84000 Glossary of Terms

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རྩུབ་འགྱུར་གྱི་ཚལ། | Glossary of Terms

    རྩུབ་འགྱུར་གྱི་ཚལ།

    rtsub ’gyur gyi tshal

    Pāruṣyaka

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Translation by Thomas Cruijsen
  • Pāruṣyaka grove
  • རྩུབ་འགྱུར་གྱི་ཚལ།
  • rtsub ’gyur gyi tshal
  • Pāruṣyaka

“Rough Grove.” One of the four heavenly groves outside the city of Sudarśana on Mount Meru. It owes its name to the fact that anyone who enters it becomes rough and violent and when the gods go there before battle they become donned with armor and weapons according to their needs.