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Character from Indian mythology, aide to lord Yama

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Chitragupta: Character from Indian mythology, aide to lord Yama
Chitragupta is a Hindu god assigned with the task of keeping complete records of actions of human beings on the earth and punish or reward them according to their Karmas. He is god of justice therefore known as Dharmaraja. Upon their death, Chitragupta has the task of deciding heaven or the hell for the humans, depending on their actions on the earth. Chitragupta Maharaj is the seventeenth Manasputra of Lord Brahma. Chitragupta is believed to be created from Bramha's soul & mind (chitt) and thus, alloted the right to write Vedas like Brahmins with the duty of a Kshatriya.


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