A brahmin, a former incarnation of
lived in Kotigāma, a league from
Payāga, and offered hospitality to the
Buddha and his monks. He saw the miracle performed by
Bhaddaji in raising up the sunken
palace of Mahāpanāda and showing the
Dussa-Thūpa, and expressed the wish to
possess similar power to procure relics held by others. Mhv.xxxi.5ff.; cf.
Son of Nārada Buddha in his last lay life. When the Buddha
preached to him, eighty crores of people realized the Truth. Bu.x.9, 20.
She belonged to a brahmin family of
entered the Order of the Niganthas. She was a renowned speaker and travelled
about India, challenging others to discussion. In the course of her wanderings
she met Moggallāna, and was defeated in discussion by him. Acting on his advice,
she became a Bhikkhunī, and, soon after, an arahant. Thig.vs.87-91;