Sakula, Bhikkhuni

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Sakula (Pakula) was born in a Brahman family at Savatthi. Seeing the Master accepting the gift of the Jetavana, she became a believer. One day she heard the preaching of an arhat and was greatly convinced. She entered the order, strove hard for insight and soon won Arahantship. She was given the foremost place by the Master among the bhikkhunis possessing divine eyes.