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MERU

Indian legendary place

Also known as SUMERU

This is the Gods' Holiday Home.

Mount Meru is lotus-shaped and built of gold. It is built on top of many supporting layers somewhat like a wedding cake.

There are pillars of elephants, giants, snakes, and who knows what else, with garlands of flowers and every kind of Indian decoration and carving.

The summit is over 250,000 miles high. It has to be seen to be believed.

MERU FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : MERU
Location : India
Gender : Sorry, we don't know
Type : legendary place
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : SUMERU
Popularity index : 202

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Article last updated on 17 January 2010 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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