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Kamawachara

Kamawachara,

the Buddhist name of one of the three divisions of the Sakwala (q.v.), and refers to the worlds in which there is form, with sensual enjoyment. The Buddhist affirms that there are innumerable worlds, but only three kinds of them, viz.

(1) worlds in which there is no perceptible form;

(2) worlds in which there is form, but no sensual enjoyment;

(3) and lastly, the Kamawachara explained above. See Hardy, Manual of Buddhism, p. 3 sq.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Kamawachara'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/k/kamawachara.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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