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LOKAS according to Hinduism ? How many are they?

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Asked by spandana k, 31 Jan '13 06:01 am
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The various planes of consciousness are called lokas or worlds. There are fourteen worlds, seven adho lokas (lower) and seven urdhva lokas (higher). Earth (physical consciousness) is at the bottom of urdhva lokas. The worlds below it are subconscious.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 31 Jan '13 06:04 am

 
  
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The various planes of consciousness are called lokas or worlds. There are fourteen worlds, seven adho lokas (lower) and seven urdhva lokas (higher). Earth (physical consciousness) is at the bottom of urdhva lokas. The worlds below it are subconscious
Answered by joyesh chakraborty, 31 Jan '13 08:16 am

 
  
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Satyaloka, Tapoloka, Maharloka, Janaloka, Swarloka, Bhuvarloka, Bhurloka, Atalaloka, Vitalaloka, Sutalaloka, Rasatalaloka, Talatalaloka, Mahatalaloka and Patalaloka
Answered by Pradipta pati, 31 Jan '13 07:00 am

 
  
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It is not possible to produce an exhaustive list of the Lokas because the Lokas are innumerable. Nevertheless, Hinduism speaks of fourteen Lokas including this earthly plane (Bhurloka). They are Satyaloka, Tapoloka, Maharloka, Janaloka, Swarloka, Bhuvarloka, Bhurloka, Atalaloka, Vitalaloka, Sutalaloka, Rasatalaloka, Talatalaloka, Mahatalaloka and Patalaloka. Obviously, this is a selective list, not an exhaustive one. Among these Lokas the first six are considered the higher Lokas, and the last seven are considered the lower Lokas
Answered by iqbal seth, 31 Jan '13 06:49 am

 
  
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Fourteen worlds according to Hindu myth
Answered by sigma, 31 Jan '13 06:10 am

 
  
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