On Kārtik Shukla Dwitīyā due to the presence of frequencies of Yama in the environment, one can face various distresses like untimely death, accident, sudden attack of mental illness due to amnesia, fit like attacks or many obstacles in the task in hand. To restrict the Yama frequencies worship of Yama and related Deities is performed. On Kartik Shukla Dwitiya Yama leaves His home and enters His sister's home, that is Earth. Hence, it is known as Yamadwitiya. As a symbol of Yama visiting His sister, every man does not consume meals prepared at home, i.e. by his wife, but goes to the house of his sister to have the meal. Click here to read more.
- 1. Historical importance of Kartik Shukla Pratipadā
- 2. Rituals performed on Kartik Shukla Pratipada
- 3. Yamadwitiya (Bhaiduj)