Pali Proper Names - M -
- Mahā-Anāthapindika. See
Anāthapindika. He was evidently so
called in some contexts to distinguish him from Culla Anāthapindika. E.g.,
Mahā-Assāroha Jātaka (No. 302)
- Mahā-Avīci. See Avīci.
Mahābodhi-Jātaka (No. 528).
- Mahābrahmā. See
- Mahā-Buddharakkhita.-A monk of Piyangudīpa, described as
- Mahācanda. A river. See
- Mahācetiya. See Mahā Thūpa.
- Mahāchātaka. A nickname given to
Bhaddāli, because he was always eating.
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
- 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
Pakudha Kaccāyana and others to
- 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. Mhv.xxiv.8ff.
- Mahādundubhi. Thirty thousand kappas ago there were sixteen kings
of this name, previous births of Vappa (or Saranāgamaniya) Thera. Thag.i.141;
- 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,
- 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 names. M.iii.70.
- Mahājallika-.-A fishing village in Ceylon. In it was a fisherman,
also called Mahājallika, whom Dāthāsena overcame. Ras.ii.107.
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
- Mahākālasena. See
- Mahākālasena. The chief yakkha of Sirīsavatthu who married
Polamittā of Lankāpura (MT. 259f). v.l. kāla . See
- Mahākālī. An eminent Therī of Ceylon. Dpv.xviii.39.
- Mahākālinga. King of Dantapura and brother of Cullakālinga. For
their story see the
Kālingabodhi Jātaka. J.iv.230ff.
- 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 Damila 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-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
Maha-Kappina. DhA.ii.112 27.
- 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.
- Mahaka-Thera. An arahant. See
- Mahākhandaka. The first chapter of the Mahāvagga of the
- Mahākhetta. A locality in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the
campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.50; Cv.Trs.ii.49, n.3.
- 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 I. Cv.lxviii.46.
- Mahākokālika. See
Mahākosala. King of Kosala.
- Mahākottha. A Damila 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.
- 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 IV. Cv.lii.33.
- Mahālena-Vihāra.-A monastery in Ceylon. See
- Mahallaka-Nāga, Mahalla Nāga
- Mahallarāja. A padhānaghara erected by Aggabodhi III. and his
viceroy Māna. The villages of Hankāra and Sāmugāma were given for its
- 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. Cv.xlix.15.
- Mahāmahinda. See
- 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.
- 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 Theravāda-nuns.
- 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.
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.
- Mahāmanikagāma. A village granted by Aggabodhi III. to the Jetavana
- Mahāmāyā. See Māyā.
- Mahāmetta. A Bodhi tree, planted in the Mahāvihāra by Jetthatissa
- 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). MA.i.237f; DA.iii.790.
- Mahāmittavindaka. See the
- Mahāmucala. A primeval king, descendant of Mahāsammata. Dpv.iii.6;
- 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.
- Mahānadī. A river, dammed up by Udaya II. Cv.li.127; Cv. Trs.i.159,
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 I. Cv.lxxix.35.
- Mahānāmasikkhāpada. A rule formulated by the Buddha regarding the
advisability of those not actually ill receiving medicaments. Sp.iv.842; see
- 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 Kurudeva. Ras.ii.111f.
- 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. Ap.i.207.
- 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;
- 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. Mhv.xxxv.94.
- 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
- 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. Cv.lxxix.34.
- 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. Mhv.xv. 92,107ff.
- 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
Mahāpadāna-Sutta. The fourteenth sutta of the Dīgha Nikāya.
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.; cp. Vin.ii.253ff.
- Mahāpakarana. Another name for the
Patthānappakarana of the
- Mahāpāla. The original name of
- Mahāpalobhana-Jātaka (No. 507). The story is the same in all
details as that of the
Cullapalobhana Jātaka. The name of the Bodhisatta is Anitthigandha.
(No. 264). The story of
Mahāpanāda, given in the
Suruci Jātaka. Cp. Dvy. 56ff.
- Mahāpānadīpa. A monastery in Pulatthipura built by Aggabodhi III.
- 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
- 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
- Mahapphala-Sutta. The four iddhi-pādas, if developed, bear great
- 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. DhA.i.117.
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. Cv.xivi.21.
- Mahārājāno. See
- Mahārājapabba. A section of the
Vessantara Jātaka. J.vi.582.
- 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. Dpv.iii.7.
- 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.
- 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
- 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. Dpv.xviii.27.
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
Mahāsuka Jātaka (No. 429)
- Mahāsumanā. One of the pre eminent nuns of Ceylon. Dpv.xviii.39.
- 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
- Mahātālitagāma. A village in Uttaradesa, in Ceylon, where the Pandu
king who invaded Ceylon in the reign of Sena I. occupied an armed camp.
- Mahāthala. A village in which Aggabodhī V. built the
- Mahātissā. An eminent Therī of Ceylon. Dpv.xviii.38.
- Mahātissagāma.-A village at the foot of Lankāpabbata. Ras.ii.159
- 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)
- Mahāvajirabuddhi. 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, n.2.
- 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
- 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.,