Pitra Paksha

History and culture have always occupied a very significant place in our lives and Pitra Paksha is common among them. It is a Hindu tradition where 16 days is reserved for paying homage to the ancestors every year. Pitra Paksha is dedicated to the departed souls and is meant for pleasing them, asking for forgiveness, and ridding oneself of the Pitra Dosha (curse of ancestors). During....
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During Pitra Paksha or Shraadh, a 16-lunar-day period in the Hindu calendar that starts this year on September 10,people offer prayers, food, and water to their ancestors. Hindus believe that the departed wander in a realm between heaven and earth ('Pitru Lok').

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Department of Tourism, Government of Bihar
Ranjan Kumar
Department of Tourism, Government of Bihar, Old Secretariat, Patna-800015, Bihar, India

How to reach

The nearest airport is Gaya Airport, which is 10 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Gaya Junction, which is 4.6 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Patna, which is 100KMs away.
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Venue Address
Gaya, Bihar
Date Time

10 Sep 2022 - 25 Sep 2022

5:00 AM - 11:59 PM




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