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kāmâvacara-deva,

m. [cf. arūpâvacaradeva, q.v.; cf. BHSD s.v. deva, kāmāvacara, q.v.], gods of the sphere of sensual pleasure;exeg.: kāmâvacarā ca uparidevā ca ~ā, Spk-pṭ I 65,19 ad Spk I 23,8; pitaro ti saṁkhaṁ gatā brahmāno ca saddhiṁ ~ehi …… iddhimanto jāneyyuṁ, Ja V 7,6´ (so read with Ce, Be, cf. Sadd 459,17; 798,22; Ee w.r.); pitaro ti brahma­gaṇadevâti upapattidevavasena cha ~ā, 115,10´ (so read, cf. upapattideva, q.v., Be, Ce up­patti°; Ee w.r.); It-a II 75,29–33; cf. kāmâvacarānaṁ devā­naṁ, Vibh 413,31; — ~ato upari pana cattāro ariyā tiṭ­ṭhan­ti, Ps III 196,21; Cātu­mahārājikâdīsu ~esu, Sv 913,14; cha ~ā tesu hi kesañci kāyo nīlo + … saññā pana nesaṁ dvi­hetukâpi tihetukâpi, Sv 509,19 foll. = Mp IV 25,25 qu. Paṭis-a 111,13; ~ā tesam pi kālena sukhaṁ hoti kālena duk­khaṁ, Vism 415,18 qu. Mp II 193,18; ~ā pañ­ca­kāma­guṇa­ratiyā kīḷanti, Paṭis-a 570,26; ~ā muttasirā +, Pj I 120,20 (i.e. kappakolāhala, q.v.) qu. Ja I 47,24 = Ap-a 52,10 = Bv-a 272,10; kabaḷiṁkārâ­hārabhakkhānan ti ~ānaṁ, Mp V 81,25 (cf. kabaḷiṁkārâhārabhakkha, q.v.); aṭṭhahi sahetu­kamahāvipākehi ~esu c’eva manussesu ca puñña­vantānaṁ paṭisandhi, Vism 548,12 (Ee devesu, w.r.) qu. Vibh-a 155,30; As 266,19; kāyassa bhedā manussa­loke vā tīsu mahākulesu vā chasu vā ~esu vā + … uppajjati, Ps I 168,30; tiṭṭhanti ~esu sotāpannā saka­dāgāmino ca, Ps III 196,16; amhākaṁ paccayadāyakā ~esu nibbattā, Pj II 197,19; cha ~ā vāmapasse kanakamayena, Vism 392,18 (sc. sopānena otaranti); — °-kāya, m., body of a god in the sphere of sensual pleasures; saggakāyaṁ (Th 259) … saggagati­saṅkhātaṁ ~aṁ, Th-a II 107,15; — °-ghaṭā, f., group of gods of the sphere of sensual pleasures; deva­nikāyan ti chasu ~āsu aññataraṁ devaghaṭaṁ, Mp II 134,4; — °-tā, f., divinity in the sphere of sensual pleas­ures; dasasu cakkavāḷa­sahas­sesu ~ā brahma­devatā ca, Pv-a 138,24; bhummadeve ādiṁ katvā sabbe pi ~ā, Ja IV 75,24´ (Be °devā); ~ā … petā ti vuccanti, VI 99,17´; — °‑loka, m., the world of the gods of the sphere of sensual pleasure; cha ~ā atthi, Spk I 29,22; ~e pana ekasmim pi chaphassâya­tanapaññattiyā abhāvo nāma natthi, Spk II 400,12; dutiya­vāre ~e nibbatto, Mp I 155,16 ≠ Th-a III 93,15; ~e tesaṁ nibbatta­bhāvaṁ ñatvā, Ud-a 81,28; sag­gam­hi … ~e aññe deve dasahi ṭhānehi abhibhavitvā, It-a I 71,17; ~e uppajji, Pj II 58,26 qu. Ap-a 147,33; bodhi­satto ~e Dhammo nāma devaputto hutvā … Deva­datto adham­mo, Ja IV 100,22 ≠ Cp-a 162,26; ākāsaṭṭhakavi­mānāni ca vinā­sento cha ~e vināsetvā, Vism 421,12 qu. Paṭis-a 374,7; brahmaloke … aniṭṭha­rūpâdayo natthi, tathā ~e pi, Vism 557,19 qu. Vibh-a 167,2 (keci pana: devaloke aniṭ­ṭhaṁ nāma parikappanavasena, sabhāvato pana tat­thup­pannam iṭṭham evâti vadanti, Vibh-anuṭ 127,1 foll.); kāmā … ~e ca samiddhā, Vism 573,37; devaputto ~esu anu­lomapaṭi­lomena dibbasampattiṁ anu­bhavitvā, Pj II 421,9; — ifc. cha-° (Sv 174,20).