How to avoid going to Hell (Naraka)

How to avoid going to Hell (Naraka)

How to avoid going to Hell (Naraka) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Maitreya, once asked Maharshi Parashara that "How to avoid going to Yamaloka after death".  For this, Maharshi Parashara said to Maitreya, that once Nakula (one of the Pancha Pandavas) had asked his great grandfather Bhishma the same question.  On this Bhishma had said that, he had a brahmana friend called Kalinga and he had learnt the way to avoid going to yamaloka by praying Bhagavan Vishnu from a Jatismara rushi (Jatismara are the people who can easily remember about their earlier lives.  Here jati - means earlier lives and smara - smarana or remembering. Thus the meaning of jatismara is someone who can easily remember about his / her earlier lives). Jatismara rushi (a type of rushi who can remember of his earlier lives' happenings) had explained to Kalinga of the conversation that took place between Yama Deva and his sahapaati (colleague) Chitra...
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List of narakas (hells) names with meaning in Hinduism

List of narakas (hells) names with meaning in Hinduism

List of narakas (hells) names with meaning in Hinduism Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! If one worships Bhagavan Sri Vishnu with flowers and especially with Tulasi leaves, or one who always make the smarana (chanting) of Bhagavan Srimann Narayana, then that person will never go to Naraka (Hell). There are several such Narakas. Although people do not wish to die or if they die also they would never ever would dream to go to Naraka, they are bound to die once their predestined time span on earth has been exhausted. One then has to pay for whatever sins one might have committed. The sinners suffer and those who have performed good deeds are naturally rewarded. There are in fact two gates that lead into Yamaloka. The Dharmatmas (one who follow the Dharma of Bharatiya Sanatana Dharma) are brought by yamadutas (Yama’s servants) through the western gate and are then taken to svarga or as...
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