1. Sujātā.– A leading female disciple (aggasāvikā) of Sobhita Buddha. J.i.35; Bu.vii.22.
2. Sujātā.– A leading female disciple (aggasāvikā) of Piyadassī Buddha. J.i.39; Bu.xiv.21.
3. Sujātā.– Mother of Padumuttara Buddha. J.i.37; Bu.xi.19; MA.ii.722; DhA.i.417.
4. Sujātā.– Mother of Koṇḍañña Buddha. Bu.iii.25; J.i.30.
5. Sujātā.– An Asura maiden who became the wife of Sakka. See Sujā.
6. Sujātā.– Daughter of Senānī, a landowner of the village of Senānī near Uruvelā. She made a promise to the god of the banyan tree nearby that she would offer a meal of milk-
Gotama took the bowl to the river bank, bathed at the Suppatiṭṭhita ford and ate the food. This was his only meal for forty-
Sujātā’s meal was considered one of the most important of those offered to the Buddha, and the Devā, therefore, added to it divine flavours.
Yasa (q.v.) was Sujātā’s son, and when he attained Arahantship his father, who had come in search of him, became the Buddha’s follower and invited him to a meal. The Buddha accepted the invitation and went with Yasa to the house. The Buddha taught at the end of the meal, and both Sujātā and Yasa’s wife became Stream-
8. Sujātā.– Youngest sister of Visākhā. She was the daughter of Dhanañjaya-
The Sujāta Jātaka (No.269) was taught to her.
10. Sujātā Therī.– She was the daughter of a millionaire of Sāketa and was given in marriage to a husband of equal rank, with whom she lived happily. One day, while on her way home from a carnival, she saw the Buddha at Añjanavana and listened to his teaching. Even as she sat there her insight was completed, and she became an Arahant. She went home, obtained her husband’s permission, and joined the Order. Thig.145‑50; ThigA.136 f.