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Apayas

From Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia
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Netherworlds; (apayas); (Devoid of happiness). Group of the inferior worlds. The apayas do comprise four worlds:

The asuras.
The animals.
The petas.
The evils.

The existence of these worlds is prevailingly dominated by some emotions such as aversion, hatred and anger.