Pitra Dosha is not a curse by the forefathers or ancestors. It's the karmic debt of the ancestors, and is to be paid by the person having Pitra Dosha in the horoscope. Pitra Dosha is formed in the horoscope of the person, when his forefathers or ancestors have performed some mistakes, crimes or sins. Miseries in life are often because of Pitru Dosh. Pitra Dosh is affliction in horoscope that arises due to not getting Nirvana to soul of departed forefathers. It mainly occurs when dead forefathers and ancestors did not get peace or proper salvation. it is believed that if anyone in the family do not offer water and food to their dead ancestors, ignore them in shradh-pooja or do not perform any custom for pacification of their soul, Pitra Dosh is formed in birth-chart.
It is believed that soul of your ancestors or departed forefathers earnestly search for Moskha, if their death was unnatural or occurred at their early age. Due to premature death, their souls do not get Nirvana and wander on earth aimlessly. Second reason is if their strong desires are not accomplished before death, they leave the earth without peace of mind and their some wishes are remained attached with the soul of the ancestors. At such situation also they do not get salvation. Third, if cremation or Antim Sanskar of dead body of the person could not be performed due to any circumstance the soul of the departed person is to be said without salvation. Fourth, evil deeds and sin also binds the person for not getting Moksha. Due to this affliction, the married couples can see delay in birth of children. Massive and meaningless clashes among family members and disharmony in married life can be occurred due to this affliction, heavy obstacles in proper growth of career whether it is about education or profession, disturbance in path of one’s success. The financial instability and repeated shortage of money, If the person does not respect their elders and ignore to remember their ancestors in any significant occasion in life, it leads to the formation of Pitru Dosh.
If the person really wants to be free from panic effects of Pitru Dosh, the one should perfroms Shradh Pooja to pacify the soul of departed forefathers and ancestors. Shradh Pooja even can clean all sinful acts and bad deeds committed by the ancestors. It is believed that performing Shradh Pooja during Pitru Paksha on kirshna paksh of Bhadrapad-Ashwin (Septemeber-October) month is very auspicious to pacify soul of departed ancestors. Performing pooja on Pitru Paksha will certainly pacify souls of your dead ancestor.
The person afflicted with Pitra Dosh should also perform Shradh Pooja on every Amavasya (no moon day). One of the beneficial remedy to reduce effects of Pitru Dosh is putting kheer in the ash of cow dung cake during every no moon day (amavasya) and by remembering your ancestor by saying that you deeply apologise for your mistakes. This customs should be performed in South direction. Offering Pind Dan is also one of the great ways to pacify soul of departed ancestors. But, certain rituals should be performed at Shradh places while performing this custom. Offer food to dead ancestors during Shradh Pooja. The most important point, always remember or recall your ancestors for all your significant occasion in home or life. Giving respect to elders can also be the best way to please the soul of ancestors. The person afflicted by Pitri Dosha can also feed cows and fish the rice balls made up of cooked rice and Ghee. This ritual should be performed on every Saturday. Offering prayers to Sun and chanting Gayatri mantra are other ways to strengthen position of Sun in horoscope and reduce troubles invoked by Pitra Dosh. 📿🕉📿
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