Proper Names - H -
A monastery on Cetiyagiri, built by Sena Ilanga and
given over to the Dhammarucikas. Cv.lii.18.
A village in Ceylon, where Bodhirájakumárí lived in her former life.
A Damila stronghold, captured by Dutthagámaní. Issariya was general of the
A Damila general, subdued by Dutthagámaní. Mhv.xxv.13.
- Háliddakáni Suttá.
Three suttas which describe the interviews which Háliddakáni (q.v.) had with
Mahá Kaccána at Kumaragharapapáta in Avanti. S.iii.9 f; 13f; iv.115f; the last
is called Háliddaka Sutta. See also MNid.i.197f.
- Háliddakáni, Háliddikáni
Haliddirága Játaka (No. 435)
A. candála village near Anurádhapura, where Asokamálá was born (Ras.ii.117).
Elsewhere it is described as being near Mahágama (Ras.ii.125).
A tank built by King Dhátusena. Cv.xxxviii.50.
A monastery in Ceylon, where a Thera, named Tissa, versed in the Nikáyas,
brought about reconciliation between Vattagámani and his disaffected
- Hamsa 1.
A palace occupied by Kassapa Buddha in his last lay life, before his
renunciation. Bu.xxv.35; BuA.217 calls it Hamsavá.
- Hamsa 2.
A palace occupied by Phussa Buddha before his renunciation. Bu.xix.15.
Hamsa Játaka (No. 502)
- Hamsa Játaka.
See the Culla-hamsa Játaka and
- Hamsá Vagga.
The twelfth section of the Eka Nipáta of the Játakatthakathá. J.i.424-40.
A palace occupied by Dípankara Buddha before his renunciation. Bu.ii.208.
A monastery in Hamsavatí, where Padumuttara Buddha lived. Ap.ii.501.
The horse on which Sujáta Buddha left household life. BuA.168.
A religious building erected by Sirinága to the south of the Mucela-tree in
Anurádhapura. Mhv.xyxvi.56; MT.664.
- Háni Sutta.
On seven things which lead to a lay disciple's decline failure to see monks,
neglect of the Dhamma, etc. A.iv.25.
A place, evidently in Ceylon, where lived Mahádatta Thera. VibhA.489; Vsm.634.
A monastery in Ceylon, where lived an old Thera who believed himself to be an
arahant. Dhammadinna of Talangara (q.v.) asked him to create an elephant and
make it approach him. This he did, but was so scared at the sight that he knew
his mistake regarding his attainment, and asked pardon of Dhammadinna.
A village in Ceylon, given by Aggabodhi III. for the Padhánaghara, called
A place in Ceylon outside the gate of Kapallakkhanda. There Ilanága inflicted
a great defeat on the Lambakannas, who had risen against him. Mhv.xxxv.34.
One of the gates of Pulatthipura. Cv.lxxiii.161.
A class of devas present at the preaching of the Mahásamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.
- Haranti Sutta.
On the four kinds of birth as harpies (Supanná) and their ability to carry
away the different kinds of Nágas. S.iii.247.
A thief who later became an arahant. See
A class of devas present at the preaching of the Mahásamaya Sutta (D.ii.260).
The Commentary explains (DA.ii.691) that they were all named Hari.
A bandit of Rájagaha. After death he was born as a peta with a headless trunk,
and was seen by Moggallána. His mouth and his eyes were on his chest. v.l.
Hárita Játaka (No. 431)
A Yakkhiní, wife of Pandaka. These two and their five hundred children became
sotápannas when Majjhantika Thera preached to them in the Himálaya country.
- Haritaca Játaka.
A place in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the wars of Parakkamabáhu I.
Haritamáta Játaka (No. 239)
The Bodhisatta born as a brahmin. See the
- Hásajanaka Thera.
An arahant, Ninety one kappas ago he saw the rag robe of a Buddha hanging from
the branch of a tree. Pleased with the sight, he did obeisance to it.
A village near Nálanda, in Ceylon, mentioned in the account of the wars of
Parakkamabáhu I. Cv.lxx.215, 296.
Hatthá (v.l. Bhattá).
One of the chief lay women supporters of Padumuttara Buddha. Bu.xi.26.
- Hatthaka Sutta 1.
Describes the visit to the Buddha of Hatthaka
Alavaka after his birth as a devaputta (Brahmá) in Avihá. A.i.278f.
- Hatthaka Sutta 2.
The Buddha praises Hatthaka Alavaka (q.v.) for eight qualities possessed by
Hatthaka, called Alavaka
Hatthaka. A monk.
- Hatthapadúpamá Sutta.
Where there is a hand, there are seen taking up and putting down. Similarly,
with a foot are coming and going; with a limb, bending and stretching; with a
belly, hunger and thirst. Likewise, where there is eye, arises eye contact,
and consequent personal weal and woe, etc. S.iv.171f.
A gámani of Rájagaha who visited the Buddha and asked him what destiny awaited
him after death. The Buddha replied that he would be born in the Sárańjita (Sárájita)
- Hatthi Sutta.
See Bhadda Sutta.
The district given for the maintenance of Ilanága's state elephant, who saved
the king from the prison into which he was cast by the Lambakannas
(Mhv.xxv.20f., 44). It was in the south of Ceylon and in the village was the
- Hatthidáyaka Thera. An arahant.
Ninety four kappas ago he presented an elephant to Siddhattha Buddha. Seventy
eight kappas ago he was king sixteen times, under the name of Samantapásádika.
One of the gates of Pulatthipura. Cv.lxxiii.160.
A monastery built by Súratissa to the east of Anurádhapura (Mhv.xxi.4) and
near the village of Dváramandala. MT. 424.
A glen in which was the Mahindaguhá, covered by forest, at the entrance to a
deep valley. Vsm.110.
A monastery in Ceylon where Aggabodhi I. built a pásáda, bearing the name of
his daughter Dáthá (Cv.xlii.21). Aggabodhi VI. built there another pasáda
(Cv.xlviii.65) which was restored by Aggabodhi IX. (Cv.xlix.76). It was
evidently a famous vihára. See, eg., Vsm.120.
One of the mouths of the Anotattadaha. SNA.ii.438.
- Hatthinága Vagga.
The second section of the Cariyapitaka.
One of the four sons of the third Okkáka, by his queen Hatthá (q.v.). In
Mtu.i.348 he is called Hastika-Sirsa.
A city in the kingdom of Kuru, the residence of the courtesan Seriní (q.v.).
- Hatthino Sutta.
Few are they who refrain from accepting elephants, cattle, horses and mares,
many who do not. S.v.472.
- Hatthipadopama Sutta.
See Culla-hatthipadopama Sutta and
- Hatthipála 1.
A teacher of old, with a following of many
hundred disciples to whom he taught the way to union with Brahmá. (A.iii.371,
373; iv.135). He is perhaps identical with Hatthipála (2).
- Hatthipála 2.
The Bodhisatta, born as son of the chaplain of Esukárí, king of
the Hatthipála Játaka.
Hatthipála Játaka (No. 509)
A village in Ceylon, built on the spot where Nandhimitta forced the elephant
Kandula to squat on its haunches. Mhv.xxv.23.
A tribe, probably the people of Hatthipura. Ap.ii.359.
A city founded by the eldest son of Apacara, king of Ceti (J.iii.460). Later,
thirty six kings of the dynasty of Mahásammata, sons and grandsons of a king
named Brahmadatta, reigned in Hatthipura, the last king being Kambalavasabha.
Dpv.iii.18; MT. 127, 130.
A religious building in Anurádhapura. Mahinda, IV, built for it an alms hall,
and gave to beggars who came there alms and couches. Cv.liv.30.
See Citta Hatthisáriputta.
- Haya Sutta.
See Assa Sutta.
A ford in the Maháválukagangá. Cv.lxxii.45.
- Heligáma 1.
A village near Mahágáma, gifted by King Vasabha to the Anuráráma-vihára.
- Heligáma 2.
A pásáda erected by Kassapa III. Cv.xlviii.24;
see Cv, Trs.i.112, n.3.
A village in Ceylon. King Buddhadása saved a Candála woman there from death in
- Hemá 1.
A woman who lived in a village near Anurádhapura. She married a man near
Mahátitthapattana. Once, wishing to see her husband, she went along the sea
and was seized by a Nága. But when he discovered that she knew the
Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta by heart he paid her great honour. Ras.ii.135f.
- Hemá 2.
An eminent Therí who accompanied Sanghamittá to Ceylon. Dpv.xv.78; xviii.11.
A class of elephants having the strength of one hundred million men. UdA.403;
AA.ii.832; BuA.37, etc.
The questions asked of the Buddha by Hemaka. SN.1084-7.
Daughter of Guhasíva, king of Kálinga. She and her husband, Dantakumára,
brought the Tooth Relic to Ceylon. Dáthávamsa iv.9f.
- Hemamálaka, Hemamálí.
Another name for the Mahá Thúpa
A building erected in Pulatthipura by Parakkamabáhu I. for the ceremonies of
expiation by the brahmins. Cv.lxxiii.71.
An eminent Therí, teacher of the Vinaya at Anurádhapura in the time of
A monastery in Ceylon. In the time of Mahinda II. there was a Thera in the
vihára, expert in the Abhidhamma, and the king had the Abhidhamma recited by
him, and built a bathing tank for the Thera's use. Cv.xlviii.142.
See Mahá Thúpa.
Contains the conversation between Hemavata and Sátágira regarding the
Buddha, and the details of their visit to the Buddha. It is the ninth sutta of
the Uraga Vagga of the Sutta Nipáta. SN.153 80.
A channel branching off from the Parakkamasamudda in the direction of the
A place in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabáhu
A ford in the Maháválukagangá, mentioned in the account of the wars of
Parakkamabáhu I. (Cv. lxxii.41). There was also a tank of the same name.
- Himavá Sutta.
Six things, possession of which will enable a monk to cleave Himavá.
Himavá, Himácala, Himavanta, etc. The name
given to the Himálaya.
- Himavanta Sutta.
See Pabbatúpama Sutta
A Vanni chief in the service of Bhuvanekabáhu I. Cv.xc.33.
A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.
A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.
A mountain in Himavá (J.v.415), where Nálaka died. SNA.ii.501; but see J.v.415
for a variation.
A village in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of
Parakkamabáhu I. Cv.lxxiv.162; lxxv.7, 11, 17; see Cv. Trs.ii.44, n.3.
A locality in Rohana. Cv.lvii.62.
- Hiri Játaka
(No. 363). The story of both the present and the past is the same as those of
the Akatańńu Játaka (q.v.) J.iii.196f.
- Hirí, Hirideví.
Daughter of Sakka. See the Sudhábhojana Játaka. She is identified with Uppalavanná. J.v.412; cf. Mtu.iii.309.
A Yakkha chieftain to be invoked in time of need by followers of the Buddha.
A place near Anurádhapura, through which passed the símá of the Mahávihára.
A village on the banks of the Candabhágá. It was the residence of Marutta
- Hona, Honaka.
- Hsuan Tsang
A Lankánátha, chief of Rerupallika, in the Malaya district; he was defeated by
the officers of Parakkamabáhu I. Cv.lxx.25.
A monastery in Ceylon, built by King Mahásena. v.l. Cúlavitthi. Mhv.xxxvii.43.
A village in the Kulumbari district, the birthplace of Dutthagámaní’s general,
A district in Ceylon where Mahádathika-Mahánága built the Cúlanágapabbata-vihára
(Mhv.xxxiv.90). The district was in Rohana. MT. 637.
- Húvarattha, Uvarattha.
A district in the Malaya province in Ceylon. Cv.lx.66; xcv.22.
A village in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of
Parakkamabáhu I., Cv.lxxv.18. 149, 150; see Cv.Trs.ii.59, n.1.