- Tabbārattha. A district in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon
- Tabbāvāpī. A tank in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon (Cv.lxviii.3).
- Tacasāra Jātaka (No.368)
- Tacchakā. A class of Nāgas present at the Mahāsamaya.
- Tacchasūkara Jātaka
- Tadadhimutta. A Pacceka Bhuddha. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
- Tadanga Sutta. Kāludāyi asks Ananda, at the Ghositārāma,
what is meant by Tadanganibbāna, and Ananda answers. A.iv.454.
- Taddhigāma. A chieftain of Rohana, subdued by Parakkamabāhu
I. He held the title of Lankāpura. Cv.lxxv.180.
- Tagara. A city in the time of Dhammadassī Buddha;
it was the capital of King Sañjaya. BuA.p.183.
- Takka Jātaka (No.63)
- Takka. A city in India twelve leagues from Kāvīrapattana.
It was the residence of monks. Ras.ii.108.
- Takkala Jātaka (No.446)
- Takkambila. A pāsāda attached to a vihāra in Rohana.
It was repaired by Dappula, who also installed monks there.
- Takkapandita. The name given to the Bodhisatta in
the Takka Jātaka.
- Takkarā. A city in the time of Sumana Buddha. ThagA.i.303;
- Takkārika. See Takkāriya below.
- Takkāriya Jātaka (v.l.
- Takkāriya. The Bodhisatta as chaplain to the king
of Benares. See Takkāriya Jātaka.
- Takkaru Jātaka. See
- Takkasilā Jātaka. Apparently another name for the
Telapatta Jātaka. See J. i.970;
- Takkivīmamsi. The name of a class of brahmins who
might be described as sophists and researchers. M.ii.211.
- Takkola. A town mentioned in the Milindapañha (p.359)
as a great centre of trade.
- Tālacatukka. A place included in the sīmā of the
- Tālacchiggalūpama Sutta. It
is said that, after hearing this sutta,
Abhayarājakumāra became a Sotāpanna
(ThagA.ii.83). The sutta is probably that of the turtle and the
floating trap. Cp. M.iii.169, and
Chiggala Sutta, S. v.455.
- Taladilla, Talandilla. A port in the Pandu kingdom,
in South India. Lankāpura landed there and captured it. Cv.1xxvi.88,
- Tālaggallakavāpi. A tank in Ceylon repaired by Parakkamabāhu
- Talākatthalī, Talātthala. A locality not far from
Pulatthipura. It had a fortress which was once occupied by Lankādhinātha
Rakkha. Cv.lxx.107, 112, 174.
- Tālakkhettagāma. A village in the Malaya district
of Ceylon. Cv.lxx.10.
- Talangarasamuddapabbata. Mentioned in the Rasavāhinī
(ii. 50) as the residence of Mahādhammadinna. It is probably
the same as Talangara (q.v.).
- Talanīgāma-tittha. A ford across the Mahāvālukagangā.
- Tālaphaliya Thera. An arahant. Ninety-four kappas
ago he saw the Pacceka Buddha Sataramsī and gave him a palm-fruit
(Ap.ii.447). He is probably identical with Sambulakaccāyana.
- Tālapitthika-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon, where
Gopakasīvali built a cetiya. VibhA. p.156.
- Talaputa. See Tālaputa above.
- Tālavana. See Nālapana ??.
- Tālavantadāyaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety-two kappas
ago he gave a fan made of palm leaf to the Buddha Tissa. Sixty-three
kappas ago he became king several times under the name of Mahārāma.
- Tālavatthu-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon. It was
restored by Aggabodhi V., who also gave to it the village of
Pannabhatta. He appears to have renamed the village Mahāsena,
probably after its original founder. Cv.xlviii.8; Cv.Trs.i.111,
- Tālayūrunādu. A district in South India. Cv.lxxvi.261.
- Tālipabbata. The brahmin who accompanied Mahā Arittha
on his embassy from Ceylon to the court of Asoka. MT.302.
- Tālissara. A descendant of King Dīpankara, who ruled
in Takkasilā. Dpv. iii.32.
- Tamālapupphiya Thera. An arahant. In a previous
birth he owned a vimāna with eighty thousand golden pillars.
He offered a tamāla flower to Sikhī Buddha. Twenty kappas ago
he was a king called Candatittha. Ap.i.197.
- Tāmalinda. One of the four companions of Chapata
and a founder of the Sīhalasangha in Burma (Sās., p.65). He
later founded a sect of his own. Bode: op. cit.24.
- Tāmalitti (Tāmalitthi)
- Tambagāma. A village in Rohana. Cv.lxxv.90.
- Tambala. A village, probably in Rohana, where a battle
was fought between Dāthopatissa and Mana. Cv.xlv.78.
- Tambalagāma. A village in Rohana, once the headquarters
of Vijayabāhu I. Cv.lviii.10, 38; see also Cv.Trs.i.202, n.5.
- Tambapannī. An irrigation channel built by Parakkamabāhu
I. It flowed northwards from the Ambala tank. Cv.lxxix.50.
- Tambapittha. A village seven leagues to the east
of Anurādhapura, on the banks of the Mahāvālukanadi. When Dutthagāmani
made plans to build the Mahā Thūpa, nuggets of gold appeared
in Tambapittha. Mhv.xxviii.16.
- Tambavitthika. A village in Ceylon, where the soldiers
of Vijayabāhu I. killed the Cola king. Cv.lviii.21; see also
- Tam-jīvam-tam-sarīram Sutta. One of the views which
are held in the world, owing to the existence of the khandhas
and the clinging to them. S. iii.215.
- Tamo Sutta. The four types of people found in the
world - those who, being in darkness, are bound for darkness,
those who are in darkness, but are bound for light, etc. A.ii.85;
cf. Pugg. p.51; and S. i.93, where the sutta is addressed to
- Tamonuda. A king of ninety-one kappas ago, a previous
birth of Punnāgapupphiya. Ap.i.180; ThagA.i.213.
- Tamo-tama Sutta. A name given in the
Sutta Sangaha (No. 49) to
the Puggala Sutta (3).
See also Tamo Sutta above.
- Tāna Sutta. The Buddha preaches the Refuge and the
way thereto. S. iv.372.
- Tanagaluka. A village in Rohana. Cv.lxxiv.165.
- Tanaveli-vihāra. A vihāra erected in Bījagāma by
King Mahallaka-Nāga. v.l. Cānavela. Mhv.xxxv.125.
- Tandulanāli Jātaka (No.5)
- Tandulapāladvāra. One
of the gates of Rājagaha. Near
the gate was the residence of the brahmin
Dhānañjāni. M.ii.185; MA.ii.795.
- Tandulapatta. A village in Rohana. Cv.lxxiv.165.
- Tāngipperumāla. A Tamil chieftain, ally of Kulasekhara
(Cv.lxxvi.145). He was later won over by Lankāpura. Ibid., 190.
- Tanguttavanka-parivena. A
monastery, probably in Ceylon; the residence of Ratthapāla,
author of the original of the Rasavāhinī. P.L.C.224. The Parivena
was attached to the Mahāvihāra. Ras.i.1.
- Tanhā Sutta
- Tanhā Vagga. The twenty-fourth chapter of the Dhammapada.
- Tanhakkhaya Sutta
- Tanhankara. One of the four Buddhas born in the same
kappa as Dpv.nkara. J. i.44; Bu.xxvii.1.
- Tanhāsankhaya Sutta. See
- Tankuttara. A Tamil chieftain, ally of Kulasekhara.
- Tannarugāma. A village near Pulatthipura, the scene
of several conflicts between the forces of Parakkamabāhu I.
and those of his enemies. Cv.ixx.313, 316, 319; lxxii.175.
- Tannitittha. A village in Ceylon, near Ambagāma and
- Tantavāyikacātikā. A village assigned by Potthakuttha
to the padhānaghara at Mātambiya. Cv.xlvi.20.
- Tapakannika. See Tavakannika.
- Tapana. A Niraya. Beings born there are pierced by
heated stakes and they remain transfixed, motionless. J. v.266,
- Tāpana. See Tapana above.
- Tapassī. An envoy sent by the king of Rāmañña to
Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxvi.23.
- Tapassu (Tapussa) Sutta
- Tapassu, Tapussa
- Tapodakandarā. See Tapodārāma.
- Tapodāvātthu. The story of Moggallāna explaining
the reason for the warmth of the water of the Tapodā and of
the refusal of the monks to believe him (Vin.iii.108; Sp.ii.512).
- Tapo-kammañca Sutta. As the Buddha sits under the
Ajapālanigrodha tree, soon after the Enlightenment, rejoicing
in freedom from toil, Māra approaches and tells him that his
purity is but a delusion. The Buddha rebukes him and proves
him to be wrong. S. i.103.
- Tapovana. A group of monasteries near Anurādhapura
inhabited by the Pamsukūlikas. They lay in the forest district
to the west of the city. Cv.lii.22; liii.14ff; also Cv.Trs.i.163,
- Tapussa. See Tapassu.
- Taracchavāpi. A tank built by Mahānāga. Mhv.xxii.4.
- Taraniya Thera
- Tarara. A king of fifty-eight kappas ago, a former
birth of Khadiravaniya Revata. Ap.i.51; ThagA.i.109.
- Taruna Sutta. In him who contemplates the enjoyment
of what makes for enfettering, craving grows and a consequent
mass of dukkha, like a sapling which is well tended; but in
him who contemplates misery in all enslaving things, craving,
etc., is destroyed. S. ii.88f.
- Tasinā Sutta. On the three thirsts - for sensual
delights, for becoming and for ceasing to become - and the way
to get rid of them (S.v.58).
- Tassa-Sutam Sutta
- Tatavāpi. A locality near the Kālavāpi. There was
a fortress there where Gokanna suffered defeat. Cv.lxx.165.
- Tatha Sutta 1. There are four things that are true
and unalterable - the facts of Dukkha, its arising, its cessation,
the path thereto. S. v.430.
- Tatha Sutta 2. The Four Noble Truths. Same as above.
- Tatha. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.69; ApA.i.106.
- Tathāgata Sutta. A group of suttas in which the simile
of the Tathāgata, being the chief of all creatures, is repeated.
S.v.41ff; repeated at v.135.
- Tathāgatena-vutta Sutta
- Tathāgatuppatti. A Pāli work by Ñānagambhīra.
Gv. 62, 72.
- Tatojasi. A messenger of
- Tatolā, Tatotalā, Tattalā. Messengers of
- Tavakannīka, Tavannika, Tavakinnoka
- Tāyana Sutta. Records the visit of
Tāyana to the Buddha.
- Tayodhamma Jātaka (No.58)
- Tebhātika-Jatilā. Three brothers, Uruvela-Kassapa,
Gayā-Kassapa and Nadī-Kassapa. For their story see
- Tejasi. One of the messengers employed by Kuvera.
- Tejodipa. A disciple of Tilokaguru and author of
a tīkā on the Paritta. Sās., p.115.
- Tekicchakārī (°kāni) Thera
- Tekula (?). A thera who, with his brother Yamelu,
asked from the Buddha permission to translate the Buddha's teachings
into Sanskrit. Vin.ii.139.
- Tela. One of the ambassadors sent
by Devānampiyatissa to Asoka. v.l. Malla. MT.302.
- Telagāma. A canal, the revenue from which was given
by Aggabodhi IX. to the monks for their rice gruel. Cv.xlix.89.
- Telakandarikā. A pious and generous woman, who gave
ghee in large quantities to monks. She is mentioned in a story
illustrating how monks will sometimes boast of their patrons.
- Telakāni Thera
- Telamakkhiya Thera. An arahant. Ninety-four kappas
ago he rubbed oil on the vedikā of Siddhattha Buddha's Bodhi-tree.
Twenty-four kappas ago he was a king named Succhavi. Ap.i.230f.
- Telapakkanijjhara. A weir forming part of the irrigation
work carried out by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.66.
- Telapatta Jātaka (No.96)
- Telavāhā. A river in the Serivarattha,
and near Andhapura (J.i.111).
- Telovāda Jātaka (No.246)
- Telumapāli. A place through which the sīmā of the
Mahāvihāra passed. Mbv.135.
- Temiya Jātaka. See
- Temiya. The name of the Bodhisatta in the
He was so called because on the day of his birth there were
great rains throughout the kingdom and he was born wet. J. vi.3.
- Tenkongu. A locality in South India. Cv.lxxvi.288;
- Tennavallappalla. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara.
- Tesakuna Jātaka (No.521)
- Tevijja Sutta
- Tevijja-Vacchagotta Sutta
- Thakuraka. The chief of the
Cv.xc.16, 24, 27.
- Thalayūru. See
- Thambāropaka Thera
- Thāna Sutta
- Thānakonkana. A garden in Ceylon, laid out by Parakkamabāhu
- Thapana Sutta. Ten reasons for establishing the Pātimokkha.
- Thapatayo Sutta
- Thera Sutta
- Thera Vagga
- Thera. Name of a monk in Rājagaha. He lived in solitude,
the virtues of which state he extolled. Hearing this, the Buddha
sent for him and taught him how the solitary life could be perfected
in detail (S.ii.282f).
- Therambalaka Vihāra. A monastery built by Sakka.
Dāthāsena lived there. Ras.ii.109.
- Theranāma Sutta. Records the story of the Elder named
Thera. S. ii.282f.
- Therānambandhamālaka. A locality in Anurādhapura
where Uttiya erected the funeral pyre of Mahinda. Later he erected
a thūpa there over half the remains (Mhv.Xx.42f).
- Therapañha Sutta. See Sāriputta Sutta.
- Therāpassaya-parivena. A building erected on the
spot where Mahinda used to meditate, leaning against a support.
- Theraputtābhaya. The Rasavāhinī (ii.92f.) contains
a story of his youth when he was a novice in Kappakandara-vihāra.
Gothayimbara visited the place and ate the coconuts, throwing
the husks about. The novice beat him soundly.
- Theriya-parampāra. The name given to the succession
of Theravāda monks. Mhv.v.1.
- Thiti Sutta
- Thomadāyaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety-one kappas
ago he was a deva, and having heard Vipassī Buddha preach, paid
him homage. Ap.i.226.
- Thulla-Tissa. See Tissa
- Thulū. See Bumū.
- Thūneyyakā. The people of Thūna.
- Thūpāraha Sutta. There are four persons worthy of
a thūpa - a Buddha, a Pacceka Buddha, a Buddha's disciple and
a Cakkavatti. A.ii.245.
- Thūpasikha (Thūpasikhara). Ninety-four kappas ago
there were sixteen kings of this name, all previous births of
Thambhāropaka (Paripunnaka). Ap.i.171; ThagA.i.190.
- Thūpavamsa. A Pāli poem written by Vācissara. It
has sixteen chapters, the last eight of which contain a description
of the erection of the Mahā Thūa by Dutthagāmani at Anurādhapura.
The work probably belongs to the twelfth century. P.L.C.216f.
- Thūpavitthi-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon built by
- Thusa Jātaka (No.338)
- Thusavāpi. A tank near Pulatthipura. Cv.l.73.
- Thusavatthi. A village in Ceylon where king Buddhadāsa
effected a miraculous cure (Cv.xxxvii.124f). It was near Anurādhapura,
and the sīmā of the Mahāvihāra passed through it (Mbv.136).
- Tibhuvanamalla, also called Tilokamalla. Son
of Parakkamabāhu II (Cv.lxxxvii.16). He was in command of the
troops stationed between Jambuddoni and the Southern sea and
he lived in Mahāvatthalagāma. Cv.lxxxviii.20.
- Ti-campakapupphiya Thera.An arahant. In a previous
birth, ninety-one kappas ago, he saw a holy recluse under the
mountain Vikata, near Himavā, and offered him three campaka-flowers.
- Tidasa. A name given to
Tāvatimsa, the inhabitants being called Tidasā (J.iii.357,
413; vi.168; v.20, 390). The Tidasa devas are spoken of as being
full of glory. S. i.234.
- Tidiva. A name given to
Tāvatimsa. See also Tirītavaccha
(3). J. iv.322, 450; v.14, 15.
- Tidivādhibhū. A name given to
- Tikandakivana. See Tikantakivana below.
- Tikandipupphiya Thera. An arahant. In a previous
birth he saw the Buddha Sumangala in a grove and offered him
a tikandi flower. Forty-six kappas ago he was a king named Apilāpiya.
- Tikanna. A brahmin. He once visited the Buddha and
spoke in praise of tevijja brahmins. The Buddha explained to
him that the threefold lore of the Ariyan disciple was a different
and a far nobler thing. The brahmin accepted the Buddha as his
teacher. A.i.164f; cp. D.i.73ff.
- Tikanna-Sutta. Records the visit of Tikanna (above)
to the Buddha.
- Tikantakivana. A grove in
Sāketa, evidently identical with
- Tika-Vagga. The eleventh chapter of the Chakka Nipāta
of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iii.445-9.
- Tikicchaka-Thera. An arahant. In a previous birth
he was a physician of Bandhumatī, and cured Asoka, the attendant
of Vipassī Buddha. Eight kappas ago he was king under the name
of Sabbosadha (Ap.i.190). He is evidently identical with Tekicchakāni
- Tikicchā-Sutta.On emetics administered by physicians
and the corresponding emetics in the discipline of the Ariyans.
- Ti-kinkinipupphiya Thera.-ān arahant. Ninety-one
kappas ago he gave three kinkini-flowers to Vipassī Buddha (Ap.ii.433).
He is probably identical with Cittaka Thera. ThagA.i.78.
- Tikonamālatittha. The Pāli name for Trincomali in
- Tikūta. A river in Himavā, the resort of the Kinnaras.
- Tilagulla. A village in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon.
It is mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Vijayabāhu
I (Cv.lviii.43). Attached to it was a tank. Cv.lxviii.44; Cv.Trs.i.206,
- Tilamutthidāyaka Thera. An
arahant. Ninety-one kappas ago he gave a handful of tiles seeds
to the Buddha, who, reading his thoughts, appeared before him
in a mind-created body. Sixteen kappas ago he was a king named
- Tilavatthu. A canal which fed the Manihīra tank.
- Tilokamalla. See Tibhuvanamalla above.
- Tilokanagara. The residence of Cūlasīva. So DA. (Hewavitarne
edn.) ii.641, but P.T.S. edn. (ii.883) has Lokuttara.
- Tilokanandana. A garden laid out in Pulatthipura
by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.8.
- Tilokasundarī. A Kālinga princess, the second queen
of Vijayabāhu I. She later became his chief queen and had five
daughters - Subhaddā, Sumittā, Lokanāthā, Ratnāvalī and Rūpavatī
- and a son, Vikkamabāhu. Cv.lix.29.
- Timanda. A monster fish of the deep sea, five hundred
leagues in length. He eats only seaweed. J. v.462.
- Timbarutittha. A pond at which sacrifices were offered.
- Timirapingala. A fish of the deep sea. He is one
thousand leagues long and eats only seaweed (J.v.462).
- Timitimingala. A fish, one thousand leagues long,
living in the deep ocean and feeding on seaweed (J.v.462; NidA.211).
- Tinakattha-Sutta. Incalculable is the beginning of
samsāra. If a man were to collect all the grasses and twigs
of Jambudīpa, the number of his mothers would surpass them.
- Tinakutidāyaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety-one kappas
ago he was a servant, and, having been granted a day's leave
by his master, he built for the Sangha a grass hut. As a result,
he was born in Tāvatimsa after death. Ap.i.270f.
- Tinasanthāraka. Five kappas ago there were seven
kings of this name, all previous births of Senāsanadāyaka (or
Channa) Thera. Ap.i.137; ThagA.i.155.
- Tinduka. A watcher of corn (yavapālaka), who gave
grass for his seat to Konāgamana Buddha. BuA.214.
- Tindukācīra. See
- Tindukadāyaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety-four kappas
ago he was a monkey who saw Siddhattha Buddha and gave him and
his monks tinduka fruits to eat. Fifty-seven kappas ago he became
king, under the name of Upananda. Ap.i.200f.
- Tindukagāma. A village near the Mahāvālukanadī. Ras.ii.157.
- Tindukakandarā. A cave outside Rājagaha where lodgings
were provided for visiting monks. Vin.ii.76; iii.159.
- Tindukaphaladāyaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety-one
kappas ago he saw the Buddha Vessabhū and gave him tinduka fruit
to eat (Ap.i.281).
- Tindukkhānu-paribbājakārāma. A dwelling of Paribbājakas,
near Vesāli. It was the residence of Pāthikaputta. D.iii.17.
- Tinimakkulagāma. A village in the Malaya country
in Ceylon, not far from Pulatthipura. Cv.lxx.284, 301.
- Tintasīsakola. A region, thirty leagues in extent,
near the spot where the stream from the Anotatta falls from
a height of sixty leagues. The soil, being constantly sprinkled
by the drops of water, is extremely soft and plastic and clay
was obtained from there for the building of the Mahā Thūpa.
- Tintinika. A village granted by Mahānāga to the Mahāvihāra
(Cv.xli.96). It was once the headquarters of Dāthāsiva (Cv.xliv.125).
It evidently contained a tank which was restored by Parakkamabāhu
- Tipa. A Vanni chieftain of Ceylon, subdued by Bhuvanekabāhu
Tipallatthamiga Jātaka (No.16)
- Tipitakālankāra. A monk of Prome in Burma. He enjoyed
the patronage of Surakitti, king of Burma, but for a time lived
in retreat in Tiriyapabbata. Among his works are the Yasavaddhanavatthu
and the Vinayālañkāratīkā. Sās., p.106; Bode: op. cit.53f.
- Tipucullasa. See Tīsucullasa below.
- Tipupphiya-Thera. An arahant. In a previous birth
he offered three flowers to the Pātalī, the Bodhi-tree or Vipassī
Buddha. Thirty-three kappas ago he became king thirteen times
under the name of Samantapāsādika. Ap.i.136.
- Tiracchikā. A Nāga maiden, sister of Mahodara. Her
son was Cūlodara. MT.104.
- Tiramsiya-Thera. An arahant. In a previous birth
he was a hermit. He saw the Buddha Siddhattha and spoke verses
in praise of him, extolling his lustre as surpassing that of
the sun and of the moon. Sixty-one kappas ago he was a king
named Ñānadhara. Ap.i.256f.
- Tirikkānappera. A locality in South India. Cv.lxxvi.302;
- Tirimalakka. A village in South India. Cv.lxxvii.51,
- Tirinaveli. A district in South India. Cv.lxxvi.143,
288; lxxvii.42, 91.
- Tirippāluru. A locality in South India. Cv.lxxvi.309,
- Tiriputtūru. A place in South India. Cv.lxxvii.16,
- Tiritara. A Tamil usurper who succeeded Khuddapārinda
on the throne. Two months after his accession he was killed
by Dhātusena. Cv.xxxviii.32.
- Tirītavacchagāma. See
- Tirītivaccha. See Tirītavaccha
- Tirivekambama. A place in South India. Cv.lxxvi.238,
- Ti-saranāgamaniya Thera
- Tisīhala. See Sīhala.
- Tissaka-Sutta.- Subrahmā approaches the Buddha and
speaks of Katamoraka-Tissa.
- Tissāmacca. Son of Venisāla.
Having heard the Dakkhinā-vibhanga
Sutta in the Tissamahārāma, he never ate without giving
a share of his food to monks. He was later born as a tree deity
near Kālatindukavihāra. Ras.ii.163f.
- Tissamahānāga Thera
- Tissamahārājā. See
- Tissambatittha. A village in Rohana. See
Tissā (10). Ras.ii.31.
- Tissa-Metteyya. See Tissa
- Tissa-Metteyya-mānava-pucchā. The question asked
by Tissa-Metteyya, and the answer given by the Buddha (Sn.,
- Tissa-Metteyya-Sutta. Preached to
Tissa (7) and his friend Metteyya, at
the latter's request. It deals with the evils that follow in
the train of sexual intercourse. Sn., p.160f; SnA.ii.535f.
- Tissarājamandapa. The name given to the pavilions
erected by Vohārīka-Tissa in the Mahāvihāra and in Abhayagiri
(Mhv.Xxxvi.31; Mhv.Trs.258, n.3).
- Tissarakkhā. The second queen of
Asoka; he married her four years
before his death. She was very jealous of the attention paid
by Asoka to the Bodhi-tree, and caused it to be killed by means
of poisonous thorns (Mhv.Xx.3ff).
- Tissavaddhamānaka. A locality in Ceylon, to the east
of Anurādhapura (Mhv.Xxxv.84). It contained the Mucela-vihāra
and a tank of the same name (Mhv.Xxxvii.48).
- Tissavasabha. Probably the name of a Bodhi-tree in
Anurādhapura. It was surrounded by a stone terrace and a wall,
both built by Sirimeghavanna. Cv.xxxvii.91; Cv.Trs.i.7, n.3.
- Tissa-vihāra. A monastery in Nāgadīpa round which
Vohāraka-Tissa built a wall (Mhv.Xxxvi.36).
- Tisucullasa. A village, probably in East Ceylon.
v.l. Tipucullasa. Cv.xlv.78.
- Titthagāma. A village, in the south-west of Ceylon
(Cv.lxxii.42), where Parakkamabāhu I. established a coconut
- Titthagāma-vihāra. A vihāra in Titthagāma, the modern
Totagamuva. It was erected by Vijayabāhu IV. and restored by
Parakkamabāhu IV. Cv.xc.88; Cv.Trs.ii.208, n.2.
- Tittha-Jātaka (No.25)
- Titthaka. An Ājīvaka who gave kusa grass to Phussa
Buddha before his Enlightenment. BuA.147.
- Titthamba. A Damita general of Ambatitthaka, who
was conquered by Dutthagāmani after a four months' siege (Mhv.Xxv.8;
MT.473). Dutthagāmani deceived Titthamba by promising to give
him his mother in marriage.
- Titthārāma. A monastery built by Pandukābhaya for
the use of non-Buddhist monks. It was near the Nīcasusāna in
Anurādhapura. Vattagāmani demolished it and built on its site
the Abhayagiri-vihāra. Mhv.xxxiii.42, 83.
- Tittha-Sutta. The Buddha examines the three beliefs
held by those of other sects - that whatever is experienced
is due to past action, or is the creation of a supreme deity,
or is uncaused and unconditioned. A.i.173ff.
- Titthiyārāma. A monastery of the heretics, near Jetavana.
J.ii.415, 416; iv.187, 188; ThigA. p.68.
(No.37, 117, 319, 438)
- Tittiriya-brahmacariya. See
Tittira Jātaka (1).
It consisted of observing the five precepts. MA.i.275.
- Tittiriyābrāhmanā. The Pāli equivalent of the Sanskrit
- Tittiriya-pandita. The name given to the partridge
of the Tittira Jātaka
(No.11). J. iii.537.
- Ti-ukkādhāriya Thera. An arahant. Once in the past
he lit three torches, which he stood holding, at the foot of
the Bodhi-tree of Padumuttara Buddha. Ap.ii.404.
- Ti-uppalamāliya Thera
- Tivakka (Tavakka)
- Tivarā. The name given to the inhabitants of Mount
Vepulla, then known as Pācinavamsa, near Rājagaha, in the time
of Kakusandha Buddha. Their term of life was forty thousand
years. S. ii.190.
- Tobbalanāgapabbata. A locality in Rohana. There Mahallakanāga
erected a vihāra. Mhv.xxxv.125.
- Todeyyagāma. A village between Sāvatthi and Benares.
It contained the shrine of Kassapa Buddha, which was honoured
even in the present age. The Buddha once visited it in the company
of Ananda. DhA.iii.250f.
- Todeyyaputta. See Subha
- Tolaka-vihāra. A monastery in Rohana near which Vihāramahādevī
landed after she was cast into the sea at Kalyāni. MT.431 (see
- Tomanaratittha. A ford in Ceylon. Ras.ii.184.
- Tompiya. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.144.
- Tondamāna. A Tamil chieftain, ally of Kulasekhara.
He had a mountain fortress where Kulasekhara once lay in hiding,
and his wife had three brothers, all of whom helped him. He
owned the villages of Tirimalakka and Kattala. Cv.lxxvi.137,
315; lxxvii.1, 32, 39, 51, 74.
- Tondipāra. A locality in South India (Cv.lxxvi.236;
lxxvii.81). Geiger takes the name to be that of two villages,
Tondi and Pāra. Cv.Trs.ii.84, n.3.
- Tondiriya. A Tamil chieftain, ally of Kulasekhara.
He was slain by Lankāpura. Cv.lxxvi.181f.
- Toyavāpi. A tank, one of the irrigation works of
Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxvx.46.
- Tucchapothila. See Pothila.
- Tudigāma. The residence of Subha Todeyyaputta. AA.ii.554;
MA.ii.802. See Todeyya.
- Tulākūta-Sutta. Few are they that abstain from cheating
with scales and measures; many are they that do not (S.v.473).
- Tumbarakandara. A forest between Upatissagāma and
Dvāramandalaka. Mhv.x.2; MT.280.
- Tumbarumālaka. One of the mālakas of the Cetiyapabbata.
The first upsampadā was held there by Mahinda, when Mahāarittha
and the others received the upasampadā. Mhv.xvi.16.
- Tundagāma. A village in the dominions of the Kosala
- Tundila-Jātaka (No.388)
- Tungabhaddā. A canal branching off from the Dakkhinā
sluice in the Parakkamasamudda. Cv.lxxix.45.
- Tusitā. The inhabitants of the Tusita world. See
- Tuttha. A lay disciple of Ñātika who died and was
reborn in the Suddhāvāsa, there to attain Nibbāna. S. v.358,
- Tutthi-Sutta. In order to get rid of dissatisfaction,
want of self-possession, and desire for much, one should cultivate
the opposite qualities. A.iii.448.
- Tuvaradāyaka Thera. An arahant. Ninety-one kappas
ago he was a hunter who, having seen some monks in the forest,
gave them a tuvara (?) (Ap.i.222).
- Tuvarādhipativelāra. A Tamil chieftain, ally of
Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.138, 315; lxxvii.67.
- Twin Miracle. See