According to Hindu belief since ancient times, donating Pind Daan for deceased relatives during Pitru Paksha is considered a very auspicious act.
According to mythology, the auspicious act of paying homage to the departed soul is also mentioned in many mythological books. It is said that if Pinda is not donated, the dead soul does not attain salvation.
There are many places in India where donating Pind is considered very auspicious. Every day thousands of people come to the Pind Daan places to offer prayers. In this article, we are going to tell you about the 5 top places in India, where ancestors attain salvation by donating Pind.
Donate Pind in Brahma Kapal
Brahma Kapal present in Uttarakhand is known as a very beautiful place as well as a holy place. On the occasion of Pitru Paksha, thousands of people come to Brahma Kapal, located at a short distance from the Badrinath temple of Uttarakhand, to donate Pinda.
It is said about Brahma Kapal located on the banks of Alaknanda river that the souls of those who donate Pinda here, their ancestors directly reach heaven. There is a legend that when Lord Shiva cut off the fifth head of Lord Brahma, it fell in Brahma’s skull. After this, when Lord Shiva was accused of being dead, Shraddha was performed in Brahma Kapala itself.
Triveni Sangam, Prayagraj
Just as Haridwar or Varanasi city of Uttar Pradesh is famous all over India for Pind Daan, in the same way Triveni Sangam located in Prayagraj Raj is also considered a very sacred place for Pind Daan.
Triveni Sangam is considered to be a place in India where the three most sacred rivers of India – Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati meet. However, the Saraswati river has become extinct.
According to the legend, the person who donates Pind at Triveni Sangam and takes a dip in the water, all his sins are destroyed and his ancestors attain salvation.
Donate Pind in Bodh Gaya
Bodh Gaya is considered to be a very famous and popular tourist destination of Bihar. Just as Bodh Gaya is famous for its beauty, it is also famous for its mythology.
According to the legend, it is said that offering Pind Daan here has also been mentioned in Ramayana and Mahabharata. Therefore, on the occasion of Pitru Paksha, people from every corner of the country reach Bodh Gaya to donate Pinda. Apart from donating Pind at Bodh Gaya, one can also have darshan of Lord Buddha.
Donate Pind in Mathura
Mathura is considered a very sacred religious place in India. Mathura city is also known as the city of Lord Shri Krishna. This famous city is situated on the banks of river Yamuna.
According to the legend, whoever donates Pinda for the ancestors on the banks of river Yamuna in Mathura, gets salvation and the soul reaches heaven. Therefore, people from every corner of the country keep coming to Mathura to donate Pind on the banks of river Yamuna.
Donate Pind in Dwarka
Dwarka is considered a very important and sacred place in India. Dwarka is considered one of the Char Dham pilgrimage sites of India. Dwarka is also considered quite famous for the land of Lord Krishna and Dwarkadhish Temple.
Dwarka is considered one of the top 5 places in India for Pind Daan. On the occasion of Pitru Paksha, people from every corner of the country come here to donate Pinda. Let us tell you that donating Pind on the banks of river Gomati located in Dwarka is considered an auspicious act. Many priests are present here who donate the Pind.
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