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
König 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 König Dīpankara, who ruled in Takkasilā.
TamālapupphiyaThera.-An arahant. In a previous birth he
owned a vimāna mit eighty tausend golden pillars. He offered a tamāla flower
to Sikhī Buddha. Twenty kappas ago he was a König called Candatittha. Ap.i.197.
Tāmalinda.-One of the four companions of Chapata und a founder of
the Sīhalasangha in Burma (Sās., p.65). He later founded a sect of his own.
Bode: op. cit.24.
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.
Tam-jīvam-tam-sarīram Sutta.-One of the views which are held in the
world, owing to the existence of the khandhas und 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; und S.i.93, where the sutta is
addressed to Pasenadi.
Tamonuda.-A König of ninety-one kappas ago, a previous birth of
Punnāgapupphiya. Ap.i.180; ThagA.i.213.
Tapodāvātthu.-The story of Moggallāna explaining the reason for the
warmth of the water of the Tapodā und 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 und tells him that his purity is but a delusion. The Buddha rebukes
him und 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.
Taruna Sutta.-In him who contemplates the enjoyment of what makes
for enfettering, craving grows und 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 und for ceasing to become - und the way to get rid of them (S.v.58).
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 und taught
him how the solitary life could be perfected in detail (S.ii.282f).
Theraputtābhaya.-The Rasavāhinī (ii.92f.) contains a story of his
youth when he was a novice in Kappakandara-vihāra. Gothayimbara visited the
place und ate the coconuts, throwing the husks about. The novice beat him
Thūpasikha (Thūpasikhara).-Ninety-four kappas ago there were sixteen
kings of this name, all previous births of Thambhāropaka (Paripunnaka).
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.