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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Tissavāpi:1.Tissavāpi.-A tank near Anurādhapura,probably built by Devānampiyatissa (Mhv.xx.20).It seems to have been customary for the king to take a ceremonial bath in the Tissavāpi,after his coronation festival (E.g.,Mhv.xxvi.7; xxxv.38; MT.645),and,on this occasion,the Lambakannas formed the king’s bodyguard (See,e.g.,Mhv.xxxv.16,38).The road from Mahiyangama to Anurādhapura lay along the edge of the Tissavāpi (Mhv.xxxvi.59).

2.Tissavāpi.-A tank in the neighbourhood of Mahāgāma,built by Ilanāga (Mhv.xxxv.32).

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