Pitra Dosh and Remedies

What is Pitra Dosh 


Pitra Dosh is not the curse of the ancestors as some of astrologer defines, but it is a liability created as a result of bad conduct by the ancestors and this liability has to be paid by the native either by taking the punishment decided according to that debt or by performing some specific good Karmic deeds which help in paying this debt so that the amount of punishment may be decreased.

Pitra Dosh, Pitru dosh can brings several critical situations in the family and cause evil irritation.

Pitra Dosh is a very scientific deficiency and general remedies may not sufficient to meet it. It’s important to identify the planet or planets that causing Pitra Dosh and then perform the remedies which normally includes Puja, Mantra Japs, Wearing Gemstones and Charities.

What is Pitra Dosh 

Some of the people think Pitra Dosh is a curse (अभिशाप) of the ancestors and it can be rectified by performing Pujas and charities to satisfy their ancestors, but remember one thing let that, this remedy will not help, because your Ancestors are not cursing you but they themselves cursed, so don’t need to pray to them, but you need to pray for them. 

So in order to alleviate yourself and your ancestors from the Pitra Dosh present in horoscope, identify the planet or planets causing Pitra Dosh and then perform specific Remedies to pay the debts of those planets and pacify them, so they may reduce the quantum of punishment they are imposing on you.

Pitra dosh according to astrology 


Pitra-Dosh is happened due to placement and aspect of malefic planets. Rahu is the main planet to cause the Pitra Dosh in Astrology.

Pitra Dosh is an indication of the ancestors, who have Pitra Dosh in their horoscope, but could not relieve their sufferings either due to the results of their own wrong deeds or because of unnatural / premature death.

Some astrologer believes that Pitra Dosh may happen if any ancestors up to the 7th generation (from father’s side) and 4th generation (from mother’s side) had met an unnatural death. Others are of the opinion that Pitra Dosh is the curse of ancestors.pitru dosh tarpanam

Simply it means the forefathers of the native having Pitra Dosh in his horoscope are not happy with the native.

As a result, native having Pitra Dosh have to suffer from diseases, failures, disruptions in education and debts etc.

Childless family is also measured as a result of Dosha. Untimely or early death, accidental death may also happen in worse cases.

Those having Pitru Dosha in their Horoscope have to Live in the houses / flats with defected Southwest Vastu Dosha. 

Pitra Dosh is also caused due to non-fulfillment of any parental desire in their life.

Following are some of the indications of having Pitra Dosh:

  1. Abortion, frequent miscarriages, untimely baby birth and innumerable death of children
  2. Problems in conceiving the baby
  3. Disruption in education and professional and Career growth
  4. Delay in marriage, marriage problems and disturbed married life
  5. Ghost shadow on the family

Whatsoever the reasons for causing Pitra Dosh in horoscope, the native has to clear the liability (Parental debts) of forefathers or fulfill their desires.

All debt that created by misconducts or deeds of the forefathers has either to be paid, cleared or reduced by performing good deeds by the progenies.

Pitru Dosha Kundali

Apart from this, several other remedies also available to reduce the bad effects of the Pitra Dosh.

Remedy for Pitra dosh.


When Pitra Dosh is formed due to unnatural death of any ancestor a rituals called Narayan Bali is performed at Trimbkeshwar, Haridwar, Badrinath and Gaya by cultured Pundits.

Perform Shraddha ceremony and Pind-daan rituals at the Gaya or any other specified places

Performing ancestor’s (Pitru) puja during pitra paksha removes the integrity of Pitra Dosha.

Performing puja of the Pipal tree on any Somwati Amavasya chant with mantra “Om Namo Bhagvate Vaasudevaay Namah” will also reduces the negative effects of Pitra Dosha.

Hiranya daan to Brahmin on Amavasya day for continues 12 Amavasya.

Perform Rudrabhishek (Rudra Abhishek) in the name of ancestors in Mahadev Temple.

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