84000 Glossary of Terms

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གཤིན་རྗེའི་འཇིག་རྟེན། | Glossary of Terms

    གཤིན་རྗེའི་འཇིག་རྟེན།

    gshin rje’i ’jig rten

    yamaloka

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The land of the dead ruled over by the Lord of Death. In Buddhism it refers to the preta realm, where beings generally suffer from hunger and thirst, which in traditional Brahmanism is the fate of those departed without descendants to make ancestral offerings.