Tarpanum: Offering to the Ancestors

Tarpanum: Ancient Vedic Offering of Homage to the Pitris

What is Tarpanum? Tarpanum refers to an ancient Vedic offering of homage to the ancestors. Normally on places a small amount of rice, sesame seeds and water in the palm of the hand and then offers this to the moon when it is just a crescent or in full darkness (new moon). This ancient tradition … Read more