Jaccandha Vagga.-The sixth chapter of the Udána.
Jagadvijaya.-A general of Parakkamabáhu I. He, with Lankápura, took the most prominent part in the expedition against Kulasekhara and many victories are attributed to him. Cv.lxxvi.255, 292, 303, 313, 319, 332; lxxvii.4, 45, 60, 64, 71, 82.
Jágara Sutta.-A riddle set by a deva and answered by the Buddha, regarding the Five Spiritual Powers (bala) which respectively soil or cleanse, according to the spiritual health of the individual S.i.3).
Jágararpa Sutta.-A sutta of the Itivuttaka (p. 41) quoted in the Sutta Sangaha (No. 81) on the value of wakefulness.
Jagatidáyaka Thera.-An arahant. In the time of Dhammadassí Buddha he set up a jagati at the Buddha's Bodhi-tree. Ap.ii.402.
Jagatikáraka Thera.-An arahant. In the past he set up an altar (?jagatí) at the thúpa of Atthadassí Buddha. Ap.i.221.
Jahí.-A Pacceka Buddha, given in a nominal list. ApA.i.107.
Jajjaranadí.-A river in Ceylon, the present Deduru-Oya. On the river was the famous causeway known as Kotthabaddha, restored by Parakkamabáhu I. (Cv.lxviii.16), who also built a dam across the river at Dorádattika. Ibid., vs.37; see also lxxix.67.
Jálagáma.-See Válagáma ??.
Jalandhara.-See Jutindhara (3).
Jálaroruva.-A Niraya, one of the divisions of the Roruva, the other being Dhúmaroruva. It is filled with blood-red flowers, which enter the body of its inhabitants through the nine openings. J.v.271.
Jalasikha.-Seventy-four kappas ago there were eight kings of this name, all previous births of Pupphacchattiya Thera (Ap.i.265).
Jálika. One of the ten sons of Kalasoka.
Jálina.-A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
Jálinavana.-A forest in the dominion of the king of Kosala. It was the hiding-place of Angulimála. ThagA.ii.58.
Jáliya Sutta.-Preached to Jáliya and Mandissa at the Ghositáráma on the question as to whether body and soul are one and the same (D.i.159f). The Sutta is identical with the second part of the Maháli Sutta and was once probably included in it.
Jallibáva.-A tank in Ceylon. Cv.lxviii.47.
Jambávatí.-A candálí, mother of King Sivi and wife of Vásudeva of the Kanháyanagotta. Vásudeva saw her on his way to the park from Dváravatí, and, in spite of her birth, married her and made her his chief queen. J.vi.421.
Jambelambiya.-A weavers' village in Ceylon, given by Mahánága to the Uttaravihára. Cv.xli.96.
Jambu.-A village, in command of which was a Tamil general of the same name, whom Dutthagámani slew. Mhv.xxv.15.
Jambudhaja (v.l. Jambudípadhaja).-A thera of Pagan, held in great honour by King Ukkamsika. He was the author of several works, including the Rúpabhedapakásani. Bode: op. cit., 55f.
Jambugáma.-A village, probably a suburb of Campá (see below), which the Buddha visited during his last tour. It lay between Ambagáma and Bhoganagara. D.ii.194.
Jambukhádaka Samyutta.-The thirty-eighth division of the Samyutta Nikáya. It records discussions between Jambukhádaka and Sáriputta. S.iv.250ff.
Jambukhádaka Sutta.-See Nibbána Sutta.
Jambukola-lena.-See Jambukola-vihára (2).
Jambuphaliya Thera.-An arahant. He once gave Padumuttara Buddha the first fruits of a jambu-tree (Ap.ii.395). He is probably identical with Nadi-Kassapa. ThagA.i.415.
Jana Suttá.-Three suttas, in answer to questions by devas as to what brings about rebirth. Craving, answers the Buddha. S.i.37f.
Janábrahmamahárája.-A Damila chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvii.78.
Janapada.-A district in Northern Malaya in Ceylon, near the frontier of the Dakkhinadesa. Cv.xliv.56, etc. For identification, see Cv. Trs.i.79, n.4; 262, n.1.
Janghábhára.-A park laid out by Parakkamabáhu I. Cv.lxxix.9.
Janghadása.-Probably an author of some Burmese work, to which Vajira (Cívara ?) wrote a tíká. Gv.64, 74.
Jantu Sutta.-Records the incident of the admonishment of the indolent monks by the devaputta Jantu (q.v.). S.i.61f.
Jánussoní Vagga.-The seventeenth chapter of the Dasaka Nipáta of the Anguttara Nikáya. A.v.249-73.
Januttama.-A king of fifty-one kappas ago, a previous birth of Mendasira Thera, also called Ganthipupphiya. v.l. Jaluttama. ThagA..i.172; Ap.i.162.
Jará.-A hunter who killed Vásudeva. J.iv.88f.
Jarámarana Sutta.-A name given in the Sutta Sangaha (No. 44) for Rája Sutta (4)
Jatá Sutta.-A deva asks the Buddha how sentient beings can escape from their tangles. By the destruction of rága, dosa, moha, answers the Buddha. This sutta forms the basis of the Visuddhi-Magga. S.i.13; repeated at i.165.
Jatá-Bháradvája.-A brahmin of the Bháradvájagotta. He goes to the Buddha and asks him the questions given in the Jatá Sutta (see above). The Buddha gives the same answer (S.i.165). The Commentary (SA.i.179) says that he was given this name by the Recensionists because he asked a question about jatá (tangle).
Játakavisodhana.-A study of the Játaka, written by Ariyavamsa of Ava. Bode: op. cit., 43; Gv.65, 75.
Játattaginidána.-A work ascribed to Culla-Buddhaghosa. Gv.63.
Játi Sutta.-Everything is subject to rebirth - eye, objects, etc. S.iv.26.
Játibhúmi occurs in the phrase Játabhúmaká bhikkhú. M.i.145; but see MA.i.346, where it is explained by jávatthána.
Játidhamma Vagga.-The fourth chapter of the Saláyatana Samyutta. S.iv.26ff.
Jatika.-See Jatila (2).
Jatilagaha.-A city, the residence of Jatilagáhí. AA.ii.812.
Játimitta.-One of the chief disciples of Metteyya Buddha. Anágatavamsa, vs.59.
Játipupphiya Thera.-An arahant. In a previous birth he placed a bouquet of flowers on the dead body of Padumuttara Buddha. As a result he was born among the Nimmánaratí gods. Ap.i.405f.
Jatukanni Sutta.-Also called Jatukannimánavapucchá. Contains the question asked of the Buddha by Jatukanní and the Buddha's answer. It is the eleventh sutta of the Paráyana Vagga. SN.vv.1096-1100; SNA.ii.598; CNid.33ff.
Java Sutta.-The four qualities which make a king's thoroughbred worthy - straightness, speed, patience and docility - and the similar four qualities of a worthy monk (A.ii.113).
Java, Javana.-A devaputta. Rujá said she could see Java making a garland ready for her birth in Távatimsa. J.vi.239f.
Javahamsaka Thera.-An arahant. He was once a forester, and having seen Siddhattha Buddha he was so pleased that he paid homage to him. Ap.i.232f.
Javakannaka.-A family name, not considered of high social standing. Vin.iv.8, 13.
Javamála(ka)-tittha.-A ford in the Kappakandara river. Here Dutthagámani gave his only food to the thera Gotama. Mhv.xxiv.22; MT.465.
Jayaddisa.-King of Kampilla and father of Alínasattu. See Jayaddisa Játaka.
Jayagangá.-A canal flowing from the Kalávápi to Anurádhapura. It was restored by Parakkamabáhu I. Cv.lxxix.58.
Jayamahálekhaka.-A rank conferred by Devánampiyatissa on Sumitta, who accompanied the Sacred Bodhi-tree to Anurádhapura (Mbv.165). The rank was evidently held by his descendants in perpetuity. E.g., Cv.lxix.12.
Jayampati.-Son of Okkáka, king of Kusávatí, and of his wife Sílavati. He was the younger brother of Kusa. Whenever Kusa wished to see Pabhávatí Jayampati would represent him (J.v.282, 286, 287). He is identified with Ananda. For details see Kusa Játaka. J.v.312.
Jayankondána.-A locality in South India. Cv.1xxvi.274.
Jayanta 1.-King of Ceylon (then known as Mapdadípa) at the time of Kassapa Buddha. His capital was Visála. It was a devastating war between Jayanta and his younger brother which brought Kassapa to Ceylon. Mhv.xv.127ff; Dpv.xv.60; xvii.7; Sp.i.87, etc.
Jayanta 2.-A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.
Jayasenapabbata.-A monastery built by the queen of Udaya I. It was probably given by her to the Damila bhikkhu community in Ceylon. Cv.xlix.24; but see Cv. Trs.i.129, n.4.
Jayavaddhanapura.-The Páli name of the town usually known as Kotte (the fort), built by Bhuvanekabáhu V. Cv.xci.7, 16; xciii.1.
Jegucchi Sutta.-On the three kinds of persons - one is to be shunned as loathsome, the second to be regarded with indifference, and the third to be followed and honoured. A.i.126f.
Jentá, Jentí.-The daughter of a princely family of Licchavis in Vesáli. The rest of her story resembles that of Abhirúpa-Nandá (q.v.), and she attained arahantship after hearing the Buddha preach. Thig.vs.21f; ThagA.27f.
Jetthá.-Chief queen of Aggabodhi IV. She built the Jettháráma. Cv.xlvi.27.
Jetthamúla.-Name of a month (May-June). It came in the hot season (E.g., J.v.412). On the fifth day of the waxing moon in Jetthamúla the Buddha's relics were divided (DA.i.6). On the full-moon day of Jetthamúla the Arunavatí Sutta was preached. AA.i.438.
Jettháráma.-Built by Queen Jetthá as an abode for the nuns. The villages of Pattapásána and Buddhabhelagáma were given for its maintenance and one hundred attendants were provided for its service. Cv.xlvi.27f.
Jetuttara.-The capital of Sivirattha, where reigned Sivi and Sańjaya. In the city was the Vessa Street where Vessantara was born (J.vi.480, 48°, 486, etc.). The Vessantara Játaka (J.vi.514) gives the distances from Jetuttara to several places.
Jetuyyŕna.-Another name for Jetavana. E.g., Mhv.i.56.
Jeyyapura.-The Páli name for Sagaing. Bode: op. cit., 40, 71.
Jeyyavaddhana.-The Pŕli name for Taungu in Burma. Bode: p.40.
Jhána Samyutta 1. (also called Samádhi).-The twenty-fourth Samyutta of the Samyutta Nikáya. S.iii.263-79.
Jhána Samyutta 2.-The fifty-third Samyutta of the Samyutta Nikáya. S.v.307-10.
Jhána Vagga.-The last and twentieth chapter of the Eka Nipáta of the Anguttara Nikáya. A.i.38-46.
Jhánábhińńa Sutta.-The Buddha tells the monks that Mahá Kassapa is able to do many of the things he himself can do. S.ii.210ff.
Jhatvá Sutta.-See Chetvá Sutta.
Jinabodhávalí.-A Páli work composed by Dhammakitti, author of the Bálávatára. P.L.C.243.
Jinacarita.-A Páli poem of four hundred and seventy-two stanzas dealing with the life of the Buddha, written by Vanaratana Medhankara of the Vijayabáhu-parivena. Gv.72; P.L.C.230f.
Jinadattiya.-A fellow celibate of Sudinna Kalandaputta. Sp.i.206.
Jita Ata.-A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
Jitá.-One of the palaces occupied by Nárada Buddha before his Renunciation. Bu x.19.
Jitábhiráma.-A palace occupied by Nárada Buddha in his last lay-life. BuA.151; Bu.x.19.
Jitamitta.-The chief disciple of Nárada Buddha (J.i.37). See also Vijitamitta.
Jitasena.-Seventy-seven kappas ago there were sixteen kings of this name, all previous births of Khandaphulliya. Ap.i.198.
Jitasená.-Wife of Nárada Buddha in his last lay-life. Bu.x.20; BuA (151) calls her Vijitasená.
Jívá.-Daughter of Ubbirí and the king of Kosala. When she died, it was her death which made Ubbirí attain to arahantship. v.l. Jívanti. Thig.vs.51; ThigA.53f.
Jívahattha.-Son of Vijaya, king of Ceylon, and of the Yakkhiní Kuvení. MT.264.
Jívakambavaniká.-See Subhá Jívakambavaniká.
Jívakapańhavatthu.-The story of the bandage which Jívaka applied to the Buddha's foot after his injury, and of the reading by the Buddha of Jívaka's thoughts. See Jívaka. DhA.ii.164f.
Jívita Sutta 1.-One should train oneself not to lie, even at the cost of one's life. S.ii.234.
Jívita Sutta 2.-There are three faculties-femininity, masculinity and vitality. S.v.204.
Jívitapotthakí. See Kitti (7).
Jotaná.-A commentary by an unknown author. Gv.65, 75.
Joti 1.-A class of gods, present at the Mahásamaya (D.ii.261). Buddhaghosa explains (DA.ii.691) that they were flaming deities, like beacon lights on mountain tops.
Joti 2.-A Burmese monk, author of the Vinayaganthipada. P.L.C.190.
Jotipásána.-The name given to the crystals brought from Uttarakuru by Jotika's wife. When anything requiring cooking was placed on them they gleamed hot, and went out of themselves when the cooking was complete. DhA.iv.209; DA.iii.965.
Jutideva.-A king of seventeen kappas ago, a previous birth of Sappidáyaka. Ap.i.212.