Younger sister of Thullanandā; she had two other sisters, Nandā and Nandavatī. Sāḷha Migāranattā seduced her, and she was proclaimed guilty of a Pārājika offence. Vin.iv.211f. She was also blamed for her greediness as regards food. Vin.iv.232–234


A bhikkhunī whose Therīgāthā verses are an exhortation to her to overcome attchment to the body. She was declared foremost among nuns in power of meditation. Thag.82–86 AN.i.25

There seems to have been some confusion in the legends of the different Therīs named Nandā.