Significance of Amavasya Tarpanam
Amavasya (New moon) is derived from the name of a ‘King Amavasu’. The pithru loka is supposed to be on the unseen side of the moon. One should never ignore to perform this ritual for the departed ancestors as it would earn their curses on one’s family. Vishnu Dharma Shastra states that Amavasya is the day to perform rituals to three ancestral generations. Only fatherless sons are eligible to do Tarpanam. The departed forefathers are solely dependent on their progeny to feed them.
Benefits of Amavasya Tarpanam
Amavasya Pitru ritual helps to get the blessings of Lord Yama. The family is protected from ill-fate and removes obstacles. The deceased ancestors’ souls not only get satisfied but also get relief. They bless their children with long life, radiance, superior intellect, wealth, success.
The Tarpan is performed according to the person’s caste and creed. Our Divine Astrologer Thethiyur V.Mahadevan instruct our pandits will follows some ritual according to the respective community and it is carried out to your best of satisfaction and to safeguard your family from hindrances and get their blessings in order to lead a very peaceful life.