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- Created 2012-03-14
, reference is made to
s or zones, organizing the world map into a seven-storied
. The world is referred to as the
. The word has also been translated as "region", "state" or "
The Avesta describes the karshvar as superimposed concentric circles one above the other, with increasing size. These are separated by waters, mountains or forests.
The story of the creation of these seven regions is told in Bundahishn when "rain first fell upon the earth".
lives in the karshvar Hvaniratha. Hvaniratha is believed to be "central one" and whose size was as large as all others together.The karshvar Hvaniratha is where "peak of Hara" (Alburz) had "grown from the roots of Elburz mountains".
traditions postulate an eighth clime, the "heavenly Earth" or "cosmic North".
, according to
H. P. Blavatsky
The Devil's Own
is interpreted as a generic name for the sevenfold Deity, the Ruler of the Seven Worlds, and Hvaniratha is the middle plane (the fourth of seven), corresponding to
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