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
forefather. If Shradha ritual is not performed by descendents then they have to face many
becuase of ancestors blame.
As per the great theological scripture Adityapuran, it is said that if the Shradha ritual is
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
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
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
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
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
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,
Tripindi Shradha Puja Cost at
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.