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adho

, ind. [sa. adhas], (a) below, down, down-
wards
(opp. uddhaṁ); Abh 1156; with gen. or in
comp.s according to
Mogg III 8 (= Pay: adho-
Gaṅgaṁ or adho Gaṅgāya; cf. adho-Gaṅgaṁ below);
uddhaṁ kātuṁ na pana adho (scil. telaṁ), Ud 14,10
(= heṭṭhā, Ud-a); ~ gaccha bho sappi-tela, SN
adhouddham adho ācamayamāno, Mil 152,17 (cf. adho-
virecana); gantā so nirayaṁ ~, Ja V 267,19*; 270,12*
(cf. 273,12'); patanti nirayaṁ ~, Ja VI 224,24*;
~ kesamatthakā (abl. downwards from) Thī 33 ≠ DN
II 293,11. (= kesaggato hetthā, Vism 240,30) =
MN I 57,14 = III 90,13 = Vibh 193,18 (Vibh-a
= Vism); akkhakato paṭṭhāya ~, Sp (III) 549,9 ad
Vin III 129,36'(= 'adli'-akkhakaṁ'); akkhakānaṁ ~,
Sp ad Vin IV 214,18' (do.); — (b) (a) denoting one
of the ten dimensions
(disā), viz. nadir (uddhaṁ de-
noting zenith
), or (β) opp. to uddhaṁ and tiriyaṁ:
Sn 1122 (disā catasso, vidisā catasso, uddhaṁ adho,
dasa disatā imāyo); SN I 122,17* (uddham adho ca
tiriyaṁ (ca)); 122,1 = III 124,4 (gacchati purimaṁ
disaṁ, etc.); Ud-a 178,20 (puratthimā disā +); in
connection with the
appamañña exercises: uddhaṁ
adho tiriyaṁ sabbadhi . . . mettā-sahagatena cetasā
. . . pharitvā, DN II 186,30 = MN II 76,9 = SN V
115,29 (quoted Vism 308,1, - heṭṭhā, ib. 23) ≠ DN
I 153,20; paṭhavīkasiṇaṁ eko sañjānāti uddhaṁ
adho tiriyaṁ advayaṁ appamāṇaṁ, DN III 268,21
(= heṭṭhā bhūmitalâbhimukhaṁ, Sv = Vism 176,31)
= AN V 60,17; uddhaṁ ~ ca tiriyañ câpi majjhe,
Sn 537 = 1055 = 1068 = 1103; yathā ~ tathā
uddhaṁ, SN V 263,23*; 277,10*; 281,26*; Sn 150
= Khp IX-8 -(uddhaṁ ~ ca tiriyañ ca; = heṭṭhā,
and metaph, tena kāmabhavaṁ gaṇhāti, Pj); uddhaṁ
~ ca sabbadhi vippamutto, released from . . ., Ud
74,16* (Ud-a gives two explanations: (1) = kāma-
dhātuyā, (2) — atītakālagahanaṁ, cf. Pj II 434,8:
adho ti anāgataṁ!). — Cf. adhakkhaka, adhak-
khandha, adhagga above and comp.s below.