AntimSanskar is done to bid farewell to our loved ones who have passed away. A soul undergoes cycles of births and deaths before attaining salvation and going to heaven. Performing
When a loved one passes away, it is believed that the soul is reborn immediately. In fact, it is considered to be a moment of joy, rather than that of
When death occurs, the following steps should be taken immediately: A priest should be contacted and necessary arrangements should be made for the collection of the body and preparing for
In the modern era we keep looking for scientific explanations for everything that we do, and Vedas are one of the oldest sources of logical, scientific facts. Vedic pujas form
As per vedicshastras, pinds refers to food for the soul/spirit. Just like how we need food, it is believed that the souls also need food during the 13 days journey
AsthiVisarjan is the process of immersing the Asthi (left-over bones and ash, after cremation) in a sacred water body. Hindu scriptures are rich sources of traditional knowledge. The legacy bestows
ShradhSanskar should be done because it is the day when our ancestors come to visit us. This ceremony consists of holy water offering, havan, PindDaan along with Brahmin Bhoj. This
Teravih is the period of 13 days from the day the period of mourning starts- which is (mostly) the day a person passes away. This is described in Garudpuran. 96
After the deceased passes away, Shradh is performed on the 11th day. After that, Shradh is held once every month or after six months, if circumstances are not fit. After
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