Pitru Paksha 2022: Pitrapaksha starts from the full moon of Shuklapaksha in the month of Bhadrapada to the new moon in the month of Ashwin. This time Pitrapaksha starts from 10th September, which lasts till 25th September. Paternalism has a lot of importance in Hinduism. Blessings of ancestors in Pitrapaksha brings good and if ancestors are angry then many harms can be done. If some measures are taken to please the ancestors during Pitra Paksha, happiness and prosperity will be maintained in the house.
Prohibition of auspicious deeds: Doing any auspicious work is prohibited on these days. You should refrain from doing any auspicious work on these days. Do not buy new clothes on this day either.
Do not cut hair: According to Hindu belief, men should not cut their hair and beard on this day. If someone does this, the ancestors may get angry.
Avoid fragrances: Many people have a habit of using perfume. But one should avoid using perfume during the 16th day of fatherhood.
Avoid non-vegetarian foods: Non-vegetarian food should be avoided during Pitra Paksha. Only sattvic food should be taken. Apart from this, if possible, the parent should not eat outside food during this time.
Shraddha on the last day: Puranas say that on the last day of Pitrapaksha i.e. the new moon of the month of Ashwin, all the ancestors should be meditated upon and performed Shraddha. It is believed that doing this appeases and blesses the ancestors.
This report is written on the basis of belief and available information. Bangla does not confirm any information till date.