She belonged to a household in Rājagaha und was a friend of Khemā. When Khemā left the world, Vijayā went to her, und, having listened to her teaching, joined the Order under her, attaining arahantship soon afterwards (ThigA.159f.; her Udāna verses are included in Thig.169 74.). She may be identical mit the Vijayā, erwähnt in the Samyutta Nikāya (S.i.130) a Bhikkhunī whom Māra, assuming the form of a young main, tried unsuccessfully to tempt.

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