Proper Names - T -
Tibhuvanamalla, also called Tilokamalla.-Son of
Parakkamabáhu II (Cv.lxxxvii.16). He was in command of the troops stationed
between Jambuddoni and the Southern sea and he lived in Mahávatthalagáma.
Ti-campakapupphiya Thera.-An arahant. In a previous birth,
ninety-one kappas ago, he saw a holy recluse under the mountain Vikata, near
Himavá, and offered him three campaka-flowers. Ap.i.227.
Tidasa.-A name given to Távatimsa, the inhabitants being
called Tidasá (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 Távatimsa. See also
(3). J.iv.322, 450; v.14, 15.
Tidivádhibhú.-A name given to Sakka (q.v.).
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 Apilápiya. Ap.i.201f.
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
Tikantaki-Sutta.-Preached at Tikantakivana, on the five
ways in which a monk gains poise and equanimity, being rid of both that is
distasteful and that is not. A.iii.169f.
Tikantaki-Vagga.-The fifteenth chapter of the Pańcaka
Nipáta of the Anguttara Nikáya. v.l. Tikandaki Vagga. A.iii.164-74.
Tikantakivana.-A grove in Sáketa, evidently identical with
Tika-Vagga.-The eleventh chapter of the Chakka Nipáta of
the Anguttara Nikáya. A.iii.445-9.
Tikicchaka-Thera.-An arahant. In a previous birth he was a
physician of Bandhumatí, and cured Asoka, the attendant of Vipassí Buddha. Eight
kappas ago he was king under the name of Sabbosadha (Ap.i.190). He is evidently
identical with Tekicchakáni Thera. ThagA.i.442.
Tikicchá-Sutta.-On emetics administered by physicians and
the corresponding emetics in the discipline of the Ariyans. A.v.218f.
Ti-kinkinipupphiya Thera.-Án arahant. Ninety-one kappas ago
he gave three kinkini-flowers to Vipassí Buddha (Ap.ii.433). He is probably
identical with Cittaka Thera. ThagA.i.78.
Tikonamálatittha.-The Páli name for Trincomali in Ceylon.
Tikúta.-A river in Himavá, the resort of the Kinnaras.
Tilagulla.-A village in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon. It is
mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Vijayabáhu I (Cv.lviii.43).
Attached to it was a tank. Cv.lxviii.44; Cv.Trs.i.206, n.1.
Tilamutthidáyaka 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.
Tilavatthu.-A canal which fed the Manihíra tank. Cv.lx.53.
Tilokamalla.-See Tibhuvanamalla above.
Tilokanagara.-The residence of Cúlasíva. So DA. (Hewavitarne
edn.) ii.641, but P.T.S. edn. (ii.883) has Lokuttara.
Tilokanandana.-A garden laid out in Pulatthipura by
Parakkamabáhu I. Cv.lxxix.8.
Tilokasundarí.-A Kálinga princess, the second queen of
Vijayabáhu I. She later became his chief queen and had five daughters - Subhaddá,
Sumittá, Lokanáthá, Ratnávalí and Rúpavatí - and a son, Vikkamabáhu. 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 samsára.
If a man were to collect all the grasses and twigs of Jambudípa, the number of
his mothers would surpass them. S.ii.178.
Tinakutidáyaka 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 Távatimsa after death.
Tina-Sákiyá.-The name given to those Sákiyans who held
reeds in their mouths in order to escape slaughter when Vidúdabha massacred the
Sákiyans. For details see DhA.i.359.
Tinasantháraka.-Five kappas ago there were seven kings of
this name, all previous births of Senásanadáyaka (or Channa) Thera. Ap.i.137;
Tinduka.-A watcher of corn (yavapálaka), who gave grass for
his seat to Konágamana Buddha. BuA.214.
Tindukácíra. See Mallikáráma.
Tindukadáyaka 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.
Tindukagáma. A village near the Maháválukanadí. Ras.ii.157.
Tindukakandará.-A cave outside Rájagaha where lodgings were
provided for visiting monks. Vin.ii.76; iii.159.
Tindukaphaladáyaka Thera.-An arahant. Ninety-one kappas ago
he saw the Buddha Vessabhú and gave him tinduka fruit to eat (Ap.i.281).
Tindukkhánu-paribbájakáráma.-A dwelling of Paribbájakas,
near Vesáli. It was the residence of Páthikaputta. D.iii.17.
Tinimakkulagáma.-A village in the Malaya country in Ceylon,
not far from Pulatthipura. Cv.lxx.284, 301.
Tintasísakola.-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 Mahá Thúpa.
Tintinika.-A village granted by Mahánága to the Mahávihára
(Cv.xli.96). It was once the headquarters of Dáthásiva (Cv.xliv.125). It
evidently contained a tank which was restored by Parakkamabáhu I (Cv.lxviii.47).
Tipa.-A Vanni chieftain of Ceylon, subdued by Bhuvanekabáhu
Tipallatthamiga Játaka (No.16)
Tipitakálankára.-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
Vinayálańkáratíká. Sás., p.106; Bode: op. cit.53f.
Tipucullasa.-See Tísucullasa below.
Tipupphiya-Thera.-An arahant. In a previous birth he
offered three flowers to the Pátalí, the Bodhi-tree or Vipassí Buddha.
Thirty-three kappas ago he became king thirteen times under the name of
- Tiracchiká.-A Nága maiden, sister of Mahodara. Her son was
- 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 Ńánadhara. Ap.i.256f.
- Tirikkánappera.-A locality in South India. Cv.lxxvi.302;
- Tirimalakka.-A village in South India. Cv.lxxvii.51, 52.
- Tirinaveli.-A district in South India. Cv.lxxvi.143, 288;
- Tirippáluru.-A locality in South India. Cv.lxxvi.309, 312.
- Tiriputtúru.-A place in South India. Cv.lxxvii.16, 20.
- Tiritara.-A Tamil usurper who succeeded Khuddapárinda on the
throne. Two months after his accession he was killed by Dhátusena.
- Tirítavacchagáma.-See Milinda.
- Tirítavaccha-Játaka (No.259)
- Tirítivaccha.-See Tirítavaccha
- Tirivekambama.-A place in South India. Cv.lxxvi.238, 266, 276.
- Ti-saranágamaniya Thera
- Tisíhala.-See Síhala.
- Tissaka-Sutta.- Subrahmá approaches the Buddha and speaks of
- Tissámacca.-Son of Venisála. Having heard the
Sutta in the Tissamaháráma, he never ate without giving a share of his food to
monks. He was later born as a tree deity near Kálatindukavihára. Ras.ii.163f.
- Tissamahánága Thera
- Tissamahárájá.-See Saddhátissa.
- Tissambatittha. A village in Rohana. See Tissá
- Tissa-Metteyya.-See Tissa (7).
- Tissa-Metteyya-mánava-pucchá.-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.
- Tissarájamandapa.-The name given to the pavilions erected by
Voháríka-Tissa in the Mahávihára and in Abhayagiri (Mhv.xxxvi.31; Mhv.Trs.258,
- Tissarakkhá.-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
- Tissavaddhamánaka.-A locality in Ceylon, to the east of
Anurádhapura (Mhv.xxxv.84). It contained the Mucela-vihára and a tank of the
same name (Mhv.xxxvii.48).
- Tissavasabha.-Probably the name of a Bodhi-tree in Anurádhapura.
It was surrounded by a stone terrace and a wall, both built by Sirimeghavanna.
Cv.xxxvii.91; Cv.Trs.i.7, n.3.
- Tissa-vihára.-A monastery in Nágadípa round which Voháraka-Tissa
built a wall (Mhv.xxxvi.36).
- Tisucullasa.-A village, probably in East Ceylon. v.l. Tipucullasa.
- Titthagáma.-A village, in the south-west of Ceylon (Cv.lxxii.42),
where Parakkamabáhu I. established a coconut plantation. Cv.xc.93.
- Titthagáma-vihára.-A vihára in Titthagáma, the modern Totagamuva.
It was erected by Vijayabáhu IV. and restored by Parakkamabáhu IV. Cv.xc.88;
- Tittha-Játaka (No.25)
- Titthaka. An Ájívaka who gave kusa grass to Phussa Buddha before
his Enlightenment. BuA.147.
- Titthamba.-A Damita general of Ambatitthaka, who was conquered by
Dutthagámani after a four months' siege (Mhv.xxv.8; MT.473). Dutthagámani
deceived Titthamba by promising to give him his mother in marriage.
- Tittháráma.-A monastery built by Pandukábhaya for the use of
non-Buddhist monks. It was near the Nícasusána in Anurádhapura. Vattagámani
demolished it and built on its site the Abhayagiri-vihára. 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.
- Titthiyáráma.-A monastery of the heretics, near Jetavana.
J.ii.415, 416; iv.187, 188; ThigA. p.68.
- Tittira-Játaka (No.37, 117, 319, 438)
- Tittiriya-brahmacariya.-See Tittira Játaka (1). It consisted of
observing the five precepts. MA.i.275.
- Tittiriyábráhmaná.-The Páli equivalent of the Sanskrit Taittiríyá.
- Tittiriya-pandita.-The name given to the partridge of the
Tittira Játaka (No.11). J.iii.537.
- Ti-ukkádháriya Thera.-An arahant. Once in the past he lit three
torches, which he stood holding, at the foot of the Bodhi-tree of Padumuttara
- Ti-uppalamáliya Thera
- Tivakka (Tavakka)
- Tivará.-The name given to the inhabitants of Mount Vepulla, then
known as Pácinavamsa, near Rájagaha, in the time of Kakusandha Buddha. Their
term of life was forty thousand years. S.ii.190.
- Tobbalanágapabbata.-A locality in Rohana. There Mahallakanága
erected a vihára. Mhv.xxxv.125.
- Todeyyagáma.-A village between Sávatthi 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.
- Tolaka-vihára.-A monastery in Rohana near which Viháramahádeví
landed after she was cast into the sea at Kalyáni. MT.431 (see n.7).
- Tomanaratittha.-A ford in Ceylon. Ras.ii.184.
- Tompiya.-A Damila chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.144.
- Tondamána.-A Damila 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.
- Tondipára.-A locality in South India (Cv.lxxvi.236; lxxvii.81).
Geiger takes the name to be that of two villages, Tondi and Pára. Cv.Trs.ii.84,
- Tondiriya.-A Damila chieftain, ally of Kulasekhara. He was slain
by Lankápura. Cv.lxxvi.181f.
- Toranavatthu.-A locality in Kosala, between Sávatthi and Sáketa.
Pasenadi once stopped there and visited Khemá, who lived there. S.iv.374.
- Toyavápi.-A tank, one of the irrigation works of Parakkamabáhu I.
- Tucchapothila.-See Pothila.
- Tudigáma.-The residence of Subha Todeyyaputta. AA.ii.554;
MA.ii.802. See Todeyya.
- Tulákúta-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 Upatissagáma and Dváramandalaka.
- Tumbarumálaka.-One of the málakas of the Cetiyapabbata. The first
upsampadá was held there by Mahinda, when Maháarittha and the others received
the upasampadá. Mhv.xvi.16.
- Tundagáma.-A village in the dominions of the Kosala king.
- Tundila-Játaka (No.388)
- Tungabhaddá.-A canal branching off from the Dakkhiná sluice in the
- Tusitá.-The inhabitants of the Tusita world. See
- Tuttha.-A lay disciple of Ńátika who died and was reborn in the
Suddhávása, there to attain Nibbána. 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
- Tuvaradáyaka Thera.-An arahant. Ninety-one kappas ago he was a
hunter who, having seen some monks in the forest, gave them a tuvara (?)
- Tuvarádhipativelára.-A Damila chieftain, ally of Kulasekhara.
Cv.lxxvi.138, 315; lxxvii.67.