- Hadayunha-parivena. A monastery on Cetiyagiri, built
by Sena Ilanga and given over to the Dhammarucikas. Cv.lii.18.
- Hakureli. A village in Ceylon, where Bodhirājakumārī
lived in her former life. Ras.i.100.
- Hālakola. A Tamil stronghold, captured by Dutthagāmanī.
Issariya was general of the fort. Mhv.xxv.11.
- Hālavāhanaka. A Tamil general, subdued by Dutthagāmanī.
- Hāliddakāni Suttā. Three suttas which describe the
interviews which Hāliddakāni (q.v.) had with Mahā Kaccāna at
Kumaragharapapāta in Avanti. S. iii.9 f; 13f; iv.115f; the last
is called Hāliddaka Sutta. See also MNid.i.197f.
- Hāliddakāni, Hāliddikāni
- Haliddirāga Jātaka
- Hallolagāma. A. candāla village near Anurādhapura,
where Asokamālā was born (Ras.ii.117). Elsewhere it is described
as being near Mahāgama (Ras.ii.125).
- Hambatthi. A tank built by King Dhātusena. Cv.xxxviii.50.
- Hambugallaka. A monastery
in Ceylon, where a Thera, named Tissa, versed in the Nikāyas,
brought about reconciliation between Vattagāmani and his disaffected
- Hamsa 1. A palace occupied by Kassapa Buddha in his
last lay life, before his renunciation. Bu.xxv.35; BuA.217 calls
- Hamsa 2. A palace occupied by Phussa Buddha before
his renunciation. Bu.xix.15.
- Hamsa Jātaka (No.
- Hamsa Jātaka. See the
and Mahāhamsa Jātaka.
- Hamsā Vagga. The twelfth section of the Eka Nipāta
of the Jātakatthakathā. J. i.424-40.
- Hamsā. A palace occupied by Dīpankara Buddha before
his renunciation. Bu.ii.208.
- Hamsārāma. A monastery in Hamsavatī, where Padumuttara
Buddha lived. Ap.ii.501.
- Hamsavaha. The horse on which Sujāta Buddha left
household life. BuA.168.
- Hamsavatta. A religious building erected by Sirināga
to the south of the Mucela-tree in Anurādhapura. Mhv.xyxvi.56;
- Hāni Sutta. On seven things which lead to a lay disciple's
decline failure to see monks, neglect of the Dhamma, etc. A.iv.25.
- Hankanaka. A place, evidently in Ceylon, where lived
Mahādatta Thera. VibhA.489; Vsm.634.
- Hankana-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon, where lived
an old Thera who believed himself to be an arahant. Dhammadinna
of Talangara (q.v.) asked him to create an elephant and make
it approach him. This he did, but was so scared at the sight
that he knew his mistake regarding his attainment, and asked
pardon of Dhammadinna. MA.i.150.
- Hankāra. A village in Ceylon, given by Aggabodhi
III. for the Padhānaghara, called Mahallarāja. Cv.xliv.120.
- Hankārapitthi. A place in Ceylon outside the gate
of Kapallakkhanda. There Ilanāga inflicted a great defeat on
the Lambakannas, who had risen against him. Mhv.xxxv.34.
- Hanumantadvāra. One of the gates of Pulatthipura.
- Hāragaja. A class of devas present at the preaching
of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.
- Haranti Sutta. On the four kinds of birth as harpies
(Supannā) and their ability to carry away the different kinds
of Nāgas. S. iii.247.
- Harantika. A thief who later became an arahant. See
- Harayo-devā. A class of devas present at the preaching
of the Mahāsamaya Sutta (D.ii.260). The Commentary explains
(DA.ii.691) that they were all named Hari.
- Hari. See Harayo.
- Hārika. A bandit of Rājagaha. After death he was
born as a peta with a headless trunk, and was seen by Moggallāna.
His mouth and his eyes were on his chest. v.l. Hārita. S. ii.260.
- Hārita Jātaka (No.
- Haritaca Jātaka. See the
- Harītakīvāta. A place in Rohana, mentioned in the
account of the wars of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.173.
- Haritamāta Jātaka
- Harittaca. The Bodhisatta born as a brahmin. See
the Hārita Jātaka.
- Hāsajanaka Thera. An arahant, Ninety one kappas ago
he saw the rag robe of a Buddha hanging from the branch of a
tree. Pleased with the sight, he did obeisance to it. Ap.i.259.
- Hattanna. A village near Nālanda, in Ceylon, mentioned
in the account of the wars of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.215, 296.
- Hatthā (v.l. Bhattā).
- Hatthā. One of the chief lay women supporters of
Padumuttara Buddha. Bu.xi.26.
- Hatthaka Sutta 1. Describes the visit to the Buddha
of Hatthaka Alavaka after his birth as a devaputta (Brahmā)
in Avihā. A.i.278f.
- Hatthaka Sutta 2. The Buddha praises Hatthaka Alavaka
(q.v.) for eight qualities possessed by him. A.iv.216f.
- Hatthaka, called Alavaka
- Hatthaka. A monk.
- Hatthapadūpamā Sutta. Where there is a hand, there
are seen taking up and putting down. Similarly, with a foot
are coming and going; with a limb, bending and stretching; with
a belly, hunger and thirst. Likewise, where there is eye, arises
eye contact, and consequent personal weal and woe, etc. S. iv.171f.
- Hatthāroha. A gāmani of Rājagaha who visited the
Buddha and asked him what destiny awaited him after death. The
Buddha replied that he would be born in the Sārañjita (Sārājita)
Niraya. S. iv.310.
- Hatthārohaputta Thera
- Hatthi Sutta. See Bhadda Sutta.
- Hatthibhoga. The district given for the maintenance
of Ilanāga's state elephant, who saved the king from the prison
into which he was cast by the Lambakannas (Mhv.Xxv.20f., 44).
It was in the south of Ceylon and in the village was the Pangura-vihāra.
- Hatthidāyaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety four kappas
ago he presented an elephant to Siddhattha Buddha. Seventy eight
kappas ago he was king sixteen times, under the name of Samantapāsādika.
- Hatthidvāra. One of the gates of Pulatthipura. Cv.lxxiii.160.
- Hatthigiripura, Hatthiselapura
- Hatthikkhandha-vihāra. A monastery built by Sūratissa
to the east of Anurādhapura (Mhv.Xxi.4) and near the village
of Dvāramandala. MT. 424.
- Hatthikucchipabbhāra. A glen in which was the Mahindaguhā,
covered by forest, at the entrance to a deep valley. Vsm.110.
- Hatthikucchi-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon where
Aggabodhi I. built a pāsāda, bearing the name of his daughter
Dāthā (Cv.xlii.21). Aggabodhi VI. built there another pasāda
(Cv.xlviii.65) which was restored by Aggabodhi IX. (Cv.xlix.76).
It was evidently a famous vihāra. See, eg., Vsm.120.
- Hatthimukha. One of the mouths of the Anotattadaha.
- Hatthināga Vagga. The second section of the Cariyapitaka.
- Hatthinika. One of the four sons of the third Okkāka,
by his queen Hatthā (q.v.). In Mtu.i.348 he is called Hastika-Sirsa.
- Hatthinipura. A city in the kingdom of Kuru, the
residence of the courtesan Serinī (q.v.). PvA.201.
- Hatthino Sutta. Few are they who refrain from accepting
elephants, cattle, horses and mares, many who do not. S. v.472.
- Hatthipadopama Sutta. See
- Hatthipāla 1. A teacher of old, with a following
of many hundred disciples to whom he taught the way to union
with Brahmā. (A.iii.371, 373; iv.135). He is perhaps identical
with Hatthipāla (2).
- Hatthipāla 2. The Bodhisatta, born as son of the
chaplain of Esukārī, king of Benares.
See the Hatthipāla Jātaka.
- Hatthipāla Jātaka
- Hatthipora. A village in Ceylon, built on the spot
where Nandhimitta forced the elephant Kandula to squat on its
- Hatthiporikā. A tribe, probably the people of Hatthipura.
- Hatthisālā. A religious building in Anurādhapura.
Mahinda, IV, built for it an alms hall, and gave to beggars
who came there alms and couches. Cv.liv.30.
- Hatthisāriputta. See
- Hatthiselapura. See
- Haya Sutta. See Assa Sutta.
- Hedillakhandagāma. A ford in the Mahāvālukagangā.
- Heligāma 1. A village near Mahāgāma, gifted by King
Vasabha to the Anurārāma-vihāra. Mhv.xxxv.83.
- Heligāma 2. A pāsāda erected by Kassapa III. Cv.xlviii.24;
see Cv, Trs.i.112, n.3.
- Helloligāma. A village in Ceylon. King Buddhadāsa
saved a Candāla woman there from death in childbirth. Cv.xxxvii.140.
- Hemā 1. A woman who lived in a village near Anurādhapura.
She married a man near Mahātitthapattana. Once, wishing to see
her husband, she went along the sea and was seized by a Nāga.
But when he discovered that she knew the
Sutta by heart he paid her great honour. Ras.ii.135f.
- Hemā 2. An eminent Therī who accompanied Sanghamittā
to Ceylon. Dpv. xv.78; xviii.11.
- Hema. A class of elephants having the strength of
one hundred million men. UdA.403; AA.ii.832; BuA.37, etc.
- Hemaka-pucchā. The questions asked of the Buddha
by Hemaka. Sn.1084-7.
- Hemamālā. Daughter of
Guhasīva, king of
Kālinga. She and her husband,
the Tooth Relic to Ceylon. Dāthāvamsa
- Hemamālaka, Hemamālī. Another name for the
- Hemamandira. A building erected in Pulatthipura by
Parakkamabāhu I. for the ceremonies of expiation by the brahmins.
- Hemaneru. See Meru.
- Hemāsā. An eminent Therī, teacher of the Vinaya at
Anurādhapura in the time of Devānampiyatissa. Dpv. xviii.24.
- Hemasālī-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon. In the time
of Mahinda II. there was a Thera in the vihāra, expert in the
Abhidhamma, and the king had the Abhidhamma recited by him,
and built a bathing tank for the Thera's use. Cv.xlviii.142.
- Hemavālika-(Mālika)-cetiya. See
- Hemavata-Sutta. Contains the conversation between
Hemavata and Sātāgira regarding
the Buddha, and the details of their visit to the Buddha. It
is the ninth sutta of the Uraga Vagga of the Sutta Nipāta. Sn.153
- Hemavatī. A channel branching off from the Parakkamasamudda
in the direction of the Mahāmeghavana. Cv.lxxix.41.
- Heraññakāni Thera
- Hetu Sutta
- Hihobu. A place in Rohana, mentioned in the account
of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.94.
- Hillapattakakhanda. A ford in the Mahāvālukagangā,
mentioned in the account of the wars of Parakkamabāhu I. (Cv.
lxxii.41). There was also a tank of the same name. Cv.lxxix.37.
- Himavā Sutta. Six things, possession of which will
enable a monk to cleave Himavā. A.iii.311.
- Himavā, Himācala, Himavanta,
etc. The name given to the Himālaya.
- Himavanta Sutta. See
- Himiyānaka. A Vanni chief in the service of Bhuvanekabāhu
- Himsaka. See
- Hinga. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.
- Hingū. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.
- Hingulapabbata. A mountain in Himavā (J.v.415), where
Nālaka died. SnA.ii.501; but see J. v.415 for a variation.
- Hintālavanagāma. A village in Rohana, mentioned in
the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.162;
lxxv.7, 11, 17; see Cv. Trs.ii.44, n.3.
- Hiraññamalaya. A locality in Rohana. Cv.lvii.62.
- Hiri Jātaka (No. 363). The story of both the present
and the past is the same as those of the
Akataññu Jātaka (q.v.)
- Hiri Sutta
- Hirī, Hiridevī. Daughter of Sakka. See the
She is identified with Uppalavannā. J. v.412; cf. Mtu.iii.309.
- Hiri. A Yakkha chieftain to be invoked in time of
need by followers of the Buddha. D.iii.205; DA.iii.970.
- Hīyagalla. A place near Anurādhapura, through which
passed the sīmā of the Mahāvihāra. Mbv. 135,136.
- Homagāma. A village on the banks of the Candabhāgā.
It was the residence of Marutta (q.v.).
- Hona, Honaka. See Gonaka.
- Hsuan Tsang
- Hukitti. A Lankānātha, chief of Rerupallika, in the
Malaya district; he was defeated by the officers of Parakkamabāhu
- Hulapitthi-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon, built by
King Mahāsena. v.l. Cūlavitthi. Mhv.xxxvii.43.
- Hundarīvāpigāma. A village in the Kulumbari district,
the birthplace of Dutthagāmanī’s general, Mahāsona. Mhv.xxiii.45.
- Huvācakannikā. A district in Ceylon where Mahādathika-Mahānāga
built the Cūlanāgapabbata-vihāra (Mhv.Xxxiv.90). The district
was in Rohana. MT. 637.
- Hūvarattha, Uvarattha. A
district in the Malaya province in Ceylon. Cv.lx.66; xcv.22.
- Huyalagāma. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the
account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I., Cv.lxxv.18. 149,
150; see Cv.Trs.ii.59, n.1.