Om! Gam! Ganapathaye! Namaha!Om! Sri Raghavendraya Namaha!Om! Namo! Bhagavathe! Vasudevaya!Om! Ham! Hanumathe Sri Rama Doothaya Namaha!
Mahalaya ± AmaavaasyaTharpana Vidhi
Before performing Tharpana, proper Sankalpa sloka should be recited afterperforming Aachamanam and Pranayamam facing east. Depending on theday, time and occasion Sankalpa sloka may differ slightly.
Tharpana Sankalpa Sloka
Sri Govinda - Govinda! Sri MahaVishnor Aagnaaya,Pravarthamanasya, Aadya Bramhane, Dwiteeya Parardhe, SriSwetha Varaaha Kalpe, Vaivaswatha Manvanthare, Kaliyuge, KaliPrathama Charane, Bauddhavathare, Salivaahanasakhe,Jambudweepe, Meror Dakshina bhage, Bhaaratavarshe, BharathaKhande, Godavari Dakshina theere, «««.Sannidhau, AsminVarthamane, Vyavahaarike, Chaandramanena, Sri Virodhi NamaSanvastare, Dakshinayana, Varsha Ruthau, Bhadrapada Maase,Krishna Pakshe, ««..Thithau, «««Vaasare, Vishnu Nakshatre,Vishnu Yoge, Vishnu Karane, evam guna visheshana visistayaam,Punya thithau, Praacheenavithi
(Yagnopaveetham in apasavya position)
Samastha Pithrunaam Akshaya Punya Lokaavaapthyartham KanyagatheSavithari Aashadyaadhi PanchamahaApara Paksheshu Asmin Pithru PaksheSakrunMahalaya Sraaddhanga Saddhyah Thila Tharpanam Karishye.While performing Pithru KaryaYagnopaveethamshould be inApasavya
position and one shouldface the South direction.Pithru Karya should be performed only by wearingPavithrammade up of Dharbha(Kusa Grass) to theright hand ring finger.
Tharpana should be given with water + Black Sesame (Thil) Seeds. Pithrutharpana should always be performed with the right hand. Take black thilseeds in to the palm, pour water from the Kalasa with the help of Uddharani(spoon) and drop the water along with thil seeds into the tharpana plate bychanting the tharpana manthra so that water should fall from the space inbetween the index finger and the thumb by tilting the palm to the right side.While performing Pithru Karya, each Pithru is to be addressed with theirname and Gothra. If one does not know or remember the name and Gothraof forefathers, it should be spelled asYagnappa(Male), andYagnamma
(female) and Gothra to be spelled asKashyapa Gothra.