Pāli Proper Names — T
Tabbārattha.– A district in the Dakkhiṇadesa of Sri Lanka (Cv.lxix.8).
Tabbāvāpī.– A reservoir in the Dakkhiṇadesa of Sri Lanka (Cv.lxviii.3).
Tacasāra Jātaka (No.368)
Tacchakā.– A class of Nāgā present at the Mahāsamaya. D.ii.258.
Tacchasūkara Jātaka (No.492)
Tadadhimutta.– A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
Tadanga Sutta.– Kāludāyī asks Ānanda, at the Ghositārāma, what is meant by Tadanganibbāna, and Ānanda answers. A.iv.454.
Tagara.– A city in the time of Dhammadassī Buddha; it was the capital of King Sañjaya. BuA.p.183.
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 Rohaṇa. It was repaired by Dappula, who also installed monks there. Cv.xlv.56.
Takkapandita.– The name given to the Bodhisatta in the Takkapaṇḍita Jātaka.
Takkapaṇḍita Jātaka (No.63)
Takkarā.– A city in the time of Sumana Buddha. ThagA.i.303; Ap.ii.416.
Takkārika.– See Takkāriya below.
Takkāriya Jātaka (No.481)
Takkāriya.– The Bodhisatta as chaplain to the king of Bārāṇasī. See Takkāriya Jātaka.
Takkaru Jātaka.– See Kakkaru Jātaka.
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 within the boundary (sīmā) of the Mahāvihāra. Mbv.135.
Tālacchiggalūpama Sutta.– It is said that, after hearing this sutta, Abhayarājakumāra became a Stream-
Taladilla, Talandilla.– A port in the Pandu kingdom, in South India. Laṅkāpura landed there and captured it. Cv.1xxvi.88, 92.
Tālaggallakavāpi.– A reservoir in Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka. Cv.lxx.10.
Tālaphaliya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Tālavana.– See Nālapana ??
Tālavantadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Tālayūrunādu.– A district in South India. Cv.lxxvi.261.
Tālipabbata.– The brahmin who accompanied Mahā-
Tālissara.– A descendant of King Dīpankara, who ruled in Takkasilā. Dpv.iii.32.
TamālapupphiyaThera.– An Arahant. In a previous birth he owned a vimāna with eighty thousand golden pillars. He offered a tamāla flower to Sikhī Buddha. Twenty world-
Tāmalinda.– One of the four companions of Chapaṭa (Saddhamajotipāla) and a founder of the Sīhala Saṅgha in Burma (Sās., p.65). He later founded a sect of his own. Bode: op.cit. 24.
Tambagāma.– A village in Rohaṇa. Cv.lxxv.90.
Tambala.– A village, probably in Rohaṇa, where a battle was fought between Dāthopatissa and Mana. Cv.xlv.78.
Tambapannī.– An irrigation channel built by Parakkamabāhu I. It flowed northwards from the Ambala reservoir. Cv.lxxix.50.
Tambapittha.– A village seven leagues to the east of Anurādhapura, on the banks of the Mahāvālukagangā. When Dutthagāmani made plans to build the Mahā Thūpa, nuggets of gold appeared in Tambapittha. Mhv.xxviii.16.
Tambavitthika.– A village in Sri Lanka, where the soldiers of Vijayabāhu I killed the Cola king. Cv.lviii.21; see also Cv.Trs.i.203, n.3.
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-
Tāna Sutta.– The Buddha teaches the Refuge and the way thereto. S.iv.372.
Tanagaluka.– A village in Rohaṇa. Cv.lxxiv.165.
Taṇḍulanāḷi Jātaka (No.5)
Taṇḍulapatta.– A village in Rohaṇa. Cv.lxxiv.165.
Tanhā.– One of the three daughters of Māra, who tried to tempt the Buddha under the Ajapāla-
Taṇhaṅkara.– One of the four Buddhas born in the same world-
Taṇhānirodha Sutta.– Similar to Tanhakkhaya Sutta (2). S.v.87.
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 Sri Lanka, near Ambagāma and Antaravitthi. Cv.lxx.322.
Tantavāyikacātikā.– A village assigned by Potthakuttha to the meditation hall (padhānaghara) at Mātambiya. Cv.xlvi.20.
Tapakannika.– See Tavakannika.
Tapana v.l. Tāpana.– A hell (niraya). Beings born there are pierced by heated stakes and they remain transfixed, motionless. J.v.266, 271, 275.
Tapassī.– An envoy sent by the king of Rāmañña to Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxvi.23.
Tapodakandarā.– See Tapodārāma.
Tapodāvātthu.– The story of Mahā-
Tapussa.– See Tapassu.
Taracchavāpi.– A reservoir built by Mahānāga. Mhv.xxii.4.
Tarara.– A king of fifty-
Tarunarukkha Sutta.– In him who contemplates the enjoyment of what makes for bondage, craving grows and a consequent mass of suffering, like a sapling that is well tended; but in him who contemplates misery in all enslaving things, craving, etc., is destroyed. S.ii.88 f.
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).
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 suffering, its arising, its cessation, and 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.
Tathāgatādi Sutta.– S.v.135. See Tathāgata Sutta (1)
Tathāgatuppatti. A Pāḷi work by Ñānagambhīra. Gv. 62, 72.
Tatiyajhānapañhā Sutta.– Mahā-
Tatiyapubbārāmasutta.– See the Pubbārāma Sutta
Tatiyasāriputtakoṭṭhika Sutta.– See the Sāriputtakoṭṭhika Sutta
Tatojasi.– A messenger of Vessavaṇa. D.iii.201.
Tatolā, Tatotalā, Tattalā.– Messengers of Vessavaṇa. D.iii.201.
Tavakannīka, Tavannika, Tavakinnoka
Tāyana Sutta.– Records the visit of Tāyana to the Buddha.
Tayodhamma Jātaka (No.58)
Tejasi.– One of the messengers employed by Kuvera. D.iii.201.
Tejodipa.– A disciple of Tilokaguru and author of a Subcommentary (ṭīkā) on the Paritta. Sās., p.115.
Tekicchakārī Thera v.l. Tekicchakāni
Tekula.– See Yameḷakekuṭā
Tela v.l. Malla.– One of the ambassadors sent by Devānampiyatissa to Asoka. 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; Vism.27.
Telamakkhiya Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
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 country of Seriva, near Andhapura (J.i.111).
Telovāda Jātaka.– See Bālovāda Jātaka (No.246)
Telumapāli.– A place through which the boundary (sīma) of the Mahāvihāra passed. Mbv.135.
Temiya Jātaka.– See Mūgapakkha Jātaka (No.538)
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. Cv.lxxvi.222, 231.
Tesakuna Jātaka (No.521)
Ṭhakuraka.– The chief of the Āriyakkhattayodhā. Cv.xc.16, 24, 27.
Thalayūru.– See Athalayūru.
Thānakonkana.– A garden in Sri Lanka, laid out by Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxix.11.
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.282 f).
Theranāma Sutta.– Records the story of the elder named Thera. S.ii.282 f.
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.42 f).
Therapañha Sutta.– See Sāriputta Sutta.
Theraputtābhaya.– The Rasavāhinī (Ras.ii.92 f ) contains a story of his youth when he was a novice in Kappakandara-
Thomadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
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 v.l. Thūpasikhara.– Ninety-
Thūpavaṃsa.– A Pāḷi poem written by Vācissara. It has sixteen chapters, the last eight of which contain a description of the erection of the Mahā Thūpa by Duṭṭhagāmaṇī at Anurādhapura. The work probably belongs to the twelfth century. P.L.C.216 f.
Thusa Jātaka (No.338)
Thusavāpi.– A reservoir near Pulatthipura. Cv.l.73.
Thusāvatthi.– A village in Sri Lanka where king Buddhadāsa effected a miraculous cure (Cv.xxxvii.124 f). It was near Anurādhapura, and the boundary (sīmā) of the Mahāvihāra passed through it (Mbv.136).
Tibhuvanamalla v.l. 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.
Tidasa.– A name given to Tāvatiṃsa, the inhabitants being called Tidasā (J.iii.357, 413; vi.168; v.20, 390). The Tidasa devā are spoken of as being full of glory. S.i.234.
Tidivādhibhū.– A name given to Sakka (q.v.)
Tīhidhammehi Sutta.– Monks, endowed with three things a woman is usually reborn in an unfortunate destination after death, or in hell. What three? In the morning she dwells at home with meanness, in the midday she dwells at home with envy, in the evening she dwells at home with lust. S.iv.239.
Tikandaki Vagga v.l. Tikantaki Vagga.– The fifteenth chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iii.164‑74.
Tikandakivana.– A grove in Sāketa, evidently identical with Kaṇḍakīvana.
Tikandipupphiya Thera.– An Arahant. In a previous birth he saw Sumaṅgala Buddha ¹ in a grove and offered him a tikandi flower. Forty-
¹ There are several references to Sumaṅgala Buddha, (e.g. see Kanakapabbata) but his name is not included in the Buddhavaṃsa. The above reference to Ap.i.201 f does refer to Sumaṅgala Sambuddha, but the elder is Kiṃkaṇikapupphiya Thera, not Tikandipupphiya. The Anāgatavaṃsa refers to Sumaṅgala as the tenth future Buddha, and the Isigili Sutta (M.iii.70) refers to a Pacceka Buddha named Sumaṅgala. The leading female lay supporter, Cālā, also seems to be for Sumana Buddha, not Sumaṅgala as stated.
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 Noble Disciple was a different and a far nobler thing. The brahmin accepted the Buddha as his teacher. A.i.164 f; cp. D.i.73 ﬀ.
Tikanna Sutta.– Records the visit of Tikanna (above) to the Buddha.
Tikantakivana.– See Tikandakivana
Tika Vagga.– The eleventh chapter of the Chakka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. 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 world-
Tikicchā Sutta.– On emetics administered by physicians and the corresponding emetics in the discipline of the Noble Ones. A.v.218 f.
Tikkhapaññāsutta.– Developing and cultivating four things leads to acute wisdom. What four? Association with good men, listening to the true Dhamma, systematic attention, and practising in accordance with the Dhamma. S.v.413.
Tikonamālatittha.– The Pāḷi name for Trincomali in Sri Lanka. Cv.c.76.
Tikūta.– A river in Himavā, the resort of the Kinnarā. J.iv.438, 439.
Tilamutthidāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Tilamutthi Jātaka (No.252)
Tilavatthu.– A canal that fed the Manihīra reservoir. 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.
TilokĀnandana.– 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.
Timbaruka Sutta.– See 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).
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 saṃsāra. 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-
Tinasanthāraka.– Five world-
Tinduka.– A grain watcher (yavapālaka), who gave grass for his seat to Koṇāgamana Buddha. BuA.214.
Tindukācīra. See Mallikārāma.
Tindukadāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Tindukagāma. A village near the Mahāvāḷukagaṅgā. 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-
Tinimakkulagāma.– A village in the Malaya country in Sri Lanka, 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 reservoir which was restored by Parakkamabāhu I (Cv.lxviii.47).
Tipa.– A Vanni chieftain of Sri Lanka, subdued by Bhuvanekabāhu I. Cv.xc.33.
Tipallatthamiga Jātaka (No.16)
Tipiṭakālaṅkāra.– 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.53 f.
Tipucullasa.– See Tīsucullasa below.
Tipupphiya Thera.– An Arahant. In a previous birth he offered three flowers to the Pātalī, the Bodhi-
Tiracchānadevanirayādi Sutta.– Few animals who decease are reborn in heaven, most are reborn again as animals. S.v.476.
Tiracchānakathā Sutta.– (s.v. Kathā Sutta). A monk should not indulge in animal talk — e.g., about kings, robbers, ministers, etc. — but should speak only of suffering and things connected therewith. S.v.419 f.
Tiracchānamanussanirayādi Sutta.– Few animals who decease are reborn as human beings, most are reborn again as animals. S.v.476.
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-
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.
Tirītavacchagāma.– See Milinda.
Tirītavaccha Jātaka (No.259)
Tirītivaccha.– See Tirītavaccha (2).
Tirivekambama.– A place in South India. Cv.lxxvi.238, 266, 276.
Tisīhala.– See Sīhala.
Tissaka Sutta.– Subrahmā approaches the Buddha and speaks of Katamoraka-
Tissāmacca.– Son of Venisāla. Having heard the Dakkhinā-
Tissamahārājā.– See Saddhā Tissa.
Tissametteyya.– See Tissa (7).
Tissametteyya Sutta.– The seventh sutta of the Aṭṭhakavagga of the Suttanipāta. Taught 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.160 f,vvs.820‑829; SNA.ii.535 f.
Tissarājamandapa.– The name given to the pavilions erected by Vohārīka-
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-
Tissavaddhamānaka.– A locality in Sri Lanka, to the east of Anurādhapura (Mhv.xxxv.84). It contained the Mucela-
Tissavasabha.– Probably the name of a Bodhi-
Tisucullasa.– A village, probably in East Sri Lanka. v.l. Tipucullasa. Cv.xlv.78.
Titthagāma.– A village, in the south-
Tittha Jātaka (No.25)
Titthaka.– An Ājīvaka who gave kusa grass to Phussa Buddha before his Enlightenment. BuA.147.
Titthamba.– A Damila general of Ambatitthaka, who was conquered by Duṭṭhagāmaṇī after a four months’ siege (Mhv.xxv.8; MT.473). Duṭṭhagāmaṇī deceived Titthamba by promising to give him his mother in marriage.
Titthārāma.– A monastery built by Paṇḍukābhaya for the use of non-
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.173 ﬀ.
Titthiyārāma.– A monastery of the heretics, near Jetavana. J.ii.415, 416; iv.187, 188; ThigA. p.68.
Tittira Jātaka (No.37, 117, 319)
Tittiriyābrāhmanā.– The Pāḷi equivalent of the Sanskrit Taittirīyā. D.i.237.
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.
Todeyyagāma.– A village between Sāvatthi and Bārāṇasī. It contained the shrine of Kassapa Buddha, which was honoured even in the present age. The Buddha once visited it in the company of Ānanda. DhA.iii.250 f.
Tomanaratittha.– A ford in Sri Lanka. 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. Cv.Trs.ii.84, n.3.
Toranavatthu.– A locality in Kosala, between Sāvatthi and Sāketa. Pasenadi once stopped there and visited Khemā, who lived there. S.iv.374.
Toyavāpi.– A reservoir, one of the irrigation works of Parakkamabāhu I. Cv.lxxvx.46.
Tucchapothila.– See Potthila Thera.
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. Mhv.x.2; MT.280.
Tumbarumālaka.– One of the mālakas of the Cetiyapabbata. The first higher ordination (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.
Tuṇḍila Jātaka (No.388)
Tungabhaddā.– A canal branching off from the Dakkhinā sluice in the Parakkamasamudda. Cv.lxxix.45.
Tusitā.– The inhabitants of the Tusita world. See Tusita.
Tutthi Sutta.– In order to get rid of dissatisfaction, want of self-
Tuvaradāyaka Thera.– An Arahant. Ninety-
Tuvarādhipativelāra.– A Damila chieftain, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.138, 315; lxxvii.67.