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[sv-rituals] Rules for doing Tarpanam

From: Rohit Iyer (
Date: Sun Apr 07 2002 - 09:25:15 PDT

Hi Bhaktas,

My parents are still alive, therefore I don't do
Sraddha or Tarpanam. But I read in the Manu smrti that
Tarpanam is part of the Pancha Mahayajnas that every
Brahmana must do. 

Therefore my question is - is it my duty to do
Also should what is procedure for this?


Rohit Iyer

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