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Āḷāra

(sometimes Ālāra, and generally the
full name
Āḷāra Kālāma), [BHS Ārāḍa], Npr.,
Gotama's first teacher during his quest after truth:
~o ti tassa nāmaṁ, dīghapiṅgalo kira so, ten' assa
~o ti nāmaṁ ahosi, Kālāmo ti gottaṁ, Sv (II)
569,14 (ad D II 130,2) = Ps II 171,3 (ad M I 163,33);
Gotama as kiṁkusalagavesī visits him, M I 163,33
foll. (full account) = ib. 240,25 foll. = II 93,20 foll.
= ib. 212,1 foll. (not repeated Ee); Tathāgatassa
°-Kālāmaṁ upasaṅkamanaṁ ādiṁ katvā, Mp III
69,23 = Spk II 286,19; often mentioned together with
the next teacher
Uddaka Rāmaputta, Ja I 66,34;
Dhp-a I 85,24; Ap-a 71,29; As 34,21; Bv-a 6,33;
Mhv-ṭ 66,12; ~o Kālāmo ācariyo me samāno, M I
165,7 etc., quoted Mil 235,4-12-21; ~o Kālāmo, ayaṁ
catuttho ācariyo, ib. 236,13; Uddakānaṁ samayaṁ
parigaṇhitvā (after learning under Bhaggava, not
mentioned elsewhere
), Thī-a 2,10; ~o ca Kālāmo arū-
pajjhānasamāpanno pañcamattāni sakaṭasatāni . . .
n'eva addasa, Vism 330,12 ≠ Nidd-a II 62,23 referring
to
D II 130,11 foll. (Āḷāravedallabhāṇavāra); ~o Kā-
lāmo ākiñcaññâyatanaṁ pavedesi, M I 164,14 etc.;
~o Kālāmo . . . maṁ attano samasamaṁ ṭhapesi,
M I 165,7 etc.; °-tāpasena maháyasena . . . gaṇâcari-
yaṭṭhāne yāciyamāno, Mhbv 28,4, cf. M I 165,6 etc.;
~assa santike pañcâbhiññā satta samāpattiyo nib-
battetvā, Sv (III) 898,29 = Ps IV 115,21 = Vibh-a
432,5; ~añ ca Kālāmaṁ + upasaṅkamitvā samā-
pattiyo nibbattetvā, Ja I 66,34 ≠ As 34,21 ≠ Thūp
21,27; ~o Kālāmo paṇḍito + yan nūnâhaṁ ~assa
Kālāmassa paṭhamaṁ dhammaṁ deseyyaṁ, Vin I
7,15 foll. = M I 169,34 foll., etc.; ~o paṇḍito, so
imaṁ dhammaṁ khippaṁ ājānissati, Ja I 81,15 =
Ap-a 86,5 = Bv-a 18,24 ≠ Vin I 7,21 etc.; ~añ c'eva
Kālāmaṁ Uddakañ ca Rāmaputtaṁ olokesi, Ps II
187,26; sattâhakālaṅkato ~o Kālāmo, Vin I 7,19-20
≠ M I 170,4-5 etc., quoted Sv 220,11 = Ps II 22,12;
~'-Uddakānaṁ kālakatabhāvaṁ ñatvā, Dhp-a I 86,21
= Thī-a 2,35 - Bv-a 291,8 = Thūp 22,13 ≠ Spk I
203,15 ≠ Mp I 146,21 ≠ III 70,20 = Mhv-ṭ 70,3;
°-Udde samudikkha dhīro mantvāna tesaṁ acirac-
cutittaṁ, Samantak 489; mahājāniyo kho ~o Kā-
lāmo ... Vin I 7,21 = M I 170,6 etc.; so kira (ɔ:
Bharaṇḍu Kālāmo) °-Kālām-akāle tasmiṁ yeva as-
same ahosi, Mp II 375,4 ad A I 277,9; also v. PPN,
BHSD. 2Āḷāra