Naraka (Sanskrit: नरक, literally of man) is the Sanskrit word for the realm of hell in Dharmic traditions. According to some schools of Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism and Buddhism, Naraka is a place of torment. The word 'Neraka' (modification of Naraka) in Indonesian and Malaysian has also been used to describe the Islamic concept of Hell.

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  • Naraka (Sanskrit: नरक, literally of man) is the Sanskrit word for the realm of hell in Dharmic traditions. According to some schools of Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism and Buddhism, Naraka is a place of torment. The word 'Neraka' (modification of Naraka) in Indonesian and Malaysian has also been used to describe the Islamic concept of Hell. Alternatively, the "hellish beings" that are said to reside in this underworld are often referred to as "Narakas". These beings are also termed in Hindi as Narakis (Sanskrit: नारकीय, Nārakī), Narakarnavas (Sanskrit: नरकार्णव, Narakārṇava) and Narakavasis (Sanskrit: नरकवासी, Narakavāsī). (en)
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  • Naraka (Sanskrit: नरक, literally of man) is the Sanskrit word for the realm of hell in Dharmic traditions. According to some schools of Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism and Buddhism, Naraka is a place of torment. The word 'Neraka' (modification of Naraka) in Indonesian and Malaysian has also been used to describe the Islamic concept of Hell. (en)
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