Inauspicious Death Days Tripada Dosha Parihara


What I am certain is that these deaths bring in Pitru Dosha and Pariharas are necessary.

The Days inauspicious for Death fall under three categories.

Relating to the Nakshatras, Stars.

Rohini, Dhanishta, Satabhisham, Purvabhadra, Revathi, Mrugasira, Punarvasu, Uttara, Chitra, Visakha, Uttarashada, and Magha.

Thithis, Waxing and Waning of the Moon.

Padyami, Vidiya, Shashti, Ashtami, Ekadasi, Dwadasi, Trayodasi, Chaturdasi and Amavasya.

Death Rites Hinduism Part 2 Day 2 To Thirteen


Twelfth Day, Sapindikarana.

On the eleventh and Twelfth-day the Preta eats the food offered heartily.

On the eleventh and twelfth day all the Pitrus are present.

Vasu,Father; Rudram, Grand father nd great grand father,Adhitya.(Paternal)

The earliest Pitru leaves the Pitru Loka and leaves for the Swarga and the presently decesed joins the Pitrus as the Vasu.

Death Rites Explanation Part 1 Hinduism


The dying is made to lie down head facing South.

The body without Life is called Sava while the state of Jiva(Soul) is Preta.

The Yamadutas, the servants of the Lord of Death, Yama drags the life out.

As soon as the life is out, a small oil lamp lit with Gingelly oil is left near the body’s head.

The body is to be laid on the Dharpa grass.

The body is bathed, daughters, perform this and draped with a new Cloth after removing everything else from the body.

The body is garlanded and Rice is dropped in the mouth by the relatives.

The ceremonies are performed as dictated int the relevant Veda Sutra of the deceased.

The son takes bath and performs the Homa and takes the body with Fire in a pot to the cremation Ground.

The son is expected to shave, in some custom hair of the head is also removed.

At the cremation ground, the son performs Nagna Prachchadana Sraddham,after removing the clothes from the body.

Death Rites Sons Duties Hinduism Pretha Karma


The Kuzhi Tharpana is to be performed by the Paternal side relatives till the tenth day.

Should take bath outside the village or town, offer Tharpana and donate Dhoti,Angavastra or Saree and Blouse bit on the First,Third, Seventh and ninth day of the death.

Asthi Sanjayan, the dissolving of ashes is to be done on the Fourth day.

(The Current practice is performing this Karma on the second day, Vishnu Purana says it should be done on the Fourth day)

After twelfth day one can sleep on he bed.

But till the thirteenth day no intimate relations with husband or wife is allowed.

During this period, all the three varnas, Brahmana,Kshatriya and Vaisya should not recite Vedas, Engage in Dhaana or Dharma nor should one accept any thing from the others..

Mourning Death Theetu Rituals Hinduism Details


Check list.

1.Inform Family priest, Sastrigal.

2.Keep the body lying head facing South.

3.Light an Oil lamp near the Head.

3.Light some Agarbathis to ward off smell.

4.As one is not to cook at Home till the body is taken out,inform relatives for arrangement of food for the day.

5.Inform people who are to be informed.

6.At best the body can be kept for about 10 hours;under special circumstances, it may be kept for 24 hours in an air-conditioned casket.

7.Those who go to the burning ghat must go the next day for the collection of Ashes.

8.Ensure that a Doctor visits and give you a certificate.

9.In the case of Death in a hospital, make sure that the necessary formalities are complied with and a certificate is obtained.

10.Inform the Crematorium about the expected time of the arrival of the body after consulting the Sastrigal.

11.At the Crematorium show the certificate and get a receipt. Some times it will be issued the next day.

12.Get the Death registered .

Clarifications on some aspects.

1,One can perform the ceremonies for the first twelve days at specified places,

However it is correct to perform all the Rites at Home and it will bring prosperity.

2.The rites for the first ten days may be done from the seventh day , performing the cumulative rites for six da