It is believed that by satisfying our ancestors and forefathers who are no more in this world, we can have blessings for happy and peaceful worldly life.
According to Puran Pitrukshetra have been divided into five parts out of these Bodhigaya as Shirakshetra, Vaitarni as Nabhi kshetra, Pithapur at padarkshetra, Siddhpur at Matrukshetra and Badrinath as Brahmakapali kshetra. T
hus, all these five-pitru tirtha are various organs of one body.
Bodhygaya Kshetra is very famous, ancient and holy pilgrim for dedicating Pind dan for ancestors and forefathers. That is situated on the bank of Falgu river in Bihar state.
Nabhigaya Kshetra is situated at Jajpur village on the bank of Vaitarni river in Orissa state. It is also known as Nabhi Kshetra. Vaitarni river is famous in Puran wherein it is mentioned that after death one has to cross Vaitarni river and the person who have perform good deeds during his life time can only cross the river very easily.
But by performing Pitrutarpan Pooja here one can make his forefather cross this river.Padgaya Kshetra is situated at Pithapur at Andra Pradesh state on the Madra-valter railway line. It is situated near Rajah Mundry station.
Siddhpur is known as Matrugaya Kshetra is situated in Mahesana district of Gujarat state.
Bhagavan Parshuram had perform Pind dan dedication of his mother in the past so pilgrims from all over India to Siddhpur for performing this pooja.
On the bank of Bindu Sarovar, Pindadan and Shradh ceremony are performed. Learned Brahmin who have been educated and trained to perfome this special type of pooja is always available in Siddhpur.Near Badrinath in Himalaya. A stone known as rahmakapali has been founded wherein Pindadan dedication and Shradh pooja is performed.If there is Pitrudosh in your horoscope because of which family doesn’t grow or the family has to face the problems constantly one has to perform Narayan Bali pooja on the bank of Narmada river at Chanod tirtha situated near Dabhoi in Baroda district in Gujarat. This Kshetra is very famous for other Pitrutarpan pooja and dedication to ancestors and forfathers. Learned and well-educated Brahmins are providing all types of facilities and amenities to the pilgrims to the coming here to all over India. Even after death to perform Uttarkriya people are coming here from every corners of the country.