Questions tagged [naraka]

This is primarily a Sanskrit word. It means the underworld. The concept is present in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. The concept has basically come from the Vedas. The Vedas clearly mention that the naraka is the place where the souls are sent to get rid of the sins that they have done during their life time.

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Is there any permenant hell in Hinduism?

Consider the following excerpt from Mahabaratha "Then Shakra, the lord of the deities, endued with blazing prosperity, addressed Yudhishthira and comforting him, said, ‘O Yudhishthira of mighty ...
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Is mukthi possible from world's other than bhuloka(ie. From swarga and naraka)

In bhuloka, it is possible to achieve mukthi by doing several Sadhana. When we go to naraka or swarga, our sukshma Sarira(subtle body) will be there only sthoola Sarira(Gross body) is dropped during ...
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What are levels (types) of Narakas?

Our scriptures describe about 28 types of Narakas, what are they and what are there levels? Here with levels I want clarification on which Naraka is considered bad to worst in punishments?
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What is Yamlokam? How is it different from Naraka?

Before this suggested edit was rejected I had the impression that Yamalokam is Naraka(the hell). And I was told in the chat that Yamlokam is not the hell. So I am really curious. What is Yamlokam? How ...
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Are religions (generally) inducing fear in humans in the name of hell to make them believe in God? [closed]

There are different kinds of pleasures and pains both physical and mental pain and there are also various tastes like sweet, sour, hot etc., Some like sweet and some are allergic to sweet (which may ...