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ākāsa-cetiya

, n., 1. Npr. of (a) a cetiya in
Rohana (Ceylon) aboutmis. s.-e. of Cittalapabbata
(lat. 6°32', long. 81°28'), q. v.; Mhv XXII 26 (~-aṅgaṇa,
see below); (b) another cetiya by the same name, east
of
Anurādhapura; ib. XXXIII 68; see PPN. — 2.
any cetiya built on a rock. Definitions: ākāse naga-
muddhani kataṁ cetiyaṁ ~aṁ, Mhv-ṭ 433,24; pab-
batasikhare katacetiyaṁ ~an ti vuttaṁ, Vism-mhṭ
Ce 132,26 ad Vism 144,5 (see below). There was an Ā°
on Sumanagiri (Sumanakūṭa): so kira Damiḷo Suma-
nagirivihāre ~aṁ rattapattena (v. l. °patena) pūjesi,
Mp II 230,25 = Ps IV 234,4. — — °-(a)ṅgaṇa, m.,
court-yard of an ākāsacetiya; Mhv XXII 26, XXXIII
68 (= 69 in Mhv-ṭ); acc. sg. ~aṁ ārohanto, Mhv-ṭ
618,15; loc. sg. ~e sukhena ārohaṇatthāya, ib. 433,26.
Definition: ākāsacetiyassa aṅgaṇo vālukaparicchedo
~o, ib. 433,25. — At Vism (Ee) 144,5 ākāse cetiyaṅ-
gaṇaṁ for CeSe ākāsace°.