For the subtle body (linga-dēha), the interval from the time of death to the next birth is similar to that of a foetus in the womb. Due to the mantras of the shrāadha, the blessings of the Brāhmaṇs, the good wishes of the relatives and pinḍa-dān etc. the deceased ancestors acquire a protective sheath and get the momentum to progress. Click here to read more.
- 1. The prayers offered during shraadha
- 2. Regulations associated with performing shraadha when obstacles of purity-impurity are faced
- 3. The effects of the shraadha ritual
- 4. Types of shraadha performed in Pitru-paksha