There are many ways to classify Heaven.
Buddhism partitions Heaven into three major regions:
- Heaven of Desire,
- Heaven of Image, and
- Heaven of Non-image.
It further subdivides these three regions into twenty-eight sub-regions, depending on their pureness. Heaven of Desire has six sub-regions, Heaven of Image has eighteen, and Heaven of Non-image has four. Continue reading “6. What are Li-tien (Heaven of Truth), Qi-tien (Heaven of Spirit), and Xiang-tien (Heaven of Matter)?”