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Sudarshana

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Sudarshana
善見城 (Skt Sudarshana; Jpn Zenken-jo; Wyl. legs mthong)

Also known as Joyful to See or Good to See. The abode of the god Shakra located in the center of the Heaven of the Thirty-three Gods on the peak of Mount Sumeru. This palace is described in detail in The Great Commentary on the Abhidharma, The Dharma Analysis Treasury, and other Buddhist texts. Each of the palace's four sides measures twenty-five hundred yojanas and its height one-and-a-half yojanas. The grounds of the palace are made of gold and are adorned with a hundred kinds of jewels. A gate is placed every ten yojanas around the palace; there are a thousand gates in all, each of which is guarded by five hundred yakshas. Within the palace grounds, there is a building called Superior Palace, and to the southwest there is the Hall of the Good Law.

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