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Pitru Paksha 2019: Dos and Don'ts followed during Shraadh

This year, the Pitru Paksha has begun from September 13 and will last will September 28. 

Sep 13, 2019, 13:05 PM IST

Pitru Paksha 2019: Meaning, rules and offerings during Shraadh

Most of those following the rituals stay away from non-vegetarian food during Pitru Paksha.

Sep 13, 2019, 07:36 AM IST

Sanjay Dutt performs 'shraadh' for parents in Varanasi

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt performed 'shraadh' (memorial ceremony) for his late parents, actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt, here on Wednesday.

Sep 13, 2017, 20:28 PM IST

Is Pitra Dosha really a curse of our ancestors? Let's find out

Is Pitra Dosha really a curse of our ancestors? 

Sep 25, 2016, 15:38 PM IST

Explained! What made daughter-in-law Sita do Pind Daan of Dashratha

This is how Sita performed Pind Daan of her late father in law Dasharatha!

Sep 24, 2016, 16:55 PM IST

Pitru Paksha rituals—The rules which must be followed during shraadha!

The time period of Pitru Paksha or Shraadh is a 16-day long affair. This year the period of Shraadh commenced from September 16 and will last until 30th of this month.

Sep 23, 2016, 09:48 AM IST

Holy places in India where shraadh rites can be performed

India is home to rich culture, awe-inspiring traditions and myriad other norms and customs.

Oct 01, 2015, 19:10 PM IST