- a place of torment for the spirits of the wicked.
Examples from the Web for naraka
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
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.The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2
Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
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.Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms