Glossary

Jambū-dvīpa
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TermJambū-dvīpa
Alternative TermsJambūdvīpa, Jambu dvipa, Jambudvipa, Jambu-dvipa, Jambudvip, Jambudveepa, Jambudveep, Jamboodveep, Jambu Island, Rose-Apple Tree Island, Rose-Apple Tree Continent, Rose-Apple Continent, Rose-Apple Island
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The innermost island-continent in the Middle World, in Jain cosmology. It is divided into seven continents separated by six mountain ranges. It takes its name - 'Rose-Apple Continent' - from a rock formation that resembles a rose-apple tree, which is found on Mount Meru in the centre of the island.

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