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tripindi Shradha

Tripindi Shradha is a contribution to the memory of the dear departed. Tripindi Shradha means Pind daan of our last three generations who passed away. Tripindi shradha is also called Pitru Dosh. If anyone in the family from the previous three generations has passed away in a very young age or old age for that souls, we have to do the Tripindi Shradha. If the Tripindi shradha has not been made for continuously last three years to the departed souls, then the dead gets angry, so to calm them, we performed Tripindi Shradha. Tripindi Shradha is the pind daan of the forefathers of the previous three generations.

According to the Shradhakamalakar Scripture, it is described as Shradha of our forefathers should be performed 72 times in a year. Shradha is not getting performed due to some reason for several years; then ancestors remain unsatisfied and displeased.

Tripindi Shradha pooja is performed with the "Pind" (Rice balls) assembled on "Vishnu Paad" to calm down Lord Vishnu in the form of Gadadhar. As per the ancient scriptures, it is suggested that this rite is performed only at the tirtha kshetra. Out of another tirtha kshetra Rameshwaram, Gokarna, Srirangapattana, Gaya and Trimbakeshwar. Trimbakeshwar Nasik is the most auspicious place to perform. Tripindi Shradha rite at Trimbakeshwar reduces the problems that occurred due to Pitru dosh.

Tripindi Shradha Mantra

अमावस्या व्दादशैव क्षयाहव्दितये तथा।षोडशापरपक्षस्य अष्टकान्वष्टाकाश्च षट॥
संक्रान्त्यो व्दादश तथा अयने व्दे च कीर्तिते।चतुर्दश च मन्वादेर्युगादेश्च चतुष्टयम॥

न सन्ति पितरश्र्चेति कृत्वा मनसि यो नरः।
श्राध्दं न कुरुते तत्र तस्य रक्तं पिबन्ति ते॥(आदित्यपुराण)

From the above stanza of mantra, it is observed that, everybody must perform Shradha of their forefather. If Shradha ritual is not performed by descendents then they have to face many problems becuase of ancestors blame.

As per the great theological scripture Adityapuran, it is said that if the Shradha ritual is not performed every year, ancestors absorb the blood of their descendants.

Benefits of Tripindi Shradha

Following are the benefits of Tripindi Shradha (Pitru Dosh)

  • It will give happiness and peace to the person and family.
  • Person and family will bless with good health and wealth.
  • The person can observe a good marriage proposal after performing this pooja.
  • Pooja can safeguard against unnatural and early deaths in the family.
  • A person will be successful in his life and will attain salvation after his death.

Tripindi Shradha at Trimbakeshwar

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As we all know, Trimbkeshwar has importance to perform all kinds of Puja's like Narayan Nagabali, Kaal Sarp Dosh, and Tripindi Shradha. This religious act should be performed at the holy place of the Trimbakeshwar near Nasik, Maharashtra.

Trinity or Tridevata (Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, and Lord Shiva) are the main gods in this ritual. One must perform Tripindi Shradha as per the Hindu tradition for their ancestors to calm their departed souls.

It is advisable that do not to perform these Pujas in the festive days of Navratri. It's not good to perform Tripindi and Tirtha Shradha on the same day. But if one is running short of time, then first perform Tripindi Shradha and then Tirtha Shradha. Before performing tripindi Shradha, it is necessary to take a holy dip in River Ganga to apologize and purify the body.

Best Month to Perform Tripindi Sharadha

Tripindi Shradha Pooja should perform on months like Vaishakhmaas, Shravanmaas, Karteekmas, Margasirshmaas, Paushyamaas, Maghmaas, and Phalugunmaas as per the Hindu calendar.

Tithi or the date may Panchami, Ashtami, Navami, Dashami, Ekadashi, Trayodashi, Chaturdashi, or Amavasya. It would be beneficial to perform this Tripindi Shradha Pooja during Sun's transit in Kanya Rashi (zodiac Virgo) or Tularashi (Libra), generally in September and December.

Importance of Performing Tripindi Shradha

In this ritual, Lord Bramha, Lord Vishnu, and Lord Mahesh (Shiva) are devotedly worshiped as they are representative of virtuous, regal, and anger, respectively. Lord Bramha is worshiped and offered Jav pinda (barley lump) to relive from the affliction of virtuous dead bodies. To relive from the pain of regal, Lord Vishnu is worshipped and offered rise lump, whereas for reliving from demons of anger, lord Rudra is worshiped.

To get salvage from various problems such as house clashes, failure in business, lack of peace, health, financial issues, untimely death, unsatisfaction of wishes, lack of professional prosperity, marriage problem, and progeny, etc. this Tripindi Shradha is performed traditionally.

Those peoples who passed away in the childhood stage or youth age their spirit is not satisfied or pleased, so to get salvation to those souls; one should perform the Tripindi Shradha for them at Trimbakeshwar Nashik.

Tripindi Shradha Puja Dates 2022

When we do some pooja, that time, we definitely think about Muhurtas or shubh divas. Narayan Nagbali Puja is performed throughout the year except for Aasth days. As per your Patrika/ kundali, Purohit Sangh Guruji will give you specific dates or Muhurtas of Shubh divas, which will suit you to perform Narayan Nagbali Puja.

List of Samagri required for Tripindi Shradha

To perform Tripindi Shraddha Puja, we need the following samagri:

Roli, Vermilion, Small betel nut, Raksha sutra, Rice, Janeu, Camphor, Turmeric, Desi ghee, Matches, Honey, Black sesame, Basil leaf, Betel leaf, Barley, Incense burner, Jaggery, Earthen lamp, Cotton light, Incense Sticks, Curd, Barley flour, Gangajal, Dates. Shraddh Puja is done with this material.

Pitra is pleased with the use of banana, white flowers, urad, cow's milk, ghee, kheer, swank rice, moong, sugarcane.

Tripindi Shradha Puja Cost at Trimbakeshwar

Tripindi Shradha Puja cost will depend on the puja Samagri used by Guruji. Once the puja vidhi is completed, it purely depends on the devotee what Dakshina he gives or depends upon the conditions.

It is essential to perform this rite under experts' guidance with complete faith and purity following the procedure laid down in "Grihya sutras." So, to perform Tripindi Shradha for your ancestors under the guidance of purohits, you need to go through the above section of "Trimbakeshwar Guruji ," where you will get various names of experts Purohits along with their visiting card for contact purpose.

For more details, you can directly click on Panditji in Trimbakehswar who are authorised to perform the pujas and guide you as per Vedic culture.

Trimbakeshwar is famous for Pujas like Narayan Nagbali Puja, Kaal Sarp Dosh nivaran Puja, Kumbh Vivah, Mahamrityunjay Mantra Jaap, Rudrabhishek, Tripindi Shradh, etc. 



One can get rid of pitru dosha by Performing the tripindi Sharddha ritual to calm your ancestors' soul at Trimbakeshwar.
The ritual of Shradha is a contribution to the memory of departed ancestral souls to calm them.
It is advisable to perform this rite on Panchami, Ashtami, Ekadashi, Teras, Choudas, or amavas of the months like Shravan, Kartik Pousha, Magh, Phalgun, Vaishakh.
Tripindi Shradha is one of many rites which is suggested for reducing the problems that arise due to Pitru Dosha.
This ritual takes one day to finish. If it is combined with other rituals, then more duration of time will be required.
Tripindi Shradha can be performed by the male (usually an elder son) of the family. Both married and unmarried people can achieve, but single women cannot do this ritual.
During Shradha days, ingredients like onions, garlic, jeera, black salt, and lentils should not be consumed, and remain abstinent is mandatory.
Tarpan is a powerful act for satisfying ancestors by offering them food, rice, sesame seed, water and freeing them from unsatisfied desires.
Anyone irrespective of their gender can perform Sharddha or Pind daan for their departed ancestors.
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