The Seventy-two Auspicious Realms

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Grotto Heavens & Blissful Realms
The Ten Continents and Three Islands
The Ten Great Grotto Heavens
The Thirty-six Lesser Grotto Heavens
The Seventy-two Auspicious Realms
Famous Mt.
Mt.Tai Mt. Heng (Hunan province) Mt. Hua

Mt. Heng (Northern Shanxi Province and Northwest Hebei province)
Mt. Qian Mt. Wuyi Mt. Wudang Mt. Qingcheng Mt. Song
Mt. Mao Mt. Kongdong Mt. Zhongnan Mt. Gezao
Mt. Qiyun Mt. Lao Mt. Longhu Mt. Lu Mt. Luofu

The Seventy-Two Blissful Realms ( 七十二福地 Qishi’er Fudi ) are located among the famous mountains on the earth, and governed by Perfect Men ( 真人 Zhenren ) by order of God. Within these realms, there are many places where Dao can be attained. According to Volume 27 of The Seven Slips of a Cloudy Satchel ( 雲笈七籤 Yunji Qiqian ), they include:

  1. Mt Difei,
  2. Mt Gaizhu,
  3. Mt Xianke,
  4. the Eastern Source of Immortals ( 東仙源 Dongxian Yuan ),
  5. the Western Source of Immortals ( 西仙源 Xixian Yuan ),
  6. Mt Nantian, Mt Yuliu,
  7. Mt Qingyu, Yumu Grotto (referred to in the Great Dictionary of Chinese Daoism ( 中華道教大辭典 Zhonghua Daojiao Da Cidian ) as Yushi Grotto),
  8. Danxia Grotto,
  9. Sovereign Mountain ( 君山 Junshan ),
  10. Daruo Rock,
  11. Jiao Source,
  12. Numinous Ruins ( 靈墟 Lingxu ),
  13. Wo Islet,
  14. Tianmu Ridge,
  15. Ruoye Stream,
  16. Mt Jinting,
  17. Mt Qingyuan,
  18. Mt An,
  19. Mt Maling,
  20. Mt Eyang,
  21. the Dongzhen Ruins,
  22. Qingyu Altar,
  23. Guangtian Altar,
  24. Dongling Source,
  25. Mt Donggong,
  26. Mt Tao,
  27. Sanhuang Well (mentioned in the Great Dictionary of Chinese Daoism as the Huang Well),
  28. Mt Lanke,
  29. Le Stream,
  30. Mt. Luohu,
  31. Mt Ling,
  32. Source of Springs ( 泉源 Quanyuan ),
  33. Mt Jinjing,
  34. Mt Gezao (mentioned in the Great Dictionary of Chinese Daoism as Mt Hezao),
  35. Mt Shifeng,
  36. Mt Xiaoyao,
  37. Dongbai Source,
  38. Mt Bochi,
  39. Mt Lun,
  40. Maogong Altar,
  41. Mt Jilong,
  42. Mt Tongbai,
  43. Mt Pingdu,
  44. Mt Luluo,
  45. Mt Huxi,
  46. Mt Zhanglong,
  47. Mt Baofu,
  48. Mt Damian,
  49. Mt Yuanchen,
  50. Horse's Hoof Mountain ( 馬蹄山 Matishan ),
  51. Mt De,
  52. High Stream and Blue Water Mountain,
  53. Blue River,
  54. Jade Summit ( 玉峰 Yufeng ),
  55. Mt Tianzhu,
  56. Mt Shanggu,
  57. Zhanggong Grotto,
  58. Mt Sima Hui (mentioned in the Great Dictionary of Chinese Daoism as Mt Sima Mei),
  59. Mt Changzai,
  60. Mt Zhongtiao,
  61. the Grotto of Lake Jiao and Yucheng,
  62. Mt Mianzhu,
  63. Lu River,
  64. Mt Gan,
  65. Mt Huang,
  66. Mt Jincheng,
  67. Cloudy Mountain,
  68. Mt Beiman,
  69. Mt Lu, and
  70. the Eastern Sea Mountain.