- Obhāsa Sutta. - Of the four brilliances - those of
the sun, the moon, fire, and wisdom - the brilliance of wisdom
is the chief. A.ii.139f.
- Odakā Sutta. Numerous are those that are born in
water compared with those born on land. This is on account of
their ignorance of the four Ariyan truths. S. v. 467.
- Odātagayhā. A class of eminent devas (described as
pāmokkhā), among those present at the preaching of the Mahāsamaya
- Oddaka. A name of a tribe, occurring in a list of
- Odumbaragāma. A tank built by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxviii.48.
- Odumbarangana. A village given by Jetthatissa III.
to the Padhāna-ghara at the Mahānāga Vihāra (Cv.xliv.97).
- Ogadha or Satayha Sutta. An
Ariyan disciple who is possessed of unwavering loyalty to the
Buddha, the Dhamma and the Sangha, is bound to win, in time,
to the bliss in which the holy life is steeped (ogadha). (S.v.343f).
For the name see KS.v.298, n.1.
- Ogālha or Kulagharanī Sutta
- Ogha Vagga/Sutta
- Oghātaka. A poor brahmin of Kosala, father of Muttā
- Ojasī. Servant of Kuvera. He takes Kuvera's messages
and makes them known in Uttarakuru. D.iii.201; DA.iii.967.
- Ojita. One of the two merchants,
the other being Ujita, leaders of caravans, who gave the first
meal to Sikhī Buddha after his Enlightenment (ThagA.ii.48). They
correspond to Tapassu and Bhallika in the account of Gotama
- Okāsalokasūdanī.- A work by an anonymous author,
mentioned in the Gandhavamsa (p.62). It seems to have also been
called Okāsaloka (p.72).
- Okilini-Sapattangārakokiri Sutta
- Okkalā. The people of Okkalajanapada (MA.ii.894);
mentioned also in the Apadāna (ii.359) in a list of tribes.
- Okkāmukha. King of Kapilavatthu. He was an ancestor
of the Sākyans and the eldest son of Okkāka
and his queen Bhattā (or Hatthā).
- Okkantika Samyutta. The twenty-fifth division of
the Samyutta Nikāya, and the fourth section of the Khandha Vagga.
- Olandā. The name given in the Cūlavamsa to the Dutch
in Ceylon. See Cv. Index.
- Onata Sutta
- Opamma Samyutta. The twentieth section of the Samyutta
Nikāya, so called because it is rich in parables (Opamma). (S.ii.262ff).
- Oparakkhī. One of the four wives of
- Opavuyha Thera
- Orambhāgiya Sutta 1. The five fetters concerned with
the lower stages of existence: sakkāyaditthi, vicikicchā, etc.
They could be destroyed by developing the Noble Eightfold Way.
- Orambhāgiya Sutta 2. The five lower fetters could
be destroyed by practising the four satipatthānas. A.iv.459.
- Orima Sutta. On the hither and the further shores
- e.g., false belief (micchāditthi) - is the hither shore and
its opposite (sammāditthi), the further shore. A.v.233.
- Orittiyūrutombama. A locality in South India. Cv.lxxvi.299.
- Osadha. See
- Ottabhāsā. One of the eighteen languages prevalent
in the world, none of which are suited for the proclamation
of the Dhamma. VibhA.388.
- Otturāmallaka. The chieftain of Dhanumandala who
was brought under subjection by the general Rakkha. Cv.lxx.17,
- Ovāda Sutta. The Buddha explains to Ananda, in answer
to a question, the eight qualities necessary in a monk in order
for him to be appointed spiritual adviser to his fellows. A.iv.279f.
- Ovāda Vagga. The third section of the Pācittiya rules
in the Sutta Vibhanga. Vin.iv.49-69; also v.16-18.