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By Swami Harshananda

Maharloka is the fourth world above the earth (Bhuloka). It is not destroyed during pralaya or dissolution. It lasts for the whole kalpa. Rṣis (sages) like Bhṛgu live here till the end of the kalpa.


  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore

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