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Is mukthi possible from world's other than bhuloka(ie. From swarga and naraka)

As I discussed in this answer, according to Vedanta, the only way to attain Moksha is to realize Brahman. ShvetaShvatar Upanishad: वेदाहमेतं पुरुषं महान्त- मादित्यवर्णं तमसः परस्तात् । ...
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Who's going to hell?

No. If one does bad deeds first one goes to hell only (provided he did not atone for the sins while living). One does not get rebirth immediately. And, after the torments of hell are over, one gets ...
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Is mukthi possible from world's other than bhuloka(ie. From swarga and naraka)

Apparently not possible. Dharma Sadhana or Moksha sadhana is possible only in this world or the Ihaloka. It is not possible to do the same in Paraloka or in afterlife that is in either Swarga or ...
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Is mukthi possible from world's other than bhuloka(ie. From swarga and naraka)

Beings higher than human beings are eligible for Jnana and Moksha. Most prominently, the Devas, who dwell in Swarga. Vyasa discusses this in Adhyaya 1 Pada 3 of the Brahma Sutras: Topic-8: Gods ...
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Since Kaliyuga itself feels like hell (naraka), do souls still go to hell after death?

Yes, the people (with bad Karma) will still go to the hells in Kali Yuga. In fact, Puranas, like Bhavisya Purana, state that hells will over-populated in Kali Yuga. So, that means, compared to the ...
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Are punishments mentioned in Garuda Purana real or just myths to create fear in humans?

Yes, description of hell can be highlighted in itihaas (Mahabharata for example). It is just not Garuda purana Does itihaas mentions about Hell? Book 18 Svargarohanika Mahabharata When Yudhisthira ...
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How is punishment and enjoyment possible in hell and heaven without body?

In the hells, the soul is NOT endowed with the physical body, but it still has a subtle kind of a body which is capable of feeling the pain. The same question was in fact asked by Savitri (wife of ...
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How has Hell been described in the Vedas and Upanishads?

To my knowledge hells and their various names are first mentioned in detail in Manu Smriti. More elaborate descriptions are found in Puranas like Garuda Purana and others. Vedas and Upanishads don't ...
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What is the punishment in hell for women who commit adultery?

What is the punishment in hell for women who commit adultery? From the Shiva Purana: In a certain temple a scholar of divine wisdom was conducting a discourse on the holy Śivapurāṇa story some of ...
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Is there any permenant hell in Hinduism?

If permanent hells were to exist it would mean that some Jivas will never get Moksha. But according to scriptures every Jiva will be liberated when it has gone through the 84 Lakhs of species (Yoni ...
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Who's going to hell?

Every being has all 3 qualities in more or less forms within them: sattva - illumination rajas - passion tamas - ignorance Those with increased quality of tamas / ignorance or darkness, go to hell. ...
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Time and Hinduism

Yes that certainly seems to be the case. As mentioned in the Manu Smriti: The sun divides days and nights, both human and divine, the night (being intended) for the repose of created beings and the ...
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Why can't we enter heaven with our physical body?

"Why can't we enter in the heaven with the human body?" Followers of Dharma Can enter the heaven with physical body. There are at least 2 instances. Sudarshana and his granddaughter-wife ...
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Is mukthi possible from world's other than bhuloka(ie. From swarga and naraka)

It doesn't look like liberation is possible other than Bhuloka. Vishnu Purana, Book 2, Chapter 3 says that world of acts is not the title of any other portions of the universe means only fruits of ...
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Expiation for illicit sex

I am only answering this part: Is there any expiation for the sin of illicit sex? Various Dharmashastras declare various expiation for illicit sex. I am quoting some of them as below: Gautama (23.12,...
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How many hells (naraka) are there according to Hinduism?

Concept of hell is not introduced in the Puranas. Manu Smriti also talks about hells in many of it's chapters. The hell called Put, which you've referred to, is also mentioned in Manu Smriti: 9.138. ...
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Is there any scripture or purana which gives description of hell named Put

Short Answer: There is no hell mentioned in any major canonical text, which goes by the name of 'Put' or 'Puṃ'. This hell doesn't exist, as a specific place like Mahāraurava or Kumbhīpāka, etc. The ...
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How has Hell been described in the Vedas and Upanishads?

First, there are no permanent hells in Hinduism. All hells are temporary, there are no deeds which lead to any permanent hell. Identifying ourselves with our bodies, we indentify the material world ...
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Are religions (generally) inducing fear in humans in the name of hell to make them believe in God?

Disbelief in God does not lead to hell according to Hinduism. Gita acknowledges the right of a person to reject its teachings. ‘..Reflecting on this entire teaching, do as you think fit.’ Gita 18....
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How to save oneself from hell?

Here are some generalized guidelines from the Skanda Mahā-Purāṇa, which discuss ways to avoid the pangs of hell. Chapter 227 - Means to Save One from Tortures in Hells, Tīrtha-māhātmya, Nāgara-khaṇḍa ...
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Death of persons by God

What will happen to them after getting killed by God, will they go to hell or heaven or soul itself gets destroyed? In Hinduis evey Danava ,Daitya or Manushya got killed by Bhagvanta for some ...
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Are punishments mentioned in Garuda Purana real or just myths to create fear in humans?

There are lot of persons here who are masters of vedas and will give you an excellent answer. I am not as muchas experienced to them but will give an answer to my knowledge. Here you have asked a ...
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Is there any permenant hell in Hinduism?

There is no eternal hell. There are Gita verses that suggest that some Jivas can never get out of the cycle of Samsara. These vicious men, oppressive, cruel and sinful as they are, - are always ...
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How is punishment and enjoyment possible in hell and heaven without body?

Soul is Ananda-swarupa ie. Supreme Bliss in it self. It doesn't experience punishment or enjoyment in heaven or hell. The one which experiences them is the body. Now the question arises that the dead ...
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According to Vedas, which people will go to Hell?

Because you have asked "according to Vedas", the answer below is provided from the primary sources and does not take into account mythological sources like Puranas. The word Naraka is not found in ...
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Eternal Hell in regards to Mahabharta

The given ślokas aren't from Udyoga Parva (314.105-107). In the link given by OP, it's from adhyāya 311 of Vana Parva. In the Gītā Press version, it's adhyāya no. 313, śloka 103 onwards in Vana Parva. ...
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