The Narakas are the realms of suffering that equate to the Christian hell or, more accurately, to purgatory . If a person is born into one of these realms as a result of bad karma , this is not a permanent punishment - he or she may well be reborn into one of the higher worlds in the next life . Watched over by Yama , judge of the world, the Narakas are not only physical places but also states of consciousness – and symbols of the suffering that can take place during life, as well as after death .
: What do you think of marriage? : I take't, as those that deny purgatory, It locally contains or heaven, or hell; There's no third place in't.john webster
Happy is the man who hath never known what it is to taste of fame — to have it is a purgatory, to want it is a hell.edward bulwer-lytton
Mrs Morel always said the after-life would hold nothing in store for her husband: he rose from the lower world into purgatory, when he came home from pit, and passed into heaven in the Palmerston Arms.d. h. lawrence
'Tis a petty kind of fame At best, that comes of making violins; And saves no masses, either. Thou wilt go To purgatory none the less.george eliot
There are three gates to Gehinam (purgatory) one of them is in Jerusalem.
England is a prison for men, a paradise for women, a purgatory for servants, a hell for horses.thomas fuller