Who is Chitragupta? Know why they are worshiped on the day of Bhai Dooj and where are the temples

Chitragupt Puja 2021The festival of Bhai Dooj is being celebrated on the last day of the five-day festival of Diwali, today i.e. on November 6. On Bhai Dooj, sisters apply tilak on their brother’s forehead and wish him long life. On this day there is also the law of worship of Lord Chitragupt ji (Chitragupt Puja). Along with this, the pen is also worshiped during the worship of Chitragupta.

By the way, most people know about Lord Chitragupta. But those who are not aware, we tell them who is Lord Chitragupta and what is the importance of worshiping him. Along with this, they also tell you where are the three major temples of Lord Chitragupta.

Know who is Lord Chitragupta

associated with Hinduism According to the legend, Lord Chitragupt was born from the mind of Lord Brahma. Lord Chitragupta is worshiped as the accountant of the gods and assistant to Yama. The task of Chitragupta ji is to keep an account of the good and bad deeds of a human being. It is believed that human beings get the fruits according to their deeds and the accounts of the period of their life and death are also written according to the deeds. These accounts are also kept by Lord Chitragupta. Therefore Lord Chitragupta is primarily an assistant to Yamdev.

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Actually, on Bhai Dooj, Yama had given a boon to his sister Yamuna. According to this boon, the brother who goes to his sister’s place on the day of Bhai Dooj, gets tilak applied on the forehead of the sister and eats food with her, will not be afraid of premature death. That is why this festival of Bhai Dooj is also called Yama Dwitiya. Since Lord Chitragupta is the assistant of Yama Dev, Lord Chitragupta is also worshiped on the day of Bhai Dooj.

Importance of Lord Chitragupta Puja

Lord Chitragupta mainly performs the work of keeping accounts. Therefore, their main work is seen by connecting them to the stylus. This is the reason that on the day of Bhai Dooj, the pen is also worshiped as the image of Chitragupta. It is believed that worshiping Lord Chitragupta is blessed with wisdom, speech and writing. Please tell that the people of Kayastha clan are considered to be the descendants of Lord Chitragupta. For this reason, the people of Kayastha family worship Lord Chitragupt ji and worship the pen with him especially on this day.

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There are three major temples of Lord Chitragupta at these places.

Although there are temples of Lord Chitragupt ji in many places. But their major temples include Swami Chitragupta Temple in Hyderabad, Sri Dharmahari Chitragupta Temple in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh and Chitragupta Temple in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu.(Disclaimer: The information and information given in this article is based on general assumptions. Hindi news18 does not confirm the same. Please contact the relevant expert before implementing them.)

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