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Hindu Geography

Answer these questions relating to Hindu religious geography. Some of these places are mythological
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Name for the Indian subcontinent as per the Puranas. Literally translates to "Island of the Indian Blackberry"
Jambudvipa
Mountain rising from the centre of the Island of the Indian Blackberry
Mount Meru
Mountain abode of Shiva
Mount Kailas
Abode of Vishnu
Vaikuntha
Capital city of Indra's heavenly abode
Amaravati
Island fortress of the Asura king Ravana
Lanka
Kingdom of the monkey people (vanaras) in the Ramayana
Kishkindha
Holiest river in Hinduism
Ganga
Mountain range that was the traditional boundary between North and South India
Vindhyas
Capital city of Krishna located on the Arabian Sea
Dwarka
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Birthplace of Rama. Located on the banks of the Sharayu river
Ayodhya
Birthplace of Krishna. Located on the banks of the Jamuna river
Mathura
Ancient city also known as Kashi. Said to be the holiest city in Hinduism
Varanasi
Location of the great 18 day war of the Mahabharata
Kurukshetra
Capital of the Kauravas in the Mahabharata
Hastinapur
Abode of Jagannatha. Coastal city in the state of Odisha
Puri
Town located close to Ajmer in the state of Rajasthan. Holy lake and important Brahma temple
Pushkar
Abode of Shiva in the form of Nataraja. Temple town in the state of Tamil Nadu
Chidambaram
Abode of Vitthala Panduranga. Temple town in the state of Maharashtra
Pandharpur
Abode of Venkateshwara. Temple town in the state of Andhra Pradesh
Tirupati
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