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Nandana Garden in Hindu Religion – The Garden of Indra – the King of Devas

Nandana is a garden in the celestial world (devaloka) in Hindu religion. The garden is owned by Indra, the king of Devas or celestial beings. The famous Parijata tree grows in this garden. Sri Krishna had brought the tree to earth from the Nandana garden.

Those people on earth who had not killed any living beings get opportunity to live in the Nandana garden after their death. The place is also abode of those people who had total control over their senses during their lifetime on earth.

The glory of Nandana Garden is also mentioned in the Mahabharata. It is stated in the epic that the garden is for those who never begs on earth. It is also a favorite place of musicians and dancers of the celestial world. Celestial couples move about in the garden.

Nandana is also one of the names of Shiva and Vishnu.