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Fragrant Mount

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Fragrant, Mount
香酔山・香山; (Skt, Pali Gandhamadana; Jpn Kosui-sen or Ko-sen)

    Also known as the Fragrant Mountain.

A mountain in Jambudvipa, said to lie to the north of the Snow Mountains, according to the ancient Indian worldview.

Mount Fragrant is also said to be the abode of gandharvas, gods of music, and the trees in this mountain are said to issue fragrance.

Between the Fragrant Mountain and the Snow Mountains is Anavatapta (Heat-Free) Lake from which four great rivers flow.

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