Glossary

Karma-bhūmi
Type of termDefinition
TermKarma-bhūmi
Alternative TermsKarmabhūmi, Lands of Action, Land of Action, Realm of Action, Realms of Action
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'Realm of action', used in Jain cosmology for the lands in the Middle World where people must work to live. However, here they can progress on the path of salvation. These lands are Bharata-kṣetra, Airāvata-kṣetra and Mahā-videha. However, Uttara-kuru and Deva-kuru in Mahā-videha are Lands of Pleasure or bhoga-bhūmi.

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