Naraka is a demon also called son of the earth. naraka (Nir. ; {naraka}) m. or n. hell , place of torment (distinguished from {pAtAla} personified as a son of Anrita and Nirriti or Nirkriti there are many different hells , generally 21 Mn. m. N. of a demon (son of Vishnu and Bhumi or the Earth , and therefore called Bhauma , haunting Prag-jyotisha and slain by Krishna) of a son of Vipra-citti = {deva-rAtriprabheda} m. or n. N. of a place of pilgrimage {anaraka}) ; ({ikA