84000 Glossary of Terms

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


    gshin rje’i ’jig rten


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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.