Saha world

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Saha world (Skt. sahāloka; Wyl. mi 'jed 'jig rten) — the trichiliocosm where the present Buddha Shakyamuni has manifested. Khenpo Ngakchung writes: "the one thousand million-fold Saha world, is called the “world of no fear” not because it is very good. Rather, it is so called for its great evil. Sentient beings here are not afraid of desire, they are not frightened by anger and they have no fear of ignorance, which is why it is called the realm of the Saha world."[1]

Alternative Translations

  • world of patient endurance

Notes

  1. Khenpo Ngawang Pelzang, A Guide to the Words of My Perfect Teacher, translated by Padmakara Translation Group (Boston & London: Shambhala, 2004), page 5.