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|Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera|
|Itthiya：One of the monks who accompanied Mahinda on his visit to Ceylon （Mhv．xii．7； Dpv．xii．12； Sp．i．71； Mbv．116； DhsA．32）．
King Sirimeghavanna had an image of Itthiya made and placed beside that of Mahinda and his companions in the vihāra which he built in the south-eastern corner of his palace．He inaugurated a year’s festival in honour of these images （Cv．xxxvii．vv．87ff） （v．l．Ittiya，Iddhiya）．