There is a mandate in Hinduism that requires people to conduct tarpan, pind daan, and shraddha for the fulfilment of their ancestors. This provides salvation and satisfaction for the forefathers' souls. Mahalaya Amavasya is the name given to this new moon. It is also known as Sarva Pitru Amavasya. Mahalaya Amavasya is observed on September 25 this year. On the day of Mahalaya Amavasya, five major errors are to be avoided, according to astrology.
Don’t do these mistakes on Sarva Pitru Amavasya
Perform Shradh only for these ancestors: Only those ancestors whose dates of death are unknown or who passed away on Amavasya should. Otherwise, you should do the Shradh of your forefathers according to the date of their passing.
Avoid cutting nails or hair: On this day avoid cutting hair or nails, etc. Astrology experts warn against doing this since it could subject you to the dreadful effects of Pitra Dosh. On this day, don't even make the error of purchasing and bringing new stuff home.
Don’t send anyone empty from your door: On the day of Sarvapitri Amavasya, if someone knocks on your door to collect donations and dakshina, never let him leave without giving him something. . Giving flour, rice, or sesame in such a situation is said to be exceedingly lucky.
Don’t insult the poor: Insult to the poor: On the day of Pitru Amavasya, do not even make the mistake of upsetting any poor or helpless person. On this day, refrain from berating or insulting anyone. In addition, refrain from hurting animals on this day such as cows, dogs, crows, or ants.
What to eat and what not to - Consuming eggs, meat, fish, or alcohol is not advised on the day of Sarvapitri Amavasya. Eat only lentils, flaxseeds, kulthi, etc. on this day.