Chelâ (Sk.) A disciple, the pupil of a Guru or Sage, the follower of some adept of a school of philosophy (lit., child).

Source: H.P.Blavatsky - The Theosophical Glossary


Chela (Sans.) A disciple. The pupil of a Guru or Sage, the follower of some Adept, or a school of philosophy.

Source: H.P.Blavatsky - The Key to Theosophy, The theosophical glossary