Last Updated: 9/25/2012 5:05:17 PM
Miseries in life are often because of Pitru Dosh. This affliction can be formed in your birth-chart by your ignorance toward pacification of dead ancestors. Read here - What is Pitru Dosha, reasons and remedies of Pitri Dosh, and how this affliction can adversely affect your life.
Are you highly in grief due to unnecessary clashes at home? Do you have progeny related problems? Is your lady unable to conceive or facing frequent miscarriages? If all these reasons are associated to your life, you can assume that all these miseries may be because of ‘Pitr Dosh’. Just for example, a lady expressed her deep sorrows that she had 5 miscarriages, which was really the mournful condition. She was desperately finding key reason for this. Her medical history was okay. It means that medically there was no any explanation for miscarriage. Her wish of having a baby urged her to find out the reason for such sorrowful happenings. And finally, she found the route of this misery. Can you believe what was the main ground behind that trauma? It was mainly because of ‘Pitra Dosha’ – a kind of affliction, predicted in her husband’s horoscope. Likewise, many people have the same problems. However, influence of this affliction can be reduced. It is true to say that you can certainly decrease evil effects of Pitru Dosha from your horoscope and can lead a happy life. Now, let’s discuss the points on ‘Pitru Dosh’.
The first and foremost query may be in your mind that ‘what is pitru dosh’. You might be wondering how Pitru Dosham is formed in one’s horoscope. What are that remedies applied to reduce evil effects of Pitr Dosh?
Pitru Dosh or Pitri Dosha is affliction in horoscope that arises due to not getting Nirvana to soul of departed forefathers. It mainly occurs when dead forefathers and ancestors did not get peace or proper salvation (Moksh) at the time of departing their souls. Now, you may be curious to know how you will identify existence of Pitru Dosh in birth-chart. In Hindu mythology, it is believed that if anyone in the family do not offer water and food to their dead ancestors, ignore them in shradh-pooja or do not perform any custom for pacification of their soul, Pitra Dosh is formed with conjunction of luminous planet Sun and malefic planet Rahu in 9th house in birth-chart.
It is believed that soul of your ancestors or departed forefathers earnestly search for Moskha, if their death was unnatural or occurred at their early age. Due to premature death, their souls do not get Nirvana and wander on earth aimlessly. Second reason is their parental desires which are unfulfilled. Yes, if their strong desires are not accomplished before death, they leave the earth without peace of mind and their some wishes are remained attached with the soul of the ancestors. At such situation also they do not get salvation. Third, if cremation or Antim Sanskar of dead body of the person could not be performed due to any circumstance the soul of the departed person is to be said without salvation. Fourth, evil deeds and sin also binds the person for not getting Moksha.
On the basis of few signs or symptoms it can be assumed or analyzed that the current troubles are mainly because of existence and unfavorable influence of Pitru dosh.
Due to this affliction, the married couples can see delay in birth of children. They can even suffer repeated miscarriages or abortions with number of times and other progeny related troubles like premature birth of baby, death of infants, repeated illness or sickness of children and so on. Massive and meaningless clashes among family members and disharmony in married life can be occurred due to this affliction.
The native who is afflicted with this dosh can notice heavy obstacles in proper growth of career whether it is about education or profession. The person always gets disturbance in path of one’s success. The financial instability and repeated shortage of money can distress the person due to unfavorable influence of Pitra Dosh. If the person does not respect their elders and ignore to remember their ancestors in any significant occasion in life, it leads to the formation of Pitru Dosh.
If the person really wants to be free from panic effects of Pitru Dosh, the one should perfroms Shradh Pooja to pacify the soul of departed forefathers and ancestors. Shradh Pooja even can clean all sinful acts and bad deeds committed by the ancestors. It is believed that performing Shradh Pooja during Pitru Paksha on kirshna paksh of Bhadrapad-Ashwin (Septemeber-October) month is very auspicious to pacify soul of departed ancestors. Performing pooja on Pitru Paksha will certainly pacify souls of your dead ancestor.
The person afflicted with Pitra Dosh should also perform Shradh Pooja on every Amavasya (no moon day).
One of the beneficial remedy to reduce effects of Pitru Dosh is putting kheer in the ash of cow dung cake during every no moon day (amavasya) and by remembering your ancestor by saying that you deeply apologize for your mistakes. This customs should be performed inn South direction.
Offering Pind Dan is also one of the great ways to pacify soul of departed ancestors. But, certain rituals should be performed at Shradh places while performing this custom.
Offer food to dead ancestors during Shradh Pooja.
The most important point, always remember or recall your ancestors for all your significant occasion in home or life. Giving respect to elders can also be the best way to please the soul of ancestors.
The person afflicted by Pitri Dosha can also feed cows and fish the rice balls made up of cooked rice and Ghee. This ritual should be performed on every Saturday.
Offering prayers to Sun and chanting Gayatri mantra are other ways to strengthen position of Sun in horoscope and reduce troubles invoked by Pitra Dosh.
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