Pali Proper Names - T -
- 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.
- 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,
- 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.
- 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 Kantakivana.
- 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 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,
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- Timanda.-A monster fish of the deep sea, five hundred leagues in
length. He eats only seaweed. Jat.532.
- Timbarutittha.-A pond at which sacrifices were offered. J.v.388,
- 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. 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.
- Tinasanthāraka.-Five kappas ago there were seven kings of this
name, all previous births of Senāsanadāyaka (or Channa) Thera. Ap.i.137;
- 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.
- 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
Vesāli. It was the residence of
- 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 I
- Tipa.-A Vanni chieftain of Ceylon, subdued by Bhuvanekabāhu I.
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
- 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,
- Tirimalakka.-A village in South India. Cv.lxxvii.51, 52.
- Tirinaveli.-A district in South India. Cv.lxxvi.143, 288;
- 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.
- Tirītavacchagāma.-See Milinda.
- Tirītavaccha-Jātaka (No.259)
- Tirītivaccha.-See Tirītavaccha
- Tirivekambama.-A place in South India. Cv.lxxvi.238, 266, 276.
- Ti-saranāgamaniya Thera
- Tisīhala.-See Sīhala.
- Tissaka-Sutta.- Subrahmā approaches the Buddha and speaks of
- 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.
- Tissambatittha. A village in Rohana. See Tissā
- 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,
- 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.
- Titimiti. A big fish of the great ocean. Jat. 537
- 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;
- 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,
Tittira Jātaka (1). It consisted of observing the five precepts. MA.i.275.
- Tittiriyābrāhmanā.-The Pāli equivalent of the Sanskrit Taittirīyā.
- 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
- 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 (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 Damila chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.144.
- Tondamāna.-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.
- Tondipāra.-A locality in South India (Cv.lxxvi.236; lxxvii.81).
Geiger takes the name to be that of two villages, Tondi and Pāra.
- Tondiriya.-A Damila chieftain, ally of Kulasekhara. He was slain by
- Toyavāpi.-A tank, one of the irrigation works of Parakkamabāhu I.
- 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.
- 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-Jātaka (No.388)
- Tungabhaddā.-A canal branching off from the Dakkhinā sluice in the
- 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, 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
- Tuvaradāyaka Thera.-An arahant. Ninety-one kappas ago he was a
hunter who, having seen some monks in the forest, gave them a tuvara (?)
- Tuvarādhipativelāra.-A Damila chieftain, ally of Kulasekhara.
Cv.lxxvi.138, 315; lxxvii.67.
- Twin Miracle.-See Yamaka