Heaven or the garden of Eden are examples of Paradise in the Christian religion.
A tropical island where you feel as though everything is perfect and wonderful is an example of Paradise.
Origin of paradise
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English, from Old French, from Latin paradÄ«sus, from Ancient Greek Ï€Î±ÏÎ¬Î´ÎµÎ¹ÏƒÎ¿Ï‚ (paradeisos), from Old Iranian *pari-daiza, compare Avestan ð¬žð¬€ð¬Œð¬ð¬Œâ¸±ð¬›ð¬€ð¬‰ð¬°ð¬€ (pairi daÄ“za, “walled enclusure, encompassing"), from ð¬žð¬€ð¬Œð¬ð¬Œ (pairi, “around") and ð¬›ð¬€ð¬‰ð¬°ð¬€ (daÄ“za, “wall"). ð¬›ð¬€ð¬‰ð¬°ð¬€ (daÄ“za, “wall") may be from Proto-Indo-European *dheigÊ· (“to stick, set up").