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meru parvat pauranik bhoogol men shayad uttar meru[1] ke nikat sthit ek parvat ka nam hai. isi ko snbhavat: 'sumeru' kaha gaya hai-

'bharatn prathamn varshn tat: kinpurushn smritn harivarshn tathaivanyanmerordakshinato dvij'[2]
  • is parvat ke charon or nausahasr yojak tak ilavrit namak mahadvip hai-
'mero chaturdishn tattunavasahasravistritamh, ilavritn mahabhag chatvarashchatr parvata:'[3]
'tasmaddishyuttarasyan vai divaratri: sadaiv h, sarveshan dvipavarshanan meruruttarato yat:'

isake age ke shlok men meruprabha ka varnan is prakar hai-

'prabha vivasvato ratravastn gachchhati bhaskare, vishatyagnimato ratrauvahrirdoorath prakashate'

arthath "ratri ke samay soory ke ast ho jane par usaka tej agni men pravisht ho jata hai aur yah ratri men door se hi prakashit hota hai.[5]

  • valmiki ramayan men bhi meru pradesh ya uttar kuru men hone vale prakriti ke is vismayajanak vyapar ka varnan is prakar hai-
'tamatikramy shailaindramuttar: payasan nidhi:, tatr somagirirnam madhyehamemayo mahanh. s tu desho visooryopi tasy bhasa prakashate, sooryalakshyabhivigyeyastapatev vivasvata'[6]
  • mahabharat ke varnan ke anusar nishadh parvat ke uttar aur madhy men meru parvat ki sthiti hai. meru ke uttar men nil, shvet aur shrringavan parvat hain, jo poorv aur pashchim samudr tak phaile hue hain. meru ko mahameru nam se bhi abhihit kiya gaya hai-
's dadarsh mahamerun shikharanan prabhn mahath, tn kanchanamayn divyn chaturvarn durasadamh, ayatn shatasahasrn yojananan tu susthitamh, jvalantnmachn merun tejorashimanuttamamh' mahabharat, sabhaparv 28, dakshinapaty path.
  • meru ko suvarnamay parvat shayad meruprabha ki dipti hi ke karan kaha gaya hai. meru ke pradesh ko mahabharat, sabhaparv,[7] dakshinapaty path men ilavrit, kaha gaya hai-
'merorilavritn varsh sarvat: parimndalamh.'
  • yah saiberiya ka uttari bhag ho sakata hai. isi pradesh ke nikat uttar kuru ki sthiti thi.

vastav men prachin snskrit sahity men meru ka adabhut varnan, jo kalpanik hote hue bhi bhaugolik tathyon se bhara hua hai, siddh karata hai ki prachin bharatiy, us samay men bhi jab yatayat ke sadhan nagany the, prithvi ke dooratam pradeshon tak ja pahunche the. matsyapuran men sumeru ya meru par devaganon ka nivas bataya gaya hai. kuchh logon ka mat hai ki pamir parvat ko hi puranon men sumeru ya meru kaha gaya hai.


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tika tippani aur sndarbh

  1. uttari saiberiya
  2. vishnu puran 2, 2, 12.
  3. vishnu puran 2, 2, 15.
  4. vishnu puran 2, 8, 22
  5. aitihasik sthanavali |lekhak: vijayendr kumar mathur |prakashak: rajasthan hindi grnth akadami, jayapur |prishth snkhya: 758 |
  6. kishkindhakand 43, 53-54.
  7. sabhaparv 28

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