Places to do Pitru Paksha Shraddh, Where to perform Mahalaya Shraddh rituals

Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha is an auspicious fortnight dedicated to perform pitru shraddh rituals. This article explains you – where to do pitru paksha shraddh or the list of places to perform Mahalaya paksha shraddh pinda daan. In India, there are 1008 sacred spots to perform these rituals.

The important places in the list are – Varanasi, Prayag, Gaya, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Rameswaram, Nasik, Kapal mochan, etc. In Tamil Nadu, there are 108 places where it is considered auspicious to observe pitru paksha panda daan.

In Tamil Nadu, Seshambadi near Kumbakonam and Poovalur near Trichy are considered as highly auspicious spots to do this sacred ritual. Lord Sri Ram did Pitru Tarpana puja to his father Dasaratha and his Surya dynasty ancestors in Tamil Nadu. Some other holy places in this list are – Nedungudi, Thilatharpanapuri, Innambur, Theerthandapuram and Kekkarai.

It is also auspicious to perform Pitru Shraddh Pinda daan along holy rivers and lakes. Ganga, Godavari, Narmada, Sindhu, Cauvery, Krishna, Tungabhadra, Brahmaputra, etc. are holy rivers as mentioned in the Puranas.

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  1. Gita vatakayil says:

    Please notify me where to perform pitru shraddh pinda daan at Bangalore

  2. sangeeta says:

    I want to do pind dhan puja for my parents and ancestors. How much will it cost. I’m a female can i do this puja. I would like to have this done at trimbakeshwar nasik. Please send me all details soon. Thank you

  3. Nithin says:

    Where to perform Amavasya rituals performed in Bangalore?

  4. vijaya bhaskar jinka says:

    is there arrangement to do pitru sradha in nasik?

  5. Anonymous says:

    is there arrangement to do pitru sradha in nasik?

  6. Nalina says:

    Hello!
    I would like to know about places around tanjore where varsha aapdhigam is done ?

  7. chittaranjan says:

    can any one please tell where is the godavri? my parents want to pinda dan there..

    • Naveen Sanagala says:

      Famous places on the banks of River Godavari are – Nashik (Trimbakeshwar), Kaleshwaram (Andhra Pradesh), Basar (Andhra Pradesh), Dharmapuri (Andhra Pradesh), Rajahmundry, etc..

  8. Siddhiksha says:

    places where shardda can be performef in karnataka

  9. Viraaj says:

    a place in trichy to do pithru pooja

  10. Vari says:

    places to conduct pitru tarpanam in tamil nadu

  11. Vilaas says:

    which are auspicious places places to do karma on mahalaya amavasya

  12. Nirmayi says:

    where is pitru paksha puja performed in karnataka

  13. Rakhi says:

    where will mahalaya amavasa pooja performed in the temple in Bangalore

  14. Madhushri says:

    best places to perform pitru paksha in south india

  15. Rina says:

    how to do pitru pooja in kasi in tamil

  16. Shivani says:

    best places in india to do pitru paksha

  17. Chandramohan says:

    places in kerala where shraddh rituals are conducted

  18. Ramprasad says:

    holy places to conduct pitru shraddah in india

  19. Champakmala says:

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  20. Taruni says:

    near by places to hyderabad for performing pitru tharpanam

  21. Amritrashmi says:

    places in south india to do sradha karma

  22. Nagesh says:

    I think they do at near Banashankari temple. You can check at Banashankari temple. And also in Sri Sringeri Sharada temple

  23. unnikrishnan says:

    I would like to know locations near bangalore where facility and karmic available for doing yearly pithru shraddha ,Srirangapattanam near Mysore have the facility at sangam,but nearer places I am looking for