Index of Proper Names
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This is a partial index of the people and places that appear in the suttas available at Access to Insight. Significant life transitions (e.g., going for refuge, enlightenment, death) are shown in square brackets []. Sources for certain biographical details are indicated by braces {} and are found at the bottom of this page.

A  

Abhaya, Prince:
MN 58; [goes for refuge]
Abhaya, Ven.:
Thag 1.26
Abhibhuta, Ven.:
Thag 3.13
Accuta (private Buddha):
MN 116
Accuta (devas):
DN 20
Accutagamabyamaka (private Buddha):
MN 116
Aciravata (novice):
MN 125
Aciravati (river):
AN 10.15, Ud 5.5
Adhikakka (river):
MN 7
Adhimutta, Ven.:
Thag 16.1
Aggalava shrine:
AN 8.23, AN 8.24
Ajakalāpaka (shrine and spirit who lives there):
Ud 1.7
Ajatasattu (king of Magadha; son of Queen Videha; nephew of King Pasenadi; father of Prince Udayibhadda):
DN 2, DN 16, MN 35, MN 108, SN 3.14, SN 3.15; [goes for refuge]
Ajita (brahman ascetic):
Sn 5.1
Ajita Kesakambalin:
DN 2 (1), DN 2 (2), DN 16, MN 30, SN 3.1, SN 44.9
Ajjheya (town):
SN 35.200
Akasa (clan):
MN 90
Akkosaka Bharadvaja, Ven.:
SN 7.2; [goes for refuge; goes forth; becomes an arahant]
Alakamanda (deva city):
DN 16, DN 32
Alara Kalama (Buddha's first meditation teacher):
DN 16, MN 26, MN 36
Alavaka (yakkha):
DN 32, SN 10.12, Sn 1.10
Alavi (city):
SN 10.12, AN 3.34, AN 8.23, AN 8.24, Sn 1.10
Allakappa (city):
DN 16
Ambalatthika (city):
DN 16
Ambapali, Ven. Sister (formerly the courtesan):
DN 16, Thig 13.1
Ambara-ambaravati (deva city):
DN 32
Ambāṭakavana (Plum-Mango Grove):
SN 41.5
Ananda (private Buddha):
MN 116
Ananda, Ven. (a.k.a. the "Guardian of the Dhamma"; Buddha's cousin; half-brother to Ven. Anuruddha; Buddha's chief personal attendant for the last 25 years of the Buddha's life {2}):
Mv 8.26.1-8, DN 15, DN 16, MN 18, MN 26, MN 52, MN 53, MN 59, MN 90, MN 108, MN 118, MN 121, MN 122, MN 136, MN 143, MN 152, SN 12.68, SN 12.70, SN 6.15, SN 8.4, SN 12.25, SN 21.2, SN 22.81, SN 22.83,SN 22.90, SN 35.85, SN 35.193, SN 36.15, SN 44.10, SN 45.2, SN 47.13, SN 48.41, SN 51.15, SN 54.9, SN 54.13, SN 56.45, AN 2.18, AN 3.60, AN 3.71, AN 3.72, AN 3.73, AN 3.76, AN 3.77, AN 3.78, AN 4.159, AN 4.170, AN 4.179, AN 5.114, AN 5.180, AN 6.51, AN 9.37, AN 9.41, AN 9.43, AN 9.44, AN 9.45, AN 10.6, AN 10.7, AN 10.95, AN 10.96, AN 11.1, AN 11.17, Ud 5.2, Ud 5.5, Ud 5.6, Ud 3.3, Ud 7.9, Thag 21 [recalls the teachings that brought him to stream-entry; for a biography see Ananda: The Guardian of the Dhamma; for Sariputta's list of qualities with which Ananda is endowed, see AN 6.51.]
Anasava (private Buddha):
MN 116
Anāthapiṇḍika, the wealthy householder (lit. "Almsgiver to those without protection"; his given name was Sudatta):
MN 143, SN 10.8, AN 3.105, AN 4.62, AN 5.41, AN 5.43, AN 5.176, AN 5.179, AN 10.92; AN 10.93; [first meets the Buddha; teaches Dhamma; dies]
Anāthapiṇḍika's park/monastery (Jeta's Grove):
DN 9, MN 2, MN 4, MN 7, MN 8, MN 9, MN 11, MN 13, MN 19, MN 20, MN 22, MN 24, MN 26, MN 27, MN 28, MN 33, MN 38, MN 43, MN 49, MN 59, MN 62, MN 63, MN 72, MN 78, MN 86, MN 87, MN 93, MN 111, MN 117, MN 119, MN 130, MN 131, MN 135, MN 137, MN 138, MN 146, MN 149, SN 1.1, SN 1.41, SN 3.1, SN 4.8, SN 8.4, SN 11.5, SN 12.11, SN 12.31, SN 16.13, SN 23.2, SN 13.1, SN 22.5, SN 22.57, SN 22.85, SN 44.1, SN 45.1, SN 45.8, SN 47.13, SN 47.42, SN 54.13, AN 3.51, AN 3.52, AN 3.71, AN 4.45, AN 4.67, AN 5.28, AN 5.49, AN 6.49, AN 9.1, AN 10.51, AN 10.60, AN 10.70, AN 10.71, AN 11.1, Sn 2.4, Sn 2.14, Sn 3.3, Ud 1.5, Ud 1.10, Ud 2.2, Ud 2.3, Ud 2.4, Ud 2.5, Ud 2.6, Ud 2.7, Ud 3.1, Ud 3.2, Ud 3.3, Ud 3.4, Ud 3.5, Ud 3.8, Ud 4.6, Ud 4.7, Ud 4.10, Ud 5.1, Ud 5.2, Ud 5.4, Ud 5.6, Ud 5.7, Ud 5.10, Ud 6.3, Ud 6.4, Ud 6.5, Ud 6.6, Ud 6.7, Ud 6.9, Ud 7.1, Ud 7.2, Ud 7.3, Ud 7.4, Ud 7.5, Ud 7.6, Ud 8.1, Ud 8.2, Ud 8.3, Ud 8.4, Ud 8.9, Ud 8.10, Thag 17.3 [for a biography see Anāthapiṇḍika: The Great Benefactor]
Andhakavinda (city):
SN 6.13, AN 5.114
Anejaka (devas):
DN 20
Anga (private Buddha):
MN 116
Anga (country):
MN 39, AN 3.70, Thag 5.9
Angirasa (brahman sage):
MN 95, AN 7.49
Angulimala (bandit; a.k.a. Gagga Mantaniputta):
MN 86, Thag 16.8
Anguttarapan (people):
MN 66
Anigha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Anopama, the millionaire's daughter:
Thig 6.5
Anotatta (lake).:
Thag 6.10
Anupiya (city):
Ud 2.10
Anuradha, Ven.:
SN 22.86
Anuruddha, Ven. (Buddha's cousin; half-brother to Ven. Ananda; a.k.a. "Master of the Divine Eye"):
DN 16, SN 6.15, SN 9.6, SN 52.10, AN 8.30, Ud 1.5, Thag 6.10; [becomes an arahant]
Apana (town):
MN 66
Aparajita (private Buddha):
MN 116
Araka (brahman):
AN 7.70
Arittaka (devas):
DN 20
Arittha Formerly-of-the-Vulture-Killers:
MN 22
Arittha, Ven.:
SN 54.6
Arittha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Arittho (yakkha):
DN 32
Ariya (private Buddha):
MN 116
Asama (deva):
DN 20
Asayha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Asibandhakaputta (headman and disciple of the Niganthas):
SN 42.6, SN 42.8; SN 42.9; [goes for refuge: a, b]
Asita (private Buddha):
MN 116
Asita (the seer):
Sn 3.11
Assaji, Ven.:
MN 35, MN 70, Mv 1.23.1
Assaka (country):
AN 3.70
Assalayana (brahman):
MN 93
Assapura (town):
MN 39
Assatara (city):
DN 20
Asuras (demons):
DN 20, Ud 5.5, Sn 3.11
Atanata (deva city):
DN 32
Atthaka (private Buddha):
MN 116
Atthaka (brahman sage):
MN 95, AN 7.49
Atthakanagara (town):
MN 52, AN 11.17
Atthama (private Buddha):
MN 116
Atula:
Dhp 227
Avanti (country):
SN 22.3, SN 41.3, AN 3.70, Ud 5.6
Avici (hell realm):
Iti 89
Ayojjhans (people):
SN 22.95

B  

Bahiya of the Bark-cloth (praised by the Buddha as being foremost among the bhikkhus in terms of the speed of his understanding {1}):
Ud 1.10; [becomes an arahant; killed by a cow]
Bahuka (river):
MN 7
Bahumati (river):
MN 7
Bahuna, Ven.:
AN 10.81
Bahuputta (shrine):
DN 16
Baka Brahma:
MN 49
Bali (asura demon):
DN 20
Bandhuma (private Buddha):
MN 116
Banyan Park:
AN 3.73, AN 11.13, AN 11.12
Baranasi:
see Varanasi
Belatthasisa, Ven.:
Thag 1.16
Beluva (village):
DN 16
Bhadda:
DN 16
Bhadda Kapilani, Ven. Sister (former wife of Maha Kassapa):
Thig 4.1
Bhadda Kundalakesa, Ven. Sister (praised by the Buddha as being foremost among the bhikkhunis in terms of the speed of her understanding {2}:
Thig 5.9
Bhaddiya Kaligodha, Ven.:
Ud 2.10 Thag 16.7
Bhaddiya the Dwarf, Ven.:
SN 21.6, Ud 7.1, Ud 7.2, Ud 7.5; [becomes an arahant]
Bhadraka:
see Gandhabhaka
Bhadravudha (brahman ascetic):
Sn 5.12
Bhagga (people):
SN 22.1, AN 4.55, AN 6.16, AN 7.58, AN 8.30
Bhaggava (a potter):
MN 140
Bhagu (brahman sage):
MN 95, AN 7.49
Bhalliya, Ven.:
Thag 1.7
Bhanda (village):
DN 16, AN 4.1
Bhañña:
MN 117
Bharadvaja (private Buddha):
MN 116
Bharadvaja, Ven. Akkosaka:
see Akkosaka Bharadvaja, Ven.
Bharadvaja, Ven. Jata:
see Jata Bharadvaja, Ven.
Bharadvaja, Kasi:
see Kasi Bharadvaja
Bharadvaja, Navakammika:
see Navakammika Bharadvaja
Bharadvaja, Ven. Pindola:
see Pindola Bharadvaja, Ven.
Bharadvaja, Ven. Sundarika:
see Sundarika Bharadvaja, Ven.
Bharadvaja (ancient brahman sage):
MN 95, AN 7.49
Bharadvaja (clan):
SN 7.18
Bharadvaja (yakkha):
DN 32
Bhavitatta (private Buddha):
MN 116
Bhesakala (grove):
SN 22.1, AN 4.55, AN 6.16, AN 8.30, Thag 1.18
Bhoganagara (city):
DN 16
Bhoja (sky-walking deva):
AN 4.45
Bhumija, Ven.:
SN 12.25
Bhuta, Ven.:
Thag 9
Bimbisara, King Seniya (of Magadha):
MN 14, MN 86, Sn 3.1, Ud 2.2, Thag 9
Bodhi (private Buddha):
MN 116
Brahma:
DN 2, DN 11 (1), DN 11 (2), MN 1, MN 22, MN 49,SN 6.2, SN 56.11, AN 4.28, Ud 7.6, Thig 12
Brahmadatta, Ven.:
Thag 6.12
Brahmadatta (king of Kasi):
Mv 10.2.3-20
Buli (clan):
DN 16

C  

Cakkhupala, Ven.:
Thag 1.95
Cala, Ven. Sister:
SN 5.6
Calika (mountain):
Ud 4.1
Campa (city):
DN 16, AN 7.49, AN 10.81, AN 10.94
Canda, the beggar:
Thig 5.12
Candana (deva):
DN 20, DN 32
Canki (brahman):
MN 95
Capala (shrine):
DN 16
Ceti (people):
AN 3.70, AN 8.30, AN 6.46, AN 10.24
Chabyaputta (royal snake lineage):
AN 4.67
Channa, Ven. (formerly, the Buddha's horseman):
DN 16, SN 22.90
Channa (wandering ascetic):
AN 3.71
Ciravasi (son of Gandhabhaka):
SN 42.11
Citra (garuda):
DN 20
Citta the elephant trainer's son:
DN 9; [goes for refuge; goes forth; becomes an arahant]
Citta the householder (praised by the Buddha both as a role-model for the lay disciples and as an expounder of Dhamma {2}):
SN 41.3, SN 41.4, SN 41.5, SN 41.6, SN 41.7, SN 41.10; [dies]
Cittaka, Ven.:
Thag 1.22
Cittasena (deva):
DN 20, DN 32
Crocodile Haunt:
SN 22.1, AN 4.55, AN 6.16, AN 7.58
Cula Panthaka, Ven.:
Ud 5.10
Culaka, Ven.:
Thag 2.46
Cunda (the novice):
SN 47.13
Cunda (the silversmith):
DN 16, AN 10.176, Ud 8.5, Sn 1.5; [goes for refuge; offers a meal to the Buddha]
Cunda, Ven. Maha:
MN 8, MN 118, SN 46.16, AN 6.46, AN 10.24, Ud 1.5
Cundaka, Ven.:
DN 16

D  

Dabba Mallaputta, Ven.:
Ud 8.9, Ud 8.10; [attains Parinibbana]
Dabbila (private Buddha):
MN 116
Dadamukkha (yakkha):
DN 32
Dakkhinagiri (town):
SN 7.11, Sn 1.4
Dandapani:
MN 18
Dantika, Ven. Sister:
Thig 3.4
Dasaka, Ven.:
SN 22.89
Dasama:
MN 52, AN 11.17
Dasaraha (people):
SN 20.7
Devadaha (town):
MN 101, SN 22.2
Devadatta (Buddha's cousin):
MN 29, MN 58, AN 8.7, Iti 89
Devala the Dark (brahman seer):
MN 93
Devasata (yakkha):
DN 32
Dhamma, Ven. Sister:
Thig 1.17
Dhammadinna, Ven. Sister (praised by the Buddha as being the foremost Dhamma teacher among the bhikkhunis {2}):
MN 44
Dhammika, Ven.:
AN 6.54, Thag 4.10
Dhammika:
Sn 2.14
Dhanañjani (brahman):
MN 97
Dhanapalaka (elephant):
Dhp 324
Dharani (lake):
DN 32
Dhatarattha (deva):
DN 20 DN 32
Dhatarattha (naga):
DN 20
Dhavajalika (town):
AN 8.8
Dhotaka (brahman ascetic):
Sn 5.5
Dighajanu (Vyagghapajja; "TigerPaw"):
AN 8.54
Dighavu (son of King Dighiti):
Mv 10.2.3-20
Dighanakha Aggivessana ("LongNails"; a brahman ascetic):
MN 74 [goes for refuge]
Dighiti (king of Kosala; father of Dighavu):
Mv 10.2.3-20
Dona (brahman):
DN 16, AN 4.36
Dummukha (the Licchavin):
MN 35
Durannaya (private Buddha):
MN 116

E  

Ekanala (village):
Sn 1.4
Ekuddaniya, Ven.:
Thag 1.68
Eraka, Ven.:
Thag 1.93
Erapatha (royal snake lineage):
AN 4.67
Eravanna (naga):
DN 20

F  

Frying Pan (the acrobat):
see Medakathalika

G  

Gagga (clan):
MN 86
Gaggara (lake):
AN 7.49, AN 10.81, AN 10.94
Ganaka Moggallana (brahman):
MN 107; [goes for refuge]
Gandhabhaka (a.k.a. Bhadraka):
SN 42.11
Gandhara (private Buddha):
MN 116
Gandhara (country):
AN 3.70
Ganges (Ganga) river:
DN 16, MN 21, SN 10.12, SN 22.95, SN 35.200, AN 3.99, AN 10.15, Ud 5.5, Sn 1.10, Thag 2.24
Gavesin, Ven.:
AN 5.180; [goes forth; becomes an arahant]
Gaya (city):
MN 26, SN 35.28, Ud 1.9
Gaya (river):
MN 7
Gaya Head (mountain):
SN 35.28, Ud 1.9
Ghata (a Sakyan):
MN 122
Ghosita's Park:
AN 3.72, AN 4.159, AN 4.170, SN 12.68, SN 51.15, SN 22.85, SN 35.127, SN 35.193, SN 48.53, Ud 7.10
Gijjhakuta (mountain):
MN 116
Giribajja (mountains):
Thag 10.2
Godatta, Ven.:
SN 41.4, Thag 14.2
Godha (father of Bhaddiya):
Thag 16.7
Gopala (yakkha):
DN 32
Gosala, Ven.:
Thag 1.23
Gotama, Ven.:
Thag 3.14
Gotamaka, Dark (royal snake lineage):
AN 4.67
Gotamaka (shrine):
DN 16, AN 3.123
Gula (yakkha):
DN 32
Gunda (forest):
AN 2.38
Gutijjita (private Buddha):
MN 116
Gutta, Ven. Sister:
Thig 6.7

H  

Haliddakani:
SN 22.3
Haliddavasana (town):
MN 57
Haragaja (devas):
DN 20
Harita, Ven.:
Thag 1.29, Thag 3.15
Hatthaka (wealthy prince):
AN 3.35, AN 8.23, AN 8.24
Hatthigama (village):
DN 16
Hemaka (brahman ascetic):
Sn 5.8
Hemavata (yakkha):
DN 32
Himalaya (Himavanta) mountains:
DN 20, SN 4.20, SN 46.1, SN 47.7, AN 3.48, AN 5.196, Dhp 304, Sn 3.1
Hinga (private Buddha):
MN 116
Hiraññavati (river):
DN 16
Hiri (yakkha):
DN 32

I  

Icchanangala (village):
AN 5.30 AN 6.42 AN 8.86
Inda (yakhka):
DN 32
Indra (deva):
DN 20, MN 22, SN 22.79, AN 11.10, Dhp 95, Sn 3.11, Thig 5.11, Thag 12.2
Isana (deva king):
SN 11.3
Isidatta, Ven.:
SN 41.3, Thag 1.120
Isigili (mountain):
DN 16, MN 14, MN 116
Isipatana (suburb of Varanasi):
MN 26, MN 141, SN 12.67, SN 22.59, SN 22.90, SN 22.122, SN 35.191, SN 44.3, SN 44.4, SN 44.5, SN 44.6, SN 56.11, AN 3.15, AN 3.126

J  

Jains (practitioners of Jainism; Niganthas):
AN 3.70
Jali (private Buddha):
MN 116
Jalini (devata; former consort to Ven. Anuruddha):
SN 9.6
Janesabha (yakkha):
DN 32
Janogha (deva city):
DN 32
Jantu (village):
Ud 4.1
Janussonin (brahman):
MN 4, MN 27, AN 4.184, AN 10.177; [goes for refuge: 1, 2]
Jata Bharadvaja, Ven.:
SN 7.6; [goes for refuge (MN 27, SN 7.6); goes forth; becomes an arahant]
Jatila Bhagika, Ven. Sister:
AN 9.37
Jatukannin (brahman ascetic):
Sn 5.11
Jayanta (private Buddha):
MN 116
Jayasena, Prince (son of king Bimbisara):
MN 125, MN 126
Jenta, Ven. (the Royal Chaplain's Son):
Thag 1.111, Thag 6.9
Jeta (private Buddha):
MN 116
Jeta's Grove (see Anāthapiṇḍika's park/monastery):
SN 35.101
Jita (private Buddha):
MN 116
Jiva (Ubbiri's daughter):
Thig 3.5
Jivaka Komarabhacca:
AN 8.26
Jivaka, Ven.:
Thig 14
Jotinama (devas):
DN 20

K  

Kaccana, Ven. Maha (praised by the Buddha for his mastery in analyzing the Dhamma and explaining it to others {2}):
MN 18, MN 118, MN 138, SN 22.3, AN 2.38, Ud 1.5, Ud 5.6 [for a biography see Maha Kaccana: Master of Doctrinal Exposition]
Kaccayana Gotta, Ven.:
SN 12.15, SN 22.90
Kajjangala (people):
MN 152
Kakkarapatta:
AN 8.54
Kakusanda (a previous Buddha; the fourth of the Buddhas mentioned in the Canon):
DN 32
Kakuttha (river):
DN 16
Kala (private Buddha):
MN 116
Kala-khemaka (a Sakyan):
MN 122
Kalakañjas (a race of asura demons):
DN 20
Kalama (region):
AN 3.65
Kali (slave):
MN 21
Kalinga:
DN 16
Kallavalaputta (city):
AN 7.58
Kāmabhū, Ven.:
SN 41.5, SN 41.6
Kamada (deva):
SN 2.6
Kamasettha (yakkha):
DN 32
Kambala (city):
DN 20
Kamboja (country):
AN 3.70
Kammasadhamma (town):
DN 15, DN 22, MN 106, AN 10.20
Kanha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Kanhadinna, Ven.:
Thag 2.30
Kankharevata, Ven. (Revata the Doubter):
Ud 5.7, Thag 1.3
Kannakathala (city):
MN 90
Kapadika (brahman student):
MN 95 [goes for refuge]
Kapilavata (deva city):
DN 32
Kapilavatthu (city):
DN 16, DN 20, MN 14, MN 18, MN 53, MN 122, SN 22.80, SN 55.21, SN 55.22, SN 55.40, SN 35.202, AN 3.73, AN 8.25, AN 10.46, AN 11.12, AN 11.13
Kappa (brahman ascetic):
Sn 5.10
Kappa, Ven.:
Thag 10.5
Kappina, Ven. Maha:
MN 118, Ud 1.5
Karamvi (forest):
Thag 1.22
Karatiya (yakkha):
DN 32
Kasi (country):
Mv 10.2.3-20, DN 12, MN 70, MN 87, SN 3.14, SN 3.15, AN 3.70, AN 10.29, Thig 14, Ud 6.2, Thag 5.9
Kasi Bharadvaja (brahman):
Sn 1.4; [goes for refuge and goes forth; becomes an arahant]
Kassapa (a previous Buddha; the sixth of the Buddhas mentioned in the Canon):
DN 32, AN 5.180
Kassapa (brahman sage):
MN 95, AN 7.49
Kassapa, Ven. Maha (a.k.a. "Father of the Sangha"; former husband to Bhadda Kapilani):
DN 16, MN 118, SN 16.5, SN 46.14, Thag 18, Ud 1.5, Ud 1.6, Ud 3.7 [for a biography see Maha Kassapa: Father of the Sangha]
Kassapa (clothless ascetic):
SN 12.17 [goes for refuge; goes forth; becomes an arahant]
Katissabha:
DN 16
Katthaka (devas):
DN 20
Kesaputta (city):
AN 3.65
Kesi (private Buddha):
MN 116
Kesi the horsetrainer:
AN 4.111; [goes for refuge]
Ketuma (private Buddha):
MN 116
Ketumbaraga (private Buddha):
MN 116
Kevatta the householder:
DN 11
Khema, Ven.:
AN 6.49
Khema, Ven. Sister:
SN 44.1
Khemabhirata (private Buddha):
MN 116
Khemaka, Ven.:
SN 22.89
Khemiya (devas):
DN 20
Khitaka, Ven.:
Thag 1.104
Khujjuttara (servant to Queen Samavati; praised by the Buddha as being foremost among the female lay disciples in terms of her learning):
Itivuttaka (Translator's Introduction)
Kimbila, Ven.:
Kimbila (Thag 1.118)
Kimikala (river):
Ud 4.1
Kimila, Ven.:
AN 7.56
Kinnughandu (deva):
DN 20, DN 32
Kisa Gotami, Ven. Sister:
SN 5.3, Thig 10; ThigA X.1; [becomes a stream-enterer; becomes an arahant]
Kitagiri (town):
MN 70
Kokanuda (wandering ascetic):
AN 10.96
Kolita (given name of Ven. Moggallana):
see Ven. Moggallana
Koliyan (clan):
DN 16, MN 57, AN 8.54
Komarabhacca, Jivaka:
DN 2
Konagamana (previous Buddha; the fifth of the Buddhas mentioned in the Canon):
DN 32
Kondañña, Ven.:
SN 56.11, Ud 7.6, Thag 21; [becomes a stream-winner; becomes an arahant]
Koravya, King.:
MN 82
Kosala (private Buddha):
MN 116
Kosala (country):
Mv 10.2.3-20, DN 12, MN 41, MN 60,MN 87, SN 4.20, SN 7.17, SN 7.18, SN 9.1, SN 9.6, SN 9.11, SN 9.14, SN 42.9, AN 3.65, AN 5.30, AN 6.42, AN 7.68, AN 8.86 AN 10.29, Sn 3.1, Ud 5.9, Thag 5.9
Kosambi:
DN 16, SN 22.81, SN 22.89, SN 35.127, SN 35.193, SN 51.15, SN 56.31, SN 48.53, AN 3.72, AN 4.159, AN 4.170, AN 5.159, AN 9.37, Ud 4.5 Ud 7.10
Kotigama (village):
DN 16
Kotthita, Ven. Maha:
MN 43, MN 118, SN 12.25, SN 22.122, SN 35.191, SN 44.3, SN 44.4, SN 44.5, SN 44.6, AN 4.174, AN 9.13, Ud 1.5, Thag 1.2
Kukkata (monastery):
MN 52, AN 11.17
Kumbhira (deva):
DN 20
Kuru (country):
DN 15, DN 22, MN 82, MN 106 AN 3.70, AN 10.20
Kusavati (city; later became Kusinara):
DN 16
Kusinara (city; formerly Kusavati):
DN 16, SN 6.15
Kusinata (deva city):
DN 32
Kutiviharin, Ven.:
Thag 1.56
Kuvera (deva king):
DN 20, DN 32

L  

Lama (devas):
DN 20
Lambitaka (devas):
DN 20
Licchavi (clan):
DN 16, MN 12, MN 35, MN 86, SN 55.30, SN 56.45
Lohicca (brahman):
DN 12; [goes for refuge]
Lomahamsa (private Buddha):
MN 116
Lumbini (Buddha's birthplace):
Sn 3.11

M  

Maccha (country):
AN 3.70
Macchikāsanda (city):
SN 41.3, SN 41.4, SN 41.5, SN 41.6, SN 41.7
Maddakucchi (deer reserve):
SN 1.38, SN 4.13
Magadha (country):
DN 16, MN 14, MN 26, MN 108, MN 140, SN 38.14, SN 47.13, AN 3.70, AN 4.35, AN 4.183, AN 5.114, AN 7.58, AN 10.65, AN 10.66, Sn 1.4, Sn 3.1, Iti 24, Thag 5.9
Madhura (town):
AN 2.38
Magandiya (wandering ascetic):
MN 75, Sn 4.9 [goes for refuge; goes forth; becomes an arahant]
Mahaka, Ven.:
SN 41.4
Mahakala, Ven.:
Thag 2.16
Mahali the Licchavi:
SN 22.60
Mahanama (private Buddha):
MN 116
Mahanama, the Sakyan (a cousin to the Buddha; brother of Ven. Anuruddha):
MN 14, MN 53, SN 55.21, SN 55.22, SN 55.54, AN 3.73, AN 8.25, AN 11.12, AN 11.13
Mahapajapati Gotami, Ven. Sister (Buddha's aunt and stepmother):
MN 146, AN 8.53, Thig 6.6
Mahasudassana, King:
DN 16
Mahi (river):
AN 10.15, Ud 5.5
Mahisavatthu [Water Buffalo Ground]:
AN 8.8
Majjha:
Thig 6.5
Makkhali Gosala:
DN 2 (1), DN 2 (2), DN 16, MN 30, SN 3.1, SN 44.9
Makuta-bandhana (Buddha's cremation site):
DN 16
Malla (clan):
DN 16, SN 6.15, SN 42.11, AN 3.70, AN 9.41, Ud 7.9
Mallika, Queen:
DN 9, MN 78, MN 87, AN 5.49, Ud 5.1; [dies]
Malunkyaputta, Ven.:
MN 63, SN 35.95; [becomes an arahant]
Manatthaddha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Mandiya (yakkha):
DN 32
Mangala (private Buddha):
MN 116
Maniculaka:
SN 42.10
Manomaya (private Buddha):
MN 116
Mantani (clan):
MN 86
Manusa (devas):
DN 20
Māra (a.k.a. Namuci, "Kinsman of the heedless"):
DN 16, DN 20, DN 32, MN 26, MN 34, MN 106, SN 4.8, SN 4.19, SN 4.20, SN 5.1, SN 5.2, SN 5.3, SN 5.4, SN 5.5, SN 5.6, SN 5.7, SN 5.8, SN 5.9, SN 5.10, SN 6.2, SN 17.3, SN 22.63, SN 35.115, SN 35.189, SN 35.199, SN 35.202, SN 35.207, SN 47.6, SN 47.7, SN 56.11, AN 4.49, AN 7.63, Dhp 7, Dhp 34, Dhp 37, Dhp 40, Dhp 46, Dhp 57, Dhp 104, Dhp 175, Dhp 274, Dhp 337, Dhp 350, Iti 38, Iti 46, Iti 57, Iti 58, Iti 59, Iti 62, Iti 68, Iti 82, Iti 93, Sn 3.2, Sn 3.12, Sn 4.9, Sn 5.10, Thag 1.25, Thag 21, Thig 6.7, Thig 13.5; [tries to outwit the Buddha: SN 4; tries to outwit the nuns: SN 5]
Matali (yakkha):
DN 20, DN 32, SN 11.4
Matanga (private Buddha):
MN 116
Matanga (wilderness area):
Dhp 329, Sn 1.3
Matangaputta, Ven.:
Thag 3.5
Maya (deva):
DN 20
Medakathalika (acrobat; a.k.a. "Frying Pan"):
SN 47.19
Megha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Meghiya, Ven.:
Ud 4.1
Meru (mountain):
DN 32, Sn 3.11
Methula (private Buddha):
MN 116
Mettagu (brahman ascetic):
Sn 5.4
Migacira (garden):
MN 82
Migajala, Ven.:
SN 35.63
Migara:
AN 3.66
Migara's Mother's Palace (see also Visakha, a.k.a. "Migara's Mother"):
MN 26, MN 107, MN 109, MN 110, MN 118, MN 121, SN 48.41, AN 3.66, AN 3.70, AN 8.43, Sn 3.12, Ud 2.9, Ud 5.5, Ud 6.2, Ud 8.8
Migara Rohaneyya:
AN 7.7
Mithila (city):
Thig 6.2
Mittakali, Ven. Sister:
Thig 5.6
Moggallana, Ven. Maha (Kolita; praised by the Buddha as being foremost among the bhikkhus in terms of his mastery of psychic powers; he and Ven. Sariputta were the Buddha's two chief disciples):
Mv 1.23.1, MN 118, MN 141, SN 21.1, SN 40.9, SN 44.7, SN 35.202, AN 7.58, Ud 1.5, Ud 3.5, Ud 4.4, Ud 5.5; Thag 17.2, Thag 21; [becomes a stream-winner; for a biography see Life of Maha-Moggallana]
Moggallana (the guardsman):
MN 108
Mogharaja (brahman ascetic):
Sn 5.15
Moilya Phagguna:
SN 12.12
Moliyasivaka (brahman ascetic):
SN 36.21; AN 6.47; [goes for refuge: SN 36.21, AN 6.47]
Mori (clan):
DN 16
Muccalinda, the naga king:
Ud 2.1
Mundika:
MN 78
Musila, Ven.:
SN 12.68
Mutta, Ven. Sister:
Thig 1.11

N  

Nabhasa (lake):
DN 20
Nadika (city):
DN 16, AN 6.19, AN 11.10
Nagaraka (town):
MN 121
Nagasamala, Ven.:
MN 12
Nagita, Ven.:
AN 5.30, AN 6.42, AN 8.86, Thag 1.86
Nakula's parents (praised by the Buddha for their unwavering faithfulness to each other {2}):
AN 4.55, AN 6.16
Nakulapita (Nakula's father):
SN 22.1
Nala (yakkha):
DN 20, DN 32
Nalaka:
Sn 3.11
Nalaka (village):
SN 38.14, SN 47.13, AN 10.65, AN 10.66
Nalanda (city):
DN 11, DN 16, SN 42.6, SN 42.8, SN 42.9
Nalijangha (brahman):
MN 87
Namuci (a.k.a. Māra):
Sn 3.2
Namuci (asura demon):
DN 20
Nanda (private Buddha):
MN 116
Nanda, Ven. Sister (praised by the Buddha as being foremost among the bhikkhunis in terms of her mastery of jhāna {1}):
DN 16, Thig 5.4
Nanda, Ven. (half-brother of the Buddha):
AN 8.9, Ud 1.5, Ud 3.2; [becomes an arahant]
Nanda (brahman ascetic):
Sn 5.7
Nanda (cowherd):
SN 35.200; [goes forth;becomes an arahant]
Nandaka, Ven.:
MN 146, AN 3.66, Thag 2.27
Nandaka (chief minister of the Licchavi clan):
SN 55.30
Nandana (deva garden):
SN 9.6, SN 55.1, AN 5.34
Nandiya, Ven.:
Thag 1.25
Nandiya (a Sakyan):
SN 55.40
Narada, Ven.:
SN 12.68
Nata:
DN 2
Natapuriya (deva city):
DN 32
Navakammika Bharadvaja (brahman):
SN 7.17; [goes for refuge]
Ñatika (town):
SN 44.11
Navanavati (deva city):
DN 32
Nemi (yakkha):
DN 32
Nemisa (private Buddha):
MN 116
Nerañjara (river):
SN 6.1, SN 6.2, Sn 3.2, Ud 1.1, Ud 1.2, Ud 1.3, Ud 2.1, Ud 3.10
Netti (yakkha):
DN 32
Nigahandu (yakkha):
DN 32
Nigantha Nataputta (Jain teacher; see also Niganthas):
DN 2 (1), DN 2 (2), DN 16, MN 14, MN 30, MN 58, SN 3.1, SN 42.8, SN 42.9, SN 44.9, AN 9.38
Niganthas (Jains; see also Nigantha Nataputta):
AN 3.70, MN 14
Nigrodha, Ven.:
Thag 1.21
Nigrodhakappa, Ven.:
Thag 21
Nigrodha Park:
SN 55.21, SN 55.22, AN 8.25
Nikata:
DN 16
Nimmanarati (devas):
DN 11, DN 20, SN 56.11
Niraya (hell):
Sn 2.6, Sn 2.10
Nita, Ven.:
Thag 1.84
Nitha (private Buddha):
MN 116

O  

Ojasi (yakkha):
DN 32
Okkala (city):
MN 117
Opamanna (yakkha):
DN 32

PQ  

Pabbata (private Buddha):
MN 116
Pacetana, King:
AN 3.15
Paduma (private Buddha):
MN 116
Padumuttara (private Buddha):
MN 116
Paharada (asura demon):
DN 20
Pajapati (deva king):
DN 32, MN 1, MN 22, MN 49, SN 11.3, SN 22.79, AN 11.10
Pajjota, King:
MN 108
Pajunna (yakkha):
DN 20, DN 32
Pakudha Kaccayana:
DN 2 (1), DN 2 (2), DN 16, MN 30, SN 3.1, SN 44.9
Panada (deva):
DN 20
Panada (yakkha):
DN 32
Pandava (mountain):
MN 116, Sn 3.1, Thag 1.41
Panga (private Buddha):
MN 116
Pañcakanga (carpenter to King Pasenadi):
MN 59, MN 59, MN 78, SN 36.19
Pañcala (country):
AN 3.70
Pañcalacanda (deva's son):
SN 2.7
Pañcalacanda (yakkha):
DN 32
Pañcasikha (deva):
DN 20
Paraga (devas):
DN 20
Parakusinata (deva city):
DN 32
Paramatta (brahma):
DN 20
Paranimmita-vasavatti (devas):
DN 11, DN 20, SN 56.11
Parasiri (Parasivi):
MN 152
Parileyyaka (Palileyyaka) (city):
SN 22.85, Ud 4.5
Pasenadi (king of Kosala; uncle of King Ajatasattu):
DN 12, MN 24, MN 35, MN 86, MN 87, MN 90, SN 3.1, SN 3.4, SN 3.5, SN 3.6, SN 3.7, SN 3.13, SN 3.14, SN 3.15, SN 3.17, SN 3.19, SN 3.20, SN 3.23, SN 3.24, SN 3.25, SN 44.1, AN 5.49, AN 10.29, Ud 2.2, Ud 2.6, Ud 2.9, Ud 5.1, Ud 6.2; [goes for refuge]
Passin (private Buddha):
MN 116
Pasura:
Sn 4.8
Patacara, Ven. Sister (praised by the Buddha as being foremost among the bhikkhunis in terms of her mastery of Vinaya {2}):
Thig 5.10, Thig 5.11, Thig 5.12, Thig 6.1
Pataligama (village):
DN 16
Pataliputta (city):
DN 16, MN 52, AN 11.17
Patibhana ("Inspiration" peak):
SN 56.42
Pava (city):
DN 16, SN 15.13, AN 10.176, Ud 1.7
Pavarika's mango grove:
DN 11, DN 16, SN 42.6, SN 42.8
Pavatta (private Buddha):
MN 116
Pavatta (mountain):
Ud 5.6
Pavittha, Ven.:
SN 12.68
Payaga (city):
DN 20
Payaga (river):
MN 7
Pekhuniya:
AN 3.66
Pigeon Cave:
Ud 4.4
Pilotika Vacchayana:
MN 27
Pindola (private Buddha):
MN 116
Pindola Bharadvaja, Ven.:
SN 35.127, Ud 4.6; [goes for refuge]
Piṅgalakoccha (brahman):
MN 30; [goes for refuge]
Pingiya (brahman ascetic):
Sn 5.16
Pipphali Cave:
Ud 1.6, Ud 3.7
Pipphalivana (city):
DN 16
Piyadassi (private Buddha):
MN 116
Posala (brahman ascetic):
Sn 5.14
Potaliputta:
MN 136
Potthapada:
DN 9; [goes for refuge] Pukkusa: DN 16
Pukkusati, Ven.:
MN 140; [killed by a cow]
Punabbasu, Ven.:
MN 70
Punna, Ven.:
SN 35.88; [becomes an arahant; dies]
Punna Mantaniputta, Ven.:
MN 24, SN 22.83
Punna, Ven. Sister:
Thig 1.3
Punna (ox-duty ascetic):
MN 57; [goes for refuge]
Punnaka (yakkha):
DN 32
Punnaka (brahman ascetic):
AN 4.41, Sn 5.3
Punnamasa, Ven.:
Thag 2.26
Punnika, Ven. Sister:
Thig 12
Purana Kassapa:
DN 2 (1), DN 2 (2), DN 16, MN 30, SN 3.1, SN 22.60, SN 44.9, AN 9.38

R  

Radha, Ven.:
SN 23.2
Rahu (asura king):
AN 4.50
Rahula, Ven. (son of the Buddha):
MN 61, MN 62, MN 147, Sn 2.11, Thag 4.8; [becomes an arahant]
Raja (yakkha):
DN 32
Rajadatta, Ven.:
Thag 5.1
Rājagaha (city):
Mv 1.23.1, DN 2, DN 16, DN 20, DN 31, MN 14, MN 24, MN 29, MN 44, MN 58, MN 61, MN 74, MN 97, MN 108, MN 116, MN 125, MN 126, MN 136, MN 140, MN 141, MN 146, SN 1.20, SN 1.38, SN 2.19, SN 4.13, SN 7.2, SN 10.8, SN 12.17, SN 12.70, SN 15.13, SN 16.5, SN 21.10, SN 35.69, SN 36.21, SN 42.2, SN 42.10, SN 46.14, SN 46.16, SN 56.42, AN 4.35, AN 4.183, AN 6.41, AN 6.55, AN 7.21, AN 8.7, AN 8.26, AN 9.7, AN 9.34, AN 10.96, Sn 3.1, Ud 1.6, Ud 3.7, Ud 4.4, Ud 4.9, Ud 5.3, Ud 6.8
Rakkhita (private Buddha):
MN 116
Ramagama (village):
DN 16
Ramaneyyaka, Ven.:
Thag 1.49
Rammaka (brahman):
MN 26
Ratthapala, Ven.:
MN 82
Revata the Doubter:
see Ven. Kankharevata
Revata, Ven. Maha:
MN 118, Ud 1.5, Thag 14.1
Rohana (Pekhuniya's grandson):
AN 3.66
Rohini, Ven. Sister:
Thig 13.2
Rohitassa (son of a deva):
AN 4.45
Roja (devas):
DN 20
Roruva (hell realm):
SN 3.20
Rosika (the barber):
DN 12
Rucira (devas):
DN 20

S  

Sabhiya Kaccana, Ven.:
SN 44.11
Saccaka Aggivessana (a Jain):
MN 35, MN 36
Saccanama (private Buddha):
MN 116
Sadamatta (devas):
DN 20
Sahabhu (devas):
DN 20
Sahadhamma (devas):
DN 20
Sahajati (city):
AN 10.24
Sahali (deva):
DN 20
Sahampati, Brahma:
MN 26, DN 16, SN 6.1, SN 6.2, SN 6.13, SN 6.15, SN 22.80
Saketa (city):
DN 16, MN 24, SN 44.1, AN 4.24, AN 9.37, Thig 6.4
Sakka (deva king; a.k.a. Vasava, "powerful"; born of the Kosiya clan):
DN 16, DN 20, DN 21, SN 6.15, SN 11.3, SN 11.4, SN 11.5, SN 35.207, AN 8.8, Sn 2.14, Thag 21, Thig 13.5, Ud 3.7 [becomes a stream-winner]
Sakkara (town):
SN 45.2
Sakula (sister of Soma):
MN 90
Sakyan (clan):
DN 16, DN 20, MN 14, MN 18, MN 53, MN 101, MN 122, SN 22.2, SN 22.80, SN 45.2, SN 55.21, SN 55.22, SN 55.40, AN 3.73, AN 8.25, AN 10.46, AN 11.12, AN 11.13
Sala (village in Kosala):
MN 41, MN 60
Salavatika (town):
DN 12
Salha (Migara's grandson):
AN 3.66
Salha, Ven.:
DN 16
Samana (devas):
DN 20
Samandakani (wanderer):
AN 10.65, AN 10.66
Samavati, Queen (married to King Udena; praised by the Buddha as being foremost among the female lay disciples in terms of her embodiment of loving-kindness {2}):
Ud 7.10, Itivuttaka (Translator's Introduction)
Samiddhi, Ven.:
MN 136, SN 1.20, AN 9.14
Sanankumara (brahma):
DN 20, MN 53
Sandha, Ven.:
AN 11.10
Saṅgāmaji, Ven.:
Ud 1.8
Sangarava (brahman):
AN 3.60; [goes for refuge]
Sangha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Sanjatiya (town):
AN 6.46
Sankheyyaka (mountain):
AN 8.8
Sankicca, Ven.:
Thag 11
Santacitta (private Buddha):
MN 116
Santusita (deva):
DN 11
Santuttha:
DN 16
Sañjaya (brahman of Akasa clan):
MN 90
Sañjaya Belatthaputta:
Mv 1.23.1, DN 2 (1), DN 2 (2), DN 16, MN 30, SN 3.1, SN 44.9
Sappadasa, Ven.:
Thag 6.6
Sarabhanga (private Buddha):
MN 116
Sarabhu (river):
AN 10.15, Ud 5.5
Sarandada (shrine):
DN 16
Sarassati (river):
MN 7
Sariputta, Ven. (Upatissa; a.k.a. the "Marshal of the Dhamma"; praised by the Buddha as being foremost among the bhikkhus in terms of his discernment {2}; he and Ven. Moggallana were the Buddha's two chief disciples):
Mv 1.23.1, DN 16, MN 9, MN 12, MN 24, MN 28, MN 43, MN 97, MN 111, MN 118, MN 141, MN 143, SN 12.25, SN 12.31, SN 12.67, SN 21.2, SN 22.1, SN 22.2, SN 22.85, SN 22.122, SN 35.69, SN 35.191, SN 38.14, SN 44.3, SN 44.4, SN 44.5, SN 44.6, SN 47.13, SN 48.44, AN 4.79, AN 4.174, AN 4.179, AN 5.162, AN 5.176, AN 5.179, AN 6.41, AN 6.51, AN 7.34, AN 7.49, AN 8.28, AN 9.13, AN 9.14, AN 9.34, AN 10.7, AN 10.65, AN 10.66, Ud 1.5, Ud 4.4, Ud 4.7, Ud 4.10, Ud 7.1, Ud 7.2, Sn 4.16, Thag 6.10, Thag 21; [becomes a stream-winner; dies; for a biography see The Life of Sariputta]
Sata (mountain):
DN 20
Satagira (yakkha):
DN 32
Sati (the fisherman's son):
MN 38
Sattambaka (shrine):
DN 16
Sattapanni (cave):
DN 16
Sattha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Satullapa (deva):
SN 1.38
Sāvatthī (city):
DN 9, DN 16, MN 2, MN 4, MN 7, MN 8, MN 9, MN 11, MN 13, MN 19, MN 20, MN 21, MN 22, MN 24, MN 26, MN 27, MN 28, MN 30, MN 33, MN 38, MN 43, MN 49, MN 59, MN 62, MN 63, MN 72, MN 78, MN 86, MN 87, MN 93, MN 107, MN 109, MN 110, MN 111, MN 113, MN 117, MN 118, MN 119, MN 121, MN 130, MN 135, MN 137, MN 138, MN 146, MN 149, SN 1.1, SN 1.41, SN 2.7, SN 3.1, SN 3.4, SN 3.5, SN 3.6, SN 3.7, SN 3.14, SN 3.15, SN 3.17, SN 3.19, SN 3.20, SN 3.23, SN 3.24, SN 3.25, SN 4.8, SN 4.19, SN 5.1, SN 5.2, SN 5.3, SN 5.4, SN 5.5, SN 5.6, SN 5.7, SN 5.8, SN 5.9, SN 5.10, SN 7.6, SN 7.14, SN 8.4, SN 11.3, SN 11.5, SN 12.11, SN 12.12, SN 12.46, SN 12.61, SN 13.1, SN 13.2, SN 13.8, SN 12.19, SN 12.25, SN 12.48, SN 12.31, SN 12.44, SN 12.52, SN 14.11, SN 15.3, SN 15.9, SN 15.11, SN 15.12, SN 15.14, SN 12.2, SN 12.15, SN 12.20, SN 12.23, SN 12.64, SN 12.65, SN 15.3, SN 16.13, SN 17.5, SN 17.8, SN 20.2, SN 20.4, SN 20.5, SN 20.6, SN 20.7, SN 21.1, SN 21.2, SN 21.6, SN 22.5, SN 22.22, SN 22.23, SN 22.36, SN 22.39, SN 22.40, SN 22.41, SN 22.42, SN 22.48, SN 22.53, SN 22.54, SN 22.57, SN 22.58, SN 22.79, SN 22.83, SN 22.84, SN 22.85, SN 22.93, SN 22.99, SN 22.100, SN 22.101, SN 22.121, SN 23.2, SN 35.63, SN 35.197, SN 44.1, SN 45.1, SN 45.8, SN 46.53, SN 47.13, SN 47.35, SN 47.37, SN 47.41, SN 47.42, SN 48.41, SN 48.44, SN 52.10, SN 54.6, SN 54.13, SN 55.1, AN 3.51, AN 3.52, AN 3.66, AN 3.70, AN 3.71, AN 4.45, AN 4.67, AN 5.28, AN 5.49, AN 6.49, AN 5.51, AN 8.43, AN 9.1, AN 10.70, AN 10.71, AN 10.93, AN 10.94, AN 11.1, AN 10.51, AN 10.60, Sn 2.4, Sn 2.14, Sn 3.3, Sn 3.12, Ud 1.5, Ud 1.10, Ud 2.2, Ud 2.3, Ud 2.4, Ud 2.5, Ud 2.6, Ud 2.7, Ud 2.9, Ud 3.1, Ud 3.2, Ud 3.3, Ud 3.4, Ud 3.5, Ud 3.8, Ud 4.6, Ud 4.7, Ud 4.10, Ud 5.1, Ud 5.2, Ud 5.4, Ud 5.5, Ud 5.6, Ud 5.7, Ud 5.10, Ud 6.2, Ud 6.3, Ud 6.4, Ud 6.5, Ud 6.6, Ud 6.7, Ud 6.9, Ud 7.1, Ud 7.2, Ud 7.3, Ud 7.4, Ud 7.5, Ud 7.6, Ud 8.1, Ud 8.2, Ud 8.3, Ud 8.4, Ud 8.8, Ud 8.9, Ud 8.10
Sayha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Sedaka (town):
SN 47.19, SN 47.20
Sela, Ven. Sister:
SN 5.9
Seniya (dog-duty ascetic):
MN 57; [goes for refuge; becomes an arahant]
Serisakka (yakkha):
DN 32
Setabya (city):
AN 4.36
Sidari (private Buddha):
MN 116
Sigala:
DN 31; [goes for refuge]
Siha, General:
AN 5.34
Sikhi (a previous Buddha; the second of the Buddhas mentioned in the Canon):
DN 32
Sikhi (private Buddha):
MN 116
Simsapa (forest):
SN 56.31
Sindh (region):
Dhp 322
Sineru (mountain):
SN 22.99, Thig 14.1
Singalapita, Ven.:
Thag 1.18
Sirimanda, Ven.:
Thag 6.13
Sirivaddha, Ven.:
Thag 1.41
Sisupacala, Ven. Sister:
SN 5.8
Sivaka, Ven.:
Thag 1.14
Sivaka (yakkha):
DN 32, SN 10.8
Sobhita (private Buddha):
MN 116
Soma (sister of Sakula):
MN 90
Soma, Ven. Sister:
SN 5.2
Soma (yakkha):
DN 32
Sona, Ven. Sister:
(mother of ten; praised by the Buddha as being foremost among the bhikkhunis in terms of her energetic courage {1}): Thig 5.8
Sona Kolivisa, Ven.:
AN 6.55, Sn 1.12 (n. 9); [becomes an arahant]
Sona Kotikanna:
Ud 5.6; [goes forth]
Sona Potiriyaputta, Ven.:
Thag 2.37
Sona (householder's son):
SN 22.49
Sorata (private Buddha):
MN 116
Subahu (private Buddha):
MN 116
Subha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Subha, Ven. Sister:
Thig 13.5, Thig 14
Subha (brahman, son of Todeyya):
MN 135; [goes for refuge]
Subhadda (lay follower):
DN 16
Subhadda, Ven. ("the Wanderer"; the last bhikkhu ordained by the Buddha):
DN 16; [goes for refuge; goes forth; becomes an arahant]
Subhadda, Ven.:
DN 16
Subhaga (forest):
MN 49
Subhuti, Ven.:
Ud 6.7, Thag 1.1
Subrahma (brahma):
DN 20
Sucitti (asura demon):
DN 20
Sudassana (private Buddha):
MN 116
Sudassana (brahman youth):
SN 3.13
Sudatha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Sudatta:
DN 16
Sudatta:
see Anāthapiṇḍika
Suddhodana (Buddha's father):
Sn 3.11
Sujata, Ven. Sister:
Thig 6.4
Sujata (laywoman):
DN 16
Sujata (asura maiden):
Ud 3.7
Suleyya (devas):
DN 20
Sumana, Ven.:
AN 6.49
Sumana the Novice:
Thag 6.10
Sumana (yakkha):
DN 32
Sumangala (private Buddha):
MN 116
Sumangala, Ven.:
Thag 1.43
Sumangala's Mother:
Thig 2.3
Sumbha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Sumbha (people):
SN 47.19, SN 47.20
Sumukha (yakkha):
DN 32
Sunaga, Ven.:
Thag 1.85
Sunakkhatta (the Licchavin):
MN 12, MN 105
Sunaparanta (country):
SN 35.88
Sundara (private Buddha):
MN 116
Sundara Samudda, Ven.:
Thag 7.1
Sundarika (river):
MN 7
Sundarika Bharadvaja, Ven.:
MN 7; [goes for refuge; goes forth; becomes an arahant]
Sunidha (brahman):
DN 16
Sunimmita (deva):
DN 11
Sunita the Outcaste:
Thag 12.2
Supanna (garuda):
DN 20
Suppabuddha (the leper):
Ud 5.3; [becomes a stream-winner]
Suppagedha (yakkha):
DN 32
Supparaka (city):
Ud 1.10
Suppatitthita (private Buddha):
MN 116
Suppiya, Ven.:
Thag 1.32
Surasena (country):
AN 3.70
Suriyavacchasa (deva):
DN 20
Suro (yakkha):
DN 32
Susarada, Ven.:
Thag 1.75
Susima, Ven.:
SN 12.70; [goes forth]
Sutava (private Buddha):
MN 116
Sutavan, Ven.:
AN 9.7
Suyama (deva):
DN 11

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Tacchaka (city):
DN 20
Tadadhimutta (private Buddha):
MN 116
Tagarasikhi (private Buddha):
MN 116, SN 3.20, Ud 5.3
Talaputa (the actor):
SN 42.2, Thag 19; [goes for refuge; aspires to "go forth"]
Tapoda (monastery and hot springs):
DN 16, SN 1.20, AN 10.96
Tapussa the householder:
AN 9.41
Tatha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Tatojasi (yakkha):
DN 32
Tatola (yakkha):
DN 32
Tattala (yakkha):
DN 32
Tejasi (yakkha):
DN 32
Thera, Ven.:
SN 21.10
Thullakotthita (city):
MN 82
Thuna (village):
Ud 7.9
Timbaru (deva):
DN 20
Tissa (private Buddha):
MN 116
Tissa, Ven. (a paternal cousin of the Buddha):
SN 22.84, Thag 1.39
Tissa (brahma):
DN 20
Tissa-metteyya (brahman ascetic):
Sn 4.7, Sn 5.2
Todeyya (brahman ascetic):
MN 135, Sn 5.9
Toranavatthu (village):
SN 44.1
Tusita (devas):
DN 20, SN 56.11, Sn 4.16
Tuttha:
DN 16

U  

Ubbiri, Ven. Sister:
Thig 3.5
Uccangamaya (private Buddha):
MN 116
Uccaya (private Buddha):
MN 116
Udañña (town):
MN 90
Udaya (brahman ascetic):
Sn 5.13
Udayibhadda, Prince (son of King Ajatasattu):
DN 2 (1), DN 2 (2)
Udayin, Ven. (a.k.a. Kaludayin):
MN 59, MN 59, MN 66, MN 136, SN 36.19, SN 35.193, AN 5.159, AN 9.34, AN 9.43, AN 9.44, AN 9.45, Thag 10.1, Thag 15.2
Uddaka Ramaputta (Buddha's second meditation teacher):
MN 13, MN 26
Udena, King (King of Kosambi; married to Queen Samavati):
SN 35.127, Ud 7.10
Udena (shrine):
DN 16
Ugga:
AN 7.7
Uggahamana:
MN 78
Ukkattha (city):
MN 1, MN 49, AN 4.36
Unnabha the Brahman:
SN 51.15; [goes for refuge]
Upacala, Ven. Sister:
SN 5.7
Upaka (Ajivaka):
MN 26
Upakala (private Buddha):
MN 116
Upali, Ven.:
AN 7.79
Upananda (private Buddha):
MN 116
Upanemisa (private Buddha):
MN 116
Upanita (private Buddha):
MN 116
Uparittha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Upasabha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Upasena, Ven.:
SN 35.69
Upasena Vangantaputta, Ven.:
Ud 4.9
Upasidari (private Buddha):
MN 116
Upasiva (brahman ascetic):
Sn 5.6
Upatissa (private Buddha):
MN 116
Upatissa (given name of Ven. Sariputta):
see Ven. Sariputta
Upavana, Ven.:
DN 16
Upavattana:
DN 16, SN 6.15
Uposatha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Uppala (private Buddha):
MN 116
Uppalavanna, Ven. Sister (praised by the Buddha as being foremost among the bhikkhunis in terms of her mastery of psychic powers {2}):
SN 5.5, Thig 13.5
Uruvela (city):
MN 26, SN 6.1, SN 6.2, Ud 1.1, Ud 1.2, Ud 1.3, Ud 3.10
Uruvelakappa (city):
SN 42.11, AN 9.41
Usabha (private Buddha):
MN 116
Uttama, Ven.:
AN 8.8
Uttama, Ven. Sister:
Thig 3.2
Uttara (private Buddha):
MN 116
Uttara (the Deva's son):
SN 2.19
Uttara (brahman; son of Parasiri):
MN 152
Uttarakuru (northern continent):
DN 32
Uttiya (wandering ascetic):
AN 10.95

V  

Vacchagotta (wandering ascetic):
MN 72, SN 44.7, SN 44.8, SN 44.9, SN 44.10, SN 44.11, AN 3.57; [goes for refuge]
Vaggamuda (river):
Ud 3.3
Vajira, Ven. Sister:
SN 5.10
Vajirapāṇin [yakkha spirit]:
MN 35,
Vajiri, Princess:
MN 87
Vajji (country):
DN 16, SN 9.9, AN 3.70, AN 4.1, Ud 3.3, Thag 5.9
Vajjiya Mahita:
AN 10.94
Vakkali, Ven.:
SN 22.87, Thag 5.8
Valliya, Ven.:
Thag 2.24
Vamadeva (brahman sage):
MN 95, AN 7.49
Vamaka (brahman sage):
MN 95, AN 7.49
Vanavaccha, Ven.:
Thag 1.13, Thag 1.113
Vanavaccha's pupil:
Thag 1.14
Vangisa, Ven.:
SN 8.4, Sn 3.3
Vansa (country):
AN 3.70
Varanasi (Baranasi; city):
Mv 10.2.3-20, MN 26, SN 22.59, SN 22.90, SN 35.191, SN 44.3, SN 44.4, SN 44.5, SN 44.6, SN 56.11, AN 3.15, AN 3.126
Varuna (devas):
DN 20
Varuna (yakkha):
DN 32, SN 11.3
Vasabha, Queen:
MN 87
Vasava (deva):
see Sakka
Vasavanesi (devas):
DN 20
Vasavatti (deva):
DN 11
Vasettha (brahman sage):
MN 95, AN 7.49
Vasitthi, the madwoman:
Thig 6.2
Vassa:
MN 117
Vassakara, the brahman:
DN 16, MN 108, AN 4.35, AN 4.183
Vataraga (private Buddha):
MN 116
Vebhara (mountain):
DN 16, MN 116, Thag 1.41
Vedehika, Lady:
MN 21
Veghana (devas):
DN 20
Velugvagamaka (town):
MN 52, AN 11.17
Vendu (deva):
DN 20
Vepacitti (asura demon):
DN 20, SN 11.5, SN 35.207
Vepulla (mountain):
DN 20, MN 116, Iti 24
Verahaccani (brahman woman):
SN 35.133
Verambha (wind):
AN 3.34
Veroca (asura demon):
DN 20
Vesali (city):
DN 16, DN 20, MN 12, MN 35, MN 36, MN 52, MN 105, MN 108, AN 3.83, AN 3.123, AN 5.34, AN 5.121, AN 8.53, AN 11.17, SN 9.9, SN 22.60, SN 22.86, SN 36.7, SN 54.9, SN 55.30, SN 56.45
Vessabhu (a previous Buddha; the third of the Buddhas mentioned in the Canon):
DN 32
Vessamitta (brahman sage):
MN 95, AN 7.49
Vessamitta (yakkha):
DN 32
Vessamitta (land):
DN 20
Vessavana, King:
DN 32, AN 8.8
Vetendu (deva):
DN 20
Vethadipa (island):
DN 16
Vicakkhana (devas):
DN 20
Videha, Queen (mother of King Ajatasattu):
DN 2, DN 16, SN 3.14
Vidudabha, General (son of King Pasenadi):
MN 87, MN 90
Vijaya, Ven. Sister:
SN 5.4
Vijita (private Buddha):
MN 116
Vijitasena, Ven.:
Thag 5.9
Vimala (private Buddha):
MN 116
Vimala, the former courtesan:
Thig 5.2
Vimila, Ven.:
Thag 1.50
Vipassi (a previous Buddha; the first of the Buddhas mentioned in the Canon):
DN 32
Virulha (a peta king):
DN 20, DN 32
Virupakkha (naga king):
DN 20, AN 4.67
Visakha (laywoman; a.k.a. "Migara's Mother"; chief patroness to the Buddha; see also Migara's Mother's Palace):
AN 3.70, AN 8.43, Ud 2.9, Ud 8.8
Visakha (layman; former husband of Ven. Sister Dhammadinna):
MN 44
Visana (deva kingdom):
DN 32
Vitu (deva):
DN 20
Vulture Peak:
AN 7.21 AN 9.7
Vyagghapajja:
see Dighajanu

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Yama (deva):
DN 11 (1, 2), DN 20, MN 130, SN 56.11
Yamaka, Ven.:
SN 22.85; [becomes an arahant]
Yamataggi (brahman sage):
MN 95, AN 7.49
Yamuna (river):
DN 20, AN 10.15, Ud 5.5
Yasadatta, Ven.:
Thag 5.10
Yasassi (private Buddha):
MN 116
Yasoja, Ven.:
Ud 3.3, Thag 3.8
Yodhajiva (warrior):
SN 42.3; [goes for refuge]
Yugandhara (yakkha):
DN 32

Sources

1.
Buddhist Women at the Time of The Buddha, by Hellmuth Hecker (Kandy: Buddhist Publication Society, 1982).
2.
Great Disciples of the Buddha: Their Lives, Their Works, Their Legacy, by Nyanaponika Thera and Hellmuth Hecker (Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1997).
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