Lord Yama (Yamraja)

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Mark Cartwright
by TheGodsOfIndia
published on 22 June 2016
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Yama is the lord of death in Hinduism, first recorded in the Vedas. Yama belongs to an early stratum of Indo-Iranian theology. In Vedic tradition Yama was considered to have been the first mortal who died and espied the way to the celestial abodes, thus in virtue of precedence he became the ruler of the departed. Watch the full video to know more.

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