Buddhism and Hinduism
Hinduism and Buddhism, have common origins in the Ganges culture of northern India during the so-called "second urbanisation" around 500 BCE. They have shared parallel beliefs that have existed side b...
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Buddhist cosmology
Buddhist cosmology is the description of the shape and evolution of the Universe according to the Buddhist scriptures and commentaries.
The self-consistent Buddhist cosmology which is presented in...
Dhyana in Buddhism
Dhyāna (Sanskrit; Devanagari: ध्यान) or Jhāna (झान) (Pāli) means meditation in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. In Buddhism, it is a series of cultivated states of mind, which lead to "state of perfect...
Jhana
Dhyāna (Sanskrit; Devanagari: ध्यान) or Jhāna (झान) (Pāli) means meditation in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. In Buddhism, it is a series of cultivated states of mind, which lead to "state of perfect...
Absolute (philosophy)
The Absolute, also represented through other concepts as the Source, Fountain or Well, the Centre, the Monad or One, the All or Whole, the Origin (Arche) or Principle or Primordial Cause, the Sacred o...
Naraka (Buddhism)
Naraka (Sanskrit: नरक) or Niraya (Pāli: निरय) is a term in Buddhist cosmology usually referred to in English as "hell", "hell realm", or "purgatory". The Narakas of Buddhism are closely related to diy...
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Formless Realm
The Formless Realm or Ārūpyadhātu (Sanskrit) or Arūpaloka (Pāli) (Tib: gzugs med pa'i khams) is a realm in Buddhist cosmology. It would have no place in a purely physical cosmology, as none of the bei...
Desire realm
The desire realm (Sanskrit: कामधातु kāma-dhātu) is one of three realms (Sanskrit: dhātu, Tibetan: khams) or three worlds (S. triloka) in traditional Buddhist cosmology into which a being wandering in ...
Brahmā (Buddhism)
Brahmā (梵) in Buddhism is the name for a type of exalted passionless deity (deva), of which there are several in Buddhist cosmology.
The name Brahmā originates in Vedic tradition, in which Brahmā ...
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Sumeru
For the equivalent central mountain in Hindu cosmology, see Mount MeruSumeru (Sanskrit) or Sineru (Pāli) or Kangrinboqe is the name of the central world-mountain in Buddhist cosmology. Etymologicall...
Dhyāna in Buddhism
Dhyāna (Sanskrit; Devanagari: ध्यान) or Jhāna (झान) (Pāli) means meditation in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. In Buddhism, it is a series of cultivated states of mind, which lead to "state of perfect...