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ariya-vaṁsa

, m. [sa. ārya + vaṁça], (a) the noble
lineage
(or tradition); esp. the fourfold traditional
practice of the
a° (ɔ: bhikkhu) viz. itar[ī/i]tarena cīvarena
santoso, etc; Abhidh-k-vy Trsl. VI 146,14 foll., with
note
); cf. Ariya-vaṁsa(sutta); mostly pl. cattāro ~ā
. . . aggaññā rattaññā vaṁsaññā porāṇā asaṁkiṇṇă
ariya-vaṁsa27,16—28,21 "(quoted Ps I 236,35) ≠ DN III 224,23
225,26 (cf. Nidd II 106,26, AN III 146,1, SN II 194,1
foll.); Ct. thereon see: Mp III 44,17 foll. = Sv (III)
1009,3 foll. (ariyānaṁ vaṁsā, yathā hi khattiya-
vaṁso brāhmaṇa-vaṁso vessa-vaṁso sudda-vaṁso
samaṇa-vaṁso kula-vaṁso rāja-vaṁso evaṁ ayam
pi aṭṭhamo ariya-vaṁso ariya-tanti ariya-paveṇi
nāma hoti . . . ariyā vuccanti Buddha ca Pacce-
kabuddhā ca Tathāgata-sāvakā ca, etesaṁ ari-
yānaṁ varhsā ti ~ā); cattāro ~ā, Ud-a 335,24;
once n. pl. cattāri ~āni (together with ārammaṇāni,
etc), Paṭis I 84,20; — gen. sg. catutthassa bhāvanâ-
rāmatā-saṁkhātassa ~assa, Vism 59,12; loc sg. po-
rāṇe aggaññe ~e ṭhito, AN II 27,28 = DN III 225,26
= Nidd I 497,22 (= ariyānaṁ vaṁse patiṭṭhito,
Nidd-a); dutiye ~e patiṭṭhānaṁ, Vism 67,6; instr, pl.
~ehi, AN II 28,25; — (b) a recitation of and a ser-
mon on the
a°, see below Ariyavaṁsa-sutta; — ifc.
mahā° (catupaccayasantosa-bhāvanârāma-°, Mp II
248,12; cīvara-santosa-°, Mp III 51,12).