Pali Proper Names
- Sarā Sutta. Records a conversation between a deva and the Buddha -
where the four elements find no further footing, the flood ebbs, and there is
no whirlpool. S.i.15.
- Sarabba Jātaka. See the
- Sarabha Sutta. Relates the story of the Buddha's visit to
Sarabha at the Paribbājakārāma. A.i.185f.
- Sarabhamiga Jātaka (No.
- Sarabhanga Jātaka (No.
- Sarabhavatī. A city, the capital of King Sudassana (the
Bodhisatta). It was visited by Vessabhū Buddha, who preached to the king. BuA.
- Sarada 1. The name of Sāriputta
in the time of Anomadassī Buddha. DhA.i.89; but see Ap.i.21, where he is
- Sarada 2. An ascetic who, with his large following, was converted
by Padumuttara Buddha. BuA.160.
- Sarāga Sutta. Four persons are found in the world: the lustful, the
hateful, the deluded, the proud. A.ii.71.
- Saraggāma. A village in the district of Mahātila, in the
Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of
Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxvi.71; lxvii.59,79.
- Sarājita. A Niraya in which those who die in battle are born
(S.iv.311). The Commentary (SA.iii.100) says that it is not a distinctive
purgatory, but a part of Avīci, where fighters of all sorts fight in
imagination. Cf. Sarañjita.
- Sārajja Sutta
- Sarakāni (v.l. Saranāni) Vagga. The third chapter of the sotāpatti
- Sārakappa. The name given to a kappa in which only one Buddha is
- Sāramandakappa. The name given to a kappa in which four Buddhas are
- Sārambha Jātaka (No. 88)
- Sārambha. The Bodhisatta, born as an ox. See the
- Sarana Sutta. The Buddha teaches the "refuge" and the Path thereto.
- Sarana Thera.-A monk. He was given the
name because, when he was in his mother's womb, she was rescued from death by
her virtue. She was the daughter of Sumana and Sujampatikā of Sāvatthi. Sarana
later became an arahant. For details see Ras.i.15f.
- Saranāgamaniya Thera. An arahant. Thirty one kappas ago, while he
was travelling by sea with a monk and an ājīvaka, the boat capsized and the
monk gave him the Refuges. Ap.i.285=ii.455.
- Saranattaya. The, first section of the Khuddaka-Pātha.
- Sārānīya Sutta
- Sārānīya Vagga. The second chapter of the Chakka Nipāta of the
Anguttara Nikāya. A.iii.288 308.
- Sarañjita. A class of Devas (the gods of "Passionate Delight").
According to the belief of some, a man who dies fighting is born among them.
- Sarasigāma.-A village of Ceylon, the centre of a monastic
establishment and the headquarter of the Vilgammūla (Sarasigāmamūla)
fraternity. See below, Sarogāmatittha. P.L.C. 253.
- Sarassatīmandapa. A building, erected by Parakkamabāhu I. near his
palace at Pulatthipura. It was devoted to the arts of the Muses and was
adorned with frescoes dealing with the life of the king. Cv.lxxiii.83 f.
- Sāratthamañjūsā. A Tīkā on the Anguttara Nikāya, attributed to
Sāriputta of Ceylon. Gv.61; SadS.61; P.L.C.192. All the Mūla-Tīkā on the Sutta
Pitaka seem to have borne this name. See SadS.59.
- Sāratthappakāsinī. Buddhaghosa's Commentary on the Samyutta Nikāya,
written at the, request of Jotipāla, a monk. Gv.59; SadS.58.
- Sāratthasālinī. A Nava tīkā on Dhammapāla’s Saccasankhepa, by
Sumangala, pupil of Sāriputta of Ceylon. P.L.C.200.
- Sāratthasamuccaya. The name given to the Catubhānavāratthakathā. It
was written by a pupil of Ananda at the request of Vanaratana Thera of Ceylon.
Published in Hewavitarne Bequest Series (Colombo), vol. xxvii.
- Sāratthavikāsinī. A tika on Kaccāyana's Pāli grammar by
Ariyālankāra of Ava. Bode, op. cit., 37 n.2; 55.
- Sāratthavilāsinī or Susaddasiddhi. A tīkā on the Moggallāna pañjikā
by Sangharakkhita of Ceylon. P.L.C. 200.
- Sareheru. A tank in Ceylon, restored by Vijayabāhu I. Cv.ix.48.
- Sārī. A brahminee, mother of Sāriputta (1) (q.v.). Her full name
- Sāriputta Samyutta. The twenty eighth division of the Samyutta
Nikāya. S.iii.236 40.
- Sāriputta Sutta
- Sarīrattha Sutta. Ten conditions inherent in the body: cold and
heat, hunger and thirst, evacuation and urination, restraint of body, speech,
living, and the aggregate that produces becoming (bhavasankhāra). A.v.88.
- Saritacchadana. A king of eighty seven kappas ago, a previous birth
of Sammukhāthavika Thera. Ap.i.159.
- Sarīvaggapitthi. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the account of
the campaigns of Vijayabāhu I. Cv.lvii.53.
- Sarogāmatittha. A ford on the Mahāvālikanadī, mentioned in the
account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. It is probably identical with
Sarasigāma. Cv.lxxi.18; lxxii.1, 31; see also Cv.Trs.i.316, n.2.
- Sāropama Sutta. See Cūla Saropama and Mahā Sāropama Suttas.
- Sāruppa Sutta. On the proper way of approach to the uprooting of
all conceits. S.iv.21.
- Sasa( pandita) Jātaka (No.
- Sāsana Sutta. The Buddha tells Upāli in brief as to how various
doctrines can be regarded as belonging to the Dhamma or otherwise. A.iv.143.
- Sasankhāra Sutta
- Sāsapa Sutta
- Sātā. An eminent Therī of Ceylon. Dpv.xviii.16.
- Satacakkhu. A king of thirty four kappas ago, a, previous birth of
Pañcadīpaka Thera. Ap.i.108.
- Satadhamma Jātaka (No.
- Satadhamma, Santadhamma. A youth of Benares. See the Sata-dhamma
- Sātāgira Sutta. Another name for the Hemavata Sutta (q.v.).
- Sātapabbata. A mountain in Majjhimadesa, the abode of Sātāgira
(SNA.i.197). Many other Yakkas also lived there, three thousand of whom were
present at the preaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.257.
- Satapatta 1. A king of seventy three kappas ago, a previous birth
of Nalinakesariya Thera. Ap.i.223.
- Satapatta 2. A palace, once occupied by Ukkhittapadumiya Thera.
- Satapatta Jātaka (No.
- Sataporisa. A Niraya, meant especially for matricides. It is filled
with decaying corpses. J.v.269, 274.
- Sataramsika Thera. An arahant. In the past he saw Padumuttara
Buddha and worshipped him. In this life he joined the Order at the age of
seven, and rays constantly issued from his body. Sixty thousand kappas ago he
was king four times under the name of Roma. Ap.i.104f.
- Satarasa. A kind of food which Paripunnaka Thera was in the habit
of eating before joining the Order (ThagA.i.190). It was probably made of one
- Sataruddhā. A canal flowing eastward from the Aciravatī Channel in
- Satayha Sutta. See Ogadha Sutta.
- Sati Sutta 1. Mindfulness ifs necessary for one who sees not things
as they really are. A.ii.132.
- Sati Sutta 2. When mindfulness and self possession are lacking,
various evil results follow, as in the case of a tree which is devoid of
branches and foliage. A.iv.336f.
- Sāti Thera
- Sati Vagga. The ninth chapter of the Atthaka Nipāta of the
Anguttara Nikāya. A.iv.336 50.
- Sātimattiya Thera
- Satipatthāna Samyutta. The forty seventh section of the Samyutta
Nikāya. S.v.141 2.
- Satipatthāna Sutta
- Satipatthāna Vagga. The seventh chapter of the Navaka Nipāta of the
Anguttara Nikāya. A.iv.457-61.
- Satipatthānakathā. The eighth chapter of the Paññā Vagga of the
Pathisambhidā-Magga. PS.ii.232 6.
- Satisambodhi Thera.-A monk of Piyangudīpa. See
- Sato Sutta
- Sātodīkā. A river in Surattha (Surat). Sālissara lived in a
hermitage on its banks after he left the Kavitthaka hermitage. J.iii.463; but
at J.v.133 it is Mendissara who lived there.
- Satta Sutta
- Satta vassāni Sutta
- Sattabhariyā Sutta
- Sattabhū. The king of the
Kālingas in the time of
Renu. His purohita was
Jotipāla, and his capital, Dantapura.
- Sattadāraka pañha. A section of the
Mahāummagga Jātaka, dealing with
seven riddles solved by Mahosadha. J.vi.339.
- Sattāhapabbajita Thera. An arahant. Ninety one kappas ago he had a
quarrel with his kinsmen and joined the Order under Vipassī Buddha for seven
days. Sixty seven kappas ago he was king seven times, under the name of
- Sattakadambapupphiya Thera. An arahant. Ninety four kappas
ago he met seven Pacceka Buddhas on Kadamba Mountain and offered them seven
garlands of kadamba flowers. Ap.i.382f.
- Sattakammapatha Sutta. On seven courses of action. S.ii.167.
- Sattamba, Sattambaka
- Sattanāsa Sutta. On the unworthy man and the still more unworthy;
the worthy man and the still more worthy. A.ii.218.
- Sattānisamsa Sutta. Seven advantages resulting from the cultivation
of the five indriyas. S.v.237.
- Sattapaduminiya Thera. An arahant. Ninety four kappas ago he was a
brahmin, named Nesāda, and, seeing Siddhattha Buddha in the forest, he swept
his hut and offered lotus flowers. Seven kappas ago he was king four times,
under the name of Pādapāvara. Ap.i.254.
- Sattapannaka pāsāda. A building in Anurādhapura for the residence
of the monks, evidently built by Vohārikatissa (Mhv.xxxvi.32). The Mahā Vamsa
Commentary (MT. 662) says that it was attached to the palace.
- Sattapanniya Thera. An arahant. One hundred thousand kappas ago he
offered a sattapanni flower to Sumana Buddha. Ap.i.292.
- Sattapātaliya Thera. An arahant. Ninety four kappas ago he saw the
Buddha (Siddhattha?) and offered him pātali flowers. Ap.i.227.
- Sattaputtakhādakā. A petī who ate seven of her children because of
a false oaths worn by her in a previous birth. Cf. Pañcaputtakhādakā. Pv.i.7;
- Sattarasavaggiyā. A group of monks
in the Buddha's time, who seem to have incurred the enmity of the
Chabbaggīyas. The latter turned them out
of a vihāra as soon as they had prepared it, and were violent towards them.
Vin.ii.166; cf, DhA.iii.48f.
- Sattasatikakhandhaka. The twelfth chapter of the Culla Vagga of the
Vinaya Pitaka. It gives an account of the Second Council. Vin.ii.294f.
- Sattasirīsaka. A group of seven sirīsaka trees, near Benares, where
the Buddha preached to the Nāga king Erakaputta (q.v.). DhA.iii.230, 232.
- Sattasuriya Sutta. Mentioned in the scholiast to the
Ayoghara Jātaka (J.iv.498). The reference is
evidently to the Suriya Sutta of the Anguttara
Nikāya. A.iv.100f.; see Suriya Sutta (1).
- Sattatthāna Sutta. Seven points, skill in which makes a monk who is
an investigator in three separate ways claim to accomplish in the
Dhamma-vinaya, one who has reached mastership (vusitavā), a superman
- Sattāvāsa Vagga. The third chapter of the Navaka Nipāta of the
Anguttara Nikāya. A.iv.390-409.
- Satthā. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70; MA.ii.890.
- Satthavāha. Son of Konāgamana Buddha in his last lay life. His
mother was Rucigattā. Bu.xxiv.19; DA.ii.422.
- Satthipeyyāla. A series of short suttas, forming the seventeenth
chapter of the Salāyatana Samyutta. S.iv.148 57.
- Satthuka. See Sattuka (2).
- Satti Sutta. Attempts to overthrow a mind which had developed
liberation of the will through love are as futile as the attempt to double up
a sharp spear. S.ii.265.
- Satti Vagga. The third chapter of the Devatā Samyutta. S.i.13 16.
- Sattigumba Jātaka (No.
- Sattigumba. Devadatta born as a
parrot. See the Sattigumba Jātaka.
- Sattimāgavī Sutta. The story of a peta seen by Moggallāna, going
through the air while javelins kept rising and falling on his body. He had
been a deer hunter in Rājagaha. S.ii.257.
- Sattipanniya Thera
- Sattisata Sutta.-A wise householder should be glad if an offer were
made to him that he should comprehend the Four Noble Truths after being
tormented with one hundred spears three times a day for one hundred years. For
incalculable is samsāra. S.v.440.
- Sattisūla. A Niraya. Ajjuna was once
born there because he tortured Angirasa Gotama. His body was three leagues in
height. The attendants pierced him with red hot stakes and made him mount a
heated iron mountain. From there a wind threw him down on to a stake. J.v.143,
- Sattiyā Sutta. The Buddha tells a deva that sakkāya-ditthi should
be got rid of by a monk as though he were smitten down by an impending sword.
- Sattubhasta Jātaka (No.
- Sattuppalamālikā Therī. An Arahant (Ap.ii.517). Evidently identical
with Abhayā Therī. ThigA.42f.
- Sattuttama. A Cakkavatti of nine kappas ago, a previous birth of
Kakkārupupphiya (Jenta) Thera. Ap.i.177; ThagA.i.220.
- Sava. A stronghold in Rohana. Cv.lxxiv.60.
- Sāvajja Sutta
- Savanaviyala. A place in Rohana. Cv.lxxv.2.
- Savara. See Sapara. In the Milinda (p.191), Savara is mentioned as
a place where people are unable to appreciate the value of red sandal wood.
Tradition calls it a city of Candālas. See Milinda Questions, i.267, n.1.
- Savāraka. A village where Rukkha, a kinsman of Kassapa IV., built a
vihāra, which he handed over to the Mahāvihāra. Cv.lii.31.
- Savattha. A sage. Sāvatthi was
founded on the site of his hermitage. SNA.i.300; PSA. 367.
- Savittha Thera
- Savitthaka 1. An example of a low family name. Vin.iv.8,13.
- Savitthaka 2. Devadatta born as a crow. See the
- Sayahattaka. A locality in the Malaya district of Ceylon, mentioned
in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.15.
- Sayam kata Sutta. When one has right view, one knows that weal and
woe are self wrought, etc. A.iii.440.
- Sayampabha. A king of seventy two kappas ago, a previous birth of
Pañcanguliya Thera. Ap.i.186.
- Sayampatibhāniya Thera. An arahant. He is evidently to be
identified with Khujjasobhita Thera.
- Sayana Sutta. Few are they who abstain from high and low beds.
- Sayanadāyaka Thera
- Sayanakalaha. The name given to a quarrel between Mallikā and
Pasenadi. See the Sujāta Jātaka (No.
- Sayha Jātaka (No. 310)
- Sayhaka Sutta. See Abhisanda