Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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One of the Avīci hells appearing in a list of names of purgatories (S.i.150; Sn.126). Buddhaghosa (SA.i.170; SnA.476) says these are not names of separate hells, but only periods of time in Avīci apportioned to each entrant by the working of Kamma.