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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

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  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.

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  1. Naraka

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

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