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Who is the chitragupta

Asked by mansirane, 19 Jun '12 10:57 am
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Chitragupta came into being after Brahma, the creator, having established the four varnas Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaishya and Shudra ordained Dharamraj (also called Yamraj, the god of death) to keep record of the deeds good and evil of all life-forms born and yet to be born on earth, in the heavens above and in the lands below. Dharamraj, however, complained, "O Lord, how can I alone keep record of the deeds of the beings born into 84 lakh yonis (life-forms) in the three worlds?"
Brahma went into meditation for 11, 000 years and when he opened his eyes he saw a man holding pen and ink-pot in his hands and a sword girdled to his waist. Brahma spoke: "Thou hast been created from my body (Kaya), therefore shall thy progeny be known as the Kayasthas. Thou hast been conceived in my mind (Chitra) and in secrecy (gupta), thy name shall also be Chitragupta." Brahma then enjoined him to dispense justice and punish those who violated the dharma (duties).
Chitragupta is considered omnipresent a ...more
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Answered by LIPSIKA, 19 Jun '12 11:23 am

 
  
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He is the Hindu god who keeps complete records of actions of human beings on the earth. Upon their death, Chitragupta has the task of deciding heaven or the hell for the humans, depending on their actions on the earth.
Chitragupta is the patron deity of Kayasthas.
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 19 Jun '12 11:05 am

 
  
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Holding our sin accounts.
Answered by anantharaman, 19 Jun '12 11:07 am

 
  
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Chitragupta is the Hindu god, who is assigned with the task of keeping a complete record of the good and bad deeds of human beings and after their death, judge them whether they should go to hell or heaven, depending on their actions on earth. In some beliefs, Chitragupta is the creation of Lord Brahma and the younger brother of the god of death, Yama. According to Hindu mythology, Brahma is the creator of the whole world. He first created sixteen sons from different parts of his body. Then Lord Brahma created his seventeenth son Chitragupta from his belly. Chitragupta is also called `Kayastha` as he was created from the Kaya(body) of Lord Brahma. He is a divine incarnation in human form. Chitragupta has eight sons namely Gorha, Mathura, Bhatnagar, Saxena, Asthana, Srivastava, Ambastha and Karna. The Hindu religion believes in the cycle of life, death and rebirth. It is believed that those who have done misdeeds in this life have to take rebirth after a punishment period in hell to com ...more
Answered by anil garg, 19 Jun '12 11:34 am

 
  
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Accountant of Yamraj
Answered by babu rao, 19 Jun '12 11:24 am

 
  
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The assistant of ...yamraj..
Answered by harpreet, 19 Jun '12 10:58 am

 
  
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