Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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1. Kāḷadevala.– A sage; see Asita-Devala (2).
2. Kāḷadevala.– 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 Buddha’s mother always took the precepts from him until she conceived the Bodhisatta, the future Gotama Buddha. MA.ii.922.