Lokadvaya, aka: Loka-dvaya; 1 Definition(s)
Lokadvaya means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
General definition (in Buddhism)
Lokadvaya (लोकद्वय) refers to a “pair of worlds” as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 89):
- sattva-loka (the world of beings),
- bhājana-loka (the inanimate world).
The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., loka-dvaya). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
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