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    tiān     heaven / Heavenly Realm

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Grammar: Noun
Notes: For example, 天人合一 'the harmonious oneness of Heaven and humanity.' (Yao, 2000, p. 140; Kroll '天' 2) Heaven is understood to be above the human world. For example, 四天下眾生 'the beings under the four heavens (T 227, Scroll 3 《小品般若波羅蜜經》). FGS translation standard: Heavenly Realm (Faxiang).
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