Pratipada Shradh will begin on 18 September, 2024, Wednesday (Dates may vary)

Experience the Significance of Pratipada Shradh 2024: Make a Difference by Donating Food to the Needy in Remembrance of Departed Souls

Pratipada Shradh refers to the observance of ancestral rituals and offerings performed on the first day (Pratipada) of the Pitrupaksha period. Pitrupaksha is a 15-day period in the Hindu lunar calendar dedicated to honoring and seeking blessings from ancestors.

During Pratipada Shradh, people perform various rituals and ceremonies to pay homage to their departed ancestors. It involves offering food, water, and prayers to the souls of ancestors with the belief that their blessings and guidance will be bestowed upon the living.

Pratipada Shradh holds significance as it marks the beginning of the Pitrupaksha period, during which the energy and influence of ancestors are believed to be particularly strong. It is a time when families come together to remember their ancestors, express gratitude, seek their blessings, and ensure their well-being in the spiritual realm.

Devotees meticulously follow the customs and traditions associated with Pratipada Shradh, offering prayers, performing rituals, and making offerings of food to their ancestors.

By observing Pratipada Shradh, people strive to maintain a strong connection with their ancestors, acknowledge their contributions, and seek their continued guidance and blessings in their lives.

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