1. Sāmā.– The chief female disciple of Kakusandha Buddha. Bu.xxiii.21; J.i.42.
2. Sāmā.– One of the chief lay women disciples of Koṇāgamana Buddha. Bu.xxiv.24.
4. Sāmā Therī.– She belonged to an eminent family of Kosambī, and when her friend Sāmāvatī died she left the world in distress of mind. Unable to subdue her grief, she could not grasp the Noble way. One day, while listening to Ānanda’s teaching, she won insight, and, on the seventh day from then became an Arahant. Thig.vs.37‑8; ThigA.44.
5. Sāmā Therī.– She belonged to a family of Kosambī and left the world in distress on the loss of her friend, Sāmāvatī. For twenty-
6. Sāmā.– The original name of Sāmāvatī.