Obhása Sutta.-Of the four brilliances - those of the sun, the moon, fire, and wisdom - the brilliance of wisdom is the chief. A.ii.139f.
Odaká 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.
Odátagayhá.-A class of eminent devas (described as pámokkhá), among those present at the preaching of the Mahásamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.
Oddaka.-A name of a tribe, occurring in a list of tribes. Ap.ii.358.
Odumbaragáma.-A tank built by Parakkamabáhu I. Cv.lxviii.48.
Odumbarangana.-A village given by Jetthatissa III. to the Padhána-ghara at the Mahánága Vihára (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.
Oghátaka.-A poor brahmin of Kosala, father of Muttá Therí. ThigA.14.
Ojasí.-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 Sikhí Buddha after his Enlightenment (ThagA.i.48). They correspond to Tapassu and Bhallika in the account of Gotama Buddha.
Okásalokasúdaní.- A work by an anonymous author, mentioned in the Gandhavamsa (p.62). It seems to have also been called Okásaloka (p.72).
Okkalá.-The people of Okkalajanapada (MA.ii.894); mentioned also in the Apadána (ii.359) in a list of tribes. See Ukkalá.
Okkámukha.-King of Kapilavatthu. He was an ancestor of the Sákyans and the eldest son of Okkáka and his queen Bhattá (or Hatthá).
Okkantika Samyutta.-The twenty-fifth division of the Samyutta Nikáya, and the fourth section of the Khandha Vagga. S.iii.225-8.
Olandá.-The name given in the Cúlavamsa to the Dutch in Ceylon. See Cv. Index.
Opamma Samyutta.-The twentieth section of the Samyutta Nikáya, so called because it is rich in parables (Opamma). (S.ii.262ff).
Oparakkhí.-One of the four wives of Candakumára (J.vi.148).
Opasáda.-A brahmin village in Kosala, the residence of Cankí, who lived in royal fief granted to him by Pasenadi. To the north of the village was a forest of sála-trees where oblations were offered to various deities. The Buddha once stayed here in the course of his wanderings (M.ii.164).
Orambhágiya Sutta 1.-The five fetters concerned with the lower stages of existence: sakkáyaditthi, vicikicchá, etc. They could be destroyed by developing the Noble Eightfold Way. S.v.61.
Orambhágiya Sutta 2.-The five lower fetters could be destroyed by practising the four satipatthánas. A.iv.459.
Orima Sutta.-On the hither and the further shores - e.g., false belief (miccháditthi) - is the hither shore and its opposite (sammáditthi), the further shore. A.v.233.
Orittiyúrutombama.-A locality in South India. Cv.lxxvi.299.
Ottabhásá.-One of the eighteen languages prevalent in the world, none of which are suited for the proclamation of the Dhamma. VibhA.388.
Otturámallaka.-The chieftain of Dhanumandala who was brought under subjection by the general Rakkha. Cv.lxx.17, 18, 28.
Ováda 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.
Ováda Vagga.-The third section of the Pácittiya rules in the Sutta Vibhanga. Vin.iv.49-69; also v.16-18.