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In Egyptian mythology, Aaru is the heavenly underworld where Osiris ruled. Souls which weighed less than the Feather of Truth were sent to Aaru to exist in pleasure for all eternity.

It was usually placed in the east (where the sun rises) and is described as a series of islands, covered in fields of wheat.

Alternative: Yaaru, Iaru, Aalu

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