Sujata

Buddhist - A Thai heroine. She sustained the Buddha with milk and rice during his sojourn under the bo-tree. In another story, she donated to a monastery a large pumpkin. This changed into a diamond from which a mystery man carved a statue of the Buddha. When she was accused of witchcraft and beheaded, her head flew up to heaven. Sometimes called Sujata, Diamond Buddha, Diamond Buddha, Suchada or Suchada.

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