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In the Vishnu Purana
, Pariyatra, a range of mountains to the west of Meru. Pariyatra Mountains is a range of mountains mentioned in the epic Mahabharata
. It is recognized to the northwestern part of what is now called as Vindhya mountain ranges. In primeval times only southern parts of Vindhya mountain ranges, which are having higher elevation, were considered as Vindhya Mountains, while the other part of this mountain range with less height is named as Pariyatra, northwestern part and Riksha north eastern part.
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