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Names of Narakas (Hells) : Narada Purana


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“Yama told Bhagiratha about sins, and the various hells (naraka) where sinners have to suffer.

Hells are terrible places and there are several such narakas.

The names of some such hells are

  1. Tapana,
  2. Valukakumbha,
  3. Rourava,
  4. Maharourava,
  5. Kum-bhipaka,
  6. Nirucchvasa,
  7. Kalasutra,
  8. Pramar-dana,
  9. Bhishana,
  10. Asipatravana,
  11. Lalabhakshya,
  12. Himothkata,
  13. Mrishavastha,
  14. Vasakupa,
  15. Shvabha-kshya,
  16. Mutrapana,
  17. Purishahrada,
  18. Taptashula,
  19. Taptashila,
  20. Shalmali-druma,
  21. Shonitakupa and
  22. Shonitabhojana.”

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May 20, 2010 at 3:27 pm

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