Khema

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Khema
Personal
ReligionBuddhism
SpouseBimbisara
Military service
Rankbhikkhuni, one of the two chief female disciples of Buddha
Senior posting
TeacherBuddha

Kṣemā (Sanskrit; Pali: Khemā) was one of the two chief female disciples of Buddha (the other being Uppalavanna). The Sutta Nipata mention her to be the wife of Bimbisara, king of Magadha, and a follower of Buddhism.[1]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Upinder Singh 2016, p. 270.

Sources[edit]

  • Singh, Upinder (2016), A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India: From the Stone Age to the 12th Century, Pearson, ISBN 978-81-317-1677-9