Chitragupta Puja 2017 | Chitragupt Pooja on Chaitra Purnima

Chitragupta Puja is observed on Chaitra Purnima, the Full Moon day in Chaitra month. It is one of the big festivals for Kayasta sect of people. In 2017, Chaitra Purnima Chitragupta Puja date is April 11.

Chitragupt is believed to be the accountant or record keeper of Lord Yamas register Agra-Sandhaani. On Chaitra Purnima day, Chaitragupta is worshipped with shodashopachar puja.

Chaitra Poornima Chaitragupta pooja is celebrated in a grand manner in Tamil Nadu. At Kanchipuam, and some temples in Chennai, the image of Chaitragupta is taken out in a procession.

On this day devotees take holy dip in the river Chitra. Literally, Chitragupta means the hidden picture but he records our every pap and punya (sin and good deed). Chitragupta Puja is also celebrated during Diwali as Chitragupta Jayanti (Dawat Puja) on Bhai Dhooj.

In 2016, Chaitra Purnima Chitragupta Puja date was April 21/22.

In 2015, Chaitra Purnima Chitragupta Puja date was April 4.

In 2014, Chaitra Purnima Chitragupta Puja date was April 15.

In 2013, Chaitra Purnima Chitragupta Puja date was April 25.

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  3. K.Veerabhadrappa says:

    I want book containing proceedure, articles required to perform Chitragupta vratam in kannada/Telugu

  4. Jayasree says:

    I want book containing chitta gupta vrata, its proceedure, mantra, pooja articles either in kannada or in Telugu

  5. mudigonda seshagiri rao says:

    I want to know the full details about chithraguptha nomu/vratham and its impact/effect on the performer and who are all the people who undertake such pooja or isit an exclusive vratham by kayastha people or is itopen to all?. How shd. it be performed?

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