- Macalagama. A village in
Magadha, residence of
Magha. J. i.199; SA.i.267; DhA.i.265; SnA.ii.484.
- Macala-Vagga. The ninth chapter of the Catukka Nipāta
of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.ii.83 91.
- Macala-Vihāra. A vihara in Mahāgama. Ras.ii.52
Maccha-Jātaka (No. 34, 75, 216)
- Maccharattha. See
- Maccharena Sutta. A woman who is faithless, shameless,
stingy, and of weak wisdom, is destined to suffering. S. iv.24.
- Macchatittha. The name of two villages and two monasteries
of Ceylon. Cv.xlviii.24; Ep. Zey.i.216, 221, 227.
- Macchera Sutta. See Maccharī Sutta ??.
- Macchikāsandika. An epithet of Cittagahapati, because
he lived in Macchikāslānda. A.i.26; AA.i.209; ThagA.i.238.
Macchuddāna-Jātaka (No. 288)
- Maccunābbhāhata Sutta. A name in the
Sutta Sangaha (No. 38) to
the Abbhāhata Sutta
- Maccutthala. A locality in Rohana, where Vijayabāhu
I. once set up a camp. Cv.Iviii.35.
- Madagu. A tank in Ceylon, restored by Parakkamabāhu
- Maddā. The people of
- Maddarūpī. Daughter of
Okkāka and wife of
Kanha, ancestor of
Ambattha (D.i.96f). v.l.
- Maddha. A locality in Ceylon, probably a vihāra,
residence of Mahānāga Thera. J. vi.30.
- Mādhava. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvii.77,
- Madhitthala. A fortress in Rohana where Damilādhikārin
defeated the rebels. Cv.lxxv.147.
- Madhudīpanī. A tīkā on the Visuddhi-Magga. Sās.33.
- Madhukannava. A Kālinga prince, brother of Tilokasundarī
queen of Vijayabāhu I. He came to Ceylon, and the king paid
him great honour. Cv.lix.46.
- Madhukavanaganthi. A locality in Ceylon. Cv.lxx.325.
- Madhupādapatittha. A landing place, probably in the
north of Ceylon. It was used as a stronghold by Māgha and Jayabāhu.
- Madhupitthika. A village near Mahāgangā in Pācīnapassa.
In it was the Madhupitthiya-cetiya, once pillaged by Sirināga.
- Madhuraddhamakkāra. A district in South India, the
forces of which were among the allies of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvii.2.
- Mādhuraka. The classifying name for an inhabitant
- Madhurakā. The people of
Madhurā, mentioned in a list of tribes. Ap.i.359; alsoMil.331.
- Madhurammānavīra. A fortress in South India subdued
by Jagadvijaya. Cv.lxxvi.304.
- Madhurasasavāhinī. See
- Madhurindhara. King of Rādhavati. Anomadassī Buddha
preached to him, and he and seven thousand of his followers
became arahants. BuA.144.
- Madhusāratthadīpanī. A Commentary on the Abhidhammatīkā
compiled by Ananda of Hamsavatī. Sās.48.
- Madhutthala vihāra. A vihāra restored by Vijayabahu
I. Cv.Ix.58; also Cv. Trs.i.220, n. 2.
- Māgadha. The name of a gotta. J. iii.339.
- Māgadhā. The people of
- Māgandiyapañhā. The
name given to the questions asked of the Buddha by the brahmin
Māgandiya. (S.iii.12). See Māgandiya
- Maggadattika Thera. An arahant. He once saw Atthadassī
Buddha wandering about and scattered flowers in his path. Twenty
thousand kappas ago he was king five times under the name of
- Maggakathā. The ninth division of the Mahāvagga of
- Magga-Samyutta. The forty fifth section of the Samyutta
Nikāya. S. v.1 62.
- Maggasira. The name of a month. DA.i.241.
- Magga-Vagga. The twentieth section of the
- Maggena Sutta. The Noble Eightfold Path goes to the
Uncompounded (asankhata). The Buddha has shown it to his disciples
for their welfare. S. iv.361.
- Maghādeva. See Makhādeva.
- Māgha-Sutta. Records the conversation between
Māgha (1) and the Buddha.
- Maghavā. See
- Maghavapupphiya Thera. An arahant. Ninety one kappas
ago he saw the Buddha (? Vipassī) seated in meditation on the
banks of the Nammudā, and honoured him by placing a maghava
flower near him. Ap.i.240f.
- Mahā-Anāthapindika. See
Anāthapindika. He was
evidently so called in some contexts to distinguish him from
Culla Anāthapindika. E.g., DhA.iii.145; J. i.148.
Mahā-Assāroha Jātaka (No. 302)
- Mahā-Avīci. See Avīci.
Mahābodhi-Jātaka (No. 528).
- Mahābrahmā. See Brahmaloka.
- Mahā-Buddharakkhita. A monk of Piyangudīpa, described
as Yonakarājaputta. See
- Mahācanda. A river. See
- Mahācetiya. See Mahā
- Mahāchātaka. A nickname given to
Bhaddāli, because he was
always eating. MA.ii.648.
Mahācūla (Cūlika )Mahātissa
- Mahā-Cūlani. King, father
of Cūlani Brahmadatta.
His wife was Talatā, who
intrigued with his purohita Chambhī
and poisoned her husband. J. vi.470.
- Mahā-Cunda Sutta. See
- Mahā-Cunda. See
- Mahādaddara. The Bodhisatta
born as a Nagā king, son of Sūradaddara. See the
Daddara Jatāka. J. iii.16ff.
- Mahādāragalla. A tank built by Mahāsena (Mhv.Xxxvii.49).
It was repaired by Vijayabāhu I. and later by Parakkamabāhu
I. Cv.lx.50; lxxix.31.
- Mahādāragiri. A village (probably near Mahādāragallaka)
given by Jetthatissa II. to the Abhayagiri vihāra. Cv.xliv.96.
- Mahādevarattakurava. A vihāra in the district of
Kāsikhanda in Ceylon; the Anurārāma was a building attached
to it. Cv.xli.101.
- Mahādevī. An eminent Therī of Ceylon. Dpv. xviii.24.
- Mahādhammakathī Thera 1. In the time of king Buddhadāsa
he translated the Pāli Suttas into Singhalese. Cv.xxxvii.175;
he is evidently referred to by Fa Hsien (Giles, p. 72).
- Mahadhammakathi Thera 2. An incumbent of Nāgasāla
vihāra. Kassapa II. showed him great honour and induced him
to preach the Dhamma. Cv.xlv.2.
Mahādhammapāla Jātaka (No. 447)
- Mahā-Dhanadeva. Father of
- Mahādhanaka. A setthi of Benares identified with
Devadatta. For his story see the
Ruru Jātaka. J. iv.255ff.
- Mahādhana-kumāra. The Bodhisatta born as the son
of the Treasurer of Benares (J.iii.475ff). For his story see
the Atthāna Jātaka.
- Mahādhātukathā. See
- Mahādīpanī. A Commentary. Gv. 65, 75.
- Mahāditthena Sutta. The great heresy: that the four
elements and weal and woe are stable and permanent, that weal
and woe are allotted to each person and do not wax and wane
(S.iii.211f). Some of these views are elsewhere attributed to
and others to Makkhali Gosāla.
- Mahādona. A Nāga king of the city of Mahādona on
the bank of the Gangārahada. He used to destroy the districts
of those who did not pay him tribute. Nārada Buddha preached
to him and vanquished him. Bu.x.7; BuA.153.
- Mahāduggala. A monastery
and cetiya built by Kākavannatissa. At its inauguration twelve
thousand monks from Cittalapabbata were present. v.l. Mahānuggala.
- Mahādundubhi. Thirty thousand kappas ago there were
sixteen kings of this name, previous births of Vappa (or Saranāgamaniya)
Thera. Thag.i.141; Ap.i.149.
- Mahāgāma. A tank built by Mahāsena. Mhv.xxxvii.47.
Mahāgāma. The capital of Rohana.
- Mahāgāmanāga Vihāra. A monastery in Rohana where
Vohārika-Tissa crowned the thūpa with a parasol (Mhv.Xxxvi.34;
MT.662). The vihāra is probably identical with the Nāgamahā
vihāra, built by Mahānāga (q.v.).
- Mahāgāmendivāpi. A tank built by Amandagāmani Abhaya
to the south of Anurādhapura and gifted to the Dakkhinna Vihāra.
Mhv.Xxxv.5; Mhv.Trs.246, n.4.
- Mahāgana. One of the three chief buildings of the
Upāsikā vihāra (q.v.). It was later called Piyathapitaghara.
MT. 408, 409.
- Mahāgangā. See Gangā
- Mahāgirigāma. A village on the road to Nāgadīpa,
near the residence of Lonagirivāsī Tissa. DA.ii.534.
Mahāhamsa-Jātaka (No. 534)
- Mahājāli. A Pacceka Buddha mentioned in a list of
- Mahājallika-. A fishing village in Ceylon. In it
was a fisherman, also called Mahājallika, whom Dāthāsena overcame.
Mahājanaka-Jātaka (No. 539)
- Mahaka. A novice, pupil
of Upananda, who is mentioned as having been guilty of an unnatural
offence with Kandaka, another novice. Vin.i.70.
- Mahā-Kaccāna-Vatthu. The story of Sakka's honouring
of Mahā-Kaccāna. DhA.ii.176f.
- Mahākālasena. See Kālasena
- Mahākālasena. The chief yakkha of Sirīsavatthu who
married Polamittā of Lankāpura (MT. 259f). v.l. kāla .
See Kālasena (2).
- Mahākālī. An eminent Therī of Ceylon. Dpv. xviii.39.
- Mahākālinga. King of Dantapura and brother of Cullakālinga.
For their story see the
- Mahākalyāna. Another name for
- Mahā-Kammāsadamma. See
- Mahā-Kamsa. King of Asitanjana in Kamsabhoga in Uttarāpatha.
His children were Kamsa, Upakamsa and Devagabbhā. J. iv.79; PvA.111.
- Mahā-Kāñcana. The Bodhisatta born as the son in a
rich brahmin family, and later becoming an ascetic. See the
Bhisa Jātaka. J. iv.305ff.
- Mahākanda. The name of a Tamil and of a parivena
built by him in the reign of Aggabodhi IV. Cv.xlvi.23.
- Mahākandara. A river in Ceylon, at the mouth of which
Panduvāsudeva and his retinue landed from India. Mhv.viii.12.
- Mahākanha. The name assumed by Mātali when he became
a dog. See the Mahākanha
Mahākanha-Jātaka (No. 469)
Mahākapi-Jātaka (No. 407, 516)
- Mahā-Kappina Thera Vatthu. Describes the good deeds
done by Kappina and Anoja in the time of Kasspa Buddha. See
- Mahā-Kassapa saddhi vihārika Vatthu. The story of
the pupil of Mahā Kassapa
who set fire to his hut. DhA.ii.19ff.; see also the
- Mahā-Kassapa Thera Pindapāta Vatthu. The story of
Sakka giving alms to Mahā
Kassapa in the disguise of a weaver. DhA.i.423ff.
- Mahaka-Thera. An arahant. See
- Mahākhandaka. The first chapter of the Mahāvagga
of the Vinaya Pitaka.
- Mahākhetta. A locality in Rohana, mentioned in the
account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.50; Cv.Trs.ii.49,
- Mahākhīragāma. A village near Nāgadīpa in Ceylon;
it was the residence of Lonagīrivāsī Tissa. AA.ii.653; MA.i.545.
- Mahākirālavāpi. A tank restored by Parakkamabāhu
- Mahākokālika. See Kokālika
Mahākosala. King of Kosala.
- Mahākottha. A Tamil chief of Antarāsobbha, whom
Dutthagāmanī subdued in the course of his campaigns. Mhv.xxv.11.
Mahā-Kotthita (Mahā Kotthika) Thera
- Mahākusa. A king of Jambudīpa, descendant of Mahāsammata.
His father was Kusa and his son Navaratha (Bharata). They reigned
in Kapilavatthu. Dpv. iii.40; MT.130.
- Mahālekha. A parivena in the Abhayagiri vihāra; it
was built by Mahinda II. Cv.xlviii.135.
- Mahālekhapabbata. A parivena in the Mahā vihāra;
it was founded by the Mahālekha Sena, in the time of Kassapa
- Mahālena-Vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon. See
- Mahallaka-Nāga, Mahalla
- Mahallarāja. A padhānaghara erected by Aggabodhi
III. and his viceroy Māna. The villages of Hankāra and Sāmugāma
were given for its maintenance. Cv.xliv.119.
- Mahālohita. The Bodhisatta born as a bull; see the
Munika Jātaka and
- Mahāmagagāma. A village given by Udaya I. for the
celebrations in honour of the Kholakkhiya image of the Buddha.
- Mahāmahinda. See Mahinda.
- Mahāmahindabāhu parivena. A monastic building, probably
in Hatthiselapura, erected by Bhuvanekabāhu, at the request
of his brother, Parakkambāhu II. Cv.lxxxv.63.
- Mahāmāladeva. A general of Manābharana (2) stationed
at Kālavāpi. Cv.lxxii.171.
- Mahāmalia. Younger brother of Sena, general of Sena
V. He committed an offence with his mother and the king had
him killed. Cv.liv.60.
- Mahāmaliyadeva. See
- Mahāmallaka. A nunnery built by Mahinda IV. for the
- Mahāmandapa. A palace in Anurādhapura, probably in
the Mahāvihāra, used by preachers. Maliyadeva Thera preached
there the Chakka Sutta, when sixty monks became arahants. MA.ii.1024.
- Mahā-Mandhātā. See
Mandhātā. His story is also given at Ras.i.20f.
Mahāmangala-Jātaka (No. 453)
- Mahāmangala-Sutta. See
- Mahāmangala-Thera. A monk present at the foundation
ceremony of the Mahā Thūpa. MT. 524.
- Mahāmangala-vihāra. A monastery built by Vankanāsikatissa
on the banks of the Gonanadī. Mhv.xxxv.113.
- Mahāmani. A tank constructed by Bhātikatīssa, and
given by him to the Gavaratissa vihāra (Mhv.Xxxvi.3). It was
restored by Mahāsena. Mhv.xxxvii.47.
- Mahāmanikagāma. A village granted by Aggabodhi III.
to the Jetavana vihāra. Cv.xliv.121.
- Mahāmāyā. See Māyā.
- Mahāmetta. A Bodhi tree, planted in the Mahāvihāra
by Jetthatissa III. Cv.xliv.96.
- Mahāmitta. A monk of Kassakalena. A very poor woman
provided him with food. When a tree deity pointed out this to
him he put forth effort and became an arahant (v.l. Ayyamitta).
- Mahāmittavindaka. See the
- Mahāmucala. A primeval king, descendant of Mahāsammata.
Dpv.iii.6; Mhv.ii.3; Mtu.i.348.
- Mahāmucalamālaka. A locality in Mahāmeghavana, where
stood the uposatha hall for monks (Mhv.Xv.36). It was outside
the enclosure of the Bodhi tree. MT. 346.
- Mahāmuni. A village in Ceylon, in the Dīghavāpi district.
Sumana, father of Sumanā, who was the wife of Lakuntaka Atimbara,
lived there. DhA.iv.50.
- Mahānadī. A river, dammed up by Udaya II. Cv.li.127;
Cv. Trs.i.159, n. 3.
Mahānāgahula, Mahānāgasula, Mahānāgakula
- Mahānāgakula. See
- Mahānāgapabbata. A vihāra in Ceylon where Aggabodhi
I. built an uposatha hall. Cv.xlii.27.
- Mahānāgatissa-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon where
Vohārika Tissa erected a parasol over the Thūpa. Mhv.xxxvi.34.
- Mahānāmamatthaka. A tank restored by Parakkamabāhu
- Mahānāmasikkhāpada. A rule formulated by the Buddha
regarding the advisability of those not actually ill receiving
medicaments. Sp.iv.842; see Vin.iv.102.
- Mahānanda. An author of Hamsavatī, to whom some authorities
ascribe the authorship of the Madhusāratthadīpani in the Abhidhamma.
Bode, op. cit., 47, n.6;. v.l. Mahānāma.
- Mahānandana. See
Mahānāradakassapa Jātaka (No. 544)
- Mahānela. A king of twenty kappas ago, a previous
birth of Kotumbariya Thera. Ap.i.192.
- Mahānela. A servitor of Kākavannatissa.
He was very fleet of foot, though he refused to work with his
hands. In his past birth he was
- Mahānettādipādika. A series of cells built for the
Dhammaruci monks by Aggabodhi IV. Cv.xlviii.2.
- Mahānettapabbata. A monastery in Ceylon where Sena
I. built a refectory (mahāpāli). Cv.l.74.
- Mahānettappāsāda. A Monastery in Ceylon, for the
incumbent of which Vijayabāhu I. built a vihāra in Vātagiri
(Cv.lxxxviii.46). Among the incumbents of Mahānettappāsāda was
an Elder known as Vīdāgama Thera, author of several Sinhalese
works. P.L.C. 253.
- Mahānidāna. Seventy two kappas ago there were eight
kings of this name, previous births of Vātātapanivāriya Thera.
- Mahāniddesa. See Niddesa.
One of the books of the Khuddaka Nikāya.
- Mahānigama. A minister of Mahānāma ; he built the
Ganthakāraparivena. P.L.C. 96.
- Mahānigantha. See
- Mahānigghosa. Twenty four kappas ago there were sixteen
kings of this name, previous births of Vimala (or Buddhupatthāka)
Thera. ThagA.i.122; Ap.i.139.
- Mahānijjhara. A monastery in Ceylon. Once the elephant
Kandula looked after the monks there. Ras.ii.29.
- Mahānikkaddhika. One of the villages given by Aggabodhi
IV. for the maintenance of the Padhānaghara, which he built
for Dāthasiva. Cv.xlvi.13.
- Mahānikkhavattivāpi. A tank built by King Vasabha.
- Mahānīpa. A place in Anurādhapura through which the
simā of the Mahāvihāra passed (Mbv. 134,135). It probably received
its name from a nīpa tree growing there.
- Mahāniraya. See Avīci.
- Mahānirutti. Olle of the books attributed to Mahā
Kaccāna (Gv. 59). This probably refers to the tradition which
ascribes the Kaccāyana Grammar to
- Mahānisabha. See Nisabha.
- Mahānissara. A work ascribed to Ariyavamsa of Ava
(Gv. 65). The correct reading is probably Mahānissaya, and refers
to the atthayojanā written by him on the Abhidhamma.
- Mahānitthilagāma. A village given by Kassapa II.
for the incumbent of the Nāgasāla-vihāra. Cv.xliv.151
- Mahāniyyāmarattha. A district in Ceylon, mentioned
in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxii.57;
Cv. Trs.i.324, n.2.
- Mahannavāpi. A tank restored by Parakkamabāhu I.
- Mahānoma. The name of the Mahāmeghavana in the time
of Konagamana Buddha. The capital, Vaddhamāna, lay to the south
of it, and the park was given by King Samiddha to the Buddha.
- Mahanta. A stone image of the Buddha set up in the
Patimā-vihāra in Kānagāma by Aggabodhi, son of Mahātissa and
ruler of Rohana. Cv.xlv.44.
- Mahanta-parivena. A monastic building erected by
a corporation (pūga) in Bandhumatī in the time of Vipassī Buddha.
Ap.ii.493 (vs. 19).
- Mahānuggala. See Mahāduggala.
Mahāpadāna-Sutta. The fourteenth sutta of the Dīgha
Mahāpaduma-Jātaka (No. 472)
- Mahāpaharanī. A channel branching off from the Mahāvālukagangā
and constructed by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.52.
- Mahāpajāpatī-Sutta. Contains details of the events
which led to the admission of women into the Order. A.iv.274ff.;
- Mahāpakarana. Another name for the
of the Abhidhamma.
- Mahāpāla. The original name of
- Mahāpalobhana-Jātaka (No. 507). The story is the
same in all details as that of the
The name of the Bodhisatta is Anitthigandha. J. iv.468 73.
(No. 264). The story of
Mahāpanāda, given in the
Suruci Jātaka. Cp. Dvy. 56ff.
- Mahāpānadīpa. A monastery in Pulatthipura built by
Aggabodhi III. Cv.xliv.122.
- Mahāpanālagāma. A village of Rohana in Ceylon, mentioned
in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.47.
- Mahāpañhā. A series of questions referred to in the
Anguttara Nikāya. See Mahāpañha
Sutta 1. A.v.54.
- Mahāpaññākathā. The first chapter of the Paññāvagga
of the Patisambhidāmagga.
- Mahāpāragā. A class of devas present at the preaching
of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.26.
- Mahāparakkama-Thera. He belonged to Taungu in Burma,
and settled the dispute regarding the monks being allowed to
drink the fermented juices of the coconut palm. He wrote the
Surāvinicchaya, a book dealing with this subject. Sās., p.81.
- Mahāpathavi. The name of the Bodhisatta once born
as a monkey. In that birth Devadatta was a man who earned his
living by winnowing grain; he was therefore superior to the
Bodhisatta. Mil. 201.
- Mahāpingala. King of Benares, father of the Bodhisatta.
He is identified with Devadatta. See the
Mahāpingala-Jātaka (No. 240)
- Mahāppamāda-Sutta. One of the
Appamāda Suttas. It
was preached by Mahinda in the Mahāmeghavana, on the thirteenth
day of the bright half of Asālha. Mhv.xvi.3.
- Mahapphala-Sutta. The four iddhi-pādas, if developed,
bear great fruit. S. v.267.
- Mahāpulina. A king of fifty three kappas ago, a previous
birth of Pulinapūjaka Thera. Ap.i.79.
- Mahāpunna. A village in Ceylon where Lakuntaka Atimbara
lived with his wife Sumanā. It was near Kotapabbata vihāra.
Mahāpurisa. The name given to a Great Being.
- Mahāpurisa-Sutta. Sāriputta asks the Buddha who is
a "mahāpurisa." The Buddha answers that it is one who has won
emancipation of mind, which can be attained by practising the
four satipatthānas. S. v.158.
- Mahārabbhaka-lena. Once the residence of Mahādhammadinna
of Talangatissapabbata. See Ras.ii.131f.
- Mahārājaghara. A monastery enlarged by Potthakuttha.
- Mahārājāno. See
- Mahārājapabba. A section of the
- Mahārāma. A king of sixty three kappas ago, a previous
birth of Tālavantadāyaka Thera. Ap.i.211.
- Mahārāmetti. A tank constructed by Vasabha. Mhv.xxxv.94.
- Mahāratha Vagga. The fifth section of the
- Mahāratha vimānavatthu. The story of the devaputta
Gopāla. Vv.v.14; VvA.270ff.
- Mahārenu. Eighty seven kappas ago there were seven
kings of this name, previous births of Godhika (Bhikkhadāyaka)
Thera. ThagA.i.124; Ap.i.140.
- Maharīvara. A stronghold in Rohana, mentioned in
the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.121.
- Mahārohita. A king of four kappas ago; a previous
birth of Dverataniya Thera. Ap.i.214.
- Mahāroruva. One of the Nirayas. S. i.92; DhA.iv.79.
- Mahāruci 1. A primeval king, descendant of Mahāsammata.
- Mahāruci 2. A king of thirty eight kappas ago, a
previous birth of Sucintita Thera. Ap.i.133.
- Mahāruhā. A nun, skilled in the Saddhammavamsa; she
came from India to Ceylon. Dpv. xviii.31.
- Mahārukkhatittha. A ford in the Mahātvālukagangā.
Cv.lxxii.11; Cv. Trs.i.320, n. 1.
- Mahā-Saccaka. See Saccaka.
- Mahāsākyamuni Gotama Sutta. The Buddha describes
how, before reaching Enlightenment, he traced back, step by
step, the cause of Ill in the world and the Way of escape there
from. S. ii.10f.
Mahāsalayatana, Mahisalāyatanika Sutta
- Mahāsappika. One of Asoka's palaces. Ras.i.93.
Mahāsāra Jātaka (No. 92)
- Mahāsārappakāsinī. The name of a Commentary. Gv.75.
- Mahāsela. See Sela.
- Mahāsena Vagga. The fourth section of the Rasavāhinī.
- Mahāsenagāma. A village in Rohana, whose vihāra was
restored by Vijayabāhu I. (Cv.lx.62). The village is mentioned
in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Ibid., lxxv.109;
Cv.Trs.ii.55, n. 2.
- Mahāsikha. Five kappas ago there were five kings
of this name, previous births of Pannañjalika Thera. Ap.i.128.
Mahāsīlava Jātaka (No. 51)
- Mahāsīlava. The Bodhisatta born as king of Benares.
See the Mahāsīlava
- Mahāsineru. See Sineru.
- Mahāsīvalī Thera. A commentator, evidently of Ceylon,
referred to by Buddhaghosa. E.g., MA.ii.797.
- Mahāsonā Therī. A teacher of the Vinaya in Ceylon.
Mahāsudassana Jātaka (No. 95)
- Mahāsudassana. The Bodhisatta
born as king of Kusāvati. J. i.45; Dpv. iii.8; Mhv.ii.5; Mtu.i.348.
See, the Mahāsudassana Sutta.
Mahāsuka Jātaka (No. 429)
- Mahāsumanā. One of the pre eminent nuns of Ceylon.
- Mahāsumba Thera. A disciple of Konāgamana Buddha;
he came to Ceylon at the Buddha's request. He, with one thousand
others, was left behind to look after the new converts. Mhv.xv.123.
Mahāsupina Jātaka (No. 77)
Mahāsutasoma Jātaka (No. 537)
- Mahāsuvanna. Father of Cakkhupāla. ThagA.i.195; DhA.i.2.
- Mahāsuvannadīpa. Son of Parakkamabahalarājā and Ācariya
of Queen Sīvalī of Hamsavatī, in Pegu. He was author of the
Apheggusāradīpanī. Bode, op. cit., 36, n. 2.
- Mahātakkāri Jātaka. See
- Mahātalāka. A monastery in Ceylon, the residence
of Araññaka-Mahāabhaya. Ras.ii.5
- Mahātālitagāma. A village in Uttaradesa, in Ceylon,
where the Pandu king who invaded Ceylon in the reign of Sena
I. occupied an armed camp. Cv.l.14.
- Mahāthala. A village in which Aggabodhī V. built
the Kadambagona-vihāra. Cv.xlviii.3.
- Mahātissā. An eminent Therī of Ceylon. Dpv. xviii.38.
- Mahātissagāma. A village at the foot of Lankāpabbata.
- Mahātitthadvāra. One of the gates of Plulatthipura,
erected by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiii.163.
- Mahātundila. The Bodhisatta born as a pig. See the
- Mahā-Udāyī. See Udāyī.
Mahā-Ukkusa Jātaka (No. 486)
Mahā-Ummagga Jātaka (No. 546)
A monk of Ceylon, author of Vinayaganthi (Vinayagandhi) or Vajirabuddhitīkā
on the Vinaya Cominentaries (Gv. 60, 66). He was a contemporary
of King Dhammaceti of Burma, and presented him with a copy of
his work. Bode, op. cit., 39f.
- Mahāvalligotta vihāra. A monastery built by Vasabha
and given to the incumbent of the Valliyera vihāra. Mhv.xxxv.82.
- Mahāvālukagāma. A village on the south coast of Ceylon.
It is mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu
I. c.p. Vālukagāma. Cv.lxxv. 36f, 40, 45.
Mahāvālukagangā, Mahāgangā, Mahāvālukanadī
- Mahavālukavīthi. A street in Anurādhapura. Ras.ii.49.
- Mahāvamsaka Tissa Thera. Of Ceylon. Mentioned among
the last of the arahants. He was among those who took part in
various "assemblies" the Kuddālaka, Mūgapakkha,
Ayoghara and Hatthipāla. J. vi.30.
Mahāvānija Jātaka (No. 493)
- Mahavāpi Vihāra. A monastery in Mahāgāma. For a story
connected with it see Ras.ii.4f.
- Mahāvaruna Thera. He ordained
(Sp.i.46; Mhv.v.45) and also Tissa and Sumitta, the two sons
of the kinnarī Kuntī. Ibid., 214.
- Mahāvattaniya. A desert in India. Ras.i.23.
- Mahāvatthalagāma. A village on the southern sea coast
of Ceylon, where Tilokamalla lived. Cv.ixxxviii.22; Cv.Trs.ii.184,
- Mahāvessantara Jātaka. See
- Mahāvibhanga. The first part of the Sutta Vibhanga
of the Vinaya Pitaka, also called the Bhikkhu vibhanga.
- Mahāvijita. A king of long ago, whose exemplary sacrifice,
held under the direction of his chaplain, is narrated in the
Kūtadanta Sutta (q.v.).
- Mahāvimalabuddhi. See
- Mahāvinayasangahapakarana. Another name for the
- Mahāvisuddhācariya. See
- Mahāvitthārika. A palace in heaven, occupied by Tīnipadumiya
Thera in a previous birth. Ap.i.124.
- Mahāvyaggha Thera. An arahant of Ukkanagara vihara.
He received a portion of sour millet gruel given by Dutthagāmanī,
and distributed his share among seven hundred monks. Mhv.x.xxii.54.
- Mahāvyūha Sutta. See
- Mahāvyūha. A gabled chamber erected by Mahāsudassana
into which he could retire during the heat of the day. It was
made of silver. D.ii.182; DA.ii.632; see Dial.ii.214, n. 1.
- Mahāyamaka Vagga. The fourth section of the Majjhima
Nikāya, containing suttas 21 30.
- Mahāyañña Vagga. The fifth section of the Sattaka
Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iv.39 67.
- Mahāyasa Thera. Of Thāton, author of the Kaccāyanabheda
and the Kaccāyanasāra. He probably belonged to the fourteenth
century. Bode, op. cit., 36f.; Svd.1250.
- Maheja. See
Mahejjāghara, Mahejjāgharavatthu, Mahejjāgharāsanasālā
- Mahiddhi, or Samanabrāhmana Sutta. All recluses
or brahmins possessed of iddhi power, whether of the past, present
or future, must obtain it through the development of the four
satipatthāna. S. v.273f.
- Mahilā. An eminent Therī of Ceylon who kept the dhutangas.
- Mahilādīpa. An island off the coast of India where
the women, who were exiled with Vijaya, landed. Mhv.vi.45.
Mahilāmukha Jātaka (No. 26)
- Mahilāmukha. The state elephant of Brahmadatta, king
of Benares. See the Mahilāmukha
- Mahimsāsa. The Bodhisatta, born as the son of the
king of Benares. For details see the
Devadhamma Jātaka. J. i.127ff.;
- Mahindaguhā. The cave occupied by Mahinda in the
Cetiyagirivihāra (Mhv.Xx. 16; MT. 416). It was on the Hatthikucchipabbhāra,
covered by forest, at the entrance to a deep valley. Vsm., p.
- Mahindasena. A parivena built and endowed by Mahinda,
viceroy of Sena II. Cv.li.60.
- Mahindasenavāsa. A building erected in the Uttara
vihāra (Abhayagiri) by Sanghā, wife of Sena I. (Cv.l.79). It
was later destroyed, and afterwards restored by Parakkamabāhu
- Mahindatalāka. A tank built by Parakkamabāhu I. (Cv.lxxix.
28). It is perhaps identical with Mahindatata (above), in which
case the king merely restored it.
- Mahindatata. A monastery built by Mahinda I. Cv.xlviii.37.
- Mahindatatavāpi. A tank built by Aggabodhi I. The
image of Mahinda Thera (q.v.) was taken there by the Taracchas
and set up on its dyke at the time of the Mahinda festival.
- Mahindaupusaya. A nunnery built by Mahinda I. The
village of Nagaragalla was just outside its boundary, and this
he gave for its maintenance. Cv.xlviii.36.
- Mahīpālarattha. A district in the Dakkhinadesa of
- Mahisadonika. A village in the Nakulanagara district;
the birthplace of Khañjadeva. Mhv.xxiii.77.
- Mahisamanta. Long ago there were thirty eight kings
of this name, previous births of Isimuggadāyaka Thera. Ap.i.194.
- Mahisavatthu. A place on the Sankheyya Mountain where
Uttara is said to have stayed, in Dhavajālika (vihāra). A.iv.162;
- Mahosadha. The Bodhisatta
born as minister to King Videha. For details see the
- Majjha. See Megha.
- Majjhantika or Sanika Sutta. Once a monk dwelt
in a forest tract in Kosala and was told by a deva of the forest
how the noonday silence frightened him. But the monk replied
that to him it was enchanting. S. i.203.
- Majjhantika Tissa. See
- Majjhimagāma. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the
account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.83.
- Majjhima-janapada. See
- Majjhimatīkā. The second of three Commentaries on
the Saddatthabhedacintā. Gv. 63, 73.
- Majjhimavagga. A district in the Malaya country of
Ceylon, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu
I. Cv.lxx. 20, 21, 23; see Cv. Trs.i.289, n. 1.
- Makākarañjiya. A monastery, the residence of the
Elder Mahātissa. Vsm.292.
- Makara. A floodgate in the Parakkamasāmudda from
which ran the Gambhīra Canal. Cv.lxxix.40.
- Makaradhaja. A name for the god Kāma. Cv.Iii.68.
Makasa Jātaka (No. 44)
Makhādeva-Jātaka (No. 9)
- Makkhakudrūsa. A village in Rohana, the residence,
of Kitti and Loka. Cv.Iv.26; Cv.lvii. 1, 59.
Makkhali (or Micchāditthika) Sutta
- Makkhali-Vagga. The ninth chapter of the Eka Nipāta
of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.i.33 5.
- Makulaka. A vihāra in Ceylon, to the east of Aritthapabbata,
built by Sūratissa. Mhv.xxi.6.
- Makuta-cetiya. A monument erected by Sakka on the
summit of Sineru, enshrining a lock of hair cut off by Dīpankara
Buddha, when he renounced the world and became a monk. BuA.68.
- Makutamutta sālā. A hall built in Anurādhapura on
the spot where the dancing maidens laid aside their ornaments
immediately after the death of Dutthagāmanī. Mhv.xxxii.78; MT.601.
- Mala-Sutta. On the three stains: lust, hatred, and
illusion. They are comprehended by the Noble Eightfold Path.
- Mala-Vagga. The twenty first chapter of the Dhammapada.
- Mālā. An eminent Therī of Ceylon. Dpv. xviii.30
- Mālabhāri, Mālābhāri. A devaputta, husband of
- Mālabhī. See Piyālī.
- Mālāgāma. A village in Ceylon, given by Kittisirirājasīha
to Majjhapalli-vihāra. Cv.c.236; Cv. Trs.ii.293, n.5.
- Mālāgāmatittha. A ford in the Mahāvālukagangā, mentioned
in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxii.50;
Cv. Trs.i.323, n. 2.
- Mālāgiri. A mountain in the Himālaya. This and other
mountains were formed out of the brick collected by the king
of Benares as mentioned by Kānārittha in the Bhūridatta Jātaka.
- Mālārāma. A vihāra in Ceylon, near Uppalavāpi, in
the time of King Kutakanna (Tissa). The Thera Cūlasudhamma lived
- Malatā. See
- Mālatīpuppha. A sluice gate of the Parakkamasamudda,
from which flowed the Nīlavāhinī Canal. Cv.lxxix.42.
- Mālava. The name of various Tamil chiefs, allies
of Kulasekhara (Cv.lxxvi. 132, 137, 210, 235, 265ff., 284).
Two of them were called Lambakannas. Cv.lxxvii.27.
- Malavālāna. A district of Ceylon, mentioned in the
account of the campaigns of Gajabāhu. Komba built a fortress
there which was captured by the Malayarāja, and later by the
Nagaragiri Mahinda. Cv.lxx.60ff., 89.
- Mālavalli. A tank in Dakkhinadesa repaired by Parakkamabāhu
I. (Cv.lxviii.45). It was the scene of a battle between the
forces of Gajabāhu and those of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.66.
- Mālāvaratthalī. A place in Rohana, the scene of a
campaign of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.66ff.
- Mālavatthu. A village in Rohana, given by Dappula
to the Ariyākari-vihāra (Cv.xiv.60). It is mentioned (Cv.lxx.66)
in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I.
Malaya-Mahādeva (v.l. Maliya Mahādeva, Mallyadeva) Thera
- Malayappa. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvii.18,
55, 91; MT. 593.
- Malayavāsī Mahāsanghamkkhita. See
- Māliya. One of the dogs mentioned in the
- Maliya. Perhaps the name of a dog, or it may be an
adjective describing its colour. See J. iii.535.
- Maliyadeva. See Malaya
- Māliyaunna. A vihāra in Ceylon. Mundagangā was a
village in its neighbourhood. MT. 605.
- Malla. See Tela.
- Mallagiri, Mallāgiri, Mallangiri. A mountain in the
Himālaya, the abode of Kinnaras. J. iv.4.38, 439.
- Mallaputta. See
- Mallavāta. A monastery in Ceylon, built by Aggabodhi
VII (Cv.xlviii.70). Aggabodhi VIIII. gave to it a maintenance
- Mallī. A Malla woman. Vin.ii.268.
- Mallika. A king of
Kosala, identified with
Ananda. See the
- Mālunkyā. See
Māluta Jātaka (No. 17)
- Māluta. Twenty nine thousand kappas ago there were
eight kings of this name, previous births of Nalamāliya (Kutivihāriya)
Thera. Ap.i.144; ThagA.i.132.
Mamsa-Jātaka (No. 315)
- Mamsa-Sutta. Few are those who abstain from accepting
gifts of uncooked flesh, many who do not. S. v.471.
- Mānabhūsana. See Mānābharana above.
- Mānacchidda. A Pacceka Buddha. M.i.70; ApA.i.107.
- Mānadinna Sutta. Records the visit of Ananda to Mānadinna
below. S. v.178.
- Mānadinna. A householder of Rājagaha. When he lay
ill he was visited by Ananda, to whom he confessed that even
in his illness he practiced the four satipatthāna. He was quite
free from the five orambhāgiyasamyojanā. S. v.178.
- Mānaggabodi. A monastery built by Aggabodhi VII.
- Mānakāma Sutta. The praises spoken of the Buddha
by a deva at Jetavana regarding his freedom from all vain conceits.
- Mānakapitthi. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the
account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.47.
- Mānamatta. A village, probably in North Ceylon; one
of the spots where the Tamils, under Māgha and Jayabāhu, set
up fortifications. Cv.lxxxiii.16.
- Manamekkundi. A locality of South India pillaged
by Lankāpura. Cv.lxxvii.87.
- Manāpa Sutta. See
- Manāpāmanāpā Sutta. Five qualities that make a woman
attractive to a man: she is beauteous in form, possessed of
wealth, moral, vigorous, and has offspring. Absence of these
qualities robs her of this claim. Likewise for a man. S. iv.238f.
- Manasi Sutta. If, for just the space of a finger
snap, a monk indulges a thought of goodwill, such a one is to
be called a monk. A.i.11.
- Manasikāra Sutta. Ananda asks the Buddha, and the
Buddha explains how far it is possible to be without any distinct
perception and apperception and yet possess perception and apperception.
- Mānatthaddha Sutta. Records the visit of the brahmin
Mānatthaddha to the Buddha. S. i.177f.
- Mānavīramadhurā. A place in South India mentioned
in the account of the campaigns of Lankāpura. Cv.lxxvi.213.
- Mañcakkundi. A locality in South India mentioned
in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxvii.87.
- Mandadīpa. The name of Ceylon in the time of Kassapa
Buddha; its capital was Visāla and its king Jayanta. The Mahāmeghavana
was called Mahāsāgara. Mhv.xv.127; Dpv. i.73; ix.20; xv.57, etc.
- Mandagalla. A village near Anurādhapura, mentioned
in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.Iviii.43;
Cv.Trs.i.206, n. 5.
- Mandagāma. A village in Rohana, given by Aggabodhi,
son of Mahātissa, to the monks, in gratitude for a meal which
they had given him. Cv.xlv.47; Cv.Trs.i.93, n. 5.
- Mandakappa. A kappa in which two Buddhas are born.
BuA.158; J. i.38, 39, 41, 42.
- Mandalamandira. A building erected by Parakkamabāhu
I. at Pulatthipura. It was used by the teacher specially appointed
by him to recite Jātaka stories. Cv.lxxiii.72; see Cv.Trs.ii.9,
- Mandapadāyikā Therī. An arahant. She built a pavilion
for Konāgamana Buddha. Ap.ii.514; ThigA.6.
- Mandapeyyakathā. The tenth chapter of the Mahāvagga
of the Patisambhidāmagga.
- Mandāra. A mountain in Himavā, mentioned together
with Meru and Daddara. Ap.ii.536, 86; according to the Abhidhānappadīpikā
(606), it is the western mountain, behind which the sun sets.
- Mandavāpi-vihāra. A monastery built by Mahā Cūli
Tissa (Mhv.Xxxiv.8). Mahādāthika Mahānāga gave land for the
monks of this vihāra out of gratitude to a sāmanera who lived
- Mandavātaka. A tank in Ceylon, restored by Vijayabāhu
Mandhātu Jātaka (No. 258)
- Mandī. A general of Parakkamabāhu I., mentioned among
those who led his campaigns (Cv.lxx. 318; lxxii.161). He is
titled Jivitapotthakī. See Cv. Trs.i. Introd. xxix. for an explanation
of the title.
- Mandika. A tank in Ceylon restored by Parakkamabāhu
I. Cv.lxviii.44; see Cv. Trs.i.280, n. 5.
- Mandikā. Mother of Mandikāputta (q.v.).
- Mandikāputta. See Upaka
Mandikāputta. He was so called because be was the son of
Mandikā (AA.ii.554; KhpA. 105). See also
- Mandissa. A
Kosambī, friend of
Jāliya. It was to them that
the Jāliya Sutta was preached.
- Mandiyaputta. See Mendiya ??, for which it is a wrong
- Mangala gangā. A channel branching off from the sluice
called Mangala in the Parakkama Samudda. See Mangala (5). Cv.lxxix.45.
Mangala Jātaka (No. 87)
- Mangala Vagga. The fifteenth chapter of the Tika
Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.i.292 4.
- Mangalabegāma. A place near Pulatthipura, mentioned
in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxvii.52;
lxx. 178, 283, 297; lxxii.160, 207.
- Mangaladīpanī. A commentary on the Mangala Sutta,
written by Sirimahgala of Laos. Bode, op. cit., 47.
- Mangalagiri. A spot where the Buddha was staying
when Kāludāyi visited him at Suddhodana's request. Ap.ii.501.
- Mangalāna. A minister of Kittisirimegha (2). Cv.lxvi.66;
see Cv. Trs.i.258, n. 2.
- Mangalankotta. A locality in South India, mentioned
in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I (Cv.lxxvii.38).
It is probably identical with Mangalgā (6).
- Mangalapabbata. See Mangalappadesa below.
- Mangalapāsāda. A palace in Kāsika, erected by Vissakamma
and inhabited by Bodhighariya in a previous birth sixty five
kappas ago. Ap.ii.401.
- Mangalapokkharanī. A bathing place in the garden
of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiii.110.
- Mangalappadesa (Mangalapabbata). A place in the south
of Ceylon which formed the limit of the estate given to Sāliya
by Dutthagāmanī. MT.607.
- Mangalavitāna. A place in the west of Ceylon, near
- Mangalavīthi. A street in Mahāgāma. Ras.ii.34
- Mangujanapada. A district in Ceylon. Ras.ii.180
- Mangura. One of the ten sons of Kālāsoka (q.v.)
- Mani. A yakkha chief, to be invoked by Buddhists
in time of need. D.iii.205.
- Mānicara. A Yakkha chief to be invoked by followers
of the Buddha in time of need. See DA.iii.970; A iii.205; but
see Cara (2).
- Manicetiya. A thūpa in Rājamahāvihāra in Mahāgāma.
Manicora Jātaka (No. 194)
- Manicūlaka. A headman of Rājagaha. See
- Manidīpa. A sub commentary (anutīkā) to the Atthasālinī,
by Ariyavamsa. Gv.65, 75; Bode, op. cit., 42.
- Maniguhā. One of the three caves in the Nandamūlakapabbhāra.
In front of the cave was the Mañjūsaka tree (q.v.). SnA.i.66.
- Manikā. The name of a vijjā, whereby thoughts can
be read. DA.ii.389.
Manikantha Jātaka (No. 253)
- Manikantha. A Nāga king. See
Manikantha Jātaka. The king was so called because he wore
round his neck a wish conferring gem. SP.iii.565.
- Manikāragāma. A village in Ceylon near which Candamukhasiva
constructed a tank, the revenues from which he gave to the Issarasamana-vihāra.
- Manikhanda. A section of the
which contains a description of the marvellous jewel offered
by Punnaka as a stake in the dice play with Koravya. J. vi.275
Manikundala Jātaka (No. 351)
- Manikundala Vagga. The thirty sixth chapter of the
Jātakatthakathā. It forms the first chapter of the Pañca Nipāta.
- Manimālaka. A Cetiya where the Buddha stayed and
where he was visited by the Yakkha Manibhadda. S. i.208.
- Manimekhala-pāsāda. A monastic building in Ceylon,
probably belonging to the Mahāyānists. It held statues of the
Bodhisattas, which were restored by Sena II. Cv.li.77.
- Manināgapabbata. A vihāra in the Kālāyana Kannikā
in Rohana, built by Mahādāthika Mahānāga. Mhv.xxxiv.89; MT.637.
- Manipabbata, Manipassapabbata. A mountain range of
the Himālaya. J. ii.92; v.38, 415;
- Manippabhāsa. One hundred and sixteen kappas ago
there were thirty two kings of this name, all previous births
of Vedikāraka (Vijaya) Thera. Ap.i.171; ThagA.i.192.
- Manisāramañjūsā. A Commentary on the Abhidhammatthavibhāvanī,
by Ariyavavamsa. Gv.65, 75; Bode, op. cit., 42.
- Manīsomārāma. Probably another name for the
Somārāma. Kanittha Tissa
built a parivena there (Mhv.Xxxvi.8). Gothābhaya restored the
vihāra and built there an uposatha house. Mhv.xxxvi.106f.
Manisūkāra Jātaka (No. 285)
- Manisūria. See Tambasumana
- Maniupatthāna. One of the places appointed by King
Bhātika for the dispensing of hospitality to the monks of Ceylon.
Mhv.Xxxiv.65; the MT. (633) calls it Maniupatthāna pāsāda.
- Mañjetthaka Vagga. The fourth section of the Vimāna
- Mañjetthaka Vimāna. The abode in Tāvatimsa of a woman
who once spread over the Buddha's seat a bouquet of flowers
which she had gathered in Andhavana. Vv.iv.1; VvA.176f.
- Mankulapabbata. A locality where the Buddha spent
his sixth vassa (BuA.3). The reference is perhaps to the Mankulakārāma
(q.v.), but there the Buddha is said to have stayed only seven
days of the rainy season.
- Mankura. On of the four ministers of Milinda who
were sent to fetch Nāgasena to the palace. Mil., p.
- Maññamāna Sutta. One who lets his imagination play
on the body, feeling, etc., becomes Māra's bondsman. S. iii.74.
- Mannāra. A village in Ceylon (the modern Mannar)
near Mahātittha. There Vīradeva defeated Vikkamabāhu (Cv.xli.39ff).
The village possessed a harbour, where Māgha and Jayabāhu set
up fortifications. Cv.lxxxiii.16.
- Mannaya. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara (Cv.lxxvi.141).
He later joined Lankāpura (Cv.lxxvii.7, 35).
- Mannāya. A Tamil chief, among the immediate retinue
of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.220.
- Manohara. A park laid out by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.9.
- Manohāra. A tīkā written by Dhammasenāpati Thera.
Manoja Jātaka (No. 397)
- Manojava. A sage of old mentioned in a nominal list.
- Manomaya. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
- Manonivārana Sutta. Preached in answer to the question
of a deva as to where the mind should be checked and where developed.
- Manorathapūranī. Buddhaghosa’s
Commentary on the Anguttara
Nikāya, written at the request of Jotipāla and Jīvaka. AA.ii.874;
- Manosattā. A class of devas. Beings who die devoted
to some idea are born in their world - e.g., a
Nigantha who will take only
warm water and would rather die than take it cold. M.i.376;
- Mantāvatī. A city, the birthplace
of Sumedhā Therī, its chieftain being Koñca. Thig.vs.448; ThigA.272.
- Mantī. A brahmin well versed in reading auspicious
signs. He was one of the brahmins consulted by Suddhodana when
Gotama Buddha was born. J. i.56; Mil.236.
- Manu. An Indian sage of old who wrote a work for
the guidance of kings in good government. E.g., Cv.lxxx.9, 55;
lxxxiii.6; lxxxiv.2; xcvi.26.
- Manujā. An eminent upāsikā mentioned in a list. A.iv.347;
- Manyāgāma. A village in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon,
mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I.
Cv.lxx. 133, 134.
- Mā-puñña-bhāyi Sutta. A sutta quoted in the Sutta
Sangaha (No.30) from the Itivuttaka (p.14f). The Buddha admonishes
monks to do good, assuring them that he has always profited
by doing good.
- Māra Samyutta. The fourth section of the
Samyutta Nikāya. S. i.103
- Māra Sutta. Rādha asks
the Buddha as to what is meant by "Māra”. Anything that perishes,
says the Buddha, such as body, feeling, perceptions, etc. S. iii.188.
- Māradhamma Sutta. The Buddha admonishes
Rādha and says that desire for
whatever is perishable, such as the body, etc., must be put
away. S. iii.195, 198, 200.
- Mārapabbata. See Māragalla.
- Mārapāsa Sutta. Māra's noose encircles him who finds
delight in objects, sounds, etc. S. iv.91-92.
- Maravarā. The soldiers of a certain district in India.
They were employed by Kulasekhara against Lankapura. Cv.lxxvi.
- Marugana-parivena. A building in Anurādhapura, erected
on the spot where hosts of gods visited Mahinda to pay obeisance
to him. Mhv.xv.211.
- Marumabatittha. A locality in Anurādhapura, through
which passed the sīmā of the Mahāvihāra. Mbv.135, 136.
- Maruppiya. See
- Maruthukotta. A locality in South India. Cv.lxxvi.180.
- Maruthūpa. A village in South India mentioned in
the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxvi.129.
- Marutta. A brahmin of Homagāma. Once he gave food
to a mangy dog, which later saved his life. See Ras.i.42f. for
- Māsapitthigāma. A village near Brahmacola. It was
built near the spot where a spring appeared by the virtue of
a girl who gave water to a thirsty monk. Ras.ii.42.
- Masāra A hill from which the masāragalla stones are
obtained. See Rhys Davids, Milinda Trs.i.117, n.6.
- Mataka Sutta. See
Matakabhatta Jātaka (No. 18)
- Mātambiya. A Padhānaghara built by the Tamil Potthakuttha.
He gave for its maintenance the Ambavāpi at Būkakalla and the
villages of Tantavāyikacātikā and Nitthilavetthi, together with
slaves. Cv.xlvi.19f.; Cv. Trs.i.100, n. 1.
Mātanga Jātaka (No. 497)
- Mātangārañña. Another name for
Mejjhārañña. See Mil. 130;
- Mātari Sutta 1. Sometimes a man who would not lie,
even for his mother's sake, has been won over by flattery and
bribes. S. ii.241.
- Mātari Sutta 2. Six things - such as killing
his mother, father, etc. - which a man who possesses right
view will never do. A.iii.439.
Matarodana Jātaka (No. 317)
Māthara (v.l. Matthara)
- Mathurā. See Madhurā.
- Mātikā. A portion of the Vinaya Pitaka in its arrangement
according to Dhammakkkandhas. DA.i.24.
- Mātikapitthaka. A vihāra in Ceylon, built by the
sword bearer of Aggabodhi II. Cv.xlii.43.
- Mātikatthadīpanī. A work on the Abhidhamma, ascribed
to Chapata. Gv. 64; Bode, op. cit., 19.
- Mātikatthakathā. Another name for the
- Mattakela. One of the eleven children of Pandavāsudeva
and Bhaddakaccānā. Dpv. x.3.
Mattakundali Jātaka (No. 449)
- Mattapabbata. A monastery in Ceylon where Aggabodhi
II. built a padhānaghara for Jotipāla Thera. Cv.xlii.46.
- Matteyyā Sutta. Few
are they who abstain from intoxicating liquor; many they that
do not. S. v.467.
- Matthalā. The name of a tribe mentioned in a nominal
- Matthara. See Māthara.
- Mattikāvāpi. A village in the Ālisāra district of
Ceylon, where Māyāgeha captured an entrenchment. Cv.lxx.172.
- Mattikāvātatittha. A landing place in Ceylon, the
scene of the embarkment of part of the army sent by Vījayabāhu
to the Cola kingdom. Cv.Ix.34.
- Mātugāma Samyutta. The thirty seventh section of
the Samyutta Nikāya. S. iv.238 60.
- Mātugāma Sutta. No woman can persistently possess
the heart of a man who is influenced by gains and flattery.
- Mātula Vihāra. A monastery in Roliyajanapada. Ras.ii.51.
- Mātulā. A village in
Magadha, where the Buddha stayed and
where he preached the
Sutta. A iii.58.
- Mātulagiri. A place in Sunāparanta where Punna Thera
lived for some time. MA.ii.1015; SA.iii.15.
- Mātulangana. A village assigned by Jetthatissa III.
to Mahānāgavihāra. Cv.xliv.97.
- Mātularattha, Mātulajanapada. One of the provinces
of Ceylon (Cv.xcv.22; xcvi.4; xcviii.65), the modern Mātale.
The name is found only in the latest part of the Cūlavamsa.
In the earlier parts it is called Mahātila (Cv.lxvi.71). Near
by is Aloka vihāra.
Thera (Ap.ii.446). Evidently identical with
or Surādha (ThagA.ii.255).
Mātuposaka Jātaka (No. 455)
- Mātuposaka Sutta. A brahmin of Sāvatthi visits the
Buddha and, having told him that he supports his mother with
food obtained from begging, asks if his action is worthy. The
Buddha declares his action to be very good and one which will
bring him birth in heaven. See also the
Sāma Jātaka. S. i.181.
- Mātuposaks Rāma. See Rāma.
- Mātuvelanga. A locality near Sāmagalla, where lived
Kupikkalamahātissa Thera. Mhv.xxxiii.51.
- Māyā Sutta
- Māyādvāra. One of the gates of Pulatthipura. Cv.lxxiii.162.
- Mayanti. A tank built by King Subha. v.l. Cayanti.
- Māyāvī. A jackal, for whose story see the Dabbapuppha
Jātaka. He is identified with Upananda. J. iii.336.
- Māyetti. A village in Ceylon in the time of Jetthatissa
- Mayettikassapāvāsa. A monastic building in Ceylon.
Jetthatissa gave to it the village of Sahannanagara (Cv.lxiv.100),
and Aggabodhi III. that of Sālaggāma Cv.lxiv.121.
- Māyettikassapāvāsa. A vihāra in Ceylon, to which
Jetthatissa III. gifted the village of Sahannanagara. Cv.xliv.100.
- Mayettivāpī. A tank, enlarged by Udaya II. Cv.Ii.130.
Mayhaka Jātaka (No. 390)
- Mayhaka. A bird, see the
- Mayūra. One of the three palaces of
- Mayūrapāsāna. A locality in Ceylon, mentioned in
the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxii.73.
- Mayūrarūpattana. A place where
Buddhaghosa once stayed with
his colleague Buddhamitta. MA.ii.1029.
- Medhārāma. The park wherein Sumedha Buddha died.
- Meghabba (v.l. Meghava). A king of twenty six kappas
ago, a previous birth of Miñjavatamsakiya Thera. Ap.i.216.
- Meghalatā. Among the decorations of the Relic Chamber
of the Mahā Thūpa, are mentioned "Meghalatā vijjukumāri," which
is explained in the Mahāvamsa Tīkā (p. 549) as "Meghalatānāma
- Meghamāla. A robber of great fame. DA.i.89; MA.ii.688.
- Meghavana. See
- Meghavanna. A devaputta of Udumbarapabbata. He was
once a very poor man of Hallolagāma and had given alms at Nīlapabbatavihāra.
His wife was Candamukhī. He once visited with his wife Maliyadeva
Thera in Candamukhalena. Ras.ii.125f
- Mejjhārañña. See
- Mekalā. Name of a tribe, occurring in a nominal list.
Ap.ii.359; the reading is, however, very uncertain.
- Mekhaladāyikā. An arahant Therī. Ninety four kappas
ago she offered her mekhalā for the restoration of the thūpa
of Siddhattha Buddha (Ap.ii.513f). She is probably identical
with Mettikā Therī. ThigA.35.
- Melamangala. A district in South India, mentioned
in the account of the campaigns of Lankāpura. Cv.lxxvi.209 (211).
- Melamātā. A she goat. See the
- Mendaka Jātaka. Another name for
Mendasira (v.l. Mendasīsa)
- Mereliya. A district in Ceylon, where Dāthāpabhuti,
father of Silākāla, lived for some time. Cv.xxxix.45.
- Meru. See Sineru.
- Merumajjara. A forest in Ceylon, where King Asiggāhaka
Sanghatissa fled with his son and minister after his defeat
by Moggallāna III. Cv.xliv.21.
- Methula. A Pacceka Buddha whose name appears in a
nominal list. M.iii.70; ApA.i.106.
- Mettā Vagga. The first chapter of the Attha Nipāta
of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iv.150 72.
- Mettagū pucchā and Sutta. See
- Mettākathā. The fourth chapter of the Yuganandha
Vagga of the Patisambhidā-Magga.
- Mettākāyikā. A class of devas present at the preaching
of the Mahāsamaya Sutta.
- Metteyya Thera. An arahant, friend of Tissa of the
Tissa Metteyya Sutta. His personal name, too, was Tissa, but
he was better known by his gotta name of Metteyya (SnA..ii.536).
In a verse in the Suttanipāta (Sn. vs. 814) he is referred to
as Tissa Metteyya.
Metteyya. The future Buddha.
- Metteyyapañha (A.iii.399). Evidently another name
for Tissa-metteyya pucchā (q.v.).
- Mettiya Thera. One of the six leaders of the
- Mettiyā. A nun who, at the instigation of the
with having violated her chastity. She was expelled from the
Order for this offence.
- Micchā Sutta. Wrong views arise because of clinging
to body, feelings, etc., because they are impermanent. S. iii.184.
- Micchāditthi Sutta 1. Wrong view is abandoned by
realizing that eye, objects, seeing, etc., are all impermanent.
- Micchāditthi Sutta 2. See Makkhali Sutta.
- Micchatta Sutta 1. Wrong views, etc., are perversion
(micchatta) and their opposites perfection (sammatta). S. v.17.
- Micchatta Sutta 2. Perversion leads to failure (virādhanā)
and not to success (ārādhanā) because it encourages evil states.
- Micchatta Vagga. The third chapter of the Magga Samyutta.
- Miga. A king of the two kappas ago, a previous birth
of Tinasanthāradāyaka. Ap.i.122; the name is probably Migasammata.
- Migagāma vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon, founded by
- Migaketu. A king of fifty four kappas ago, a former
birth of Thitañjaliya Thera. Ap.i.123.
Migālopa Jātaka (No. 381)
- Migālopa. See the Migālopa Jātaka.
- Migapathaka. A village
near Macchikāsanda, behind
Ambātakavana. It was a
tributary village of Citta-Gahapati.
Migapotaka Jātaka (No. 372)
- Migapotaka Vagga. The fifth section of the Rasavāhinī.
- Migāramātā. A name of Visākhā. See Migāra (1).
- Migāranattā. See Sālha.
- Migāraparivena. See Migāra (4).
- Migasālā. A woman follower
of the Buddha. She was the daughter of
Pūrana, chamberlain of
Pasenadi, and niece of
Isidatta. A.iii.347; A.v.137.
- Migasammatā. A river which rose in Himavā and flowed
into the Ganges. On its bank was the hermitage of Sāma. J. vi.72,
- Migasammata. See Miga.
- Migasinga. See Isisinga.
- Migasīsa. See Migasira.
- Mīhābhaya Thera. An Elder who never lay down on a
bed to sleep. The people, seeing this, made for him a seat with
a back support and a hand support on either side. Vsm.79.
- Mihiranabibbila. A village in Ceylon, mentioned in
the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxii.232,
- Milakkhā or Milakkhukā. The name given to
the people of non-Ariyan origin, the Mlecchas. E.g., D.iii.264;
A.i.35, etc. Their language is called Milakkhabhāsā.
Milakkha Tissa Thera
- Milānakkhetta. A locality near Pulatthipura, mentioned
in the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.176.
- Mīlhaka Sutta. A monk who prides himself on the fact
that he gets great gains is like a dung beetle who boasts that
he is stuffed with dung. v.l. Pīlhaka. S. ii.228.
- Minelapupphiya. See Vinelapupphiya.
- Mingala. One of the great fishes that live in the
deep ocean. J. v.462.
- Miñjavatamsakiya Thera. An arahant. Thirty one kappas
ago he made offerings at the Bodhi tree of Sikhī Buddha. Twenty
six kappas ago he was a king named Meghabbha. Ap.i.216f.
- Missā. A name for Alambūsā (q.v.). The scholiast
explains (J.v.153) that it is a generic name for women
"purise kilesamissanena missanato."
- Missakā. A class of devas present at the preaching
of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.
- Missakauyyāna. A park in Ceylon, laid out by Parakkamabāhu
- Missakavana. A park in Tāvatimsa (J.vi.278; Dvy.
194,195; Mtu.ii.451). It is generally mentioned together with
Nandana, Phārusaka and Cittalatāvana. E.g., Sp.i.164; Vibhā.439;
- Missakesī. A nymph (accharā), a heavenly musician
of Sakka. Vv.ii.1; iv.12; VvA. 93, 96, 211; see also p. 372f.
- Mita. A stronghold in Ceylon, mentioned in the account
of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.134.
Mitacintī Jātaka (No. 114)
- Mitacintī. A fish, see the Mitacintī Jātaka.
- Mithiluyyāna. A park in Mithilā where Padumuttara
Buddha preached his first sermon. Bu.xi.23; BuA.159.
- Mittaka. See
Mittakālī, Mittakālikā Therī
Mittāmitta Jātaka (197, 473)
Jātaka (82, 104, 369)
- Mittenamaccā Sutta
- Mittinna. The chief of the monks at Asokārāma in
Pātaliputta. He came with one hundred and sixty thousand monks
to the Foundation Ceremony of the Mahā Thūpa. Mhv.xxix.36; Dpv. xix.
- Moggali. A brahmin of Pātaliputta, father of Moggaliputta
Tissa. He was converted by Siggava. Mhv.v.102, 133.
- Moggalī. The name of Mahā-Moggallāna’s mother. ThagA.ii.93;
AA.i.88; DhA.i.73; but SnA.i.326 calls her Moggallāni.
Moggaliputta Tissa Thera. President of the Third Council.
- Moggalla. A man in the retinue of King
Eleyya. He was a follower of
- Moggallāna Samyutta. The fortieth chapter of the
Samyutta Nikāya. S. iv.262 81.
- Moggallāna vihāra. A monastery built by Moggallāna
III. in Kārapitthi. Cv.xliv.50.
- Moggallāni. See Moggalī.
- Mohavicchedanī. An Abhidhamma treatise by Kassapa
Thera. Gv. 60, 70; Svd. 1221; Sās. 69; P.L.C. 160, 179.
- Molinī. An old name for Benares. See the
Moliya Phagguna Thera
- Moliyagāma. A village. The story is told of a monk
who went there for alms. AA.i.398.
Moliyasīvaka. A Paribbājaka.
- Monasīhakā. A totemistic clan of the Singhalese.
They were employed by Mitta against Bhuvanekabāhu I. Cv.xc.7;
see. Cv.Trs.i.29, n.2.
- Moneyya Sutta. On the three perfections of a saint
(moneyyāni), perfection of body, speech and mind. A.i.273.
Mora Jātaka (No. 159)
- Moragalla. The later name of Sāmagalla. MT. 616.
- Moragīva. A palace occupied by Asoka. Ras.i.93.
- Morahatthiya Thera. An arahant. Another name for
Senaka Thera (q.v.). Ap.ii.403.
- Morakavāpi. See Moravāpi.
- Moramandapa. A pavilion erected by Parakkamabāhu
I. in his Dīpuyyāna. Cv.lxxiii.118.
- Moranāla. See Gonaravīya.
Moranivāpa. A grove in Veluvana at Rājagaha.
- Moraparitta. One of the
Parittas. The name is given
to the spells found in the
Mora Jātaka. J. ii.33f.
- Moraparivena. see Mayūra parivena
- Moravanka. One of the four villages given by Parakkamabāhu
I. for the maintenance of the parivena which he built for Medhankara.
Moravāpi. A tank in Ceylon.
- Moriya. A very pious brahmin of Macala. He and his
wife Senā gave alms till all their wealth was exhausted, but
a deity gave him wealth again. Ras.i.86f.
- Moriyajanapada. See Dhammagutta (2)
- Moriyarattha. A district in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon.
It was once the residence of several families of Lambakannas.
- Mūasālā. A village in Rohana, where Kitti (afterwards
Vijayabāhu I.), lived in his youth. Cv.lvii.44.
- Mucala. A legendary king, descendant of Mahāsammata
(Mhv.ii.3; Dpv. iii.6). He was son of Upacaraka. MT. 125; Mtu.i.348.
- Mucalinda Vagga. The second chapter of the Udāna.
- Mucalinda-vana. A forest tract in Nāgadīpa; in it
was the Mahānāma lake. Ras.ii.18; see also Nāgā (7).
- Mucelapattana. Perhaps a place in Ceylon, where Vohārika
Tissa instituted alms (Mhv.Xxxvi.30). The MT. p.661f, however,
says that Mucelapattana was a metal boat in which various gifts
were kept for distribution among the monks.
- Mucela-vihāra. A monastery in Tissavaddhamānaka,
in the eastern province of Ceylon. It was built by King Vasabha.
Mhv.Xxxv.84; MT. 652.
- Mucelupatthāna. A building in Anurādhapura, where
gifts were regularly distributed to the monks. Mhv.xxxiv.65;
- Muditā Sutta. The idea of joy, if cultivated, leads
to great bliss. S. v.131.
- Muditā. Daughter of Cadakumāra, son of Vasavattī.
- Mudukā. A celebrated musician or, perhaps, a divine
musical instrument. Vv.ii.1; VvA. 94, 211; see also p. 372.
Mudulakkhana Jātaka (No. 66)
- Mudulakkhanā. Queen of Brahmadatta. See the Mudulakkhana
Mudupāni Jātaka (No. 262)
- Mudusītala. Thirty seven kappas ago there were seven
kings of this name, previous births of Arāmadāyaka Thera. Ap.i.251.
Mūgapakkha Jātaka (No. 538)
- Mūgapakkha. Another name for Temiyakumāra, son of
the king of Kāsī. See the Mūgapakkha Jātaka.
- Mūgasenāpati vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon built
by Aggabodhi I. who gave for its maintenance the village of
- Muggagāma Vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon. See Vilasa.
- Muggāyatana-rattha. A district in Ceylon. Ras.ii.181.
- Muhunnaruggāma. A village which formed a stronghold
of the Colas in the time of Vijayabāhu I. Cv.lviii.42.
- Mujalinda. A king of Benares, who went to heaven
as a reward for his great sacrifices. J. vi.9.02; cp. Mucalinda
- Mukhamattasāra. A Pāli grammatical work by Sāgara
or Gunasāgara of Pagan, written at the request of King Kyocvā's
preceptor. There is a tīkā on it ascribed to Sāgara. Sās. 76;
Gv. 63, 67, 73; Bode, op. cit., 25.
- Mukkhamattadīpani, also called Nyāsa. A commentary
on the Kaccāyanayoga by Vimalabuddhi, a monk of Ceylon according
to some, of Pagan according to others. There is a tīkā on the
work, also ascribed to a Vimalabuddhi Thera. Gv. 60, 10; Bode,
op. cit., 21.
- Mūla Sutta 1. When a man is overcome by gains and
flattery, the root of good kamma is extirpated in him. S. ii.240.
- Mūla Sutta 2. See Mūlaka Sutta.
- Mūla. A minister of King Vattagāmani. He built the
Mūlavokāsa vihāra. Mhv.xxxix.89; Dpv. xix. 18, 19.
- Mūladeva. A robber, mentioned as having great power.
- Mūlakadeva. See Alakadeva.
- Mūlānagāma. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the
account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.16.
- Mūlanāgasenāpati vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon
round which Vohārakatissa built a wall. Mhv.xxxvi.35.
Mūlapariyāya Jātaka (No. 245)
Mūlapariyāya Sutta. The first sutta of the Majjhima
- Mūlasoma vihāra. A monastery in which Anuruddha,
author of the Abhidhammattha sangaha, was an incumbent. P.L.C.
- Mūlatīkā. A sub Commentary on the Abhidhamma Pitaka
written by Ananda Thera of Ceylon (Gv. 60, 69; Svd. 1217). It
was so called because it was the first of the tīkās (Sās.33).
The anutīkā on this is called the Līnatthavannanā. Gv. 60.
- Mūlavārikavāpi. A tank in Ceylon, repaired by Parakkamabāhu
- Mūlavokāsa vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon, built by
the minister Mūla. Mhv.xxxiii.89.
- Muluttagāma. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the
account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.6.
- Munāli. The Bodhisatta born as a gamester (dhutta).
He abused a Pacceka Buddha, named Surabhi, and this was why
when he became Buddha he was insulted by Sundarikā. Ap.i.299;
- Munaru. A tank restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxviii.48.
- Munayadha. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.146;
- Mundagangā. A village in Ceylon, near Māliyaunna
vihāra. It was the residence of Sāliya, in his previous birth
as artisan. MT. 605.
- Mundagutta. A resident of Tissambatittha. His wife
was Tissa (10). Ras.ii.31.
- Mundakā. Name of a tribe, mentioned in a nominal
- Mundanigama. A village on the slopes of the Vindhyā
Mountains. It was the residence of a lay devotee named Mahāmunda.
- Mundannānankonda. A place in South India, mentioned
in the account of the campaigns of Lankāpura. Cv.lxxvi.212.
- Mundarāja Vagga. The fifth chapter of the Pañcaka
Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iii.45 62.
- Mundikāputta. See Mandikāputta.
- Mundikkāra. A place in South India, mentioned in
the account of the campaigns of Lankāpura. Cv.lxxvi. 208, 211,
- Mundiya. See Mandissa.
- Mundrannaddhāna. A place in South India mentioned
in the account of the campaigns of Lankāpura. Cv.lxxvi.296.
Munika Jātaka (No.30)
- Munika. A pig; see the Munika Jātaka.
- Muñjakesī. One of the two horses of King Udena; it
was capable of traveling one hundred leagues a day. DhA.i.196.
- Muraja. An inhabitant of Rammavatī. He was a previous
birth of Bodhi upatthāyaka Thera. Ap.i.194.
- Musā Sutta. A man guilty of lying is born in purgatory.
- Musā Vagga. The first section of the Pācittiya of
the Vinaya Pitaka.
- Musāvāda Sutta. Few are they that abstain from lying,
many they that do not. S. v.469.
Mūsika Jātaka (No. 373)
- Musīla. See Mūsila.
- Muttākara. A locality on the sea coast of Ceylon.
Cv.lxx.63; see. Cv. Trs.i.292, n. 3.
- Muttāpabbata. A village in Ceylon, given by Kittisirirājasīha
for the maintenance of festivals. Cv.c.43.
- Mutthasati Sutta 1. A woman who is muddle headed
is born in purgatory. S. iv. 242.
- Mutthasati Sutta 2. Five disadvantages to one who
falls asleep forgetfully, without self possession. A.iii.251.
- Mutthika. A wrestler employed by Kamsa to destroy
the Andhakavenhudāsaputtā. He was, however, killed by Baladeva
and reborn as a Yakkha in Kālamattiya Forest. There, later,
he ate up Baladeva "like a radish bulb." J. iv.81f., 88.
- Mutthipūjaka Thera. An arahant. In the time of Sumedha
Buddha, while the Buddha was practicing austerities, he gave
him a handful of girinela flowers. Twenty three kappas ago he
was a king named Sunela. Ap.i.201.
- Mutti Sutta. The Buddha teaches release and the path
thereto. S. iv.372.
- Muttima. The Pali name for Martaban in Burma. Bode,
op. cit., 33.
- Muttolamba. Probably the name of a pāsāda repaired
by Dappula. Cv.xlv.56; see Cv. Trs.i.94, n.4.
- Muvarāyara. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara.