Manikarnika Ghat in Varanasi for Pind Daan Shradh (death rituals) and Asthi Visarjan(Ashes Immersion) in India

It is believed in Hinduism that at the beginning of Satyug when there was no survival of Ganga on this earth, the Chakra Pushkarni Tirtha used to stay alive even before that. Chakra Pushkarni Tirtha, which is now known as Manikarnika Teertha.Pind Daan is performed on the special days, they are allotted for people who died in a particular manner or had a certain status in life.

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Why to perform Death Rituals at Manikarnika Ghat

A shraddha ritual performed on this day is considered as fruitful as one conducted in the holy city of Varanasi, Manikarnika ghat is one of them. After Pind Daan devotees used to offer Daan to purohits (priests) or Pandits. Not only on Shradh but rituals is also held on the death anniversary of the ancestors.

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How to perform death rituals at Manikarnika Ghat

Devotees used to take bath before shradh in Manikarnika Ghat. So taking a bath in this Manikarnika Ghat to wash their sins, Manikarnika Ghat is equated to taking a bath in all the teerthas and offering prayers is considered as offering prayers to all the Gods.

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