Mumbai: Devotees pay homage to ancestors on Pitrupaksh day at Banganga tank

Updated: Sep 28, 2019, 18:45 | Sunny Rodricks
  • Mumbai: Devotees pay homage to ancestors on Pitrupaksh day at Banganga tank

    Thousands of devotees thronged to the Banganga Tank situated at Walkeshwar in South Mumbai to pay homage to their ancestors on the occasion of Pitrupaksh day

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  • Mumbai: Devotees pay homage to ancestors on Pitrupaksh day at Banganga tank

    Every year, on the occasion of Pitrupaksh day, Hindus pay homage to their ancestors by performing the pitru-paksha rituals, which is conducted to conducted in remembrance of the departed souls

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  • Mumbai: Devotees pay homage to ancestors on Pitrupaksh day at Banganga tank

    In pic: A man performs offers prayers and performs the pitru-paksha rituals as he pays homage to his ancestors at the Banganga Tank in South Mumbai

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  • Mumbai: Devotees pay homage to ancestors on Pitrupaksh day at Banganga tank

    According to the Hindu religion, Pitru Paksha is a 15-day period during which Hindus pay homage to their ancestors, especially with food offerings

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  • Mumbai: Devotees pay homage to ancestors on Pitrupaksh day at Banganga tank

    People also perform puja and pay tribute with flowers and flour as they remember their loved ones on the occasion of Pitrupaksh day

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  • Mumbai: Devotees pay homage to ancestors on Pitrupaksh day at Banganga tank

    In pic: A man performs puja as he offers food in remembrance of his loved ones on the occasion of pitru-paksha at the Banganga Tank in South Mumbai

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  • Mumbai: Devotees pay homage to ancestors on Pitrupaksh day at Banganga tank

    Hundreds of men were seen shaving off their heads before they headed towards the Banganga Tank in South Mumbai to perform the pitru-paksha rituals

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  • Mumbai: Devotees pay homage to ancestors on Pitrupaksh day at Banganga tank

    In pic: People walk out of the Banganga Tank in South Mumbai after offering their prayers to their ancestors on the occasion of Pitrupaksh day

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On the occasion of Pitrupaksh day, thousands of devotees paid homage to their ancestors at the Banganga tank at Walkeshwar in South Mumbai. See Photos. (All Pictures Courtesy/Bipin Kokate)

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