1. Sakulā Therī.– She belonged to a brahmin family of Sāvatthi and became a believer on seeing the Buddha accept Jetavana. Later, she heard an Arahant monk teach, and, being agitated in mind, joined the Order. Having developed insight, she won Arahantship. Afterwards the Buddha declared her foremost among nuns with the divine-
In the time of Padumuttara Buddha she was Nandā, daughter of King Ānanda, and, therefore, half-
2. Sakulā.– Sister of Somā. They were both wives of Pasenadi and followers of the Buddha. Once, when Pasenadi was staying at Ujjuñña, he went to see the Buddha, and carried to him the greetings of the two queens. M.ii.125 f; MA.ii.757.