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Monday, June 21, 2004

Pitr

Also spelled  Pitri (Sanskrit: “father”) , plural  Pitaras,  Pitrs , or  Pitris  in Hinduism, any of the spirits of the dead ancestors or of all the dead who have been cremated or buried in accordance with the proper rites. In the Vedas, the sacred scriptures of ancient India, the “fathers” were considered to be immortal like the gods and to share in the sacrifice, though they received different offerings. The “way of the fathers,” characterized by observance

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