Another name for Suriya, the Sun (D.iii.196).

 

Buddhaghosa explains the name as meaning Aditi's son (Aditiyā putto).

 

ādicca was also the gotta name of the Sākyans who were called the ādiccā (Sn.v.423).

 

Buddhaghosa (VibhA.466) gives it as a gotta-name of the Khattiyas, together with Konda˝˝a-gotta.

 

See also below, ādiccabandhu.


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