Definition of Swarga in English:

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Swarga

Pronunciation: /ˈswɑːɡə/
(also Svarga /ˈsvɑːɡə/)

noun

Hinduism
Heaven, specifically the heaven presided over by the god Indra, where virtuous souls reside before reincarnation.
Example sentences
  • Above the earth are six heavens called Swarga, with increasing beatitude as one ascends.
  • Deserving Swarga, one must perform sacrifices.
  • The most cherished land for all civilizations, in all times, was the land ascribed to gods, popularly known as Swarga.

Origin

Mid 18th century: from Sanskrit Svarga.

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