Chitragupta

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Chitragupta, son of Brahma is the chief advisor to Yama Dharmarāj and keeps records of good and bad deeds (report card) of the people on earth. Upon death, Chitragupta has the task of deciding the extent of punishments (hell) and rewards (heaven) for all the bad and good deeds. Chitragupta inspires the devotees to live a noble life based on the principles as enshrined in the Hindu scriptures. Special events in the temple include: Chitragupta Jayanti (birthday of Chitragupta) on Yama Dvitīya, also known as Bhaiya Dūj or Bhāi Dūj which also marks the culmination of the Five day Divālī festival (Oct/Nov.)

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