By Swami Harshananda
Svarloka is also known as Svarga. It is situated between the sun and the Dhruva-nakṣatra. It is ruled by Indra with his capital at Amarāvati. Gods and extremely meritorious human beings live here. It is the religious concept of heaven.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore