A lady (gahapatānī) of Sāvatthi who had a reputation for gentleness till her servant girl, Kālī, convinced people that it was not deserved (M.i.125f). For the story see Kālī (3).
Buddhaghosa says that she was called Vedehikā either because she came from a Videha family or because she was wise. MA.i.318;
cf. Vedehiputta, Vedehamuni.