The meaning of 'West'
Religions/cultures Meaning of 'West'
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Chinese Buddhism => West is where the paradise located (西方極樂)
Ancient Egypt => West is the land of the death (Sun god "dies" <sinks> in the west & is "reborned" <rises> from the east)
American Literature => West/Western is usually referred to "<Western> European and American culture/governments".Source(s): My 2 cents ;)