Pitru Dosha Nivarana Puja can be performed at Home or at a temple. It is said that curse from ancestors is said to be the cause of Pitra Dosha. A good astrologer can help you in identifying Pitra Dosh by looking at the birth chart.
Pitru Dosha Nivarana Pooja (Remedies) at Home
- Reciting Gayatri Mantra
- Offering Pindaan to the pacify ancestors, which is a ritual to be followed .
- Somvati Amavasya is the best day to pacify Pitra Devathas and to get rid of Pitra Dosh. On this day to find a peepal tree nearby and offer one Yagnopavetham to the peepal tree. Offer second Yagnopavetham to the peepal tree on the name of Lord Vishnu. It is said that Lord Vishnu resides in the peepal tree. Pray to Peepal tree and Lord Vishnu. Now do 108 Pradakshinam around peepal tree and keep tieing the tree with a white raw thread. In each Pradakshinam offer one sweet which is made from milk to the peepal and keep chanting the mantra " Om Namo Bhagavathe Vasudevaya Namah". After completing Pradakshinam leave those sweets there itself or you can offer it to a brahmin.
Pitru Dosha Nivarana by Performing Thila Homam
Thila Homam is meant to pacify ancestors. With this Homam, the unhappy souls will attain Salvation. This Homam can be performed by the relatives if there was any unnatural passing in their family.
Best day for this Pooja is on Aadi Amavasya.