Sraaddha And Prayer For The Dead

Hari Om Importance Of Sraaddha Ceremony The Karma Kanda of the Vedas, the sacred books of the Hindus, has laid down different duties of man according to his position in life and according to the order to which he belongs. All these injunctions are embodied in the book called Manusmriti. Manusmriti is the code of … Continue reading Sraaddha And Prayer For The Dead

Pitru Paksha 2020 – Dates and Guidelines

Hari Om, Sri Maha Ganapathaye Namaha! Sri Gurubhyoh Namaha! Om Sarva Pitru Devaaya Namaha! Mahalaya Paksha (Pitru-Paksha or Srardh days) – 1st September to 17th September 2020 What our Ancestors (Pitrs) can do speedily for us even Gods/ Deities cannot do. Have you ever felt that for no apparent reason, you are constantly suffering? You … Continue reading Pitru Paksha 2020 – Dates and Guidelines

Sri Mahaperiavaa (Sage of Kanchi) on Mahalaya crow feeding

Once a devotee asked Mahaswamigal why do we keep food for crows during mahalayam ? Are our ancestors taking forms of crows? Why do they come as this low bird? Why not a high standard bird? With a gentle smile Mahaswamigal answered, we call crow kaka in Tamil. Do we address any other creature by … Continue reading Sri Mahaperiavaa (Sage of Kanchi) on Mahalaya crow feeding

Pithru (Pitru or Pithra) Dosha(m) – Curses of Forefathers, Cause, Nature, Effect and Cure (Remedies):

Hari Om Let us discuss in this presentation, the cause, nature, effect and cure of Pitru Dosha. As per Vedic Astrology scriptures, Pithru Dosha can be deduced from the birth chart (horoscope) of an individual. By analysing the afflictions to Luminaries (Sun and Moon) by nodes (Rahu and Kethu) and other malefics in the 5th … Continue reading Pithru (Pitru or Pithra) Dosha(m) – Curses of Forefathers, Cause, Nature, Effect and Cure (Remedies):

Pitru Paksha 2019

Hari Om, Sri Maha Ganapathaye Namaha || Sri Gurubhyoh Namaha || Om Sarva Pitru Devaaya Namaha || Mahalaya Paksha (Pitru-Paksha or Srardh days) – 13th September to 28th September 2019 What our Ancestors (Pitrs) can do speedily for us even Gods/ Deities cannot do. Have you ever felt that for no apparent reason, you are … Continue reading Pitru Paksha 2019