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Re: [sv-rituals] Rules for doing Tarpanam

From: Desikan V (vdesikan_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Sat Apr 13 2002 - 09:04:36 PDT

Tarpanams are different types and for different purposes.Persons having 
father living are not to do Pitr-tarpanam. Other tarpanams are Rishi and 
Deva tarpanams. They are part of our daily routine  like sandhyopasna and 
Brahmayagnyam.
DEsikan

>From: Rohit Iyer <iyer_rohit@yahoo.com>
>Reply-To: sv-rituals@yahoogroups.com
>To: sv-rituals@yahoogroups.com
>Subject: [sv-rituals] Rules for doing Tarpanam
>Date: Sun, 7 Apr 2002 09:25:15 -0700 (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
>tarpanam?
>Also should what is procedure for this?
>
>Thanks,
>rohit
>
>
>
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desikan


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