1. Kālāma.– See Āḷāra Kālāma.
2. Kālāma.– The name, probably, of a clan or family. Mention is made of a market town (nigama) belonging to them in Kosala, which was called Kesaputta. The discourse taught by the Buddha on his visit to Kesaputta is justly famous (A.i.188 ﬀ). The Kālāmas were Khattiyas (AA.i.418). Among members of this family specially mentioned by name are Bharaṇḍu-