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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Mettā Therī:She belonged to a Sākyan family of Kapilavatthu and renounced the world with Pajāpatī Gotamī,gaining arahantship in due course.

Ninety one kappas ago,in the time of Vipassī Buddha,she was one of the wives of Bandhumā,king of Bandhumatī,and,pleased with a certain nun,entertained her to a meal and gave her a pair of very costly robes (Thig.31f.; ThigA.36f).

She is probably identical with Ekapindadāyikā of the Apadāna.Ap.ii.515f.

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