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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Talanga:A locality in Ceylon,perhaps in Piyangudīpa.It is known chiefly as having been the residence of the Elder Dhammadinna.Mhv.xxxii.52; VbhA.389,489; Vsm.392,834.

It may be the place mentioned in the Saddhammasangaha (p.88) as the residence of Mahādhammadinna,under the name of Talangaratissapabbata (elsewhere (MT.606,n.2) called Vālangatissapabbata).There was a cave in it called Devarakkhitalena.

According to the Majjhima Commentary (i.149f),Talangaratissapabbata was in Rohana,and between it and Tissamahārāma lay the monasteries of Hankana and Cittalapabbata.v.l.Talanka,Tālankara,Tālanganagara.

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