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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 ] Ānanda.

[ Go ] Ajātasattu.

[ Go ] Anāthapiṇḍika; Sudatto gahapati Anāthapiṇḍiko.

[ Go ] Angulimala (AKA: Garland of Thumbs)

[ Go ] Añña Kondañña.

[ Go ] Anuruddha

[ Go ] Assaji Thera.

[ Go ] Bāhiya the Bark-clad; Bāhiyo Dārucīriyo,

[ Go ] Bakkula

[ Go ] Bhaddā Kaccānā

[ Go ] Bhaddā of the curly hair; Bhaddā Kuṇḍalakesā,

[ Go ] Bhaddā of the Kapilās; Bhaddā-kapilānī

[ Go ] Bhaddiya, Kāligodhā's son; Bhaddiyo Kāligodhāyaputto

[ Go ] Bhaddiya the Dwarf; Lakuṇṭaka-bhaddiyo

[ Go ] Bhallikā

[ Go ] Bhāradvāja the Scrap-hunter; Piṇḍola-Bhāradvājo,

[ Go ] Bimbisāra; King Seniya Bimbisāra of Magadha

[ Go ] Citta, the housefather of Macchikāsaṇḍa; Citto gahapati Macchikasaṇḍiko

[ Go ] Cūḷa Kokālika

[ Go ] Culla-Panthaka

[ Go ] Cunda the Great Mahā Cunda (poss.: Cūḷa-Cunda)(poss: Cunda-Samaṇuddesa, Ekapattadāyaka, Cunda Thera)

[ Go ] Dabba of the Mallas; Dabbo Mallaputto

[ Go ] Devadatta

[ Go ] Dhammadinnā

[ Go ] Gotamī the Lean; Kisāgotamī

[ Go ] Hatthaka of Āḷavī; Haṭṭhako Āḷavako

[ Go ] Jāṇussoṇī brāhmaṇo

[ Go ] Jīvaka the Prince-fed; Jīvako Komārabhacco,

[ Go ] Kāḷī, the lay-follower of Kurara-ghara; (Kāḷī upāsikā kurara-gharikā

[ Go ] Kāludāyin; Kāḷudāyī

[ Go ] Kappina the Great; Mahā-kappino

[ Go ] Kassapa of Uruveḷa; Uruvela-kassapo

[ Go ] Kassapa the Boy; Kumāra-kassapo

[ Go ] Kātiyānī

[ Go ] Khemā

[ Go ] Khujjuttarā

[ Go ] Koṭṭhita the Great; Mahā Koṭṭhito

[ Go ] Kuṇḍa-Dhāna

[ Go ] Kaccāna the Great; Mahā Kaccāno

[ Go ] Kassapa the Great; Mahā Kassapo

[ Go ] Lakkhaṇa Thera

[ Go ] Maha Pajāpatī the Gotamid; Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī.

[ Go ] Mahānāma the Sakyan; Mahānāmo Sakko.

[ Go ] Mallikā

[ Go ] Mahā Moggallāno, Moggallāna The Great.

[ Go ] Mandhātā.

[ Go] Makkhali Gosala, Makkhali of the Cow Pen

[ Go ] Mogharājan

[ Go ] Nakula's mother; Nakulamātā gahapatānī

[ Go ] Nakulapitar the housefather; Nakulapitā gahapati

[ Go ] Nandā (the bhikkhuni)

[ Go ] Nanda

[ Go ] Nandaka

[ Go ] Panthaka the Great; Mahāpanthako

[ Go ] Pasenadi. King of Kosala

[ Go ] Paṭacāra

[ Go ] Pilindavaccha

[ Go ] Puṇṇa, Mantāni's son; Puṇṇo Mantāni-putto

[ Go ] Pūraṇa Kassapa

[ Go ] Rādha

[ Go ] Rāhula

[ Go ] Raṭṭhapāla

[ Go ] Revata of the Acacia Woods; Revato Khadiravaniyo

[ Go ] Revata the Doubter; Kaṇkhā-revato

[ Go ] Sāgata

[ Go ] Sakulā

[ Go ] Sāmāvatī

[ Go ] Sāriputta

[ Go ] Sigāla's mother; Sigālamātā

[ Go ] Sīha; Siha the General

[ Go ] Sīvali

[ Go ] Sobhita

[ Go ] Soṇā (the bhikkhuni)

[ Go ] Soṇa-Kuṭikaṇṇa

[ Go ] Soṇa of the Kola-vīsa clan; Soṇo Kolivīso

[ Go ] Subhūti

[ Go ] Sujātā, Senāni's daughter; Sujātā Senānidhītā

[ Go ] Suppavāsā of the Koliyans; Suppavāsā Koḷiyadhītā

[ Go ] Suppiyā, the lay-follower; Suppiyā Upāsikā

[ Go ] Sūra Ambaṭṭha

[ Go ] Tapassu and Bhalluka the Merchants

[ Go ] Udāyī, Mahā Udāyī, Paṇḍita Udāyī

[ Go ] Ugga, the housefather of Vesālī; Uggo gahapati Vesāliko

[ Go ] Uṇṇābha the brahmin

[ Go ] Uggata the housefather; Uggato gahapati

[ Go ] Upaka

[ Go ] Upāli

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

[ Go ] Uppalavaṇṇā

[ Go ] Uttarā, Nanda's mother; Uttarā Nandamātā

[ Go ] Vangīsa

[ Go ] Vajjiyamāhita

[ Go ] Vikkali

[ Go ] Velukantakiya

[ Go ] Visākhā, Migāra's mother; Visākhā Migāramātā,


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