Tarpan in Gaya

Tarpan in gaya is performed for bringing happiness and relive the performer and his family from any problems or pains that may arrive. In this poojan, the god, souls of sages and the spirits of ancestors are remembered and are offered with water with the help of dried grass twigs.

This poojan is performed by our expert purohits and pandits in Gaya ji at the holy Phalgu river.

Poojan inclusions:

  • Poojan samagri
  • Pandit ji dakshina
  • Tarpan Poojan
  • Guide Support

This Poojan does not include:

  • Any extra offerrings to the priest.
  • Pick and drop charges from station/airport.


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Description & Reviews


Tarpan in Gaya is performed in the shallow waters of Phalgu river.

According to Brahma Purana, a person who performs Shradh and tarpan in the remeberance of his ancestors by means of shaak etc., increases his entire family and no person of his lineage becomes unhappy and no pain can reach him.


Tarpan is the act of offering water to God, the Sages, the souls of ancestors, and human people and gratifying them with it.
The goal of tarpan is for God, departed ancestors’ spirits, and other entities whose names are uttered throughout the ritual to bestow happiness upon us.

Image of a person doing tarpan in gaya

Method of performing tarpan:

One anjali (Handful) of water should be taken for each god, two anjali (2 Handfuls) for Sages, and three anjali (3 Handfuls) for the spirits of departed ancestors. Three handfuls of water should be used for the Tarpan of matrutrayi (mother, grandmother, and great grandmother), whereas one handful of water should be used for the Tarpan of other female ancestors.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Why to Perform Tarpan in Gaya?

A lot has been said in the Puranas about Shradh and Tarpan. In the Puranas, Shradh and Tarpan has been described at Gayaji during Pitru Paksha by many divine sages and in the Puranas, the importance of Shradh has been described and it is considered the most important to perform Shradh and Tarpan in Gaya. According to Brahma Purana, a person who performs Shradh and tarpan for the sake of his ancestors by means of shaak etc., increases his entire family and no person of his lineage becomes unhappy and no pain can reach him.

2. Who can perform Tarpan in Gaya?

  • The eldest son, according to Hindu texts, has the authority to perform Shradh karma with Tarpan to the ancestors.
  • If the son is married, he and his wife can do Tarpan together.
  • If the eldest son is deceased, the younger son may do Pinddaan, Tarpan, and Shradh karma.

3. When to Perform Tarpan in Gaya?

Tarpan for God, Sages, and the spirits of departed ancestors should be conducted on a regular basis (daily). Tarpan is a daily practise that should be performed after a bath in the early morning. If doing Shraddha for the souls of departed ancestors on a regular basis is not practicable, one should at the very least conduct tarpan.

Pitru tarpan should be conducted the day after Parvan Shraddha is performed.


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