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Makhilā

1. Makhilā.– A city near the Deer Park at Isipatana close to where Kakusandha Buddha taught his first discourse. BuA. 210.

2. Makhilā.– One of the two chief women disciples of Sikhī Buddha. J.i.41; BuA.204; see also Akhilā.

3. Makhilā.– One of the chief female lay patrons of Atthadassī Buddha. Bu.xv.21.

4. Makhilā.– Wife of Sobhita Buddha in his last lay life; she gave him a meal of milk-rice just before his Enlightenment. BuA.137; but Bu (vii.18) calls her Samaṅgī.

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