In Haridwar Pandits Purohits or pandits as perform three types of ceremonies: Worship of the Gods and Devas, including Ganesha and the nine planets. The pitri karmas to honor ancestors and The pret karmas, rituals performed when a recently departed soul is felt to be disturbed and not moving on to higher inner worlds but lingering around the family All these Karmas or Deva Karma, Pitri Karma and Pret Karma are categorized in 3 classed or Pind Daan categories.
|| Tripindi Shradh ||
Tirpindi Pind Daan is done for people having died unnaturally. This Pind daan helps in removing Pret Badha and removes all difficulties created by the ancestors/family members who died unnaturally. Tripindi is also a provision if for continuous three years there is no offering made to our departed ancestors.
|| Narayan Bali Shradh ||
The shradh by the name of Narayan Bali is done for satisfying the wandering souls of ancestors and relatives. As an indication, ancestors come in the dreams of their family members. This shradh should also be done by people who have Pitra Dosh In their Kundli or Horoscope.
|| Meaning of Narayan Bali Shraddha:||
Narayan Bali means unnatural/ abnormal death like accident/suicide/Natural calamities or death by fasting, by animals, by arson, by a curse, by cholera or any unusual disease, by snake bite, struck by lightning, murder etc.
||Narayan Bali Shraddha-A Shraddha for unnatural death ||
For all these people there is neither ritual for cremation, nor tarpana, nor sraddha nor ashaucham. Narayan Bali consists of the same ritual as a Hindu funeral.
||How to do Narayan Bali Shraddha Rituals in PitriPaksha?||
A dummy body mostly made of wheat dough is used. Vedic Mantras are chanted to invoke such lost souls. The ritual makes them possess the dummy body which is later set alight. The pyre causes the soul to liberate and transcend.
|| Why to hire priest for Narayan Bali Shraddha? ||
One should consult a good Brahmin for Narayan Bali Puja to relieve the dead person’s soul and to help reach its destination i.e. Yamaloka. This is not fix trends that is followed, but it changes from place to place, but motive is same.
|| Who can perform Narayan Bali Shraddha? ||
This rituals is performed by family of those people who have not completed that ritual (means cremation) so that particular soul called prêt atma (means that not get any liberation) should reach its destination i.e. Yamaloka.
Problems faced by family when Narayan Bali Shraddha is not done:
If any person died as mention above, then that family member can get below type of problem
Saririk Problem : like getting fever all the time
Mental Problem: Always get mental problem
Family Problem: Always get family problem
Economic Problem: Always get economic problem