Spiritual research reveals that the Shraddha ritual is an effective means of ancestor worship or ancestor veneration. The mantras in the ritual give positive spiritual energy to ancestors in the afterlife.
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When family members die, we pay tribute to them by offering flowers at their grave, or hanging their photograph in one’s house etc. However, all these have no significance in helping our ancestors in the afterlife. The protective chant of Shri Gurudev Datta protects us and them from spiritual trouble.