Thonlula

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Thonlula
သုံးလူလ
Ti Lawka Sanda II
Chief queen consort of Burma
Tenurec. May 1251 – May 1256
Predecessor Yaza Dewi
Successor Yadanabon II
Bornc. 1220s
Pagan (Bagan)
Died ?
Pagan
Spouse Uzana of Pagan
Issue Thihathu of Pagan
House Pagan
Father Kyaswa
Mother Yaza Dewi
Religion Theravada Buddhism
For another chief queen of Pagan named Ti Lawka Sanda, see Ti Lawka Sanda Dewi.

Ti Lawka Sanda Thonlula [note 1] (Burmese : တိလောက စန္ဒာ သုံးလူလ, pronounced  [tḭlɔ́ka̰ sàɴdà θóʊɴ lù la̰] ) was the chief queen consort of King Uzana of Pagan. [1] Chronicles say that she was succeeded as chief queen by Saw Hla Wun [2] but inscriptional evidence indicates that it was Yadanabon who succeeded. [3]

Burmese language language spoken in Myanmar

The Burmese language is the Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Myanmar where it is an official language and the language of the Bamar people, the country's principal ethnic group. Although the Constitution of Myanmar officially recognizes the English name of the language as the Myanmar language, most English speakers continue to refer to the language as Burmese, after Burma, the older name for Myanmar. In 2007, it was spoken as a first language by 33 million, primarily the Bamar (Burman) people and related ethnic groups, and as a second language by 10 million, particularly ethnic minorities in Myanmar and neighboring countries.

A queen consort is the wife of a reigning king. A queen consort usually shares her husband's social rank and status. She holds the feminine equivalent of the king's monarchical titles, but historically, she does not share the king's political and military powers. A queen regnant is a queen in her own right with all the powers of a monarch, who (usually) has become queen by inheriting the throne upon the death of the previous monarch.

Uzana was king of Pagan dynasty of Burma (Myanmar) from 1251 to 1256. He assumed the regnal name "Śrī Tribhuvanāditya Dhammarājajayasūra" (ၐြီတြိဘုဝနာဒိတျဓမ္မရာဇဇယသူရ).

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  1. Thonlula is the direct translation of Ti Lawka Sanda, which is the Burmese transcription of Pali Ti-Loka Canda (Sanskrit: Tri-Loka Chandra).

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References

  1. Than Tun 1964: 134
  2. Maha Yazawin Vol. 1 2006: 234
  3. Ba Shin 1982: 37

Bibliography

Ba Shin Burmese politician and historian

U Ba Shin is a colonel and noted historian and was a member of The Myanmar History Commission and Islamic Religious Affairs Council.

U Kala is a Burmese historian and chronicler best known for compiling the Maha Yazawin, the first extensive national chronicle of Burma. U Kala single-handedly revolutionized secular Burmese historiography and ushered in a new generation of private chroniclers, including Buddhist monks and laymen.

<i>Maha Yazawin</i> book by U Kala

The Maha Yazawin, fully the Maha Yazawindawgyi and formerly romanized as the Maha-Radza Weng, is the first national chronicle of Burma/Myanmar. Completed in 1724 by U Kala, a historian at the Toungoo court, it was the first chronicle to synthesize all the ancient, regional, foreign and biographic histories related to Burmese history. Prior to the chronicle, the only known Burmese histories were biographies and comparatively brief local chronicles. The chronicle has formed the basis for all subsequent histories of the country, including the earliest English language histories of Burma written in the late 19th century.

Thonlula
Born:c. 1220s Died: ?
Royal titles
Preceded by
Yaza Dewi of Pagan
Chief queen consort of Burma
1251–1256
Succeeded by
Yadanabon II