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Chitragupta Puja 2016: Know how and when to offer prayers to the 'accountant of God'

People Are Worshipping Lord Chitragupta Across The Country On Tuesday. Lord Chitragupta Is Among One Of Prominent Lords. He Is Believed To Be Accountants Of God. He Keeps Track Of People’s Good Deeds And Sins. People From ‘Kayastha’ Community Worship Him By Worshipping Pen And Ink.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 01 Nov 2016, 01:22:14 PM
Lord Chitragupta

New Delhi:

People are worshipping Lord Chitragupta across the country on Tuesday. Lord Chitragupta is among one of prominent lords. He is believed to be accountants of God. He keeps track of people’s good deeds and sins. People from ‘Kayastha’ community worship him by worshipping pen and ink.

Lord Chitragupta worship timings

6:35 AM to 7:30 AM and 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM

How to perform worship of Lord Chitragupta

First of all, clean the place of worship properly and place a photograph of the Lord. Lit up a ‘diya’. Perform the worship by putting ‘chandan’, ‘haldi’, ‘roli’, ‘akshat’, ‘doob’, ‘pushpa’ and ‘dhoop’. Then after, worship pen and ink after keeping it next to Lord Chitragupta.

Then, make a swastika from ‘roli’ on a paper. Write names of different gods below the swastika.

Now, read the mantras eleven times. Then, perform ‘aarti’ of Lord Chitragupta. After the process of worship is complete, take blessings from the lord.

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First Published : 01 Nov 2016, 12:19:00 PM