Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A courtesan of Pāṭaliputta.
She was present when Asoka, sailing up the Gaṅgā, asked his ministers and the people if there were any person who could make the river flow backwards. Bindumatī performed an Act of Truth (saccakiriyā) and the river rolled back. Mil.121 f.