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Ghata Chaturdashi -

The rites and rituals on the fourteenth day

during the Pitru Paksha fortnight is offered to
those people who passed away due to
accidents or those that met with other
unnatural deaths like snake bites, accidents,
etc. The day is known as Ghata Chaturdashi in
some regions. There is a popular that the
souls of those people who had an unnatural
death, will be wandering around and do not
rest in peace. Hindus perform special pujas,
rites and rituals for the dead person’s soul to
rest in peace.
Narahari sumadhwa


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