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āloka

, m. [ts.], 1. light, daylight, sunlight,
brightness
(opp. andhakāra); 2. (esp.) supernatural
light produced by, or emanating from
Buddhas,
saints, gods, etc., or prognosticating or accompanying
their birth or nibbāna;
3. (metaph.) the "inner light",
insight, true knowledge, enlightenment, illumination;
the
Buddha Çs teaching) as the light of the world;
diṭṭhiobhāsesu ~o, Abh 1043 (dassane obhăse cā ti
dvīsv atthesu, Abh-sūci; first meaning not found in
texts
); obhāso pakāso câlokojjotâtapā samā, Abh 37
(ālokayati etenā ti ~o, Abh-sūci); ~o ti rasmi,
ālokenti etena, bhuso passanti, janā; cakkhu-
viññāṇaṁ vā ti ~o (last meaning not found in texts),
Sadd 520,8; — 1. andhakāra-guhāyaṁ ~o udapādi,
D II 269,29 (Sv 705,6 yo pakatiyā guhāya andha-
kāro, so antarahito, ~jāto); (suriye ogacchante)
~o antaradhāyissati, andhakāro pātubhavissati, etc.,
A III 407,18—408,21; Anāthapiṇḍikassa ... naga-
ramhā nikkhantassa ~o antaradhāyi, andhakāro
pātur-ahosi, . . . andhakāro antaradhāyi, ~o pātur-
ahosi, Vin II 155,36—156,13 = S I 211,8—212,1 (Spk
I 314,1); apavattāya suriya-rasmiyā ~o na hoti,
Mil 299,29; andhakāraṁ vā ~aṁ karoti, Vism 390,15;
andhakāro ~o kato, Mil 130,19 = 154,16 = 160,20
= 170,11; andhakāro nirujjheyya, ~o pātubhaveyya,
42,16; andhakāraṁ vidhametvā ~aṁ dassetuṁ,
312,10; nivutānaṁ tamo hoti, andhakāro apassataṁ,
satañ ca vivataṁ hoti ~o passataṁ iva, Sn 763 =
S IV 127,26 (correct Ee after Sn! Spk II 401,20);
yathā ~o evaṁ cittaṁ daṭṭhabbaṁ, Mil 299,29;
~o nāma suriyâ~âdi, Vism-mhṭ Se III 157,15 ad
~âdayo, Vism 488,37 (cf. A II 139,26); suriyo ~aṁ
dasseti + , Vism 690,20; ~aṁ oloketvā, Spk I 142,15;
(in the womb) bahiddhā ~aṁ adisvā, 163,6; uda-
patto accho + ~e nikkhitto ("set forth in the light"),
S V 25,24 = A III 236,5; ~añ ca andhakārañ ca
āpajjitvā, Mp II 343,8; (padīpo) ~añ ca vidaṁseti
nāseti timiraṁ pi ca, Abhidh-av 132,9 ≠ 22-29;
padip'aggi, yassâhaṁ ~ena bhuñjiṁ, Mil 47,23;
neka-dīpasahassānaṁ ~ehi, MhvLXXIV 219; cak-
khuṁ, rūpā, cakkhu-viññāṇaṁ, ~o, manasikāro as
constituents of visual cognition,
Kv 126,31; (in
long list
) . . . chāyā ātāpo ~o andhakāro, Dhs 617;
~o cakkhu-viññaṇassa kicca-viruddho, Vism 543,14
(mhṭ Se III 314,20 avijānanakicco ~o vijānana-
kiccassa viññāṇassa); (in connexion with kasiṇa-
meditation, cf. āloka-kasiṇa) ~o ~o ti bhāvetabbaṁ,
Vism 174,30 = 175,1; ~aṁ iva rūpa-dassana-kāmo,
Ps III 260,18 (ad M II 14,31); — 2. (Dabbo Malla-
putto) ye . . . bhikkhū vikāle āgacchanti, tesaṁ pi
tejodhātuṁ samāpajjitvā ten'eva ~ena senāsanāni
paññāpeti . . . aṅguliyā jālamănāya purato purato
gacchati, te pi ten'eva ~ena . . . piṭṭhito gacchanti,
Vin II 76,4 = III 159,21; tathāgato . . . lokadhātuṁ
obhāsena phareyya, yadā te sattā taṁ (thus read)
~aṁ sañjāneyyuṁ . . ., A I 228,14 (Mp II 343,26 taṁ
~aṁ disvā "esa so puriso idāni ~aṁ katvā ṭhito,
aho acchariyapuriso" ti . . .); Mahābrahmā ek'an-
guliyā ekasmiṁ cakkavāḷa-sahasse' ~aṁ pharati + ,
Spk I 203,25 = Mp III 25,8; attano sarirobhasen'eva
~aṁ pharitvā viharati, Ps III 274,10 (ad M II 35,12
devā, ye imesaṁ candima-suriyānaṁ ăbhā nânu-
bhonti); (thero) kim idaṁ andhakāran ti sattānaṁ
ābhoge uppanne ~aṁ dassesi . . . kiṁ ~o ayan ti
vicinantānaṁ attānaṁ dassesi, Spk I 222,14 =
Paṭis-a 664,32; attano sarīrobhāsena dasa-dvādasa-
hatthe ṭhāne ~aṁ karoti, Ud-a 170,17; divasañ ceva
rattiñ ca ~o hoti me sadā, Ap 414,25; (nāyako)
assāsento bhay'atte te ~aṁ pavidaṁsayi, Mhv
I 59 (Ee w. r. °vidhaṁ°, see v. l.; Mhv-ṭ 107,16 ~aṁ
pākaṭaṁ akāsi); ~o ca mahā āsi abbhuto lomahaṁ-
sano, Dīp II 26 = XVII 57; yathā nimittā dissanti,
~o sañjāyati . . . Brahma pātubhavissati. Brahmuno
etaṁ pubba-nimittaṁ pātubhāvāya yad-idaṁ ~o
sañjāyati, D I 220,32 = II 209,16 = 225,22; uttarāya
disāya uḷāro ~o sañjāyi, 209,12 = 225,18; tassa
parinibbāna-samaye mahā ~o ahosi, Th-a I 167,28;
~o vipulo ahu, Ap 152,2 = 154,2 = 158,17 = 337,12;
(suriyassa ca ~aṁ candâ~aṁ . . . Buddhâ~aṁ ca)
tayo ~e disvāna; — 3. pubbe ananussutesu dham-
mesu cakkhuṁ (ñāṇaṁ, paññā, vijjā) ~o udapādi,
Vin I 11,3 = D II 33,8 (Sv 460,31 udapādī ti obhā-
s'atthena) = 35,13 = S II 7,10 (Spk II 22,6 paṭi-
vedhan'atthena ~o ti vuttaṁ) = II 9,12 = 105,5 =
IV 233,27 = V 179,2 = 258,5 = 422,5 = Paṭis
II 148,9—159,15 (Paṭis-a 614,22 obhāsa-kicca-kara-
ṇena ~o nāma) = Kv 260,9, expl. Paṭis II 159,19:
~o udapādi obhās'aṭṭhena . . . ~o dhammo, obhās'
aṭṭho attho; avijjā vihatā, vijjā uppannā, tamo
vihato, ~o uppanno, Vin III 4,33 (Sp 162,1 sa yeva
vijjā obhāsa-karaṇ'aṭṭhena ~o ti vuccati) = M I
22,25 (Ps I 126,9) =23,9—27 - 117,18 foll. (not
repeated Ee
) = A I 164,18 foll. (Ee w. r. vigato; Mp
II 262,20) = IV 177,26 = 178,21 = 179,10 (Mp
IV 89,1) = It 99,14 (It-a II 137,11, cf. Sp 162,1) =
100,6; (tathāgata likened to sun and moon, S V 442,23
foll.:) . . . yato ca. ... tathāgato loke uppajjati . . .
atha mahato ~assa pātubhāvo hoti mahato obhā-
sassa, 443,10 ≠ A I 22,29 (Mp I 117,15 ~o paññā-
obhăsa-sadiso yeva ca ābhāso adhippeto); cattāro
~ā: . . . candâ~o, suriyâ~o agg'~o paññâ~o, A II
139,25; ālokan'aṭṭhena paññā va ~o paññâ~o,
Paṭis-a 388,26 ad Paṭis I 119,9; ~aṁ dassayitvāna
desetvā amataṁ padaṁ, Bv XX 34 (Bv-a 242,20
magga-ñāṇâ~aṁ dassayitvā); kilese jhāpayitvāna
~aṁ dassayanti te (ɔ: Buddha), Ap 371,14; uppaj-
jantā ca sambuddhā ~aṁ dassayanti te, 426,18; ~
ca dassessāmi (dassayissāmi), Dīp XII 32 f., ~aṁ
dassesi so jino, XVIII 3; koci ~aṁ dassetā, Paṭis I
127,13 (Paṭis-a 410,1 paññâ~aṁ dassana-sīlo paññâ~-
dassetā); cakkhuṁ dhammo + ~o dhammo, ime
pañca dhammā dhamma-paṭisambhidāya ārammaṇā
c'eva honti gocarā ca, Paṭis II 151,7; ~aṁ vaḍḍheti
("develops insight"), Peṭ 210,19; ~aṁ vaḍḍhetvā
dibba-cakkhunā olokento, Ps II 38,17 = 39,34 =
256,2 ≠ Dhp-a I 258,20; dibba-cakkhuṁ nibbattetvā
~aṁ vaḍḍhetvā, Ps II 24,7 = Spk II 235,2; ~am
pana vaḍḍhetvā tasmā dibbena cakkhunā, Abhidh-
av 105,31; ayaṁ saññā ~ā (adj.) hoti vivaṭā pari-
suddhā pariyodātā, tena vuccati āloka-saññī ti,
Vibh 254,15; — ifc v. agg(i)° (A II 139,26), an° (Mil
296,11), ukkâ° (Ps I 284,29), kathâ° (Spk I 52,9),
candâ° (A II 139,26), jātâ° (Vism-mhṭ Se II 280,19),
ñāṇâ° (Mil 39,10, Spk I 52,8), dīpâ° (Ap 519,28),
dhammakathâ° (Spk I 52,9), paññā-~-sadisa (Mp I
117,15), paññâ° (A II 139,26), parikammâ° (Sv
1007,26), pasādâ° (Spk I 52,9), pīti-° (Spk I 52,9),
bahi-° (Mp IV 61,14, Ee two words), Buddha°
(Ap 256,18), middha-vinodanâ° (Sv 1007,26), ma-
ṇi-
° (Ja II 189,26), vijjâ° (Ap 614,15), vijju-° (Ja IV
497,30), sañjātâ° (Ud-a 184,17), sukhâ° (Sadd 39,19),
suriyâ° (A II 139,26).