The second half "Krishna Paksha" of Bhadrapada Masa is called Pitru Paksha. This is the period when tarpana and shraddha are performed in the name of the departed souls of ones family. The Pitrus accept the Shraddha and tarpana and shower their blessings. The Pitru Paksha this year is beginning from tommorrow. Pitru Paksha. We are giving a small table which could be convenient during tarpana. You can write down the names of your pitrus and read them while giving tarpana. Some important instructions and tips about tarpana in general are also provided. You can access the document in PDF format by clicking on the  following links: