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What is Pind daan?
Pind Daan is a Hindu ceremony in which Hindus pay homage to their ancestors by performing Hindu dharma rituals. Anyone can perform religious rituals on your behalf, according to the Garuda Purana and numerous religious books. It would be deemed a success, and you would receive full credit as if you had carried out the tasks yourself. ‘Pind Daan’ prepares the deceased’s soul for its final exit from this world.
Frequently Asked Questions:
After the Pandavas won against the Kauravas in the battle of Mahabharata. It is their rite to conduct Pind Daan as to provide moksha to the soul of Kauravas & is the reason Lord Krishna urged Pandavas to conduct the rituals.
Pandavas conducted Pind Daan of Kauravas at the bank Ganga in Mukteshwar and after that this place has received religious importance of conducting the Pind Daan at Garh Ganga.
Pind daan in Garh Mukteshwar can be performed by a widow, son or daughter of person whose shradh is performed in gaya. Children (sons) and other male relatives, such as brothers, fathers, and grandchildren, are frequently called upon to conduct the Pind Daan. When there are no male relatives who are ready or able to carry out Pind Daan, female relatives such as daughters and mothers can carry it out.
Pind Daan in Garh Mukteshwar is often conducted on the banks of the Ganga river, or at the Brij Ghat. Pind Daan is also conducted at Falahari Baba ki Kutiya. For more information, contact us here.
The last rite is done by the successor in order to provide salvation to the departed soul. The soul dwells around unsatisfied and unhappy trying to achieve those feelings which are not possible for his form. Hence, Pind Daan will show enlightenment to the soul and lead him towards Moksha.
Yes,you can perform the Pind daan of your father, if your mother is still alive.
Yes, Pind daan is a ritual to provide an offering to our dead ones. It can be performed in the disguise of grandparents and father’s grandparents.
Pind daan can be done anytime while the whole year, but pitrupaksha a 18 day period before Navaratri is considered as holy time to conduct the ritual.
Pind daan is a holy ritual which is conducted after the cremation of an individual, it is an offering to our grands, so they can acquire sadgati (next stage of life after death).
Pind daan is conducted by the purohits/pandas over the banks of river in Gaya, Prayag & Varanasi. They conduct Ganga poojan, pinda poojan, tarpanam, sankalpam.
When there are no male relatives who are ready or able to carry out Pind Daan, female relatives such as daughters and mothers can carry it out.