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Index 345 Abhayadatta, 129, 143, 145 abhayamudra -, 82 Abhidhamma, 7, 10, 40–46, 189, 270–273, 279, 286 Abhidharmakośa, 143, 153 abhijña -, 138 Abhinis·kraman· asu -tra, 125–126 abhiñña -, 138 acala -, 134 A carya , 130 Acharn Mun, 14 Acinta, 132 Addhakasi, 56 A dibuddha , 105 Adikaram, 157 Aggañña Sutta, 30 Ajaan Chorp Thaanasamo, 303 Ajaan Khao Anaalayo, 295, 297, 302 Ajaan Mahaa Bua Yaanasampanno. See Mahaa Bua Ajaan Man Phuurithatto, 289–309 Ajaan Thet Thetsarangsii, 301, 303 Ajaan Thui Chantha Karo, 308 Ajaan Wan Uttamo, 301 Ajan·t·a -, 65, 70–74, 101 Aja -taśatru pillar, 65–67, 70 Ajattasattu, 171 Ajita, 52, 133 Ajitsena, King, 149 Ajitsena Sutra, 149 Aks·obhya, 82 A-le-tàw-yá monastery, 316 Almond, P., 58 Amarapura, 261, 266, 277, 284 Amara -vatı -, 162, 164, 170, 172, 192 Amita -bha, 82, 135 Amita -yas, 141 Amoghasiddhi, 82 Amr·todana, 119 Ana -gatavam· sa, 207 Ananda, 43, 44–48, 54, 57, 63, 119, 126, 136–139, 141, 155–158, 267–268, 272, 274, 282, 287 Ananda Temple, 86–93, 102, 106; purification function of, 89–90, 92; teaching function of, 87, 89, 92 a-na-pa-na, 312, 314 Anawratha, King, 260, 277 Andhra, 191–192 Andhra Pradesh, 101, 172, 189; stu -pas of, 164 Angkor Wat, 278 Anguttara Nika -ya, 127 anicca, 41 aniconic representation, 107–108, 188 aniconism, 188 Aniruddha, King, 87, 107 Anomdassin, 54 anthropology, 6, 291, 294; Buddhist, 162 Anura -hpura, 162 a-pá-dan, 325 Apada -na, 160, 162–180, 182–184, 186, 188–192 apada -nas, 8, 37, 169, 173, 183, 185, 192, 325 apuma -n, 115 Arakan, 260, 265, 267–269, 272, 282, 284 archaeology, 8, 161–164, 188 architecture: Burmese, 92, 285; Indian, 7, 17–18, 64–109; Southeast Asian, 17–18, 64–109; Thai, 92 arhats, 2, 8, 40, 46, 140–143, 150, 152, 174, 286; accounts of, 289–309; Addhakasi as, 56; Ananda as, 57; Arjaan Man as, 301, 304; becoming an, 52; longevity of, 133–135; Mahaa Bua as, 294; in monastic assemblies, 25; Ra -hula as, 121–122; as saints, 133–135; sixteen, 141–143, 149, 152–153, 157; verses of, 55–56. See also saints art: biography in, 1, 5–6, 12; Buddhist, 77; iconic, 107–108; Indian, 64–76, 97–109, 199; religious, 97–98; Southeast Asian, 65, 75–109; Thai, 193, 195–217; Western, 65, 107 art history, 6 a -ryas, 150 A ryas ́u -ra, 83 Asan·ga, 143 asceticism, of Ba Khin, 321 ascetics: conversion of, 43; female, 298; reclusive, 297; wandering, 289, 291, 299, 302 Aśoka, King, 21, 111, 127, 136, 153, 162, 164–165, 171, 174, 177, 182, 187, 191–192 Aśoka Maurya, 189 Aśokan period, 160–192 Aśokara -ja -vada -na, 136, 153 Aśokava -da -na, 136 astrologers, 236, 238, 267 astrology, Indian, 125 Asura’s Palace, 137 at-htok-pat-tí, 325–326, 329–334, 341 atitavatthu, 45 attendants, of Buddha, 117–118, 123, 126 Atthasalini, 43, 47, 49 Aubaret, M., 242 Aung Mìn Gaung, 326 Aurangabad, 101 aurapa -duka, 119 austerities, practice of, 117–119, 122 autobiography, 299, 327–328, 337 avada -nas, 78, 81, 83, 105, 329 Avatam· saka Su -tra, 151 Avici Hell, 54–55, 58 a -yur-vaśita -, 134, 151 Ayutthaya, 196, 200–201, 211, 215–216, 247, 292 Ayutthaya period, 220–221 A-za-ni Ko -n, 338 Baan Norng Pheur, 298 Ba Khin. See U Ba Khin Ba -n·a, 145 Bangkok, 106, 210, 215, 217, 238, 300–301, 308 Bangkok period, 210 Ban Laem, 198, 202, 206–209, 211–212 Bareau, A., 3, 113, 138–139, 154–156, 158, 170 Barthes, Roland, 252 Ba Shin, 89 Bassein, 314 bath of purification, 237, 239, 247, 254 Bechert, Heinz, 182 Becker, A. L., 1, 13 Beckson, Karl, 327 Bede, 342 Bekker Collection, 211 Bengal, 104 Bernet Kempers, A. J., 83, 105 Bhabra Edict, 127 Bhadacarı -, 81 Bhadra, 133 Bhaggava, 43 Bha -rut, 65–68, 70, 101, 162, 164, 170, 172, 181, 191 Bhattacharyya, Benoytosh, 147–148 bhavacakra, 105 Bha -vaviveka, 137, 143 bhikkus, 25, 95 Bhiks·ana, 131 bhiksunı -s, 121 bhik· sus, 158 Bhoja -ja -nia Ja -taka, 95 bhu -mis, 134, 141 bhu -misparśamudra -, 82 346  Index bhu -misparsha mudra -, 263 Bhusuka, 132 Bigandet, P., 273 biographers, and biography, 10, 12–14 biographical chronicles, 28 biographical cycles, 3 biographical frames, 55–56 biographical imperative, 11, 17–18, 40–63; drives Theravada Buddhism...

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