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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Tissamahānāga Thera:A monk of Kutumbiya Vihāra.Having heard the Satipatthāna Sutta from Tissa Thera of Ambalena,he was on his way back when he met a wild elephant.By his virtue the elephant was subdued and Tissamahānāga took shelter from a storm under the elephant’s body.There he developed arahantship.He then went to Viyolaka-Vihāra with the elephant,and for thirty years the animal waited on him.

After death the monk’s remains were cremated at Kutumbiya Vihāra,and the elephant participated in the celebrations.Ras.ii.185f.

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