Pali Proper Names - T -
- 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.
- 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
- Takkarā.-A city in the time of Sumana Buddha. ThagA.i.303;
- Takkārika.-See Takkāriya below.
- Takkāriya Jātaka (v.l. Takkārika)
- Takkāriya.-The Bodhisatta as chaplain to the king of Benares. See
- Takkaru Jātaka.-See Kakkaru
- 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.
- Tālacchiggalūpama Sutta.-It is
said that, after hearing this sutta,
Abhayarājakumāra became a Sotāpanna (ThagA.i.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.
- Talākatthalī, Talātthala.-A locality not far from Pulatthipura. It
had a fortress which was once occupied by Lankādhinātha Rakkha. Cv.lxx.107,
- Tālakkhettagāma.-A village in the Malaya district of Ceylon.
- 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.
- 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. 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- 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
- Tāna Sutta.-The Buddha preaches the Refuge and the way thereto.
- 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
Rājagaha. Near the gate was the residence of
the brahmin Dhānañjāni. M.ii.185;
- Tandulapatta.-A village in Rohana. Cv.lxxiv.165.
- Tāngipperumāla.-A Damila 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
Dipankara. J.i.44; Bu.xxvii.1.
- Tanhāsankhaya Sutta.-See
Cūla° and Mahā°.
- Tankuttara.-A Damila 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.
- 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, 271, 275.
- Tāpana.-See Tapana above.
- Tapassī.-An envoy sent by the king of Rāmañña to Parakkamabāhu I.
- 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, n.8.
- 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. S.v.435.
- 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
- Tathāgatena-vutta Sutta
- Tathāgatuppatti. A Pāli work by Ñānagambhīra. Gv. 62, 72.
- Tatojasi.-A messenger of Vessavana.
- 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. 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.
- 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
- 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
- Temiya Jātaka.-See
- 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 Damila chief, ally of Kulasekhara.
- 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.
- 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
- Theranāma Sutta.-Records the story of the Elder named Thera.
- 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.-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
- Theriya-parampāra.-The name given to the succession of Theravāda
- 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 (14).
- 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 Dhātusena.
- 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).