84000 Glossary of Terms

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མི་མཇེད། | Glossary of Terms

  • མི་མཇེད་ཀྱི་འཇིག་རྟེན་གྱི་ཁམས།

  • མི་མཇེད་ཀྱི་འཇིག་རྟེན།
  • མི་མཇེད་པ།
  • མི་མཇེད་འཇིག་རྟེན་གྱི་ཁམས།
  • མི་མཇེད་འཇིག་རྟེན།
  • མི་མཇེད།
  • འཇིག་རྟེན་གྱི་ཁམས་མི་མཇེད།
  • mi mjed
  • mi mjed kyi ’jig rten
  • mi mjed kyi ’jig rten gyi khams
  • mi mjed ’jig rten gyi khams
  • ’jig rten gyi khams mi mjed
  • mi mjed ’jig rten
  • mi mjed pa
  • sahā
  • sahā­loka­dhatu
  • sahālokadhātu
  • sahāloka
  • saha
  • sahaloka
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Indian Buddhist name for either the four-continent world in which the Buddha Śākyamuni appeared, or a universe of a thousand million such worlds. The White Lotus of Compassion Sūtra (Toh 111, Karuṇā­puṇḍarīka­sūtra) describes it as a world of ordinary beings in which the kleśas and so on are “powerful” (Sanskrit sahas), hence the name. The Tibetan translation mi mjed (literally “no suffering”) is usually defined as meaning “endurance,” because beings there are able to endure suffering.