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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Sīha Sutta:1.Sīha Sutta. When the lion comes from his lair in the evening and utters his lion’s roar all the birds and beasts that hear it quake and tremble.Similarly when a Buddha appears in the world,all those holding wrong beliefs realize their error.The Buddha’s teaching has,as its aim,the ending of sakkāya.A.ii.33f.

2.Sīha Sutta. Sīha (q.v.),the general,visits the Buddha at the Kūtāgārasālā in Vesāli and questions him on the visible results of giving.A.iii.38f.

3.Sīha Sutta. When a lion hunts he hunts carefully,be it but for a hare or cat,lest his skill should fail him.Similarly,when a Buddha preaches,be it but to a fowler going about with grain,he teaches with care,out of respect for the Dhamma.A.iii.121.

4.Sīha Sutta.Very similar to No.2 above.A.iv.79f.

5.Sīha Sutta.Describes the conversion of Sīha,the general (q.v.) A.iv.180f.

6.Sīha Sutta. While the Buddha is preaching to a large congregation at Jetavana,Māra approaches and asks him how he can be so confident,like to a lion.The Buddha answers that it is because he has won the tenfold power.S.i.109.

7.Sīha Sutta. Very similar to No.1.S.iii.84f.

8.Sīha Sutta. Contains details of the tenfold power of a Tathāgata.A.v.32f.

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