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In the Melanesian mythology of Fiji, Burotu is the paradise-underworld. Newly dead souls are judged by Degei, and a few go to Burotu. The rest go to Murimuria.[1]

See also[edit]

  • Bulu, said to be the name for the Fijian 'land of death'
  • Pulotu, a similar concept in the Polynesian cultures of Tonga and Samoa


  1. ^ T. Williams, J. Calvert, Fiji and the Fijians, Heylin, 1858.