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Mahalaya Amavasya or Amavasi 2016 – importance, date and time

Mahalaya Amavasya or Amavasi or Pitru Paksha is  expressing our Gratitude to Past Generations. This is a special day dedicated to making an offering to express our gratitude to all the previous generations of people who have contributed to our life, our gratitude to them, who have contributed to our life for all the things that we have today for […]

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Pitru paksha- Its significance, Rituals, Do’s and Don’ts.

This article explains all about pitru pakshas or shraddhs, its significance, the rituals  performed as well as  Do`s and Don’ts during  pitru pakshas . What is Pitru Paksha? In the ancient texts, pitrus or pitras refer to ancestors and paksha means a particular time. So the term pitru paksha suggests it is the time when […]

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