The 9th International Conference Buddhism & Australia
Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia Illustrations
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One of the higher Kamadhatu Devas:
The Parinirmita vasavartin devas, luxurious devas to whom Mara belongs.
The ruler of Paranirmita-vasavartin is a great and powerful deva mara who can do what he pleases.
The mara king of the sixth heaven of the desire realm can obstruct people's virtuous deeds.
This kind of deva mara has great spiritual power and can generate tremendous hardships for cultivators seeking liberation from life and death. They can also generate various kinds of obstacles and hardships to harm cultivators.