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Tibetan: shar phyogs mngon par dga'
Sanskrit: abhirati

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Meaning 'Land of Delight.' The eastern paradise, pure realm of Akshobhya . Abhirati distinguishes itself from other pure realms by the leading role of women. Here Akshobya teaches the dharma to women.
Great masters like Vimalakirti and Milarepa dwell in this pure land.
Milarepa's disciple visited Abhirati. It is said in the Vimalakirti Nirdesha Sutra that Vimalakirti came from this realm.
Dakinis carried the crystal stupa and relics of Milarepa to Abhirati.

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