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The '''five pure abodes''' are the five uppermost realms of the seventeen abodes of gods in the [[form realm]], and the highest in this world according to Indian cosmogony.  
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<noinclude>The '''Five Pure Heavens''' (Tib. [[གཙང་གནས་ལྔ་]], ''tsang né nga'', [[Wyl.]] ''gtsang gnas lnga'') are the five uppermost realms of the seventeen heavens of [[gods]] (Skt. ''rupadhatuvasiñjati''; Tib. [[གཟུགས་ཁམས་གནས་རི་བཅུ་བདུན་]], Wyl. ''gzugs khams gnas ri bcu bdun'') in the [[form realm]]. They are a result of the fourth [[dhyana]] meditation, and are only accessible to [[noble being]]s.
  
#. Unexcelled (Skt. [[Akanishtha]])
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#. Great Vision
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#[[Akanishtha|Unexcelled]]
#. The Marvellous
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#Extreme Insight/Great Vision (Skt. ''Sudarśa''; Tib. [[ཤིན་ཏུ་མཐོང་]], Wyl. ''shin tu mthong'')
#. Without Distress
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#Perfect Appearance/The Marvellous (Skt. ''Sudṛśa''; Tib. [[གྱ་ནོམ་སྣང་བ་]], Wyl. ''gya nom snang ba'')
#. Not So Great.  
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#The Painless/Without Distress (Skt. ''Atapa''; Tib. [[མི་གདུང་པ་]], Wyl. ''mi gdung pa'')
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#The Slightest/Not So Great (Skt. ''Abṛha''; Tib. [[མི་ཆེ་བ་]], Wyl. ''mi che ba'')<noinclude>
  
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==Alternative Translations==
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*Five Pure Abodes
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[[Category:Three Realms of Samsara]]
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Latest revision as of 19:58, 13 June 2018

The Five Pure Heavens (Tib. གཙང་གནས་ལྔ་, tsang né nga, Wyl. gtsang gnas lnga) are the five uppermost realms of the seventeen heavens of gods (Skt. rupadhatuvasiñjati; Tib. གཟུགས་ཁམས་གནས་རི་བཅུ་བདུན་, Wyl. gzugs khams gnas ri bcu bdun) in the form realm. They are a result of the fourth dhyana meditation, and are only accessible to noble beings.


  1. Unexcelled
  2. Extreme Insight/Great Vision (Skt. Sudarśa; Tib. ཤིན་ཏུ་མཐོང་, Wyl. shin tu mthong)
  3. Perfect Appearance/The Marvellous (Skt. Sudṛśa; Tib. གྱ་ནོམ་སྣང་བ་, Wyl. gya nom snang ba)
  4. The Painless/Without Distress (Skt. Atapa; Tib. མི་གདུང་པ་, Wyl. mi gdung pa)
  5. The Slightest/Not So Great (Skt. Abṛha; Tib. མི་ཆེ་བ་, Wyl. mi che ba)

Alternative Translations

  • Five Pure Abodes