Dvipa

In Indian Cosmology, dvīpa (Devnagari: द्वीप "peninsula, island"; also mahadvipa "great island") is the term for the major divisions of the terrestrial sphere, sometimes translated as "continents". There are 7 dvipas. The list of seven (sapta-dvipa) is (e.g. Mahabharata 6.604 ):

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