Garuda Purana is one of the great puranas of India.

This scripture contains details of the various punishments given to a person after death for the sins commited in life. These include Khumbipakam (burned in oil) and Kirimibhojanam (given as prey to leeches). The scripture describes about 24 types of death. Some western scolars see this script as analogous to the judgement day of Christanity ANTHAKUUBAM Those who murder pious people and those who cheat divine ones will be sent here. This place is a well filled with dangerous animals, insects, birds & snakes. These creatures will endlessly torture the sinners till their sentence is over. KIRUMIBOHJANAM Those who eat food without offering to God will take the form of worms and other worms at this place will bite them SUNMAALI

They will be in it for countless years. THAAMISRUM Those who steal other's wife. KALASUTHIRAM . Their bodies will be squeezed in between rollers like sugar cane. RAURAVAM Those who take away other's property by their cunning speech and those who destroy other families for their own happiness will die as pauper. KUMBIBAAGAM Those who do cruelty to birds and animals and those who eat their meat will be pushed into a pot of boiling oil. overcome by greater fear and tremendous pain. the sinners will faint without realizing it. They will be given boiling iron liquid to drink PANDRI MUGAM Those rulers/kings who sentence others unjustly and those who torture the weak old people will be sent here. will be tortured here till they look like a lifeless tree. those affected by him will take a cruel form then a poisonous snake to punish him. This place looks like a pig's face. Such sinners will be held in Maha Rauravam till their sentence ends. They are made blind for their sins.Those who flirt will be poked with spiked weapons PARIBAATHANAM The drunkards will be sent here. At such moment. VAJRA GOONDAM Those who have illegal affairs will be forced to hug burning rods while being whipped. Here the keepers of hell will break the sinner's arms and legs. The continuous torture will make them semi-conscious. property or children will be terribly beaten up by the keepers of hell. ANNATHA THAMISRUM Those who deceive their life partners by not offering them food. In hell.

they will be walking. They will not be given food or water.Those who chase their parents away will be brought here. The hard surface/ground will shatter their bodies into pieces. Those killers will be turned to animals and those animals or others killed by them will take human forms. They will be hanged up side down. SAARAMEHYAATHANAM Those who burned down houses or poison others. The hell keepers will gather the bodies together to repeat such punishment again. They will be beaten with sharp edge belts. ASIBATHIRAM Those who convert to other religions without a good reason will be brought into this forest with sharp knife like leaves. they will be cut into pieces continuously till their sentence ends. Sinners will suffer internally and externally. . SHAARARGARTHAM Those who disregard other qualified ones or holy ones and those who boasts about themselves while insulting other capable people will brought here. Those running away from them will suffer more cuts from such leaves and stones. They will be fed on dog meat and in return more than 700 dogs will bite them before they are freed. AHVISI top of high place or hill to be pushed down. At such stage. This is a place of fire and tremendous heat. beaten and tortured by the keepers. standing and rolling on the floor with great pain. RASHOHGANAM Those who do human or animal sacrifices in Yagna and those who eat their meat will be brought here. They will tear them apart and eat up their flesh and drink their blood. those who do mass murders and politicians who destroy countries will be held here. Moreover.

VADAAROHTHAM Those who torture animals or other creatures staying in caves. valleys and webs will be sent here. those who show hatred to the poor. The sinners will struggle helplessly unable to reach the shore. fats. fire pits and punished by poison. They will be placed in smoky pits. SUSIMUGAM Those who become arrogant about their wealth. AGNI GOODAM Those who take away others' things by force will be sent to this chimney like place to be barbecued continuously. will pierce them as punishment. Those who are brought here will be eaten by them. They will be bitten till they bleed by the creatures dwelling in it. PARYAAVAATHANAGAM Those who murmur to themselves by cursing their superiors while having their meals will be sent here. Crows and eagles will poke such sinner's eyes till their eyeball drop off. flesh.SUULAPUROHTHAM Those who cheat the innocents who trusted them and those who commit suicide by hanging or piercing the trident into their body will be brought here. pus. those who bury or protect their wealth with 'genies' guarding it and those who refuse to return the money borrowed from others will be brought here. Tridents and birds with sharp beaks. THANTHASUUGAM This place is infested by poisonous and scary five or seven headed creatures. Such sinners will be tied with ropes and their bodies will be cut into pieces. bones. POOYOHTHAM .<br /> VAITHARANI Those who offend the 'shastraas' will be pushed into the river filled with blood. urine and bowels. hairs.

urine and pus. those who misbehave without self-discipline and those who neglect the right way of living so as to live like free birds or animals will be brought here to eat bowels and to drink blood. PRINAROHGAM Those who rear dogs and donkeys and use them for hunting will become targets for arrows shot by the keepers. VISASNUM The keepers will whip those who sacrifice cows for the sake of prid .Those who neglect their culture. those who have illicit affairs with low Status women.

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