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signorformica: The Ten Realms*. Kunitero Utagawa ~ 1885 •…

signorformica:

The Ten Realms*. Kunitero Utagawa ~ 1885

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*In Buddhist cosmology, the ten conditions of life which sentient beings are subject to, and which they experience from moment to moment.

They are divided into four higher realms; and these six lower realms:

Hell (地獄道), or Jigokudō
Hunger, Hungry Ghosts (餓鬼道), or Pretas
Animality, Beasts (畜生道), or Chikushōdō
Anger (修羅道), or Shuradō
Humanity (人道), or Jindō
Heaven (天道), or Ecstasy

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