Myths of Deva Loka
As per Hindu mythology, there are seven higher worlds and seven lower ones. The higher worlds are the Seven Spheres vyahrtis or lokas, namely bhuvar, deva, mahar, jana, Indra, rudra and marut and the lower ones (the "seven underworlds" or paatala lokas) are atala, vitala, sutala, rasaataala, talatala, mahaatala, paatala.
As per Hinduism, Deva Loka is a place of existence where Gods and Devatas reside. According to the Hindus, Deva Loka is a place of blissful existence that can be reached as soon as one is sufficiently attuned to light and good. In Buddhism, a Deva Loka is a place of Buddhist Devatas. The worlds of the Devatas vary to a great extent from each other depending on the nature of their residents.
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