Birth Cleansing Rites Hinduism


Let us look at the uncleanliness that arises out of death and Birth in detail.

As many people from India are settled abroad, leaving their kith and kin including parents(mainly parents, in some case care of Glorified Orphan’s Home called Retirement Homes,by settling monthly Bills),  here is some information for them .

If Soothaka, that is the Uncleanliness out of Birth in the Family or if theRrites are not performed or the period of Uncleanliness remain unobserved, there is nothing to worry.

But if it is Asaucham ,that is because of death, days of Uncleanliness is to be observed for the period equivalent normally prescribed, from the Date of hearing the news of Death it attracts Structure in Sastras.

This applies even when a Sraddha, annual ceremony  conducted, is due for parents.

Uncleanliness Period for Birth.

No period of Uncleanness is to be observed after Ten days.

For The Child’s Mother.

30 Days if the Child is Male and 40 Days if Female.

After this period the Mother has to wear a new Mangalya Sutra,take a Panchakavyand start handling vessels and enter into household duties.

Note:

During Asaucha period,only  Snanam (Bath) and Sandhyavandhana can be performed.

Other duties like Surya namaskaram,Aupaasanam( DailyFire Worship),Brahma Yagnam.Deva Pooja,Dhaana and Prathigraha should be performed after the 13 th Day.

After this period,the Mother has to wear a new Mangalya Sutra,take a Panchakavyand start handling vessels and enter into house hold duties.

Note:

During Asaucha period,only  Snanam (Bath) ans Sandhyavandhana can be performed.

Other duties like Surya namaskaram,Aupaasanam( DailyFire Worship),Brahma Yagnam.Deva Pooja,Dhaana and Prathigraha should be performed after the 13 th Day.

Source.

V.Soma Deav Sharma.

Vaidhyanatha Dheekshideeyam’Aasaucha Kaandam.

Soul Immortal Body Dies Why Sraddha Pinda?


Though the body ceases to exist, the remnants of actions performed, Desired do not cease even after death.

The thoughts remain as energy once created can not be destroyed and Thoughts and Thought processes are Energy.

They have to be expended.

Till such time the Subtle body remains.

The Subtle Body is called as Sukshma Sareera.

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