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Loca (T. 'jig rten; C. shijie/shijian) is a Sanskrit/Pali term that is commonly translated as "world" or "realm"; this term has a variety of meanings.
Loca can be used to refer to:
- a specific realm with various types of beings, or
- an entire world system
Loca can also have the sense of the world and its inhabitants.
- ↑ Robert E. Buswell Jr., Donald S. Lopez Jr., The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism (Princeton: 2014), s.v. loca
- Loka, Rangjung Yeshe Wiki
- Definitions for Loca, SuttaCentral