Where is Mount Meru?

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Re: Where is Mount Meru?

Postby practitioner » Fri Jul 06, 2012 4:17 pm

If an astronaut views Mt Kilimanjaro from space it points to the left or right no??
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Re: Where is Mount Meru?

Postby dharmagoat » Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:39 pm

practitioner wrote:If an astronaut views Mt Kilimanjaro from space it points to the left or right no??

If it is viewed from space as a small raised point on the spherical surface of the earth, can it really be considered a mountain? Is an anthill a mountain?

Mountains not only point up, they are big too. Go and see.
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Re: Where is Mount Meru?

Postby practitioner » Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:52 pm

dharmagoat wrote:
practitioner wrote:If an astronaut views Mt Kilimanjaro from space it points to the left or right no??

If it is viewed from space as a small raised point on the spherical surface of the earth, can it really be considered a mountain? Is an anthill a mountain?

Mountains not only point up, they are big too. Go and see.



So on earth it's a mountain but in space it's an anthill... Same object but when seen from a different vantage point it ceases to be a mountain. Interesting
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Re: Where is Mount Meru?

Postby dharmagoat » Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:18 pm

practitioner wrote:So on earth it's a mountain but in space it's an anthill...

A mountain viewed from space and an anthill resemble one another.
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