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Is Chitragupt of Yamlok mentioned in any scriptures?

Is there a real character called Chitragupta? "Brahman said, 'O highly blessed one, excellent is the duty that thou hast enunciated, together with its secret ritual. Praise be to thee! I ...
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What are the different types of Lokas?

As per Hindu Mythology, there are 14 worlds or LOKAS in existence. 7 of these worlds exist above the plane that humans exist on. The highest Loka is Satya Loka. ​This is where Brahma or the supreme ...
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Is Chitragupt of Yamlok mentioned in any scriptures?

Yes he is mentioned in many Puranas (like Agni, Varaha, Devi Bhagavata etc) as the accountant of Yama - the God of death. Whenever, Yama is mentioned, Chitragupta is also mentioned along with. From ...
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How Nachiketa got the Enlightenment by the lord Yamaraj?

Why he had to visit Yamaloka is mentioned at the start of Kathopanishad itself. It was actually due to his father. Quoting from this page: Vahasrava, being desirous of heavenly rewards (at the ...
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Is Chitragupt of Yamlok mentioned in any scriptures?

Garuda Purana deals with the journeys of a soul after it discards the body. This is a dialogue between Lord Mahavishnu and His mount Garuda. Chapter 3 deals with the torments of Yama. Here Chitragupta,...
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What are the different types of Lokas?

What are the different types of lokas like the yamaloka,swargaloka, prithiviloka, pitrloka, bramhaloka , dhwarka dham etc ? My dear son Nārada, know from me that there are seven lower planetary ...
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Source of the Yama Gayatri Mantra & Worship of Lord Yama in the scriptures

This particular Gayatri mantra of Lord Yama can be found in the Linga Purana. Quoting from the book "Essence of Linga Purana" (Chapter name - Varied Swarupas of Gayatri): Vainateyaaya ...
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What was the Self-enlightenment which was got by Nachiketa?

Go through Yudhisthira’s definition of self-realization. Yudhisthira on Emancipation There are two well-known paths (for us), viz, the path of the Pitris and the path of the gods. They that ...
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