|Etymology/ Definition||लोकस्य जगतः द्वैविध्याद् द्विप्रकारत्वात् । स्थावरो वृक्षादि:, जङ्गमो मनुष्यादि: । सु. सू. १।२१|
|Reference||C.Sha.4/13, S.Su.1/21 D`alhan`a|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – earth, and the atmosphere or the lower regions|
|Elaboration||According to Charaka body, soul and mind triad is the root of Loka . So long as this triad is intact the Loka exists and the moment it is disrupted it ceases to exist for the individual.|
Ayurveda considers Loka as everything outside the human body. It is considered that the Purusha ( in vivo ) is a minute replication of the Loka ( in vitro ). Loka is further divided in to two groups as Sthaavara and Jangama .
|Synonyms||Jagat , Vis`hva , Samsaara|
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