(Last Updated on : 14/03/2011)
Indra loka is also known by names like Swarga and Amravati. The heaven of Lord Indra
is described having heavenly gardens planted with luxuriant trees, which have delicious fruits. The fragrant groves are preoccupied by fairy nymphs. Low, sweet music is heard. It is believed that Indra`s abode is eight hundred miles in circumference and forty miles in height. The pillars are made of diamonds and the palaces are made of pure gold. Rich perfume of the rose-colored flowers is laden rich in the air.
Indra Loka was built by Lord Vishwakarma
, the architect of the gods, a son of Lord Brahma
. Indra Loka is described as eight hundred miles in circumference and forty miles high. The pillars of Indra Loka are composed of diamonds and all its thrones, beds, etc. are made of pure gold. The palaces of Indra Loka are also made of gold. Indra Loka is surrounded by beautiful gardens and pleasure grounds, interspersed with pools, fountains, etc. The inhabitants of Indra Loka are entertained by music, dancing, and every sort of festivity. The audience chamber of Indra Loka is so large that it accommodates all the three hundred and thirty millions of celestials, together with the forty-eight thousand Rishis and the multitude of attendants.
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