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三千大千世界     sān qiān dà qiān shìjiè     Three Thousandfold World System / trisāhasramahāsāhasralokadhātu / a great chiliocosm / trichiliocosm / the cosmos

Traditional:
Grammar: Noun
Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: trisāhasramahāsāhasralokadhātu, Japanese: sanzendaisensekai; 1,000,000,000 world-systems, great trichiliocosm. The multiple of three is from counting small, medium, and large world systems. Trichiliocosm is actually reconstructed from the Greek [from tri three + chilioi thousand + kosmos world]; FGS translation standard: Three Thousandfold World System (BL 'trisāhasramahāsāhasralokadhātu'; FGDB '三千大千世界').
Synonyms: 大千 大千世界 大三千大千世界 大三千世界 三千世界
Topic: Buddhism

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