1. Kāḷa.– Son of Anāthapiṇḍika.– As he showed no signs of piety his father, feeling very distressed, made a solemn promise to give him a thousand if he kept the fast-
2. Kāḷa.– An elder. A certain woman ministered to him as though he were her son, but when she expressed her desire to see the Buddha, Kāḷa tried to dissuade her from doing so. One day she visited the Buddha without telling Kāḷa of her intention, and when he learnt where she had gone he hurried to the Buddha and tried to prevent him from teaching her, in case she should stop caring for him. DhA.iii.155 f
3. Kāḷa.– Minister of Pasenadi. He was grieved when the king spent his fortune in giving alms to the Buddha and his monks at the Asadisa-
4. Kāḷa.– An elder of Kosala. He joined the Order in his old age and lived in the forest with his friend Juṇha. Once the question arose between them as to which part of the month was cold, and being unable to decide the question, they sought the Buddha, who taught them the Māluta Jātaka (q.v.) (J.i.165)
5. Kāḷa.– The name given by his wife to the Ājīvaka Upaka (ThigA.i.223) because he was dark in complexion (ThigA.i.226).
8. Kāḷa.– See Kāḷahatthi.
10. Kāḷa.– A Pacceka Buddha, mentioned in a list of Pacceka Buddhas. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
11. Kāḷa.– Brother of Pasenadi, king of Kosala. Dvy.153.