Dowson's Classical Dictionary
of Hindu Mythology] A magical
city, apparently first mentioned in the Yajurveda. An aerial city belonging
to Harischandra, and according to popular belief still visible occasionally.
It is also called Khapura, Pratimargaka, and Tranga. In the Mahabharata
an aerial or self-supporting city belonging to the Daityas, on the shore of
the ocean, protected by the Salwa king.
Languages MLLL-4993. Indian Epics. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D.
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