One of the chief consorts of King Udena. In the Udāna it is said that she was the head of 500 women of the harem of the King who perished in afire, all of whom had attained the Dhamma. Ud.vii.10

Sāmāvatī is reckoned among the moist eminent of the lay women who were followers of the Buddha, and was declared by him foremost among those who lived in kindliness. AN.i.26 AN.iv.348