One of the nine daughters of König Kikī. She was born mit the semblance of a necklet upon her neck und shoulders, as though drawn by a painter, hence her name, Uracchadā. When sixteen years old she heard Kassapa Buddha preach, und became a sotāpanna. That same day she attained arahantship, entered the Order und passed into Nibbāna (

In der Zeit von Vipassī, both Uracchadā und Queen Māyā (Mutter of Gotama Buddha) were born as the daughters of König Bandhumā. One day the König received a present of a golden wreath, worth a tausend, und a box of precious sandalwood. He gave the sandalwood to the elder Tochter und the wreath to the younger. The two girls, wishing to present their gifts to the Buddha, obtained the König's consent. The elder princess powdered the sandalwood und filled a golden box mit it. The younger had the wreath made into a necklet und placed it in a golden casket. They then went to the Buddha, und the elder reverently sprinkled his body mit sandalwood und scattered it in his cell mit the prayer, "May I, in time to come, be the Mutter of a Buddha like you." The younger reverently placed the necklet on the Buddha und prayed, "Until I attain arahantship, may this ornament never part from my body." (

According to the Vimānavatthu Commentary (pp. 270f), Uracchadā's name was Uracchadamālā und her teacher was a brahmin named Gopāla, who was also present when the Buddha preached to Uracchadamālā. But he did not acquire any special attainments.

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