Sattvaloka, aka: Sattva-loka; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Sattvaloka 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Sattvaloka (सत्त्वलोक) refers to the “world of beings” and represents one of the “two worlds” (lokadvaya) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 89). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., sattva-loka). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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