Pitru Paksha 2021: Beginning of Pitru Paksha means beginning of Shradh. These days, for the peace of the souls of ancestors in Pitru Paksha, worship is done with full rituals. If the Pitra Dosh is to be removed, then this time is considered to be the best for this work. According to the scriptures, the rituals of Shradh should be followed strictly. During the ritual, keep these five things in mind.
According to the belief, during Pitru Paksha, our ancestors definitely come to us in some form or the other. They can come to you in any form. Therefore, do not hurt any animals, birds and insects that come near you and also don’t disrespect them.
Avoid buying and using anything new during Pitru Paksha. At such a time no one should attend any function and also avoid starting new work.
Be sure to keep food and water outside your house during this period. Homeless people, animals, birds and insects will find it easier to satisfy their hunger and thirst. These days you must help everyone according to your ability. By doing this work during Pitru Paksha, one gets virtuous results.
The person who is performing rituals or especially performing tarpan during Pitru Paksha. That person should avoid the consumption of gram, lentils, cumin, black salt, gourd, mustard, cucumber and meat.
Black sesame must be used while performing the tarpan. To please your ancestors, prepare their favorite food and feed it to Brahmin, crow, cow and dog.