Buddhism

Pretas

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Definition: Pretas
Hungry ghosts, who populate the second to the lowest of the six realms of existence in Mahayana Buddhism. Usually depicted as having small mouths or necks and giant stomachs, hungry ghosts experience continual frustration and unsatisfied craving.
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Title Pretas
Published
Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/pretas
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MLA Citation “Pretas.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021. <religionfacts.com/pretas>