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How to save oneself from hell?

How can one save oneself from going to hell ? What are the ways from which one can save himself from hell ?
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How much maximum time one has to spend in hell?

How much maximum time one has to spend in hell ?
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Does Varnashankar child save ancestors from hell ? Is it useless to have a Varnashankar child?

It is quite well known Having a son saves not only the father but also his ancestors from hell . But in Gita it is written than Varnashankar son is useless as he can't save his ancestors. Gita 1:40 (...
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Do people get saved from hell if one of their family member is in heaven?

Yudhistira was allocated heaven while other four Pandavs and Draupdi were allocated hell . But when Yudhistira requested Yamraj that he too would live in hell with his other four brothers and wife in ...
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Do the bad work in Chandogya-Upanishad, Verse 5.10.7 includes being materialistic?

Among them, those who did good work in this world [in their past life] attain a good birth accordingly. They are born as a brāhmin, a kṣatriya, or a vaiśya. But those who did bad work in this world [...
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Will a sati go to heaven or hell?

Parasara Smriti 4.30 “A widow, who immolates herself on the same funeral pile with her deceased husband, resides in heaven for ten millions of years, which is the number of hairs on the human body.” ...
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Who are the creatures that will torture us in hell according to purans?

There are many tortures mentioned in purans. So who will torture bad people in hell.
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