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Pitru Paksha 2017: Shradh Shubh Muhurat and Puja Vidhi

Pitru Paksha 2017: Shradh Shubh Muhurat and Puja Vidhi
Written by Pallavi Parmar

Pitru Paksha is popularly known as Shradh or tarpan across India. It is a ceremony considered by Hindus to pay homage to their ancestors. The Pitru Paksha ceremony spelled as Pitri paksha in North and East region that is a fortnight of the ancestors. It is performed by offering food on the 16th lunar day period in Hindu Calendar. This period is also known as Pitri Pokkho, Sola Shraddha, Pitru Pakshya, Apara paksha, Mahalaya Paksha and Jitiya. The period of Shraddha or Pitru Paksha about to end. According to the Hindu mythology, people do a lot of hard work for the peace of their ancestors also make donations and sacrifices for their ancestor’s peace.

Pitru Paksha Puja Vidhi

During the period of Pitru Paksha, a person should have to take bath early in the morning. And then they have to offer water to Sarao Dev for the ancestors also clean up your kitchen as after worshipping on the daily basis individual have to prepare food according to their ancestors choice. After that keep the food on a plate and place it in five separate leaves. For the prayer, a person has to sit down in a south direction and place the picture of your ancestor in front of you. And the best timing for Puja Vidhi is from 8 am to 11 pm.

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.