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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Phusatī:Daughter of the Madda king and chief queen of the Sivi king Sañjaya and mother ofVessantara.

She had been Sudhammā,daughter of Kikī,and was born in Tāvatimsa because of an offering of sandal wood made by her to Vipassī Buddha.When she left Tāvatimsa,Sakka gave her ten boons:

to be chief queen, to have dark eyes, dark eyebrows, to be named Phusatī, to have a son, to keep a slim figure, to have firm breasts, hair always dark, to have soft skin,and to save the condemned.She was called Phusatī because on the day of her birth her body smelt of sandal wood.

She was a previous birth of Mahāmāyā.J.iv.480 ff.,593; Cyp.i.9.

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