Statistics for Buddhist Narakas

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Answer Stats

YearsHintAnswer% Correct
2 x10^12Blister Naraka - Dark, frozen plain surrounded by icy mountains and continually swept by blizzards. Inhabitants of this world arise fully grown and abide lifelong naked and alone, while the cold raises blisters upon their bodies.Arbuda
100%
4 x10^13Burst Blister Naraka - Even colder than Arbuda. There, the blisters burst open, leaving the beings' bodies covered with frozen blood and pus.Nirarbuda
100%
8 x10^14Shivering Naraka - There, beings shiver in the cold, making an aṭ-aṭ-aṭ sound with their mouths.Atata
100%
1.6 x10^16Lamentation Naraka - There, the beings lament in the cold, going haa, haa in painHahava
100%
3.2 x10^17Chattering Teeth Naraka - Where beings shiver as their teeth chatter, making the sound hu, hu.Huhuva
100%
6.4 x10^18Blue Lotus Naraka - The intense cold there makes the skin turn blue like the colour of an utpala waterlily.Utpala
100%
1.28 x10^20Lotus Naraka - has blizzards that crack open frozen skin, leaving one raw and bloody.Padma
100%
2.56 x10^21Great Lotus Naraka - The entire body cracks into pieces and the internal organs are exposed to the cold, also cracking.Mahapadma
100%
1.62 x10^12The Reviving Naraka - Has ground made of hot iron heated by an immense fire. Beings in this Naraka appear fully grown, already in a state of fear and misery. As soon as the being begins to fear being harmed by others, their fellows appear and attack each other with iron claws and hell guards appear and attack the being with fiery weapons.Sanjiva
100%
1.296 x10^13The Black Thread Naraka - Includes the torments of Sañjīva. In addition, black lines are drawn upon the body, which hell guards use as guides to cut the beings with fiery saws and sharp axes.Kalasutra
100%
1.0368 x10^14The Crushing Naraka - Surrounded by huge masses of rock that smash together and crush the beings to a bloody jelly. When the rocks move apart again, life is restored to the being and the process starts again.Samghata
100%
8.2944 x10^14The Screamimg Naraka - Where beings run wildly about, looking for refuge from the burning ground. When they find an apparent shelter, they are locked inside it as it blazes around them, while they scream inside.Raurava
100%
6.63552 x10^15The Great Screaming Naraka - Similar to Raurava. Punishment here is for people who maintain their own body by hurting others. In this hell, ruru animals known as kravyāda torment them and eat their fleshMaharaurava
100%
5.308418 x10^16The Heating Naraka - Where hell guards impale beings on a fiery spear until flames issue from their noses and mouths.Tapana
100%
4.2467328 x10^17The Great Heating Naraka - The tortures here are similar to the Tapana Naraka, but the beings are pierced more bloodily with a trident.Pratapana
100%
3.39738624 x10^18The Uninterrupted Naraka - Beings are roasted in an immense blazing oven with terrible suffering.Avici
100%

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