- Jaccandha Vagga. The sixth chapter of the Udāna.
- Jagadvijaya. A general of Parakkamabāhu I. He, with
Lankāpura, took the most prominent part in the expedition against
Kulasekhara and many victories are attributed to him. Cv.lxxvi.255,
292, 303, 313, 319, 332; lxxvii.4, 45, 60, 64, 71, 82.
- Jāgara Jātaka (No.414)
- Jāgara Sutta. A riddle set by a deva and answered
by the Buddha, regarding the Five Spiritual Powers (bala) which
respectively soil or cleanse, according to the spiritual health
of the individual S. i.3).
- Jāgararpa Sutta. A sutta of the Itivuttaka (p. 41)
quoted in the Sutta Sangaha (No. 81) on the value of wakefulness.
- Jagatidāyaka Thera. An arahant. In the time of Dhammadassī
Buddha he set up a jagati at the Buddha's Bodhi-tree. Ap.ii.402.
- Jagatikāraka Thera. An arahant. In the past he set
up an altar (?jagatī) at the thūpa of Atthadassī Buddha. Ap.i.221.
- Jahī. A Pacceka Buddha, given in a nominal list.
- Jains. See Niganthā.
- Jajjaranadī. A river in Ceylon, the present Deduru-Oya.
On the river was the famous causeway known as Kotthabaddha,
restored by Parakkamabāhu I. (Cv.lxviii.16), who also built
a dam across the river at Dorādattika. Ibid., vs.37; see also
- Jālagāma. See Vālagāma ??.
- Jalandhara. See Jutindhara
- Jālaroruva. A Niraya, one of the divisions of the
Roruva, the other being Dhūmaroruva. It is filled with blood-red
flowers, which enter the body of its inhabitants through the
nine openings. J. v.271.
- Jalasikha. Seventy-four kappas ago there were eight
kings of this name, all previous births of Pupphacchattiya Thera
- Jālika. One of the ten sons of
- Jālikā. See Calikā.
- Jālina. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
- Jālinavana. A forest in the dominion of the king
of Kosala. It was the hiding-place of Angulimāla. ThagA.ii.58.
- Jāliya Sutta
- Jallibāva. A tank in Ceylon. Cv.lxviii.47.
- Jaluttama. See Januttama.
- Jambāli Sutta
- Jambāvatī. A candālī, mother of King Sivi and wife
of Vāsudeva of the Kanhāyanagotta. Vāsudeva saw her on his way
to the park from Dvāravatī, and, in spite of her birth, married
her and made her his chief queen. J. vi.421.
- Jambelambiya. A weavers' village in Ceylon, given
by Mahānāga to the Uttaravihāra. Cv.xli.96.
- Jambu. A village, in command of which was a Tamil
general of the same name, whom Dutthagāmani slew. Mhv.xxv.15.
- Jambudhaja (v.l. Jambudīpadhaja). A thera of Pagan,
held in great honour by King Ukkamsika. He was the author of
several works, including the Rūpabhedapakāsani. Bode: op. cit.,
- Jambugāma. A village, probably a suburb of Campā
(see below), which the Buddha visited during his last tour.
It lay between Ambagāma and Bhoganagara. D.ii.194.
- Jambugāmika (Jambugāmiya)
- Jambuka Jātaka (No.535)
- Jambukhādaka Jātaka
- Jambukhādaka Samyutta. The thirty-eighth division
of the Samyutta Nikāya. It records discussions between
Jambukhādaka and Sāriputta.
- Jambukhādaka Sutta. See
- Jambukola-lena. See Jambukola-vihāra
- Jambuphaliya Thera. An arahant. He once gave Padumuttara
Buddha the first fruits of a jambu-tree (Ap.ii.395). He is probably
identical with Nadi-Kassapa. ThagA.i.415.
- Jambusamudda. See Jambudīpa.
- Jambusanda. See Jambudīpa.
- Jana Suttā. Three suttas, in answer to questions
by devas as to what brings about rebirth. Craving, answers the
Buddha. S. i.37f.
- Janābrahmamahārāja. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara.
- Janagāma. See Jantugāma.
- Janapada Sutta
- Janapada. A district in Northern Malaya in Ceylon,
near the frontier of the Dakkhinadesa. Cv.xliv.56, etc. For
identification, see Cv. Trs.i.79, n.4; 262, n.1.
- Janapadakalyānī Sutta
- Janasāna (Jarasāna, Jarasona)
- Janasandha Jātaka (No.468)
- Janavasabha Sutta
- Janghābhāra. A park laid out by Parakkamabāhu I.
- Janghadāsa. Probably an author of some Burmese work,
to which Vajira (Cīvara ?) wrote a tīkā. Gv.64, 74.
- Janogha. A city in
Uttarakuru, Kuvera's kingdom.
- Jantu Sutta. Records the incident of the admonishment
of the indolent monks by the devaputta Jantu (q.v.). S. i.61f.
- Jānussonī Sutta
- Jānussonī Vagga. The seventeenth chapter of the Dasaka
Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.v.249-73.
- Januttama. A king of fifty-one
kappas ago, a previous birth of Mendasira Thera, also called
Ganthipupphiya. v.l. Jaluttama. ThagA..i.172; Ap.i.162.
- Jarā Vagga/Sutta
- Jarā. A hunter who killed Vāsudeva. J. iv.88f.
- Jarāmarana Sutta. A name given in the Sutta Sangaha
(No. 44) for Rāja Sutta (4)
- Jarasāna. See Janasāna.
- Jarudapāna Jātaka (No.256)
- Jatā Sutta
- Jātakavisodhana. A study of the Jātaka, written by
Ariyavamsa of Ava. Bode: op. cit., 43; Gv.65, 75.
- Jātattaginidāna. A work ascribed to Culla-Buddhaghosa.
- Jātaveda. The god of fire.
The Jātakas (E.g., J. i.214, 494; iii.17; v.452; vi.201, etc.)
contain references to his worship. See Aggi. He is also called
- Jāti Sutta. Everything is subject to rebirth - eye,
objects, etc. S. iv.26.
- Jātibhūmi occurs in the phrase Jātabhūmakā bhikkhū.
M.i.145; but see MA.i.346, where it is explained by jāvatthāna.
- Jātidhamma Vagga. The fourth chapter of the Salāyatana
Samyutta. S. iv.26ff.
- Jatika. See Jatila
- Jatila Sutta
- Jatilagaha. A city, the residence of Jatilagāhī.
- Jātimitta. One of the chief disciples of Metteyya
Buddha. Anāgatavamsa, vs.59.
- Jātipūjaka Thera
- Jātipupphiya Thera. An arahant. In a previous birth
he placed a bouquet of flowers on the dead body of Padumuttara
Buddha. As a result he was born among the Nimmānaratī gods.
- Jatukannī (Jatukannika)
- Jatukanni Sutta
- Java Sutta. The four qualities which make a king's
thoroughbred worthy - straightness, speed, patience and docility
- and the similar four qualities of a worthy monk (A.ii.113).
- Java, Javana. A devaputta. Rujā said she could see
Java making a garland ready for her birth in Tāvatimsa. J. vi.239f.
- Javahamsaka Thera. An arahant. He was once a forester,
and having seen Siddhattha Buddha he was so pleased that he
paid homage to him. Ap.i.232f.
- Javakannaka. A family name, not considered of high
social standing. Vin.iv.8, 13.
- Javamāla(ka)-tittha. A ford in the Kappakandara river.
Here Dutthagāmani gave his only food to the thera Gotama. Mhv.xxiv.22;
- Javanahamsa Jātaka
- Javasakuna Jātaka (No.308)
- Jayaddisa Jātaka (No.513)
- Jayaddisa. King of
Kampilla and father of
- Jayagangā. A canal flowing from the Kalāvāpi to Anurādhapura.
It was restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.58.
- Jayamahālekhaka. A rank conferred by Devānampiyatissa
on Sumitta, who accompanied the Sacred Bodhi-tree to Anurādhapura
(Mbv.165). The rank was evidently held by his descendants in
perpetuity. E.g., Cv.lxix.12.
- Jayampati. Son of Okkāka, king of Kusāvatī, and of
his wife Sīlavati. He was the younger brother of Kusa. Whenever
Kusa wished to see Pabhāvatī Jayampati would represent him (J.v.282,
286, 287). He is identified with Ananda. For details see
Kusa Jātaka. J. v.312.
- Jayankondāna. A locality in South India. Cv.1xxvi.274.
- Jayanta 1.King of Ceylon (then known as Mapdadīpa)
at the time of Kassapa Buddha. His capital was Visāla. It was
a devastating war between Jayanta and his younger brother which
brought Kassapa to Ceylon. Mhv.xv.127ff; Dpv. xv.60; xvii.7;
- Jayanta 2. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.
- Jayasenapabbata. A monastery built by the queen of
Udaya I. It was probably given by her to the Tamil bhikkhu
community in Ceylon. Cv.xlix.24; but see Cv. Trs.i.129, n.4.
- Jayavaddhanapura. The Pāli name of the town usually
known as Kotte (the fort), built by Bhuvanekabāhu V. Cv.xci.7,
- Jayavāpi. See Abhayavāpi.
- Jegucchi Sutta. On the three kinds of persons - one
is to be shunned as loathsome, the second to be regarded with
indifference, and the third to be followed and honoured. A.i.126f.
- Jentā, Jentī. The daughter of a princely family of
Licchavis in Vesāli. The rest of her story resembles that of
Abhirūpa-Nandā (q.v.), and she attained arahantship after hearing
the Buddha preach. Thig.vs.21f; ThagA.27f.
- Jetārāma. See Jetavana.
- Jetthā. Chief queen of Aggabodhi IV. She built the
- Jetthamūla. Name of a month (May-June). It came in
the hot season (E.g., J. v.412). On the fifth day of the waxing
moon in Jetthamūla the Buddha's relics were divided (DA.i.6).
On the full-moon day of Jetthamūla the Arunavatī Sutta was preached.
- Jetthārāma. Built by Queen Jetthā as an abode for
the nuns. The villages of Pattapāsāna and Buddhabhelagāma were
given for its maintenance and one hundred attendants were provided
for its service. Cv.xlvi.27f.
- Jetuyyàna. Another name for
Jetavana. E.g., Mhv.i.56.
- Jeyyapura. The Pāli name for Sagaing. Bode: op. cit.,
- Jeyyavaddhana. The Pàli name for Taungu in Burma.
- Jhāna Samyutta 1. (also called Samādhi). The twenty-fourth
Samyutta of the Samyutta Nikāya. S. iii.263-79.
- Jhāna Samyutta 2. The fifty-third Samyutta of the
Samyutta Nikāya. S. v.307-10.
- Jhāna Sutta
- Jhāna Vagga. The last and twentieth chapter of the
Eka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.i.38-46.
- Jhānābhiñña Sutta. The Buddha tells the monks that
Mahā Kassapa is able to do many of the things he himself can
do. S. ii.210ff.
- Jhānasodhana Jātaka
- Jhatvā Sutta. See
- Jinabodhāvalī. A Pāli work composed by Dhammakitti,
author of the Bālāvatāra. P.L.C.243.
- Jinacarita. A Pāli poem of four hundred and seventy-two
stanzas dealing with the life of the Buddha, written by Vanaratana
Medhankara of the Vijayabāhu-parivena. Gv.72; P.L.C.230f.
- Jinadattā. A Therī.
Isidāsi was ordained under
her (ThigA.261). She is described as expert in the Vinaya. Thig.vs.427.
- Jinadattiya. A fellow celibate of Sudinna Kalandaputta.
- Jinna Sutta
- Jita Ata. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
- Jitā. One of the palaces occupied by Nārada Buddha
before his Renunciation. Bu x.19.
- Jitābhirāma. A palace occupied by Nārada Buddha in
his last lay-life. BuA.151; Bu.x.19.
- Jitamitta. The chief disciple of Nārada Buddha (J.i.37).
See also Vijitamitta.
- Jitañjaya. See
- Jitasena. Seventy-seven kappas ago there were sixteen
kings of this name, all previous births of Khandaphulliya. Ap.i.198.
- Jitasenā. Wife of Nārada Buddha in his last lay-life.
Bu.x.20; BuA.(151) calls her Vijitasenā.
- Jīvā. Daughter of Ubbirī and the king of Kosala.
When she died, it was her death which made Ubbirī attain to
arahantship. v.l. Jīvanti. Thig.vs.51; ThigA.53f.
- Jīvahattha. Son of Vijaya, king of Ceylon, and of
the Yakkhinī Kuvenī. MT.264.
- Jīvaka Sutta
- Jīvakambavanikā. See Subhā
- Jīvakapañhavatthu. The story of the bandage which
Jīvaka applied to the Buddha's foot after his injury, and of
the reading by the Buddha of Jīvaka's thoughts. See Jīvaka.
- Jīvita Sutta 1.One should train oneself not to lie,
even at the cost of one's life. S. ii.234.
- Jīvita Sutta 2. There are three abilities-femininity,
masculinity and vitality. S. v.204.
- Jīvitapotthakī. See Kitti
- Jotanā. A commentary by an unknown author. Gv.65,
- Joti 1. A class of gods, present at the Mahāsamaya
(D.ii.261). Buddhaghosa explains (DA.ii.691) that they were
flaming deities, like beacon lights on mountain tops.
- Joti 2. A Burmese monk, author of the Vinayaganthipada.
- Jotidāsa Thera
- Jotika, Jotiya
- Jotipāsāna. The name given to the crystals brought
from Uttarakuru by Jotika's wife. When anything requiring cooking
was placed on them they gleamed hot, and went out of themselves
when the cooking was complete. DhA.iv.209; DA.iii.965.
- Junha Jātaka (No.456)
- Jutideva. A king of seventeen kappas ago, a previous
birth of Sappidāyaka. Ap.i.212.