According to Hindu belief, Dharamraj or Yamraj (abbreviated to jam, jam-rāi/rājā, jam-kāl, etc. in Guru Granth Sahib) dispenses justice according to the deeds of the being. That is why he is also considered the king or god of justice, death, hell and the netherworld. In this context, he becomes a symbol of fear. In the classical literature, two forms of Dharamraj are found: Yamraj and Dharamraj. He has two scribes named Chitra and Gupta, who keep an account of the deeds of all beings in a big account book. In the form of Yamraj, he punishes evil beings who commit evil deeds and sends them to hell, and in the form of Dharamraj, he sends the good beings who practised good deeds to heaven. -Dr. Ratan Singh Jaggi, Guru Granth Vishavkosh, vol two, page 400.