In Mandaean cosmology, Siniawis (Classical Mandaic: ࡎࡉࡍࡉࡀࡅࡉࡎ) is a region in the World of Darkness (alma ḏ-hšuka) or underworld.[1] It is described as "the lower earth of the darkness" (arqa titaita ḏ-hšuka) in Chapter 1 of Book 5 in the Right Ginza.[2]

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  1. ^ Buckley, Jorunn Jacobsen (2002). The Mandaeans: ancient texts and modern people. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-515385-5. OCLC 65198443.
  2. ^ Gelbert, Carlos (2011). Ginza Rba. Sydney: Living Water Books. ISBN 9780958034630.