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Anguttara Nikaya

Aṅguttara Nikāya
1.258–267
Foremost Female Lay Disciples

Top female disciples.

“Monks, among my female lay disciples who went for refuge in the Triple Gem, the first was Sujātā Seniyadhītā.”

“Monks, among my female lay disciples who are donors, the foremost is Visākhā, Migāra’s mother.”

“Monks, among my female lay disciples who are very learned, the foremost is Khujjuttarā.”

“Monks, among my female lay disciples who live with loving kindness, the foremost is Sāmāvatī.”

“Monks, among my female lay disciples who practice jhānas, the foremost is Uttarānandamātā.”

“Monks, among my female lay disciples who give delicious things, the foremost is Suppavāsā Koliyadhītā.”

“Monks, among my female lay disciples who care for the sick monks, the foremost is the laywoman Suppiyā.”

“Monks, among my female lay disciples who have unshakable confidence, the foremost is Kātiyānī.”

“Monks, among my female lay disciples who are trustworthy, the foremost is the householder Nakula’s mother.”

“Monks, among my female lay disciples whose confidence is based on listening to Dhamma, the foremost is the laywoman Kāḷī of Kuraraghara.”

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Aṅguttara Nikāya 1.258–267: Foremost Female Lay Disciples

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