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Chitragupta Puja in 2013 »   5 November

Chitragupta Puja Category: Festival
Celebrated In: India
Celebrated By: Hindu (Hindu)


Chitragupta Puja is performed on the second day of the Krishna Paksha of Chaitra month by some communities in North India. Chitragupta Puja 2013 date during Chaitra month is March (Madhya Pradesh). The most popular Chitragupta Puja is observed after Diwali and in 2013 it is on November 5. Chitragupta is believed to be the keeper of the account books containing the good and bad deeds performed by human beings on earth.

Chitragupta was born from the body of Lord Brahma. He is always depicted as carrying a pen and inkpot. Since he was born from the body of Lord Brahma, he was known as Kayastha and in earth he was known as Chitragupt. He keeps the records of good and bad deeds performed by people and informs about it to Yamraj when a person dies and reaches the Yamlok.

The Kayastha community believes that they are descendents of Chitragupta and perform special pujas and rituals on the Chitragupta Puja day.

Chitragupta Puja Dates

Chitragupta Puja in 2013 »   5 November

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