gLing-chos

Tibetan - The myths of the early Tibetans. Concerning the world known as gLing. This world had three (or four) realms, each with its own distinctive colour. At the top was the heaven, sTang-lha, which was white; then came the red home of humans, Bar-btsan; below that was usually the blue underworld known as Yog-klu. The fourth realm, which appears in some accounts, was the black or violet world of the demons known as bDud. On occassion, called gLing-chos, gLing or gLing.

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