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piṇḍapitṛyajña


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A monthly offering (yajña) of piṇḍa to the ‘fathers’ (pitṛs), prepared and offered into the dakṣiṇāgni by the śrauta sacrificer. It is regarded by some as a subordinate part of the darśapūrṇamāsa sacrifice.

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