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Index of Personalities

These entries consist primarily of quotations from The Dictionary of Pali Proper Names [DPPN], and The Psalms of the Early Buddhists, published by The Pali Text Society: Reproduced by permission of the Pali Text Society which owns the copyright.

 

For an excellent selection of biographical material on Gotama from the Suttas, see: A Sketch of the Buddha's Life: Readings from the Pali Canon. A short anthology prepared by John Bullitt of Access to Insight.

Also see the index to personalities found in the Access to Insight texts Index to Proper Names

Also see: Palikanon.com, Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names

For an interesting discussion of forms of address in Buddhist India, see the Mahali Sutta, Introduction.

For a table of information about former Buddhas, see 'The Last Seven Buddhas'

 


[ Go ] Ananda.

[ Go ] Ajatasattu.

[ Go ] Anathapindika; Sudatto gahapati Anathapindiko.

[ Go ] Angulimala (AKA: Garland of Thumbs)

[ Go ] Anna Kondanna.

[ Go ] Anuruddha

[ Go ] Assaji Thera.

[ Go ] Bahiya the Bark-clad; Bahiyo Daruciriyo,

[ Go ] Bakkula

[ Go ] Bhadda Kaccana

[ Go ] Bhadda of the curly hair; Bhadda Kundalakesa,

[ Go ] Bhadda of the Kapilas; Bhadda-kapilani

[ Go ] Bhaddiya, Kaligodha's son; Bhaddiyo Kaligodhayaputto

[ Go ] Bhaddiya the Dwarf; Lakuntaka-bhaddiyo

[ Go ] Bhallika

[ Go ] Bharadvaja the Scrap-hunter; Pindola-Bharadvajo,

[ Go ] Bimbisara; King Seniya Bimbisara of Magadha

[ Go ] Citta, the housefather of Macchikasanda; Citto gahapati Macchikasandiko

[ Go ] Cula Kokalika

[ Go ] Culla-Panthaka

[ Go ] Cunda the Great Maha Cunda (poss.: Cula-Cunda)(poss: Cunda-Samanuddesa, Ekapattadayaka, Cunda Thera)

[ Go ] Dabba of the Mallas; Dabbo Mallaputto

[ Go ] Devadatta

[ Go ] Dhammadinna

[ Go ] Gotami the Lean; Kisagotami

[ Go ] Hatthaka of Alavi; Hatthako Alavako

[ Go ] Janussoni brahmano

[ Go ] Jivaka the Prince-fed; Jivako Komarabhacco,

[ Go ] Kali, the lay-follower of Kurara-ghara; (Kali upasika kurara-gharika

[ Go ] Kaludayin; Kaludayi

[ Go ] Kappina the Great; Maha-kappino

[ Go ] Kassapa of Uruvela; Uruvela-kassapo

[ Go ] Kassapa the Boy; Kumara-kassapo

[ Go ] Katiyani

[ Go ] Khema

[ Go ] Khujjuttara

[ Go ] Kotthita the Great; Maha Kotthito

[ Go ] Kunda-Dhana

[ Go ] Kaccana the Great; Maha Kaccano

[ Go ] Kassapa the Great; Maha Kassapo

[ Go ] Lakkhana Thera

[ Go ] Maha Pajapati the Gotamid; Mahapajapati Gotami.

[ Go ] Mahanama the Sakyan; Mahanamo Sakko.

[ Go ] Mallika

[ Go ] Maha Moggallano, Moggallana The Great.

[ Go ] Mandhata.

[ Go] Makkhali Gosala, Makkhali of the Cow Pen

[ Go ] Mogharajan

[ Go ] Nakula's mother; Nakulamata gahapatani

[ Go ] Nakulapitar the housefather; Nakulapita gahapati

[ Go ] Nanda (the bhikkhuni)

[ Go ] Nanda

[ Go ] Nandaka

[ Go ] Panthaka the Great; Mahapanthako

[ Go ] Pasenadi. King of Kosala

[ Go ] Patacara

[ Go ] Pilindavaccha

[ Go ] Punna, Mantani's son; Punno Mantani-putto

[ Go ] Purana Kassapa

[ Go ] Radha

[ Go ] Rahula

[ Go ] Ratthapala

[ Go ] Revata of the Acacia Woods; Revato Khadiravaniyo

[ Go ] Revata the Doubter; Kankha-revato

[ Go ] Sagata

[ Go ] Sakula

[ Go ] Samavati

[ Go ] Sariputta

[ Go ] Sigala's mother; Sigalamata

[ Go ] Siha; Siha the General

[ Go ] Sivali

[ Go ] Sobhita

[ Go ] Sona (the bhikkhuni)

[ Go ] Sona-Kutikanna

[ Go ] Sona of the Kola-visa clan; Sono Koliviso

[ Go ] Subhuti

[ Go ] Sujata, Senani's daughter; Sujata Senanidhita

[ Go ] Suppavasa of the Koliyans; Suppavasa Koliyadhita

[ Go ] Suppiya, the lay-follower; Suppiya Upasika

[ Go ] Sura Ambattha

[ Go ] Tapassu and Bhalluka the Merchants

[ Go ] Udayi, Maha Udayi, Pandita Udayi

[ Go ] Ugga, the housefather of Vesali; Uggo gahapati Vesaliko

[ Go ] Unnabha the brahmin

[ Go ] Uggata the housefather; Uggato gahapati

[ Go ] Upaka

[ Go ] Upali

[ Go ] Upasena, Vanganta's son; Upaseno Vangantaputto

[ Go ] Uppalavanna

[ Go ] Uttara, Nanda's mother; Uttara Nandamata

[ Go ] Vangisa

[ Go ] Vajjiyamahita

[ Go ] Vikkali

[ Go ] Velukantakiya

[ Go ] Visakha, Migara's mother; Visakha Migaramata,


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