As far as the sun & moon revolve, illumining the directions with their light, there extends the thousand-fold cosmos. In that thousand-fold cosmos there are a thousand moons, a thousand suns, a thousand Sunerus — kings of mountains; a thousand Rose-apple continents,  a thousand Deathless Ox-cart [continents], a thousand northern Kuru [continents], a thousand eastern Videha [continents]; four thousand great oceans, four thousand Great Kings, a thousand [heavens of the] Four Great Kings, a thousand [heavens of the] Thirty-three, a thousand [heavens of the] Yamas, a thousand [heavens of the] Tusitas, a thousand heavens of the Nimmanaratis, a thousand heavens of the Paranimmitavasavattis,  and a thousand Brahma worlds.
Sobeh wrote:It seems rather superfluous to the Dhamma, as I see it.
Sobeh wrote:Metaphysical speculations, in other words.
Dhammakid wrote:Does the Buddhadhamma say anything that can be related to the cosmological idea of the multiverse (or omniverse, many worlds theory, etc)? I've been reading about this theory for a while now and find it very intriguing even though a bit daunting as well. I know Buddhism postulates the 32 planes of existence and that sentient beings are numberless, but does it say anything about there being multiple separate universes out there?
Users browsing this forum: Digity and 9 guests