Naraka


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Naraka

realm of torment for deceased wicked people. [Buddhism, Hindu Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 745]
See: Hell
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The northern wall has a number of marble panels depicting Hindu deities and the concept of Naraka (hell) in Hinduism.
The festivities span over five days, starting with Dhanteras, followed by Choti (little) Diwali or Naraka Chaturdasi.
Choti Diwali Also known as Naraka Chaturdasi, this is the eve of the main festival.
Transliteration: Wadakhala maAAahu assijna fatayaniqala ahaduhuma innee aranee aAAsirukhamran waqala al-akharu innee aranee ahmilufawqa ra/see khubzan ta/kulu attayru minhu nabbi/nabita/weelihi inna naraka mina almuhsineen
The Skandapurana; Volume II B: Adhyayas 31-52: The Vahana and Naraka Cycles, Critical Edition
After a hymn of praise to Samkarana (90), we come to the episode of the slaying of the demon Naraka (91), who had stolen Aditi's earrings, Varuna's umbrella, and other items of value, and abducted 16,100 women.
The Naraka or Hell Realm is the most terrible of all the realms containing a number of cold and hot hells.
On October 21, Guru Sadanam Balakrishnan takes centre stage with a Kathakali recital that is in keeping with the festive season, for it demonstrates Krishna's victory over the demon Naraka.
Also named Naraka Chaturdashi, as per Hindu mythology, Diwali is the day when Lord Vishnu vanquished Narakasura, a demon.
Krishna Storms the Citadel of Naraka recounts the God's exploits against a demon king, a menace who commits atrocities, even against his own mother, the Earth Goddess.
The author, who has a doctorate in English literature and has written several books, including a sports biography series, begins by portraying the underworld "deeply connected with sin and punishment") with various cultural versions such as Naraka, the Hindu place of punishment, and Mesopotamia's underworld, Ganzir.
Arjuna, incarnation lointaine de Nara, et Kama, possede par le demon Naraka (Mbh 3.