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Bheeshma Dwadashi (Part III)

Nowadays, ladies even perform Shraddhas. It happened with us. We had collections of heirlooms handed down from past generations to ours in our family. Our Lady of Intolerance stole them, when we had gone out. We went to an ashram and told them about it. They told us to perform ...

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Bheeshma Dwadashi (Part II)

Vedas and Upanishads say that people performing Shraddhas perform Mahalaya Shraddha for those, who have died without children; people, whose death is not known to their relatives and those, who had accidental deaths. Even today, good people perform Shraddha to these people. My father himself does it. Thus, sonlessness and ...

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Bheeshma Dwadashi

People, who consider Bhagavad Geeta and Mahabharata as sacred, give tila tarpana to Bheeshma that is why this day is called Bheeshma Dwadashi. People may even call this as Tila Dwadashi. Today is the day when holy people perform homam with til. Today, bathing early in the morning and performing ...

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