An eminent Therī, ranked foremost among nuns who possessed the gift of preaching. AN.i.25 Her Therīgāthā verse says that one without attachment is bound upstream. Thig.12 In Rājagaha her former husband Visakha asked her a series of profound questions on the Dhamma. The questions and answers are given in the Cūḷavedalla Sutta. MN.i.299ff. Visākha reported this interview to the Buddha, who praised her great wisdom and commended her eloquence.