Pitru Paksha 2020: Do not make this mistake in Shraddha, keep these things in mind:
1.According to the scriptures, the Shraddha Paksha starts from the full moon day of Bhadramas and continues till the new moon of Ashwin month.
It is believed that Yamraj, the god of death, frees the fathers in the Shraddha Paksha, so that they can go to the relatives and receive the sacrifice.
It is said that during these days of Shraddh, Pitru comes to his house. Therefore his family should pay him a tribute.
2.In these days dedicated to the husband, food is taken out for them every day. Along with this, the Brahmins are served food on their date.
3.In these 15 days no auspicious tasks like, home entrance, Kanchedhan, Mundan, Shaadi, Marriage are not done. Also, no new clothes are bought nor worn these days. In Pitru Paksha, people also perform Pindadan, Havan for the sacrifice of their fathers.
4.It is very important to perform tarpan on the day of Sharadh. Tarapan should be done in the afternoon between 11 am and 12 pm. Black tar sesame, Gangajal, Tulsi and Tamrapatra should be offered. Food should be prepared on this day for the fathers.
5.Grass should be removed for cows and crows. Apart from this, the Brahmin should give alms to Dakshina. Donate sesame, gold, ghee, clothes, jaggery, silver, money, salt and fruits on this day.