, p. 40.
- Ranamaddava. The state horse of Elāra. It was stolen
by Velusumana. But see Vaha.Ras.ii.62.
- Randhakandaka. A tank in Ceylon, built by Bhātikatissa.
- Rāsimālaka. A holy spot on the west of the Mahāmeghavana.
- Ratana Paritta. See Ratana
- Ratana Vagga. The ninth section of the Pācittiya
of the Vinaya Pitaka.
Ratanacankama-cetiya or Ratna-cetiya
- Ratanacankamana khanda. The Introductory Chapter
of the Buddha Vamsa.
- Ratanadātha. Nephew (sister's son) of Dāthopatissa
II. He was the king's Mahādipāda. Cv.xliv.136.
- Ratanadoni. A village in Ceylon, given by Kittisirirājasīha
for the maintenance of the Dutiyasela vihāra. The village had
originally belonged to the vihāra but had been taken away.1
- Ratanagghi. One of the three palaces occupied by
Revata Buddha in his last lay life. Bu.vi.17.
- Ratanākara. A district in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon.
Cv.lxix.31; for its identification see Cv. Trs.i.286, n.3.
- Ratanapajjala (Ratanapattala). A Cakkavatti of eighty
kappas ago, a former birth of Sammukhāthavika (or Mānava) Thera.
- Ratanapura. The Pāli name for Ava. Bode, op. cit.,
- Ratanasiriñāna Thera. Author of the Saddatthacintā
- Ratanavāluka. Another name for the Mahā Thūpa. Cp.
- Rathakāra Vagga. The second chapter of the Tika Nipāta
of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.i.106 118.
- Rathakāra, Rathakārī. One of the seven great lakes
(Mahāsarā) in the Himālaya.
Rathalatthi Jātaka (No. 332)
- Rathapāsāna-vana. A forest tract near Villagāma.
- Rathavanka. See Ravivatta.
- Rathavatī. A kinnarī, the handmaiden of the hermit
- Ratī. One of the daughters of
- Rattabeduma. A place in the Malaya country of Ceylon,
mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I.
- Rattakara. A district in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon.
- Rattamāla kandaka. A tank in Ceylon, built by King
Mahāsena. Mhv.xxxvii.48; Mhv. Trs. 271, n.7.
- Rattamālagiri. A mountain in Ceylon. Sena Ilanga,
general of Kassapa IV., built there a monastery for ascetics.
- Rattapāni. The name of a dyer; perhaps a class name.
- Ratthapāla Nanda. One of the Nava-Nandi (q.v.).
- Ratthasāra. A monk of Ava. He wrote metrical versions
of various Jātakas and recited them, for which reason he was
censured by his colleagues. Sās, p. 99; Bode, op. cit.,
- Rattivihāra. A locality in Ceylon; it was once the
encampment of King Sanghathissa. 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.
- Ravavattisālā. A hall in Anurādhapura, built on the
spot where the people started wailing when the body of Dutthagāmanī
was laid on the funeral pyre. v.l. Rathavanka. Mhv.xxxii.79;
- Ravideva. A Singhalese chief. He fought with the
Colas 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 Ceylon.
Kitti (afterwards Vijayabāhu I.) once occupied a stronghold
- Renuvatī. A city, capital of the Cakkavatti Vimala
- Rerupallika. A district in the Malayarattha of Ceylon,
mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Gajabāhu. Cv.lxx.25.
- Revatā. A nun of Ceylon, a well known teacher of
the Vinaya. She was a daughter of Somanadeva. Dpv. xviii.29.
- 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
- Roguva. See Roruva.
- Rohaka. A householder of Kimbila; he was the husband
of Bhaddā (VvA.109). See Bhaddā (4).
- Rohana vihāra. A monastery in Rohana, built by Silādātha
for the incumbent of the Pāsānadīpa vihāra. Cv.xlv.54.
- Rohanā. The name of a tribe. Ap.ii.359.
- Rohanagutta. See Mahā Rohaniagutta.
Rohantāmiga Jātaka (No. 501)
- Rohī. See Rohinī (5).
- Rohinīkhattiyakaññā Vatthu. The story of Rohinī,
sister of Anuruddha. See Rohinī (2).
- Rojā. A class of devas, present at the preaching
of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.
- Rolika. See Heligāma.
- Roliya-janapada. A district in Ceylon, forty four
leagues from Mahāgāma. In it was the Mātula Vihāra. Ras.ii.51,
- Roma. There were four kings of this name sixty thousand
kappas ago, all previous births of Sataramsika Thera. Ap.i.104.
Romaka Jātaka (No. 277)
- Romamukkharattha. A country mentioned in the Mahāvamsa
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.
- Rucagattī. Wife of Konāgamana Buddha in his last
lay life. DA.ii.422; but Bu.xxiv.19 calls her Rucigattā.
- Rucakavitthi. A village in Ceylon; near it was a
large monastery. Ras.ii.148, 151
- Rucānandā. A nun in the time of Kakusandha Buddha.
She came to Ceylon at the Buddha's wish with five hundred other
nuns, bringing a branch of the Bodhi tree. Mhv.xv.78; Dpv. xvii.16,
- Rucidevī. Wife of Kondañña Buddha in his last lay
- Rucigattā. The wife of Konāgamana Buddha (Bu.xxiv.19).
- Rucinandā. A setthi's daughter of Ujjeni, who gave
a meal of milk-rice to Padumuttara Buddha just before his Enlightenment.
- 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 devas present at the preaching
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 Benares. See
the Ruhaka Jātaka.
- Rukkha Vagga. The sixth chapter of the Nidāna Samyutta.
- Rukkha. An officer of Kassapa IV. He built a vihāra
in Savāraka which he handed over to the Mahāvihāra. He also
laid down rules for the guidance of the monks (Cv.lii.31). v.l.
Rukkhadhamma Jātaka (No. 74)
- Rukkhopama Sutta. This sutta is included in a list
of suttas (E.g., VibliA.267) dealing with arūpa-kammatthāna.
No such title has so far been traced. The name probably refers
to one of the above Rukkha Suttas.
- Runna Sutta. In the discipline of the Āriyans, singing
is a lamentation, dancing a madness, and immoderate laughter
- Rūpa Vagga. The first chapter of the Eka Nipāta of
the Anguttara Nikāya. A.i.1, 2.
- Rūpabhedapakāsinī. A little grammatical treatise
by a Burmese monk called Jambudhaja. Bode, op. cit., 55.
- Rūpajīrana Sutta. A name given in the Sutta Sangaha
(No.40) to the Na jirati Sutta (q.v.).
- Rūpamālā. A short treatise on the declension of Pāli
nouns, with numerous paradigms and examples; written by Saranankara
of Ceylon in order to facilitate the study of Pāli. P.L.C. 281.
- Rūpāramma vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon built by
Mahāsena (Mhv.Xxxvii.43; MT. 684). v.l. Thūpārāma.
- Rūpārūpa-Vibhānga. An Abhidhamma treatise by
Buddhadatta Thera. P.L.C.,
- 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.
- Rūpī-attā Sutta, Arūpī atta Suttā, Rūpī
ca arūpī ca attā Sutta. It is owing to the presence of the
five khandhas that the view arises that the self has a form,
is without sickness after death, or that it is formless, or
that it both has form and is formless. S. iii.218f.
Ruru(miga) Jātaka (No. 482)