During the ancient and medieval times, Rishies have played a prominent role in the society by teaching us the value of religion and the way of leading the life peacefully with good health and prosperity. They were the main person’s who spread the knowledge to others.
It is to be remembered that it is with their spread good knowledge we are living in peace and harmony in this world. On the day of Amavasya, it is the duty and responsibility of each and every individual to perform Rishi tharpanam in order to seek their blessings.
The simple procedure for performing rishi tharpanam is by wearing the yagnopavitha as neeveethi or garland and performs tharpanam by left side of the palm of right hand. One should chant the following rishi tharpanam mantras too.
The Rishi Tharpanam mantras are:
Brahma rishims tharpayami
Vaisya rishims tharpayami
Sutha rishis tharpayami
Jana rishims tharpayami
Thapa rishims tharpayami
Sathya rishims tharpayami
Kanda rishims tharpayami
Rishi pathnis tharpayami
Rishi puthrams tharpayami
Rishi pouthrams tharpayami
Kanvam bhodhayanam tharpayami
Apasthambam suthrakaram tharpayami
SAthyashadam Hiranya kesinam tharpayami
Vajapeyinam Yagna valkyam tharpayami
Aswalayanam sounakam tharpayami
Yajur vedam tharpayami
Atharvana vedam tharpayami
Ithihasa puranani tharpayami
Sarva deva janaa tharpayami
Sarva bhoothani tharpayami
It is to be remembered that these mantras should be chanted wholeheartedly with much dedication and commitment in order to get their blessing for a prosperous life ahead.