Pali Proper Names
- V -
- Vinataka. One of the seven mountain ranges round Sineru. J.vi.125;
SNA.ii.443; Sp.i.119, etc.
Vīnāthūna Jātaka (No. 232)
- Vinaya Vagga. The eighth chapter of the Sattaka Nipāta of the
Anguttara Nikāya. A.iv.140 44.
- Vinayadhara Suttā. A group of four suttas on seven qualities which
make a monk skilled in the Vinaya. A.iv.140f.
- Vinayadharasobhana Sutta. Seven qualities which make a monk skilled
in discipline and illustrious; the qualities are the same as those of the
Vinayadhara Sutta. A.iv.142.
- Vinayagandhi. See
- Vinayagūlhatthadīpanī. A work ascribed to Chapata. It explains
difficult passages of the Vinayapitaka. Bode, op. cit., 18.
- Vinayālankāra tikā. A Vinaya compilation by Tipitakālankāra of
Tiriyapabbata. Svd.1214; Bode, op. cit., 54.
- Vinayasamutthānadīpanī. A Vinaya treatise by Chapata. Gv. 64; Bode,
op. cit., 18.
- Vinayasangīti. A name given to the recital held at Vesāli in
connection with the Vajjiputta heresy. Sp.i.34.
- Vinayatthakathā. See
- Vinayatthama˝jūsā. A tīkā on the Kankhāvitaranī, written by
Buddhanāga. Gv.61; Svd.1212.
- Vindaka. One of the horses of
- Vindusāra. See Bindusāra.
- Vinelapupphiya Thera
- Vinibandha Sutta. On the five forms of mental bondage: bondage to
lusts, to the body, to shapes, to sleep, to the desire to become a deva.
A.iii.249; iv. 461.
- Vinīla. The son of a golden goose and a crow. He is identified with
Devadatta. See the Vinīlaka Jātaka.
Vinīlak Jātaka (No. 160)
- Vi˝˝āna˝cāyatanūpagādevā. A class of devas living in the Arūpaloka.
Their life lasts for forty thousand mahākappā. M.iii.103; Compendium, p. 143.
- Vīnūpamovāda. The name given (E.g., at ThagA.i.545) to a discourse
preached by the Buddha to Sona Kolvisa (q.v.) at Gijjhakūta. It is generally
called Sona Sutta. See A.iii.374.
Vipakkhasevaka bhikkhu Vatthu
- Vipallāsa Sutta. On four perversions: seeing permanence in
impermanence, ill in not ill, self in not self, fair in foul. A.ii.52.
- Vipallāsakathā. The eighth chapter of the Pa˝˝āvagga of the
- Vipassanā Sutta. On insight as to the path which leads to the "Uncompounded."
- Vipassanākathā. The ninth chapter of the Pa˝˝avagga of the
Patisambhidāmagga. PS.ii.263 43.
- Vipassī Sutta. On the mental evolution of Vipassī, leading to his
Enlightenment. S.ii.5; cf. D.ii.30f.
- Vipula 1. A khattiya, father of Revata Buddha. J.i.35; Bu.vi.16.
- Vipula 2. One of the five peaks near Rājagaha, the highest of them.
See Vepulla. S.i.67; J.vi.518; Mil.242.
- Vipula Sutta. Four conditions leading to the growth of insight.
- Vipulā. Mother of Revata Buddha. J.i.35; Bu.vi.6.
- Vipulābhāsa. Twenty nine kappas ago there were several kings of
this name, previous births of Belatthānika (Campakapupphiya) Thera.
- Vīrā Therī. A certain lay follower gave her a robe, and a Yakkha
aware of this, went about praising his piety. v.l. Cīrā. S.i.213.
- Vīrā. See Dhīrā.
- Virāgakathā. The fifth chapter of the Yuganandha Vagga of the
Patisambhidā-Magga. Ps.ii.140 7.
- Vīraganga. Name of several Damila chiefs, allies of Kulasekhara.
Cv.lxxvi. 131, 140, 179, 181, 187, 190.
- Viraja 1. One of the three palaces occupied by Dhammadassī Buddha
before his Renunciation. Bu.xvi.14.
- Viraja 2. A Pacceka Buddha. ApA.i.107; M.iii.70.
Vīraka Jātaka (No. 204)
- Vīraka. The Bodhisatta born as a marsh crow. See the
- Vīranatthambhaka. A cemetery near Benares where Somadatta taught
his father, Aggidatta, how to behave at court when he visited the king.
- Vīrankurārāma. A monastery in Abhayagiri vihāra; it was built by
Sena I. Cv.l.68.
- Vīranukkara. A district in South India, mentioned in the account of
the campaigns of Lankāpura. Cv.lxxvii.2.
- Vīrapperaya. Name of several Damila chiefs, allies of Kulasekhara.
Cv.lxxvi. 138, 316; lxxvii.6, 7.
- Vīravamma. Husband of Yasodharā, daughter of Vijayabāhu I. They had
two daughters, Līlāvatī and Sugalā. He was given as dowry the province of
- Vīravāpi. A tank restored by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.36.
- Viravapupphiya Thera. An arahant. Ninety one kappas ago he met
Siddhattha Buddha and gave him a virava flower. Ap.i.223.
- Viriya Sutta 1. Energy is necessary in order to see things as they
really are. S.ii.132.
- Viriya Sutta 2. A woman who, among other qualities, has energy is
reborn in a happy condition. S.iv.244.
- Viriya. A pleasaunce in Vebhāra where Siddhattha Buddha was born.
BuA. p. 185.
- Virocamānā. Wife of Kakusandha Buddha before his Renunciation.
Bu.xxiii.17. BuA. (p. 210) calls her Rocanā.
Virocana Jātaka (No. 143)
- Virocana. Nine kappas ago there were three kings of this name, all
previous births of Sālapupphadāyaka (Aijuna) Thera. Ap.i.169; ThagA.i.186.
- Visākhā bhānavāra. The second chapter of the Cīvarakhandhaka of the
Mahāvagga. Vin.i.281 94.
- Visākha Sutta. The Buddha listens to a sermon by Visākha
Pa˝cāliputta and praises his skill in the assembly of monks. The Sutta also
contains a teaching as to how the Dhamma should be preached. A.ii.51f.;
- Visākhūposatha Sutta.-The name given in the Sutta Sangaha (No.12)
to the Uposatha Sutta (4) (q.v.).
- Visālā. See Vesāli.
- Visāla. The capital of Ceylon (then known as Mandadīpa) in the time
of Kassapa Buddha. It was to the west of Mahāsāgara uyyāna, and its king at
the time was Jayanta. Mhv.xv.127; Dpv.xv.60; xvii.6; Sp.i.87.
Visālakkhi vimāna Vatthu
- Visālamutta. A Damila chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvii.81, 91.
- Visama Sutta. Crooked actions of body, speech and mind lead one to
purgatory; their opposites to heaven. A.i.293.
Visavanta Jātaka (No. 69)
Visayha Jātaka (No. 340)
- Visayha. The Bodhisatta born as a setthi of Benares. See the
- Visirātthala. A tank in Ceylon. Cv.lxviii.49.
Vīssāsabhojana Jātaka (No. 93).
- Vissasena. A king of Benares. See the
- Visudatta Thera. A teacher of the Abhidhamma. DhSA. p. 32.
- Visuddhācariya Thera
- Visuddhajanavilāsinī. The name of the Commentary on the
Apadāna. Its author is unknown.
- Vitakkita Sutta. See Ayoniso
- Vītamāla. A king of fifty seven kappas ago, a previous birth of
Korandapupphiya (Ramanīyavihāri) Thera. Ap.i.206; ThagA.i.116.
- Vītamsā. One of the ten rivers flowing from Himālaya. Mil.114; see
Mil. Trs.i.xliv, for a suggested identification with Vitastā, the modern Bihat
- Vītarāga Sutta. A monk who is not free from passion, corruption and
infatuation, but is full of cant and deceit, cannot become what he should
- Vītarāga. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.71; ApA.i.107.
- Vitendu. One of the vessels of the Cātummahārājikā present at the
preaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.257.
Vīticcha Jātaka (No. 244)
- Vitinna. One of the chief lay supporters of Padumuttara Buddha.
- Vitta Sutta. Preached in answer to a deva's questions; the beat
wealth is faith, right deeds bring happiness, truth has the sweetest taste, a
life of wisdom is the best. S.i.42.
- Vittāra. A Damila chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.146.
- Vitu and Vitucca. Vassals of the
Cātummahārājikā. They were present
at the preaching of the Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.258.
- Vivādamūla Sutta. Ten causes, different from the above, of con
- Vivara Vagga. The first chapter of the Catukka Nipāta of the
Jātakatthakathā. J.iii.1 33.
- Vivekakathā. The fourth chapter of the Pa˝˝ā Vagga of the
Patisambhidā-Magga. PS.ii.219 25.
- Viyolaka Vihāra.-A monastery in Ceylon. Tissamahānāga lived there
for thirty years. Ras.ii.187
- Vohāra Sutta 1. Four suttas on modes of speech which are Ariyan and
non Ariyan. A.iv.307.
- Vohāra Sutta 2. Two suttas, one on the eight un Ariyan practices
and the other on their opposites. A.iv.307.
- Vohārapatha Suttā. Two suttas, similar to Vohāra Sutta. A.ii.227=
- Voyalaggamu. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the
campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.122.
- Vuddhi Sutta 1. The seven bojjhanga, if cultivated, conduce to
increase and not decrease. S.v.94.
- Vuddhi Sutta 2. Four conditions which conduce to the growth of
Vyaggha Jātaka (No. 272)
- Vyasana Sutta. Ten evils which befall a monk who reviles Ariyans
and his fellow celibates. A.v.169= 317.