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noun Hinduism.
  1. a place of torment for the spirits of the wicked.
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Historical Examples of naraka

  • Then the exceedingly powerful Vishnu deprived (Naraka) of his senses (by striking him) with his hand.

    Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1

    Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa

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

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

  • And Karna also, his soul and faculties possessed by the inmost soul of Naraka, had at that time cruelly determined to slay Arjuna.

  • Krishna will then attack him and at Earth's own behest, will kill Naraka and take to Dwarka all the imprisoned girls.

  • Forthwith he demolished the naraka, and repented of all the evil which he had formerly done.