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Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia Illustrations
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A Niraya. It resembled a city with four gates and a wall.
Mittavindaka took it from him, and realising then what it was, tried to escape, but was unsuccessful.
Once the Bodhisatta was born in Ussada, for cruelty during his reign as king of Benares, and he suffered for eighty thousand years (J.vi.2). Beings born there have their tongues pierced with glowing hooks and are dragged about on a floor of heated metal (J.vi.112).
Revatī was once cast into Ussada-niraya. VvA.223.