Arada Kalama (Skt. Ārāḍa Kālāma; Pali Ārāḷa Kālāma; Tib. སྒྱུ་རྩལ་ཤེས་བྱེད་ཀྱི་བུ་རིང་དུ་འཕུར་, Wyl. sgyu rtsal shes kyi bu ring du 'phur) — the first teacher of Gautama Siddhartha after he renounced the world and became an ascetic. Following this teacher Siddhartha reached the state of nothing whatsoever, equal to his teacher. After that Arada Kalama asked Siddhartha to stay and teach his disciples, but Siddhartha left.