an arrow, dart MN.i.429 (˚ṃ āharati to remove the a); MN.ii.216; SN.iv.206; Ja.i.180 Ja.v.49; Snp.331, Snp.767; Mil.112; Vism.503 (visa˚ sting of poison; cp. Vb-a.104 sallaṃ viya vitujjati); often metaphorically of the piercing sting of craving, evil sorrow etc., e.g. antodosa˚; Mil.323; taṇhā˚; SN.i.40, SN.i.192 bhava˚; Dhp.351; rāga˚; Dhp-a.iii.404; Pv-a.230; soka˚ Snp.985; Pv.i.86; Kp-a.153. Cp. also DN.ii.283; Snp.51 Snp.334, Snp.938; Ja.i.155; Ja.iii.157; Dhp-a.iv.70. At Mnd.59 seven such stings are given with rāga˚, dosa˚, moha˚ māna˚, diṭṭhi˚, soka˚, kathankathā˚
■ abhūḷha˚; one whose sting of craving or attachment is pulled out DN.ii.283; Snp.593; Ja.iii.390; Pv.i.8#7 etc. (see abbūḷha). Cp. vi˚.
- -katta [*kartṛ cp. Geiger P.Gr. § 90, 4] “one who works on the (poisoned) arrow,” i.e. a surgeon MN.i.429 MN.ii.216; Snp.562; Iti.101; Mil.110, Mil.169; Vism.136 (in simile); Kp-a.21 (id.). The Buddha is the best surgeon Snp.560; Mil.215.
- -kattiya surgery DN.i.12 (T. ˚ka) DN-a.i.98.
- -bandhana at Thig.347 take as salla bandhana “arrow & prison bond” (Thag-a.242 different)
- -viddha pierced by an arrow Thag.967; Snp.331; cp ruppati.
- -santhana removal of the sting Dhp.275 (= nimmathana abbāhana Dhp-a.iii.404).
Vedic śalya, cp. śalākā