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  • Tabbārattha. A district in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon (Cv.lxix.8).
  • Tabbāvāpī. A tank in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon (Cv.lxviii.3).
  • Tacasāra Jātaka (No.368)
  • Tacchakā. A class of Nāgas present at the Mahāsamaya. D.ii.258.
  • Tacchasūkara Jātaka (No.492)
  • 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.
  • Tagarasikhī
  • 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. Cv.xlv.56.
  • Takkapandita. The name given to the Bodhisatta in the Takka Jātaka.
  • Takkarā. A city in the time of Sumana Buddha. ThagA.i.303; Ap.ii.416.
  • Takkārika. See Takkāriya below.
  • Takkāriya Jātaka (v.l. Takkārika) (No.481)
  • Takkāriya. The Bodhisatta as chaplain to the king of Benares. See Takkāriya Jātaka.
  • Takkaru Jātaka. See Kakkaru Jātaka.
  • Takkasilā
  • Takkasilā Jātaka. Apparently another name for the Telapatta Jātaka. See J. i.970; DhA.iv.83.
  • 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 Mahāvihāra. Mbv.135.
  • 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, 92.
  • Tālaggallakavāpi. A tank in Ceylon repaired by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.66.
  • 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.
  • Talanga
  • 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. Cv.lxxii.4.
  • 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. ThagA.i.314.
  • Tālapitthika-vihāra. A monastery in Ceylon, where Gopakasīvali built a cetiya. VibhA. p.156.
  • Tālaputa
  • Talaputa. See Tālaputa above.
  • Talatādevī
  • 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. Ap.i.211.
  • 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, n.1.
  • Tālavelimagga
  • 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)
  • Tamba
  • Tambadāthika
  • 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.
  • Tambapanni
  • 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.
  • Tambapupphiya
  • Tambasumana
  • Tambavitthika. A village in Ceylon, where the soldiers of Vijayabāhu I. killed the Cola king. Cv.lviii.21; see also Cv.Trs.i.203, n.3.
  • 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 Pasenadi.
  • 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.
  • Tanasīva
  • 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.
  • Tanhā
  • 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 Cūla and Mahā.
  • Tankitamañca
  • Tankuttara. A Tamil chieftain, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.144.
  • 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 Antaravitthi. Cv.lxx.322.
  • Tantavāyikacātikā. A village assigned by Potthakuttha to the padhānaghara at Mātambiya. Cv.xlvi.20.
  • Tapakannika. See Tavakannika.
  • Tāpana
  • Tapana. A Niraya. Beings born there are pierced by heated stakes and they remain transfixed, motionless. J. v.266, 271, 275.
  • Tāpana. See Tapana above.
  • Tapassī. An envoy sent by the king of Rāmañña to Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxvi.23.
  • Tapassu (Tapussa) Sutta
  • Tapassu, Tapussa
  • Tapodā
  • Tapodakandarā. See Tapodārāma.
  • 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, n.8.
  • Tapussa. See Tapassu.
  • Taracchā
  • 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.
  • Tārukkha
  • 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. S.v.435.
  • Tatha. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.69; ApA.i.106.
  • Tathāgata
  • 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 Vessavana. D.iii.201.
  • Tatolā, Tatotalā, Tattalā. Messengers of Vessavana. D.iii.201.
  • Tavakannīka, Tavannika, Tavakinnoka
  • Tāvatimsa
  • Tāyana
  • 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 Uruvela-Kassapa.
  • Tejasi. One of the messengers employed by Kuvera. D.iii.201.
  • 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. VbhA.483; Vsm.27.
  • Telakāni Thera
  • Telakatāhagāthā
  • 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)
  • Telappanāli
  • 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 Mūgapakkha Jātaka.
  • Temiya. The name of the Bodhisatta in the Mūgapakkha Jātaka. 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; lxxvii.67.
  • Tennavallappalla. A Tamil chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.222, 231.
  • Tesakuna Jātaka (No.521)
  • Tevijja Sutta
  • Tevijja-Vacchagotta Sutta
  • Thakuraka. The chief of the Āriyakkhattayodhā. Cv.xc.16, 24, 27.
  • Thalayūru. See Athalayūru.
  • Thambāropaka Thera
  • Thāna Sutta
  • Thānakonkana. A garden in Ceylon, laid out by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.11.
  • Thapana Sutta. Ten reasons for establishing the Pātimokkha. A.v.70f.
  • 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).
  • Theragāthā
  • Therambalaka Vihāra. A monastery built by Sakka. Dāthāsena lived there. Ras.ii.109.
  • Therambatthala
  • 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. Mhv.Xv.210.
  • Theraputtābhaya
  • 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.
  • Theravāda
  • Therīgāthā
  • Therikā
  • Theriya-parampāra. The name given to the succession of Theravāda monks. Mhv.v.1.
  • Thitañjaliya
  • 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.
  • Thūlathana
  • Thullakotthita
  • Thulla-Nandā
  • Thulla-Tissā
  • Thulla-Tissa. See Tissa (14).
  • Thulū. See Bumū.
  • Thūna
  • 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.
  • Thūpārāma
  • 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 Dhātusena. Cv.xxxviii.48.
  • 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. Ap.i.227.
  • 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 Sakka.
  • 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. Ap.i.201f.
  • Ti-kanikārapupphiya Thera
  • 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.
  • Tikannipupphiya
  • Tikantaki-Sutta/Vagga
  • Tikantakivana. A grove in Sāketa, evidently identical with Kantakivana.
  • Tika-Vagga. The eleventh chapter of the Chakka Nipāta of the Anguttara Nikāya. A.iii.445-9.
  • Tikhinamantī
  • 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 Thera. ThagA.i.442.
  • Tikicchā-Sutta.On emetics administered by physicians and the corresponding emetics in the discipline of the Ariyans. A.v.218f.
  • 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 Ceylon. Cv.c.76.
  • Tikūta. A river in Himavā, the resort of the Kinnaras. J.iv.438, 439.
  • 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, n.1.
  • 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 Nandiya. Ap.i.235.
  • Tilamutthi-Jātaka (No.252)
  • Tilavatthu. A canal which fed the Manihīra tank. Cv.lx.53.
  • 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.
  • Timbaru
  • Timbaruka
  • Timbarutittha. A pond at which sacrifices were offered. J.v.388, 389.
  • Timirapingala. A fish of the deep sea. He is one thousand leagues long and eats only seaweed (J.v.462).
  • Timirapupphiya Thera
  • Timitimingala. A fish, one thousand leagues long, living in the deep ocean and feeding on seaweed (J.v.462; NidA.211).
  • Timsamatta Sutta
  • 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. S.ii.178.
  • 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.
  • Tinamutthidāyaka Thera
  • Tina-Sākiyā
  • Tinasanthāradāyaka Thera
  • 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.
  • Tinasūlakachādaniya Thera
  • Tinasūlaka-Thera
  • Tinduka. A watcher of corn (yavapālaka), who gave grass for his seat to Konāgamana Buddha. BuA.214.
  • Tindukācīra. See Mallikārāma.
  • 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.
  • Tinduka-Jātaka (No.177)
  • 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. MT.515.
  • 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 I (Cv.lxviii.47).
  • Tipa. A Vanni chieftain of Ceylon, subdued by Bhuvanekabāhu I. Cv.xc.33.
  • Ti-padumiya Thera
  • 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.
  • Tiputthulla-vihāra
  • 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; lxxvii.72, 82.
  • Tirimalakka. A village in South India. Cv.lxxvii.51, 52.
  • Tirinaveli. A district in South India. Cv.lxxvi.143, 288; lxxvii.42, 91.
  • Tirippāluru. A locality in South India. Cv.lxxvi.309, 312.
  • Tiriputtūru. A place in South India. Cv.lxxvii.16, 20.
  • Tiritara. A Tamil usurper who succeeded Khuddapārinda on the throne. Two months after his accession he was killed by Dhātusena. Cv.xxxviii.32.
  • Tirītavaccha
  • Tirītavacchagāma. See Milinda.
  • Tirītavaccha-Jātaka (No.259)
  • Tirītivaccha. See Tirītavaccha (2).
  • Tirivekambama. A place in South India. Cv.lxxvi.238, 266, 276.
  • Tirokudda-Sutta
  • Ti-saranāgamaniya Thera
  • Tisīhala. See Sīhala.
  • Tissa
  • Tissā
  • Tissabhūti
  • Tissadatta
  • Tissaka-Sutta.- Subrahmā approaches the Buddha and speaks of Katamoraka-Tissa. S.i.148.
  • 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 Saddhātissa.
  • Tissamahā-vihāra
  • Tissambatittha. A village in Rohana. See Tissā (10). Ras.ii.31.
  • Tissa-Metteyya. See Tissa (7).
  • Tissa-Metteyya-mānava-pucchā. The question asked by Tissa-Metteyya, and the answer given by the Buddha (Sn., p.199).
  • 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).
  • Tissārāma
  • Tissa-Sutta
  • 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).
  • Tissavāpi
  • 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 plantation. Cv.xc.93.
  • 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.
  • Tittira-Jātaka (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 Taittirīyā. D.i.237.
  • 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)
  • Tivanka
  • 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.
  • Tiyaggala
  • Tobbalanāgapabbata. A locality in Rohana. There Mahallakanāga erected a vihāra. Mhv.xxxv.125.
  • Todeyya
  • 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 (2)
  • Tolaka-vihāra. A monastery in Rohana near which Vihāramahādevī landed after she was cast into the sea at Kalyāni. MT.431 (see n.7).
  • 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.
  • Toranavatthu
  • 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.
  • Tudu
  • Tulādhāra
  • 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 king. Ras.i.46.
  • Tundila
  • Tundila-Jātaka (No.388)
  • Tungabhaddā. A canal branching off from the Dakkhinā sluice in the Parakkamasamudda. Cv.lxxix.45.
  • Tusita
  • Tusitā. The inhabitants of the Tusita world. See Tusita (2).
  • Tuttha. A lay disciple of ñātika who died and was reborn in the Suddhāvāsa, there to attain Nibbāna. S. v.358, D.ii.92.
  • 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.
  • Tuvataka-Sutta
  • Twin Miracle. See Yamaka pātihāriya

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