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4 Immaterial Spheres

4 immaterial spheres (arúpáyatana, s. jhana: 1. of unbounded space, 2. unbounded consciousness, 3. nothingness, 4. neither-perception-nor-non-perception. In the grand scheme these represent levels 28-31 of the 31 Levels of Existence, where they are also called the The Immaterial World (arupa-loka): (31)Neither-perception-nor-non-perception (nevasa
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