From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Cakravala, CakravAla, Cakravaala

  1. circle; circumference; horizon
  2. assemblage; a surrounding circle of people or objects; a leader or central figure
  3. one of the mythical range of mountains that encircle the earth with the Mount Meru as the central mountain (M. Bh.)