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Inda

, m. [sa. indra], 1. Npr. of the king of gods,
ruler of the
Tāvatiṁsa heaven, besides Brahma the most
important and popular
deva; the name ~ chiefly in old
gāthās, elsewhere largely superseded by the much more
usual Sakka (q. v.; ~o ti Sakko devarājā, Th-a II
265,5; ~o ti Sakko, Sadd 378,1); see C. Godage, The
Place of Indra in Early Buddhism, University of Cey-
lon Review
III 1 (1945) pp. 41—72; — lists of names
and epith.s
Abh 18—20, Sadd 378,3-9* (cf. e. g. Am-k
I 41—44); — ~ with epith.s: asurâdhipo, Ja V 243,
20*; ~o va jayataṁ pati, 322,22*; brahā ~o Vatrabhū
jayataṁ pita, 153,2* (cf. Sadd 78,5-13); devarājā, Ja
III 146,26*; Nidd I 177,22; Sv 689,11; Ud-a 67,2;
Sujaṁpati, Sn 1024; — without epith.: D II 274,19*
(voc); sura-varataro-r-iva ~o, III 160,6* = 176,8* (Sv
934,18: surānaṁ varataro ~o viya); devā pitaro ~o
asura-rakkhasā, Sn 310; ~aṁ va naṁ devatā pūja-
yeyya, 316; sakkacca ~aṁ suci-vasane ca deve, 679;
~aṁ va devā tidasā . . . purakkhitvā, Thī 121;
amittā na ppasahanti ~aṁ va asurâdhipo, Ja IV 135,
31*; eko va ~o asure jināti, 347,10* (cf. VI 212,14*
kena ssa ~o asure jināti); ~assa vākyena hi Saṁvaro
hato, V 87,24* (26' wrong expl.: nāgindassa); ~assa vā-
kyaṁ nisāmehi, Kosiya, 409,11*; [~o devā V 123,26*
w. r.,read sa-indā devā (cf. v. ll. and 276,17*; VI 94,29*)];
~aṁ vasantaṁ Nandana-vane, V 158,9*; [~assa got-
tassa VI 500,24* w. r., read Inda-sagottassa]; maṁsaṁ
. . . sudhaṁ va ~o paribhuñjiyāna, V 505,28*; ~assa
bāhā-r-asi dakkhiṇā ti yaññesu chindanti palāsa-
yaṭṭhiṁ, VI 212,11*; tidasehi yathā ~o manujehi
purakkhato, Ap 344,1; ~a āgaccha !, Ud-a 75,25; ~ena
vissaṭṭhaṁ vajiraṁ viya, Vibh-a 333,6; ~o yathā
rucira-Nandana-kānanamhi, Samantak 613; ~assa
Nandana-vane, 714; — mentioned with Brahma, Th
628 (Th-a II 265,5); Samantak 613; with Brahma,
Pajāpati, Soma, Yama, and Vessavana răjā, Ja VI
568,8* = 571,12*; with Soma, Varuna, and others,
D I 244,26 (Sv 403,1; cf. Spk I 235,7); III 204,23 (Sv
970,23); — in a long cpd., see Sadd 798,8,21; — ifc. v.
Mah° (Ja V 411,6*,8*; Mhv XIII 15), sa-° (-devā,
the gods with Inda, D II 261,18*, frequent), sah° (Ja
V 276, n. 14,17); — 2. (metaph.) "the ~ among . . .",
i. e. the first of his kind, lord or king of . . ., Abh 1132
= adhipati; Sadd 377,29 ~o ti adhipati-bhūto yo koci,
so hi indati, paresu issariyaṁ pāpuṇātī ti ~o; Kacc-v
663; Mogg-p ad Mogg IV 40; Sadd 871,13); except in
etymol. expl. of
indriya (see Vism 491,24-28 = Paṭis-a
87,1 = Vibh-a 126,9-13 ≠ Moh 139,31—140,6; It-a II
28,24 foll.) used only ifc. or with determining gen.; esp.
in very frequent phrase
Sakko devānam ~o, e. g. Vin I
26,22; D I 216,30; M I 251,17; S I 216,11 foll.; A I
143,29 foll.; Mil 6,20 foll.; Mhv XVII 13; Upāsakāl
158,23; Sās 29,5, etc.; without Sakko: Ja III 427,28*;
Saddh 421; Samantak 471; Sās 30,12; devānam ~o
va sahassa-vāhano, Vv 737 (Vv-a 269,12); devarājā
devānam ~o Maghavā Sujampati, Ja III 146,30* =
V 139,17* (26': paramissaratāya devānam ~o); —
Sakko 'ham asmi tidasānam ~o, Ja III 305,18* =
V 20,17* = 390,22*; sahassa-netto tidasānam ~o, Ja V
408,14* (cf. Ap 344,1); — said of the Buddha: dipadā-
nam ~o, Jina-c 80, 90, 222, 406; sesa-narindānaṁ
~o Indo v'alankato, 383; jan'indanam ~o tilokanetto,
432; of the paccekabuddhas: janānam ~ā uttamā,
Ap-a 204,13; — ifc. v. ag° (aga ts. "tree", Saddh 245),
amar°, asur°, urag° (Dīp II 11), kav° (Sadd 74,23*),
kuj° (Samantak 727), gaj° (Jina-c 21), jan° (e.g. D II
275,8*; Ja III 131,11*; 280,8*; 394,8*), tidas° (-sukha,
Saddh 478), dij° (Ja V 83,20*), dipad° (Ja IV 409,21*;
Ap 201,11), dum° (Mhv XIX 33; Mhbv 171,12), dev°
(e.g. D II 168,1*; Ja IV 409,7*; Mhv XXXI 17; Jina-c
77, 168 etc.), dvipad° (Ap-a 324,20; 386,21), nar°
(e.g. Sn 836, 863; Ja IV 481,19; Mhv XXII,13; Jina-c
97, 128 etc.; Mhbv 80,10 etc.), nāg° (D II 168,1*;
Samantak 592, 752), pannag° (Th 429), bhujag°
(Mil 420,5; Dīp II 10; Dāth IV 34), bhūm° (Mhv
XV 185; XXVII 5; XXX 10), bhog° (Jina-c 279),
manuj° (D III 176,5*; Sn 553; Th 823; Dāth IV 19),
manuss° (S I 69,14*; Ja III 144,8*; Mhv XIX 33),
Mah° (e.g. Vin V 3,1*; Sp 62,13; 70,24*; Dīp Mhv
Thūp Mhbv passim), mig° (Jina-c 100; Abh 611),
mun° (e.g. Vism 429,5; Jina-c 361 etc.; Samantak
420 etc.), rav° (Jina-c 349), Laṅk° (Mhv IX 7; XI 40;
Saddhamma-s 61,25*), vānar° (Ja I 280,3*; II 77,8 foll.;
159,9; Ps I 17,23*), samaṇ° (Mhv XV 22; Sadd 74,
10*), Sīhal° (Dāṭh V 38; Saddhamma-s 61,3*), sugat°
(Ap 417,8), surâsur° (Jina-c 105; Samantak 416),
sur° (Jina-c 130; Sadd 378,9*), Sur° (Bv-a 169,3),
Set'ibh° (Sās 120,6), sen° (Mhv p. 332,21); —3. Npr.
a) of the 91 sons of each of the four lokapālas; puttā
. . . °-nāmā, D II 257,9*,14*,19*; 258,1* (Sv 686,29:
te sabbe Sakkassa devarañño nāmaṁ dhārakā); asīti
dasa eko ca °-nāmā, III 197,12* etc. (Sv 964,8: ~o ti
evaṁnāmā); b) of 3 cakkavattis in a former kappa;
°-nāmā tayo janā, Ap 55,21 (Ap-a 312,34: °-nāmakā
tayo cakkavatti-rājāno, ekasmiṁ kappe tīsu jātīsu
~o nāma cakkavatti-rājā ahosiṁ).