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Yamaraj lit. ‘master of regulation’; the god of justice who maintains order within the material world. He is revered as one of the twelve mahajans and a devotee of the Supreme Lord. He judges souls after death on the basis of the record of their actions kept by his assistant Chitragupta, and administers punishments or rewards as are appropriate in the form of the soul’s future body, destination, and fortune. He presides over Patalaloka, the lower region of the universe, and is also known as Kala (Time), Dharma or Dharmaraj (Order), and Mrtyu (Death).

— books Sri Sri Prema-vivarta / Glossary

mahajan lit. ‘great soul’; a renowned devotee of the Supreme Lord; an Acharya whose teachings and behaviour are authoritative and instructive for people in general; one or all of twelve great persons known by this title: Brahma, Narad, Siva, the four Kumaras (Sanaka, Sanatan, Sananda, and Sanat), Kapiladev, Manu, Prahlad Maharaj, Janaka Raja, Bhismadev, Bali Maharaj, Sukadev Goswami, and Yamaraj.

— books Sri Navadvipa-dhama-mahatmya / Glossary