Dwitiya Shradh will begin on 19 September 2024, Thursday (Dates may vary)

Make a Meaningful Gesture on Dwitiya Shradh 2024: Donate Food to Honor Departed Souls and Empower the Needy

Dwitiya Shradh, also known as Dooj Shradh, refers to the observance of ancestral rituals and offerings performed on the second day (Dwitiya) of the Pitrupaksha period. Pitrupaksha is a 15-day period in the Hindu lunar calendar dedicated to honoring and seeking blessings from ancestors.

Dwitiya Shradh holds significance as it marks a specific day during Pitrupaksha when devotees pay homage to their departed ancestors. It is believed that performing the rituals and offerings on this day can appease the souls of ancestors and bring their blessings and positive influence to the living.

During Dwitiya Shradh, family members gather to perform rituals such as Tarpana (offering of water), Pind Daan and prayers to honor and seek the well-being of their ancestors. Food offerings to satisfy the departed souls.

Devotees believe that by observing Dwitiya Shradh, they can express gratitude, seek forgiveness, and ensure the spiritual progress and welfare of their ancestors in the afterlife.

The observance of Dwitiya Shradh is a way for families to maintain a strong connection with their ancestors, remember their contributions, and seek their blessings and guidance in their lives. It is a time of reverence, remembrance, and honoring the departed souls with love and respect.

Feed the Hungry on Dwitiya Shradh: Donate food through Uday Foundation and make a difference. Support their initiatives to provide meals to the hungry. Your contribution can bring nourishment and hope to those in need. Join the cause today.

Please reach out to Ms. Reena Sen at +91 96671 84351 / +91 95996 35450 for any queries related to the food drive.

Contribute directly through UPI: udayfoundation@hdfcbank (Please whatsapp donation details to +919599635450 for 80G receipt.

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  • As a policy we do not accept Cash donations.
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  • Uday Foundation is not registered with FCRA and we cannot accept foreign donations. We can accept donations from Non-Resident Indian only through any bank account operational in India. Contributions made by a citizen of India, living in another country, from his personal savings, through the normal banking channels, are not treated as foreign contributions. However, while accepting any donations from such NRI, it is mandatory to obtain his passport details to ascertain that he/she is an Indian passport holder.
  • In case you are a Non-Resident Indians and Indian passport holder and wish to donate, please write to Ms Reena Sen at [email protected] or speak to her at 09599635450.

For any queries and details, please speak to Ms. Reena Sen at 09599635450 (best time to call is between 9:00 am to 6:00 pm) or please write to her at [email protected]

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