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  1. Naraka(ProperNoun)

    The underworld or Hell according to Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism and Buddhism, where souls are sent for the expiation of their sins.

  2. Origin: Sanskrit नरक


  1. Naraka

    Naraka is the Sanskrit word for the underworld; literally, of man. According to some schools of Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism and Buddhism, Naraka is a place of torment, or Hell. The word 'Neraka' in Indonesia and Malaysian has also been used to describe the Islamic concept of Hell.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Naraka

    among the Hindus and the Buddhists the place of penal suffering after death.


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