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|Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera|
|Taracchā：The name of a clan in Ceylon．The name is totemistic．
This clan was among the tribes which accompanied the Bodhi-tree to Ceylon （Mhv．xix．2）．
When Aggabodhi I，set up an image of Mahinda on the bank of the Mahindatata，the image was carried by the Taracchā．Cv．xlii．30； see Cv．Trs．i．29，n．2．