1. Ambatitthaka.-A Tamil stronghold surrounded by a river and a moat; it was captured by Dutthagāmani after a siege of four months (Mhv.xxv.7-9). The crafty Damila Titthamba lived there, and it is said that, in the end, he was conquered by a conspiracy in which Dutthagāmani offered to allow him to marry Dutthagāmani's mother (MT.473f). Near here was a ford across the Mahāvāluka-gangā.

2. Ambatitthaka.-A Jatila living at Ambatittha (1).

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