Kaladevala, Kāladevala: 1 definition
Kaladevala means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
1. Kaladevala - A sage; see Asita Devala (2).
2. Kaladevala - An ascetic, friend and counsellor of Suddhodana (J.i.54, 67, 88; vi.479). See Asita (1).
He was a frequent visitor at the palace, and the Buddhas mother always took the precepts from him until she conceived the Buddha. MA.ii.922.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Buddha returns to his father's Kingdom and initiates his son Rahula < [Part 3 - Discourse on proximate preface (santike-nidāna)]
Prince Siddhartha Renounces Worldly Life and Becomes Hermit < [Part 2 - Discourse on the non-remote preface (avidūre-nidāna)]
Birth of Prince Siddhartha, the Future Gotama Buddha < [Part 2 - Discourse on the non-remote preface (avidūre-nidāna)]
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)