Mount Alburz

Persian - The hill that grew out of the primitive waters to reach the sky. The Chinvat bridge stretched from the mountain to heaven and the Arezur ridge on it's rim was the gateway to hell. It was said that the sun and moon revolved round the top of Alburz, a mountain from which all light came and returned. It was also the home of the god Mithra and from its roots all other mountains grew. This mountain is regarded as the source of the river Aredvi and the site on which the Gaokerena grows. Also referred to as Mount Alburz, Albors, Albors, Alburz, Alburz, Hara, Hara, Hara Berezaiti or Hara Berezaiti.

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