Vaitarani

Hindu - One of the 28 realms of hell. This realm is reserved for pillagers and those who have destroyed beehives. Sometimes known as Vaitarani.
Hindu - A river of death in hell. Into this river, full of the foulest things imaginable, which separates the land of the living from the land of the dead (Yamapura), were thrown religious dissidents. To cross the river, the dead had to grab the tail of a cow which towed them across. In some accounts, identified as Vaitarani.

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