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In Hinduism, (Sanskrit: स्वर्ग) Svarga (or Swarga) is set of nether worlds located on Mt. Meru. It is a Heaven where the righteous live in paradise before their next reincarnation. Svarga is seen as a transitory place for righteous souls who performed good deeds but whose conduct is not enough to attain moksha, or union with God which requires abstinance from both papam(sin) and punyam(good deed). The capital is Amaravati and the entrance is guarded by Airavata. Svarga is presided by Indra, a deva and Lord of Heaven. Image File history File links Wiki_letter_w. ... Hinduism {Sanskrit/Hindi - HindÅ« Dharma, also known as Sanātana (eternal) Dharma, and Vaidika (of the Vedas) Dharma} is a religion originating in the Indian subcontinent, based on the Vedas and the beliefs of other people of India. ... Sanskrit ( संस्कृतम् ; pronunciation: ) is an Indo-European classical language of India and a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. ... Mount Meru is a sacred mountain in Hindu mythology which is believed to be the abode of Brahma and other gods. ... Heaven is an afterlife concept found in many religions or spiritual philosophies. ... Past Lives redirects here. ... Moksha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Amaravati may refer to: Amaravati (capital), in Hinduism, (అమరావతి) is the capital of Svarga, a temporary paradise where the dead live. ... In Hinduism, [[Airavata]] is a white elephant who carries Lord Indra. ... Indra is also the name of a song by the Thievery Corporation. ... Deva (देव in Devanagari script, pronounced as dévÉ™) is the Sanskrit word for god, deity. It can be variously interpreted as a spirit, demi-god, celestial being, angel, deity or any supernatural being of high excellence. ...


In Slavic religion Svarga is Heaven, the residence of god Svarog. Slavic mythology and Slavic religion evolved over more than 3,000 years. ... Heaven is an afterlife concept found in many religions or spiritual philosophies. ... In Slavic mythology, Svarog (Polish: Swaróg, Cyrillic: Сварог, Wendish: Schwayxtix) is the Slavic god and spirit of fire; meaning bright and clear. ...


See also: Jumala, the thunder abode of the ruling deity of the nordic celtic pantheon. Jumala, Jumal, Jumali or Ibmel is thought to have been a sky god of the ancient Finnic-speaking peoples. ... The Nordic countries (Greenland not shown) The Nordic countries is a term used collectively for five countries in Northern Europe. ... The words Celt and Celtic can have a variety of meanings. ...



Hinduism | Hindu mythology | Itihasa
Male Deities: Brahma | Vishnu | Shiva | Rama | Krishna | Ganesha | Subrahmanya | Venkateshwara | Vitthala | Indra | Surya | more...
Female Deities: Gayatri | Saraswati | Lakshmi | Parvati | Dakshayani | Durga | Shakti | Kali | Sita | Vaishno Devi | Radha | more...
Texts: Vedas | Upanishads | Puranas | Ramayana | Mahabharata

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Svarga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (185 words)
Svarga is seen as a transitory place for righteous souls who performed good deeds but whose conduct is not enough to attain moksha, or union with God which requires abstinance from both papam(sin) and punyam(good deed).
Svarga is presided by Indra, a deva and Lord of Heaven.
In Slavic religion Svarga is Heaven, the residence of god Svarog.
NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Svarga (1293 words)
Svarga or Heaven is the planet of the Demigods ruled by King Indra.
On Svarga, the ability to enjoy physical senses is enhanced while Life in Narka, the netherworld ruled by the King of Justice, Dharamraj Yama is subjected to pain and misery.
It should be noted that both Heaven and Hell are temporary abodes for life and once the Karma that is responsible for birth in Heaven and Hell is exhausted, the soul transmigrates to other forms and worlds of existence.
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