Why Yamaraja was die ??
The creator writes, Chitragupta says, yamdoots take them and Yamraj punishes. Not only the time of death, the place is also fixed. Yamrajji is sitting in one of the ten directions in the south. Know who is Yamrajji, the complete secret of his life in this regard.
Suryadev's son Yamraj's grandfather's name was Rishi Kashyap and grandmother's name was Aditi. Suryadev had two wives. One Sangya and another Chhaya. Vishwakarma's daughter Sangya was mother of Vaivaswat Manu, Yama, Yami, Ashvinikumardvay & Revant, and Shani, Tapati, Vishti and Savarni Manu from Chhaya.
Vaivasvata Manu is the ruler of this Manvantara. Yamraj gives the results of the good-bad deeds of the living beings. Yami is the previous form of the Yamuna River. Ashvinikumarvadawya is the Vaidya of the gods. Revant lives in his father's service. Shani has been distinguished among the planets. Tapati married married with Somvanshi King Samvara. Vishti entered into the constellation called Bhadra, and Savarni Manu will be the ruler of the eighth Manvantara.
Yamraj's wife's name is Devi Dhumorna. Katila is the son of Yamraj and Dhumorna. Yamraj's scribe is Chitragupta, through whom he keeps track of the deeds and virtuous-sins of all beings. In the book 'Agrasandhani' of Chitragupta, there is an account of the sin and virtue of every living being.
Yama is considered the suzerain of ancestor in the Vedas. Yamaraja is mentioned in a story of Nachiketa in the Upanishads. For Yama, the other name Pitrapati, Kritanta, Shaman, Kaal, Dandadhar, Shraddhadeva, Dharma, Jeevatesh, Mahishdhwaja, Mahishavahana, Shrinapada, Hari and Karmakar are used. According to the Puranas, the color of Yamaraja is green and he wear red clothes. Yamraj rides a buffalo and has gada(mace) in his hand.
The city of Yamraj is called 'Yampuri' and the palace is called 'Kalitri'. The name of the throne of Yamaraja is 'Vichar-Bhoo'. Mahadand and Kaalpurush are his body guards and Yamdoots are his followers. Vaidhyat is the gatekeeper of Yamraj. Two strong dogs with four eyes and wide nostrils are the keeper of Yama Dwar.
According to the Puranas, Yamaloka is believed to be 86,000 Yojana distance to the south above the earth. A Yojana has about 4 km. Yampuri or Yamlok spread over one lakh yojana is found in Garuda Purana and Kathopanishad. In addition to Yamlok, Sanyamanipuri, the city of Yamraj are also called Pitrilok.
According to Smriti and texts, there are 14 Yams till now - Yama, Dharmaraja, Mruityu, Antak, Vaivasvata, Kaal, Sarvabhutakshya, Audumbar, Dadhan, Neel, Parameshthi, Vrikodar, Chitra and Chitragupta.
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