Dabbila.-A Pacceka Buddha, mentioned in a nominal list. M.iii.70.
Dadhimála (Dadhimáli).-A sea, so called because it gleams like milk or curds. One of the seas mentioned in the Suppáraka Játaka. J.iv.140.
Dadhimukha.-A Yakkha chieftain who should be invoked by disciples of the Buddha in times of need. D.iii.205.
Dadhiváhana.-King of Benares. See the Dadhiváhana Játaka.
Dakapásána-vihára.-A monastery in West Ceylon built by Mahallaka-Nága. Mhv.xxxv.124.
Dakarakkhasa Játaka (No.517).-No story is related, but the reader is referred to the Maháummagga Játaka for details (J.v.75). The reference is evidently to the Dakarakkhasapańha.
Dakkhiná-Sutta.-The four purities in gifts (dakkhiná-visuddhi), depending on whether giver and receiver are both virtuous, or whether only one of them (A.ii.80f; cp. M.iii.256f). It was probably also called the Dakkhiná Visuddhi Sutta. KhpA.222.
Dakkhinamalayajanapada.-The mountainous country in South Ceylon; difficult of access and providing only a hard living. AA.i.52.
Dakkhinamúla.-A monastery, perhaps identical with the Dakkhinavihára. There Vohárika-Tissa erected a parasol over the Thúpa (Mhv.xxxvi.33). The Mahávamsa Tíká (p.662) calls it the Dakkhinamúlavása.
Dakkhinamúlavása.-See Dakkhinamúla above.
Dakkhinávisuddhi Sutta.-See Dakkhiná Sutta above.
Dalha-Vagga.-The first chapter of the Duka Nipáta of the Játakatthakathá. J.ii.1-40.
Dalhadhamma Sutta.-Mentioned in the introduction to the Javanahamsa Játaka (J.iv.211). This is evidently another name for the Dhanuggaha Sutta. S.ii.266f.
Dalhadhamma.-King of Benares. See the Dalhadhamma Játaka. He is identified with Ananda. J.iii.388.
Dalha-vihára.-A vihára on Síhagiri, given by Moggallána I. to the Dhammarucikas. Cv.xxxix.41.
Dalla-Moggallána.-See King Moggallána III.
Dámá.-An aggasáviká of Vessabhú Buddha. Bu.xxii.24; J.i.42.
Dámahálaka (Dámagallaka).-A monastery in Ceylon, the residence of the Thera Mahádeva. Mhv.xxxvi.68.
Dámali Sutta.-Records the visit of Dámali (q.v.) to the Buddha.
Dámali.-A devaputta who visits the Buddha at Jetavana and tells him that an arahant has to work hard for nothing. The Buddha points out to him that there is nothing left for an arahant to do. S.i.47.
Dáma-vihára.-A parivena founded by Mahinda II. Cv.xlviii.133.
Dánakkhanda.-A section of the Vessantara Játaka dealing with the gifts made by Vessantara on his way to Vankagiri, including the chariot in which he rode. J.vi.513.
Dánánisamsa Sutta.-The five advantages of making gifts - popularity, affection, good reputation, steadfastness in the householder's duty, and happy rebirth (A.iii.41).
Dánavá.-Name given to the Asuras because they were descendants of Danu. E.g., Mil.153.
Dánavatthu Sutta.-On eight motives from which alms are given. A.iv.236f.
Dánaveghasá.-A class of Asuras, present at the Mahásamaya (D.ii.259). The Commentary (DA.ii.689) describes them as archers (dhanuggahaasurá).
Danda Sutta.-Incalculable is the beginning of samsára, not revealed; just as none knows how a stick thrown up into the air will fall, whether on its side, its tip, its butt-end, etc. S.ii.184.
Danda Vagga.-The tenth chapter of the Dhammapada.
Dandadáyaka Thera.-An arahant. Ninety-four kappas ago he presented to the Order a walking-stick (álambana) made from a forest bamboo-tree (Ap.i.283; repeated at ii.456). He is probably identical with Kumáputtasaháya. ThagA.i.103.
Dandagona. A village in Ceylon. For a story of a jackal who lived there see Ras.ii.130f.
Dandaka Sutta.-A stick thrown into the air may fall in different ways; even so, beings fettered by craving pass from this world to the next and return again, because they fail to see the Four Noble Truths. S.v.469.
Dandakahirańńapabbata.-A golden mountain in the Himálaya. The Bodhisatta was once born there as a golden peacock. For details see the Mora Játaka. J.ii.33, 36, 38.
Dandasena.-A king of seventy-four kappas ago, a previous birth of Asanabodhiya. Ap.i.111.
Dandissara.-A special grant given by kings to mendicant artists. It is first heard of in the time of Kassapa IV. (Cv.lii.3), and seems to have been kept up by Sena III (Cv.liii.30) and Vijayabáhu I (Cv.lx.22).
Dantagáma. See Danta.
Dantageha (v.l. Dantaroha).-A nunnery founded by Kutakanna-tissa for his mother. She entered the Order, after having just cleaned her teeth - hence the name (Mhv.xxxiv.36; MT.628).
Dantakumára.-Son of the king of Ujjeni. He came to Dantapura to worship the Tooth Relic and, while there, married Hemamálá, Guhasíva's daughter. He brought the Tooth Relic to Ceylon in the reign of Siri Meghavanna (Dáthávamsa iv.7ff).
Dantika.-A district in South India where Lankápura burnt twenty-seven villages. Cv.lxxvi.172.
Danu.-Mother of the Asuras, who are, therefore, called Dánavá (Abhidhánappadípiká, p.14).
Dánúpapatti Sutta.-On the eight modes of rebirth of an almsgiver, according to his wish. A.iv.239ff.
Daraga.-A locality near Pulatthipura. Cv.lxx.177.
Darímukha.-A Pacceka Buddha. See Darimukha Játaka.
Dárubhatika-Tissa.-See Tissa (31).
Dárukassapa.-A minister of Dappula II. He started to build the Kassaparájaka-vihára, but was unable to finish it (Cv.l.81). He was probably a younger brother of the ádipáda Kassapa, slain by the Pandu king. Cv.Trs.i.145, n.5.
Dáruna Sutta.-Dire are gains, favours, flattery, etc., and we should train ourselves to lay them aside. S.ii.225.
Dárupattaka.-A religious teacher of Jáliya (D.i.157). He was so called because he carried a wooden bowl with him. (DA.i.319).
Dárúrugáma.-A village near Kalyáni in Ceylon. Near it was Jayavaddhanakotta (Cv.xci.6). The name may have been Dárugáma, the uru being a descriptive adjective meaning mahá (Cv.Trs.ii.213, n.2).
Dasabala Vagga.-The third chapter of the Nidána Samyutta. S.ii.27-47.
Dasabala-Kassapa.-See Kassapa Buddha.
Dasadhamma Sutta. The name given in the Sutta Sangaha (No. 84) to the Dhamma Sutta (2) (q.v.).
Dasaganthivannaná.-A tíká by Vepullabuddhi of Pagan, to the Abhidhammatthasangaha (Gv.64, 74).
Dasakamma Sutta.-Ten qualities the possessor of which is called an unworthy man, and abstention from which makes a man worthy. A.ii.219.
Dasakammapatha Sutta.-Ten kinds of people similarity in whose actions draws them together. S.ii.167.
Dasama Sutta.-Another name for the Atthakanágara Sutta.
Dasamagga Sutta.-On the tenfold way, which consists of the Eightfold Path with the addition of knowledge and reliance. A.ii.221.
Dasanga Sutta.-The ten classes of people who flock together because of the qualities they possess in common (S.ii.168).
Dasaratha-rájaputta.-A name given to Ráma. J.vi.558.
Dasasiddhika Nanda. One of the Nava-Nandá.
Dasavatthu.-A Páli treatise. Gv.65, 75.
Dásí-Sutta.-Few are those who abstain from accepting male and female slaves; many those who do not. S.v.472.
Dásiyá 1.-A nun who came from India to Ceylon; she was eminent in the knowledge of the Vinaya. She lived in Anurádhapura. Dpv.xviii.14.
Dásiyá 2.-A nun of Anurádhapura; she was teacher of the Vinaya. Dpv.xviii.28.
Dátá-Suttá.-A group of suttas about those who give various kinds of gifts in order to obtain corresponding kinds of happiness after death (S.iii.250f).
Dáthá.-Daughter of Aggabodhi I. She was given to the Malayarájá, the sister's son of Aggabodhi I. (Cv.xlii.6, 10), who afterwards became Aggabodhi II (Cv.xlii.64). She seems to have been also called Sanghabhaddá. (Cv.xlii.41).
Dáthábhára.-A general of Gajabáhu. Cv.lxx.104.
Dáthádhátuvamsa.-A Páli Chronicle containing the history of the Tooth Relic. It appears to have differed from the Dáthávamsa and was evidently an earlier work. Cv.xxxvii.93; P.L.C.66, 209.
Dáthákondańńa.-A monastery in Síhagiri, given by King Moggallána to the Ságalikas. Cv.xxxix.41.
Dáthánáma.-A householder of Ambilayágu and son of Dhátusena of Nandivápigáma. Dáthanáma had two sons, Dhátusena (afterwards king) and Silátissabodhi. Cv.xxxviii.14.
Dáthápásáda.-A building erected by Aggabodhi I. at the Hatthakucchivihára. Cv.xlii.21.
Dáthávaddhana.-A village in Rohana, mentioned in the campaigns of Parakkamabáhu 1 (Cv.lxxiv.77).
Dáthika.-A Damila usurper. He slew Pilayamára and reigned at Anurádhapura for two years, till he was slain by Vattagámani-Abhaya. Mhv.xxxiii.59, 60, 78; Dpv.xix.15, 16; xx.17, 18.
Dáthiya.-A Damila usurper who reigned at Anurádhapura for three years. He was then slain by Dhátusena (Cv.xxxviii.33).
Dáthopatissa 1.-See Dáthásiva (2).
Dáthopatissa 2. - Also called Bhágineyya-Dáthopatissa. See Hatthadátha.
Dattá.-A granddaughter of Visákhá, being her son's daughter. She died young, and her mother, full of grief, was comforted by the Buddha. DhA.iii.278.
Dáttha.-A Thera, at whose request, according to the Gandhavamsa (Gv.68, 69; but see Dáthánágá). Buddhaghosa composed the Sumangalavilásiní, and Dhammapála wrote the tíká to the Viduddhimagga.
Datthabba Sutta.-The five powers - of faith, energy, mindfulness, concentration, and insight - and where they are to be seen. A.iii.12; S.v.196.
Datthabbena Sutta.-He who regards pleasant feelings as ill, painful feelings as a barb, and neutral feelings as impermanence, such a one is called "rightly seeing." S.iv.207.
Dáyagáma-vihára.-A monastery in Rohana, built by Dhátusena. Cv.xxxviii.49.
Dáyapassa.-A park near Benares. Sankicca once stayed there with his followers. J.v.264, 265.