Pali Proper Names - H -
- Hadayunha-parivena. A monastery on Cetiyagiri, built by Sena Ilanga
and given over to the Dhammarucikas. Cv.lii.18.
- Hakureli. A village in Ceylon, where Bodhirājakumārī lived in her
former life. Ras.i.100.
- Hālakola. A Damila stronghold, captured by Dutthagāmanī. Issariya
was general of the fort. Mhv.xxv.11.
- Hālavāhanaka. A Damila general, subdued by Dutthagāmanī.
- Hāliddakāni Suttā. Three suttas which describe the interviews which
Hāliddakāni (q.v.) had with Mahā Kaccāna at Kumaragharapapāta in Avanti.
S.iii.9 f; 13f; iv.115f; the last is called Hāliddaka Sutta. See also
- Hāliddakāni, Hāliddikāni
- Haliddirāga Jātaka (No. 435)
- Hallolagāma. A. candāla village near Anurādhapura, where
Asokamālā was born (Ras.ii.117). Elsewhere it is described as being near
- Hambatthi. A tank built by King Dhātusena. Cv.xxxviii.50.
- Hambugallaka. A monastery in Ceylon,
where a Thera, named Tissa, versed in the Nikāyas, brought about
reconciliation between Vattagāmani and his disaffected ministers.
- Hamsa 1. A palace occupied by Kassapa Buddha in his last lay life,
before his renunciation. Bu.xxv.35; BuA.217 calls it Hamsavā.
- Hamsa 2. A palace occupied by Phussa Buddha before his
- Hamsa Jātaka (No. 502)
- Hamsa Jātaka. See the
Culla-hamsa Jātaka and
- Hamsā Vagga. The twelfth section of the Eka Nipāta of the
- Hamsā. A palace occupied by Dīpankara Buddha before his
- Hamsārāma. A monastery in Hamsavatī, where Padumuttara Buddha
- Hamsavaha. The horse on which Sujāta Buddha left household life.
- Hamsavatta. A religious building erected by Sirināga to the south
of the Mucela-tree in Anurādhapura. Mhv.xyxvi.56; MT.664.
- Hāni Sutta. On seven things which lead to a lay disciple's decline
failure to see monks, neglect of the Dhamma, etc. A.iv.25.
- Hankanaka. A place, evidently in Ceylon, where lived Mahādatta
Thera. VibhA.489; Vsm.634.
- Hankana-vihāra. 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. MA.i.150.
- Hankāra. A village in Ceylon, given by Aggabodhi III. for the
Padhānaghara, called Mahallarāja. Cv.xliv.120.
- Hankārapitthi. A place in Ceylon outside the gate of Kapallakkhanda.
There Ilanāga inflicted a great defeat on the Lambakannas, who had risen
against him. Mhv.xxxv.34.
- Hanumantadvāra. One of the gates of Pulatthipura. Cv.lxxiii.161.
- Hāragaja. A class of devas present at the preaching of the
Mahāsamaya Sutta. D.ii.260.
- Haranti Sutta. On the four kinds of birth as harpies (Supannā) and
their ability to carry away the different kinds of Nāgas. S.iii.247.
- Harantika. A thief who later became an arahant. See
- Harayo-devā. A class of devas present at the preaching of the
Mahāsamaya Sutta (D.ii.260). The Commentary explains (DA.ii.691) that they
were all named Hari.
- Hari. See Harayo.
- Hārika. A bandit of Rājagaha. After death he was born as a peta
with a headless trunk, and was seen by Moggallāna. His mouth and his eyes were
on his chest. v.l. Hārita. S.ii.260.
- Hārita Jātaka (No. 431)
- Haritaca Jātaka. See the Hārita Jātaka.
- Harītakīvāta. A place in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the
wars of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxv.173.
- Haritamāta Jātaka (No. 239)
- Harittaca. The Bodhisatta born as a brahmin. See the
- Hāsajanaka 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. Ap.i.259.
- Hattanna. A village near Nālanda, in Ceylon, mentioned in the
account of the wars of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.215, 296.
- Hatthā (v.l. Bhattā).
- Hatthā. One of the chief lay women supporters of Padumuttara
- Hatthaka Sutta 1. Describes the visit to the Buddha of Hatthaka
Alavaka after his birth as a devaputta (Brahmā) in Avihā. A.i.278f.
- Hatthaka Sutta 2. The Buddha praises Hatthaka Alavaka (q.v.) for
eight qualities possessed by him. A.iv.216f.
- Hatthaka, called Alavaka
- Hatthaka. A monk.
- Hatthapadūpamā 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.
- Hatthāroha. A gāmani of Rājagaha who visited the Buddha and asked
him what destiny awaited him after death. The Buddha replied that he would be
born in the Sārañjita (Sārājita) Niraya. S.iv.310.
- Hatthārohaputta Thera
- Hatthi Sutta. See Bhadda Sutta.
- Hatthibhoga. The district given for the maintenance of Ilanāga'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 Pangura-vihāra. MA.i.530.
- Hatthidāyaka 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 Samantapāsādika. Ap.i.208.
- Hatthidvāra. One of the gates of Pulatthipura. Cv.lxxiii.160.
- Hatthigiripura, Hatthiselapura
- Hatthikkhandha-vihāra. A monastery built by Sūratissa to the east
of Anurādhapura (Mhv.xxi.4) and near the village of Dvāramandala. MT. 424.
- Hatthikucchipabbhāra. A glen in which was the Mahindaguhā, covered
by forest, at the entrance to a deep valley. Vsm.110.
- Hatthikucchi-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon where Aggabodhi I. built
a pāsāda, bearing the name of his daughter Dāthā (Cv.xlii.21). Aggabodhi VI.
built there another pasāda (Cv.xlviii.65) which was restored by Aggabodhi IX.
(Cv.xlix.76). It was evidently a famous vihāra. See, eg., Vsm.120.
- Hatthimukha. One of the mouths of the Anotattadaha. SNA.ii.438.
- Hatthināga Vagga. The second section of the Cariyapitaka.
- Hatthinika. One of the four sons of the third Okkāka, by his queen
Hatthā (q.v.). In Mtu.i.348 he is called Hastika-Sirsa.
- Hatthinipura. A city in the kingdom of Kuru, the residence of the
courtesan Serinī (q.v.). PvA.201.
- 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
- Hatthipāla 1. A teacher of old, with a following of many hundred
disciples to whom he taught the way to union with Brahmā. (A.iii.371, 373;
iv.135). He is perhaps identical with Hatthipāla (2).
- Hatthipāla 2. The Bodhisatta, born as son of the chaplain of
Esukārī, king of Benares. See the
- Hatthipāla Jātaka (No. 509)
- Hatthipora. A village in Ceylon, built on the spot where
Nandhimitta forced the elephant Kandula to squat on its haunches. Mhv.xxv.23.
- Hatthiporikā. A tribe, probably the people of Hatthipura.
- Hatthisālā. A religious building in Anurādhapura. Mahinda, IV,
built for it an alms hall, and gave to beggars who came there alms and
- Hatthisāriputta. See
- Hatthiselapura. See Hatthigiripura.
- Haya Sutta. See Assa Sutta.
- Hedillakhandagāma. A ford in the Mahāvālukagangā. Cv.lxxii.45.
- Heligāma 1. A village near Mahāgāma, gifted by King Vasabha to the
- Heligāma 2. A pāsāda erected by Kassapa III. Cv.xlviii.24; see Cv,
- Helloligāma. A village in Ceylon. King Buddhadāsa saved a Candāla
woman there from death in childbirth. Cv.xxxvii.140.
- Hemā 1. A woman who lived in a village near Anurādhapura. She
married a man near Mahātitthapattana. Once, wishing to see her husband, she
went along the sea and was seized by a Nāga. But when he discovered that she
knew the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta
by heart he paid her great honour. Ras.ii.135f.
- Hemā 2. An eminent Therī who accompanied Sanghamittā to Ceylon.
- Hema. A class of elephants having the strength of one hundred
million men. UdA.403; AA.ii.832; BuA.37, etc.
- Hemaka-pucchā. The questions asked of the Buddha by Hemaka.
- Hemamālā. Daughter of
Guhasīva, king of
Kālinga. She and her
husband, Dantakumāra, brought the Tooth Relic to Ceylon.
- Hemamālaka, Hemamālī. Another name for the
- Hemamandira. A building erected in Pulatthipura by Parakkamabāhu I.
for the ceremonies of expiation by the brahmins. Cv.lxxiii.71.
- Hemaneru. See Meru.
- Hemāsā. An eminent Therī, teacher of the Vinaya at Anurādhapura in
the time of Devānampiyatissa. Dpv.xviii.24.
- Hemasālī-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon. In the time of Mahinda II.
there was a Thera in the vihāra, expert in the Abhidhamma, and the king had
the Abhidhamma recited by him, and built a bathing tank for the Thera's use.
- Hemavālika-(Mālika)-cetiya. See
- Hemavata-Sutta. Contains the conversation between Hemavata and
Sātāgira regarding the Buddha, and the
details of their visit to the Buddha. It is the ninth sutta of the Uraga Vagga
of the Sutta Nipāta. SN.153 80.
- Hemavatī. A channel branching off from the Parakkamasamudda in the
direction of the Mahāmeghavana. Cv.lxxix.41.
- Heraññakāni Thera
- Hetu Sutta
- Hihobu. A place in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the
campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.94.
- Hillapattakakhanda. A ford in the Mahāvālukagangā, mentioned in the
account of the wars of Parakkamabāhu I. (Cv. lxxii.41). There was also a tank
of the same name. Cv.lxxix.37.
- Himavā Sutta. Six things, possession of which will enable a monk to
cleave Himavā. A.iii.311.
- Himavā, Himācala, Himavanta, etc. The name
given to the Himālaya.
- Himavanta Sutta. See Pabbatūpama
- Himiyānaka. A Vanni chief in the service of Bhuvanekabāhu I.
- Himsaka. See Angulimāla.
- Hinga. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.
- Hingū. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.
- Hingulapabbata. A mountain in Himavā (J.v.415), where Nālaka died.
SNA.ii.501; but see J.v.415 for a variation.
- Hintālavanagāma. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the account of
the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxiv.162; lxxv.7, 11, 17; see Cv.
- Hiraññamalaya. A locality in Rohana. Cv.lvii.62.
- Hiri Jātaka (No. 363). The story of both the present and the past
is the same as those of the Akataññu
Jātaka (q.v.) J.iii.196f.
- Hiri Sutta
- Hirī, Hiridevī. Daughter of Sakka. See the
Sudhābhojana Jātaka. She is
identified with Uppalavannā. J.v.412; cf. Mtu.iii.309.
- Hiri. A Yakkha chieftain to be invoked in time of need by followers
of the Buddha. D.iii.205; DA.iii.970.
- Hīyagalla. A place near Anurādhapura, through which passed the sīmā
of the Mahāvihāra. Mbv. 135,136.
- Homagāma. A village on the banks of the Candabhāgā. It was the
residence of Marutta (q.v.).
- Hona, Honaka. See Gonaka.
- Hsuan Tsang
- Hukitti. A Lankānātha, chief of Rerupallika, in the Malaya
district; he was defeated by the officers of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxx.25.
- Hulapitthi-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon, built by King Mahāsena.
v.l. Cūlavitthi. Mhv.xxxvii.43.
- Hundarīvāpigāma. A village in the Kulumbari district, the
birthplace of Dutthagāmanī’s general, Mahāsona. Mhv.xxiii.45.
- Huvācakannikā. A district in Ceylon where Mahādathika-Mahānāga
built the Cūlanāgapabbata-vihāra (Mhv.xxxiv.90). The district was in Rohana.
- Hūvarattha, Uvarattha. A district in the
Malaya province in Ceylon. Cv.lx.66; xcv.22.
- Huyalagāma. A village in Rohana, mentioned in the account of the
campaigns of Parakkamabāhu I., Cv.lxxv.18. 149, 150; see Cv.Trs.ii.59, n.1.