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three realms

Damien Keown

in A Dictionary of Buddhism

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780198605607
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191726538
three realms

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(Skt., tridhātu).

The hierarchical structure of a universe or ‘world-system’ according to Buddhist cosmology, comprising the Desire Realm (

Reference Entry.  45 words. 

Subjects: Buddhism

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