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Preparation and the method of Mahalay Shraadha

Our deceased ancestors could be in various forms of being and they need food according to that form of being. Except in the Earth region, food is unavailable in any other subtle region. In the ritual of Mahalaya shrāddha, Vasu, Rudra and Aditya are the presiding Deities of the deceased ancestors. Vasu means desire, Rudra means dissolution and Aditya means Absolute Fire principle and action. With the combination of the three, the father, grandfather and great grandfather respectively can be liberated. Click here to read more.

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