Pitru Paksha ends as people complete rituals at Thane lake
Mumbai, India. 15th October 2012 -- A group of men pictured taking a holy dip during the ritual bathing that signifies the final day of Pitru Paksha. -- Pitru Paksha (the fortnight of the ancestors) is a 16lunar day period when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors (Pitrs), especially through food offerings, shaving their heads and taking a holy dip in water on the last day of this Vedic tradition.
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