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Khadiraka

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Khadiraka (Karavīka) 佶提羅 (Skt.; Tib. seng dengchen; Wyl. seng ldeng can) Mt. Khadiraka, one of the seven mythical “great mountains” said to surround Mt. Meru.One of the seven mountains surrounding Sineru (SnA.ii.443; Sp.i.119; Vsm.206; DhsA.298). Between Karavika and Isadhara lay a Sidantarasamudda. J.vi.125; see also Mtu.ii.300, where it is called Khadiraka, and Divy.217, 450 Sudars'ana is separated from Khadiraka by an ocean 10,000 yojanas wide, has an altitude and diameter of 5,000 yojanas.

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