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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Tankitamañca:A place near Gayā.It was the residence of the Yakkha Suciloma and the Buddha once stayed there (SN.p.47f; S.i.206).

The Sutta Nipāta Commentary (SNA.i.301) explains that Tankitamañca was at Gayātittha,and that it was a stone-bed (pāsānamañca) formed by a stone set on the top of four other stones.

The Samyutta Commentary (SA.i.232f) says it was either a house (geha) so-formed,or a long bed made with supports inserted under the legs of the bedstead and placed in the temples of the gods.

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