On account of sacred Mohalaya heirs of departed souls are sacrificing Pinda to their Pitru Purusha with all enthusiasm at 22 stairs of Sri Mandir, Swetaganga Pond, Markanda Pond & Narendra Pond ..
Charity in the form of food is important during PitruPaksha Life depends upon food.
Durga Puja starts from Mahalaya and continues till the ‘Vijaya Dasami’.
Special offerings were offered to the departed souls like cooked rice, banana and black sesame seeds as a part of ‘Tarpana’ ritual.
Performing ‘Tarpana’ during the auspicious Mahalaya Paksha would bless the ancestors and will free them from all their sins.
The benefits of vows observed and rituals performed on Mahalaya Amavasya reach the forefathers of the performers.
The Shraddha by a son during Pitri Paksha is regarded as compulsory to ensure that the soul of the ancestor goes to heaven.
Mahalaya Quotes Pinda Dana Mahalayaa
During this fortnight of Mahalaya there are some exceptions to the lunar day rite and special days are allotted for people who died in a particular manner or had a certain status.