Perform shradh by offering food to brahmins, priests or needy persons.
Lighting a lamp in honour of our ancestors offers them peace and allows us to pay our deepest respects to them.
Feeding animals like cows, dogs and crows during Shradh is considered pious as it is revered as the most sacred period of the year.
Cooking non-vegetarian food at home or eating it outside is strictly prohibited during this period.
Cutting nails and hair should be avoided during Pitru Paksha as it is believed to bring bad omen.
Do not purchase anything new such as clothes, footwear, home, vehicle or jewellery.