Chitragupta Puja 2023: Lord Chitragupta is worshiped on the second day of Diwali i.e. on the second day of Krishna Paksha of Kartik month. On this day the festival of Bhai Dooj is celebrated, which is also known as Yama Dwitiya. Lord Chitragupta is the assistant of Yamraj.
After death, it is Chitragupt who tells Yamraj the account of good and bad deeds of humans, after which the decision is taken whether the soul will go to heaven or hell. On the day of Yama Dwitiya, Chitragupta Pratirup books and pen are worshipped. Let us know the date, auspicious time and importance of Chitragupta Puja this year.
Chitragupta Puja 2023 Date
According to Panchang, this year Chitragupta Puja is on Tuesday, 14 November 2023. It is said that by remembering Lord Chitragupta on this day one gets the boon of progress in work, attractive speech and increase in intelligence.
Chitragupta Puja 2023 Muhurat (Chitragupta Puja 2023 Muhurat)
According to Panchang, the second date of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month will start on November 14, 2023 at 02:36 PM and will end the next day on November 15, 2023 at 01:47 PM. This day can be worshiped in any auspicious time except Rahukaal.
- Morning Muhurta – 10.48 am – 12.13 pm
- Abhijit Muhurta – 11.50 am – 12.36 pm
- Amrit Kaal Muhurta – 05.00 pm – 06.36 pm
- Rahukal Timings – 03.03 PM – 04.28 PM
Chitragupta Puja Significance
It is believed that Lord Chitragupta was born in the body of Brahma ji, the Kayastha community considers him as their idol. On this day the account of business related work is kept in front of Chitragupta, it is believed that worshiping Chitragupta brings success in business.
Chitragupta Puja Vidhi
On the day of Chitragupt Puja, after morning bath, install Chitragupt Maharaj’s picture on a post. Roli, Akshat, flowers, sweets, fruits are offered to him. Books and pen are also worshiped on this occasion. Write the name of Panchadevta on a paper and recite this mantra –
Mashibhajan Samyuktacharasitvam! Mahitale.
Klini- Katinihast Chitragupta Namostute. .
Chitragupta! Hello writer.
Kayastha Jatima Sadya Chitragupta! Namostute.
After this, make a swastika on a white paper, giving details of your income and expenditure on it, offer it to Chitragupt ji and worship it, and at the end perform aarti.
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