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|Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera|
|Kālavela：1．Kālavela．-A monastery in Ceylon，the residence of Mahā-Moliyadeva Thera （q．v．）．J．vi．30．
2．Kālavela．-A servant of Dīghagāmani．．He refused to promise the brothers of Ummādacittā that he would kill her if she gave birth to a boy，and so he was killed by them and reborn as a yakkha （Mhv．ix．22f）．Later he saved the life of this boy，Pandukābhaya，who was being carried in a basket （Mhv．x．4），and when Pandukābhaya came to the throne，he founded a settlement for Kāladeva to the east of Anurādhapura （Mhv．vs．84）．It is said that on feast days the yakkha appeared in visible form in company with Pandukābhaya （Mhv．vs104）．
Mahāsena afterwards built a thūpa on the site of Kālavela’s shrine．Mhv．xxxvii．44．