Yama Dwitiya Mantra – Kannada Chants on Yam Dvitiya

Yama Dwitiya is the final day of Diwali celebrations in Karnataka. It is dedicated to Lord Yama, the Hindu God of Death. On the day brothers visit sisters and give them gifts and sisters apply a Tilak on the forehead of the brothers. Here is the Argya Mantra to Yama Dharmaraja in Kannada:

Argyamantra

EhyEhi maartaanDaja paashahasta yamaantakaalEKakadharaamarEsha |

bhraatRudvitIyaakRutadEvapOjaam gRuhaaNa chaarGyam bhagavan namastE |

Namaskara Mantra

After pooja, this is the namaskara mantra to Yama and Yamune.

dharmaraaja namastubhyam namastE yamunaagraja |

paahi maam kinkarai: saardham sUryaputra namOstutE |

yamasvasarnamastEstu yamunE lOkapUjitE |

varadaa bhava mE nityam sUryaputrim namOstutu tE |

This article is an excerpt from an article contributed by Narahari Sumdhawa on Yama Dwitiya

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