Article: The 'Three Worlds'

Contributed by Nalini Balbir

  • Plants and two-sensed beings
  • Eight groups of Vyantara gods
  • Cosmic man
  • Tortures in the hells
  • Vyantara gods and their emblems
  • Two and A Half Continents
  • Temple and terraces of Mount Meru
  • Uttara-kuru and Deva-kuru encircle Mount Meru
  • Niṣadha and Nīlavanta mountain ranges
  • Pots in Lavaṇa-samudra
  • Three terraces on Mount Meru
  • Mountain Beyond Mankind
  • Continent of Kuṇḍala
  • Jyotiṣka gods
  • Heavenly pleasures
  • Heavenly symbols
  • Siddha-śilā
EXT:mediabrowse Processing Watermark

Contents

Related Manuscripts

Related Manuscript Images

  • Cosmic man

    Cosmic man

    With commentary by Dharmameru. British Library. Or. 13456. Śrīcandra. 1812

  • Cosmic man

    Cosmic man

    British Library. Or. 13454. Śrīcandra. 1644

http://www.jainpedia.org/themes/principles/jain-universe/the-three-worlds/mediashow/gallery.html - All text is © JAINpedia / Institute of Jainology 2020 under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 licence The Jain universe online at www.jainpedia.org

Unless images are explicitly stated as either public domain or licensed under a Creative Commons licence, all images are copyrighted. See individual images for details of copyright.