Termo

Tibetano:

འདོད་ཁམས་

'dod khams

mundo/reino/ domínio do desejo

Sânscrito:

कामधातु

kāmadhātu , kamaloka

região dos desejos

Português:

mundo do desejo

English:

world of desire, realm of desire, desire realm.

The six samsaric states of hell beings, pretas, animals, humans, asuras, and the six classes of the lower gods. The six divine spheres are called: (1) the heaven of the Four Great Kings (rgyal chen rigs bzhi); (2) the heaven of the Thirty-three (sum bcu rtsa gsum); (3) Free of Conflict ('thab bral); (4) Joyous Realm (dga' ldan); (5) Enjoying Magical Creations ('phrul dga'); and (6) Mastery over Magical Creations of Others (gzhan 'phrul dbang byed). The desire realm is so called because the beings inhabiting it are prey to intense emotion and crave happiness based on the pleasures of the senses. [TPQ]

The first of the three worlds, comprising the hells, and the realms of the hungry spirits, animals, humans, demigods, and the six classes of gods of the world of desire. [TLWF 2011]

A general term referring to the six samsaric realms. See also Desire realm. [TPQ]

Kamaloka - The world of desire. [NLF 2005]

The first of the three worlds. [GWPT 2004]

The first of the three worlds, comprising the hells, and the realms of the pretas, animals, humans, asuras, and the six classes of kamaloka gods (Four Great Kings, Heaven of the Thirty-three, Heaven Free of Conflict (Yama), The Joyous Realm (Tushita), Enjoying Magical Creations, and Mastery over Others’ Creations). [ZT 2006]

A general term referring to the six samsaric realms: hells, world of hungry ghosts, animals, humans, asuras, and the first six levels of the divine abodes of the gods. [LLB 2002]