HEAVEN


HEAVEN
   many religions separate the heavens and the earth making the heavens the realm of the GODS. In HINDU MYTHOLOGY there are many heavens in a multi-layered UNIVERSE. Similarly in JAINISM and BUDDHISM many heavens exist although the aim of SALVATION is to avoid REBIRTH even in heaven. JUDAISM, ISLAM and CHRISTIANITY share a common conception of heaven as the REALM of GOD and destiny of believers after the LAST JUDGMENT.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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