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Upatissa

, m. Npr. [sa. Upatiṣya], 1. personal
name of
1. Sāriputta q. v.; ~ so named after his birth-
place:
°-gāmake jeṭṭha-kulassa puttattā ~o ti nāmaṁ
akaṁsu, Mp I 156,1 = Dhp-a I 88,25 = Th-a III
93,27 = Ap-a 210,13; Pj II 326,13; ~ his name as a
layman
(gihi-kāle ~o nāma, Mp I 226,8) and also as
disciple of the
paribbājaka Sañjaya (~o paribbājako,
Mp I 158,3; paribbājako ahaṁ ~o nāma, 158,30;
°-paribbājako, Dhp-a I 91,13), cf. the summary of his
youth until his encounter with the
Buddha, Mp I 155,
20 — 160,18 ≠ Dhp-a I 88,15 — 95,15; Pj II 326,1
327,21; greeted as ~ by the Buddha at his arrival:
ete dve sahāyakā āgacchanti Kolito ~o ca, Vin I
42,32 = 36 (cf. Alsdorf, Āryā Stanzas p. 310 foll),
quoted
Dhp-a I 95,11, Mp I 160,17; name ~ used after
his
upasampadā: agga-sāvako ~o nāma thero, Ja I
15,23; Kolito ~o ca dve bhikkhū agga-sāvakā, Bv-a
294,5* ≠ Ja I 16,12; by his mother: mama putto ~o
. . . pabbajitvā, Dhp-a II 189,1; tāta ~a . . . Sv 553,
24 = Spk III 218,33; by his brother: mayhaṁ jeṭṭha-
bhātā ayyo ~o pabbajito, Th-a I 116,2; 2. a brahman
kula after which Nālakagāma (q. v.) is named °-gāma(ka)
q. v.; cf. PPN Nāla; 3. a paccekabuddha, listed in the
Isigili-sutta, M III 70,26 (Tiss'Ū°); Ap 280,8 ≠ 454,
17; 4. according to Dīp IX 32 one of those who first
came to Ceylon with king
Vijaya; whose purohita he is
said to be
Mhv VII 44; alleged founder of 2. °-gāma
q. v., ib.; Dīp IX 36; 5. king of Ceylon (PPN "3. ~
I"; Geiger, Culture of Ceylon in medieval times p. 124:
" ~ I"), reigned for 42 years between 362 and 409;
murdered by his queen-consort; renowned for his virtues
and piety; account of his reign and meritorious works

Mhv XXXVII 179 — 209; — Sās 82,2 foll; 6. king of
Ceylon
(PPN " 4. ~ II ", Geiger I. c. 225 " ~ II"),
alias Lämäni-° (Geiger, Cūlavaṁsa trsl. 52 n. 1);
brother-in-law and general of Moggallāna I, reigned
522 — 524 A.D.; attacked by his son-in-law Silākāla,
defended by his son Kassapa, dies of grief after the
latter's defeat and suicide;
Mhv XL I 6 — 25; 7. grand-
son of prec.
(PPN 5. ~), youngest of the three sons of
king
Silākāla (cf. prec.); after the latter's death killed
by the second son
Dāṭhāpabhuti and avenged by the
first,
Moggallāna (II); Mhv XLI 33 foll.; 8. i. q. Tissa
(PPN 21. Tissa), one of the sons of Paṇḍuvāsudeva
and uncle of Paṇḍukābhaya; defeated by the latter; had
been consecrated king by his brothers after they had
dethroned
Abhaya (supposedly 5th-4th cent. B.C.); Ext.
Mhv X 61 (no v. l.): so (Abhayo) tesaṁ rajjaṁ ap-
pesi; ~an nāma bhātaraṁ / rajje samabhisiñciṁsu;
cf. Mhv X 51; 9. °-tthera (PPN 7. ~, JPTS I 919 p.
71 — 74), the 16th in the list of theras beginning with
Mahinda Sp 62,13 foll. ≠ Sās 19,26 foll; famous for
his proficiency in
vinaya: dve vinayadharā samānâ-
cariyakā therā ahesuṁ °-tthero ca Phussadevattherc
ca, ... tesu °-tthero byattataro, ... Sp 263,26-30;
his views on vinaya quoted Sp 456,6; 624,23; 714,31;
890,11; vinayadhara-~-tthero . . . ti āha, 1218,5;
10. "arahā ~o" (PPN 12. ~ Thera), the author of the
Vimuttimagga q. v.; 1st cent. A.D. (so PLC 86, follow-
ing M. Nagai,
JPTS I 919, 69 foll.) or 1st cent. B.C.
(Nidd-a II p. V amending I p. VII foll.) ? i. q. prec. ?
— ekacce [Vism 102,31 ] ti °-ttheraṁ sandhāyâha,
tena hi Vimuttimagge tathā vuttaṁ, Vism-mhṭ Be I
123,13; cf. Vism trsl. Nyanatiloka (Konstanz 1952) p.
VIII, XII; A. K. Warder, Indian Buddhism p. 528;
11. Pāsānadīpavāsī °-tthera, thus called Mhv-ṭ 47,25,
where (ad Mhv I 3) his ct. on the Mhv is quoted and
discussed
(PPN 6. ~ Thera); to be dated between Mhv
(6th cent. A.D.) and Mhv-ṭ (PLC 144: 7th/8th cent.
A.D., Geiger, Culture of Ceylon § 66: 1000 — 1250 A.D.);
12. author of Anāgatavaṁsa-aṭṭhakathā, Gv 72,11
(PPN 10. ~ Thera); perhaps identical with next;
13. author of the (Pāli) Mahābodhivaṁsa q. v. (Sāsana-
vaṁsadīpa 1262; PPN 9. ~ Thera); cf. Mhbv p.VIII;
PLC 158 foll.; Geiger, Dīpavamsa and Mahāvamsa,
84 — 88 (but Geiger, Culture of Ceylon § 67 ascribes
Mhbv to Dāṭhānāga); 14. short for °gāma 2. or
°nagara q. v.; māpesi . . . Upatisso ~aṁ [nagaraṁ]
(metr.) suvibhatfantarāpanaṁ, Dīp IX 36 (Law,
Ceylon Historical Journal
VII 1957 — 58; 15. ~o,
title of second sutta of Bhikkhu-saṁyutta, S II 274,5
— 275,6; see PPN ~ Sutta.