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Apaya Bhumi, 3 Definition(s)

AKA: Apaaya Bhuumi

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States of woe: the three realms of existence characterized by extreme discomfort and delusion i.e., hell states, animal birth and the hungry ghosts, or pretas.
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State of deprivation; the four lower levels of existence into which one might be reborn as a result of past unskillful actions (see kamma): rebirth in hell, as a hungry ghost (see peta), as an angry demon (see Asura), or as a common animal. None of these states is permanent.
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States of woe: the three realms of existence characterized by extreme discomfort and delusion i.e., hell states, animal birth and the hungry ghosts, or pretas.
Added: 23.Nov.2008 | Source: Guoxue: Buddhism Glossary
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