V. RELIGIOUS AFFECTIONS
2. Mythological and other fabulous deities and powers
Paradise, Eden, Zion, abode of the blessed; celestial bliss, glory.
[Mythological heaven] Olympus; [paradise] Elysium, Elysian fields, Arcadia, bowers of bliss, garden of the Hesperides, third heaven; Valhalla, Walhall [Scandinavian]; Nirvana [Buddhist]; happy hunting grounds; Alfardaws, Assama; Falak al aflak "the highest heaven" [Muslim].
future state, eternal home.
resurrection, translation; resuscitation [more].
[Phrases] "looks through nature up to the nature's god" [Pope]; "the great world�s altar-stairs, that slope through darkness up to God" [Tennyson]; "the treasury of everlasting joy" [Henry VI]; vigeur de dessus.