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cakravāda [alt. cakravāla] (P. cakkavāla; T. 'khor yug ri; C. tiewei), or "ring of mountains," is the proper name of the ring of mountains that surround the world system of the sensuous realm (kāmaloka) within Buddhist cosmology.[1]

The term is also used in a more general sense to refer to any "world system." In Buddhist cosmology, there are an infinity number of world systems with a similar structure. Each world system is the domain of a specific buddha.[1]

See also: buddhakṣetra