Pind daan in

Prayagraj

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.

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Apart from Pind daan, Prayagraj is also famous for performing Asthi Visarjan, Tarpan, Shradh & Narayanbali pooja. Click below to know more-

Frequently Asked Questions:

Triveni sangam in Allahabad is the meeting point of three important rivers in India: the Ganga, the Yamuna, and the mythological Saraswati. It is said that when amrit poured out of the ocean during Samudramanthan (Ocean Stirring), there was a war between demons and gods for that amrit, and during that conflict, a few drops of amrit fell on the land, and Prayag (Presently Allahabad) is one of the four spots where those drops fell. As a result, Prayag is known as the “King of the Tirths” (Tirth Raj Prayag in Hindi) and is one of the most sacred destinations for Pind Daan in India.

The location is also well-known for the ancient Kumbh Mela, which is held every 12 years and attracts millions of Hindus from all over the world. During the Kumbh Mela, Allahabad becomes the world’s most populated city.

The holiness of the Allahabad sangam makes it a suitable location for offering prayers for the souls of the departed. Our gurus’ holy chants and understanding guarantee that your offerings reach their intended destination, since executing the puja with right vidhi (method) is critical.

Pind daan in prayagraj 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 Prayag is often conducted on the banks of the Ganga or Yamuna rivers, or at the sangam site itself. The most auspicious site to perform pind daan is triveni sangam. One has to reach there via handboat. 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.