Universal golden basis

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The universal golden basis (Tib. གསེར་གྱི་ས་གཞི་, ser gyi sa shyi; Wyl. gser gyi sa gzhi) is, according to the Abhidharma literature, the base of the world on which rests Mount Meru.

Alternative Terms/Translations

  • Golden disc, or foundation (Wyl. gser gyi dkyil 'khor)

Further Reading

  • Jamgön Kongtrul, Myriad Worlds (Ithaca: Snow Lion, 1995), pages 109-110, ISBN 978-1559391887