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Buddhist Dictionary by NYANATILOKA MAHATHERA
pañca-vokāra-bhava:'five-group existence',is a name for existence in the sensuous sphere (kāmāvacara ),or in the fine-material sphere (rūpāvacara,s.avacara),since all the 5 groups of existence (khandha,q.v.) are found there.In the immaterial sphere (arūpāvacara,s.avacara),however,only the 4 mental groups are found,and in the world of unconscious beings (asaññā-satta,q.v.) only the one corporeality group.Cf eka-vokāra-bhava and catu-pañca-vokāra-bhava; further s.avacara.- (App.:vokāra).

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