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Asita

, m. [= prec], by-name of several Rṣis:
(1) Asito (Devalo) or Kāḷa-devalo, Kanha-siri-'vhayo
isi; Sirikaṇho (Pj II 487,14), the ascetic (formerly puro-
hita of Suddhodana, Pj II 483,28 foll.) who wor-
shipped the new-born
Buddha; Sn 679, 686, 689, 698,
699 (Pj II 483,9 etc.), cf. Ja I 54,16 (. . . 55,29), 67,23,
88,22, VI 479,23 (always Kāḷa-devala, sinh. Kaḷul-
dev-rsi, Amāv 12,12), similarly Sv (II) 435,18 [teacher
of
Māyā-devī]; see Mvu II 30,7—33,6; 33,7*—43,5*
[like Sn 679—98 a nidāna to Mvu III 386,18* = Sn 699
('Asitassa')]; Lal 101,1—108,4; Buddha-carita 149
foll.; —- (2) Asito Devalo isi (bodhisatta accord, to Ps
III 411,14), who confounded seven brahmins with the
Gandhabba-pañha; MN II 155,1—157,12; — (3) Asito
Devalo, so Ja III 466,27*, in prose Kāḷa-devala: Ja
III 463,16 . . . 469,21 (= Mahā-Kaccāna at the time
of
Sarabhaṅga Bodhisatta), cf. Ja V 151,29*.