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Tarpaṇa (तर्पण, ತರ್ಪಣ) is a term in the Vedic practice which refers to an offering made to divine entities. [1]

20 relations: Amavasya, Śrāddha, Śrī Sūkta, Brahma, Deva (Hinduism), Ganesha, Homa (ritual), Japa, Lakshmi, Lalita Sahasranama, Libation, Mantra, Navagraha, Pitrs, Pitru Paksha, Saraswati, Shani, Shiva, Tripura Sundari, Vishnu.

Amavasya

Amāvásyā means New moon lunar phase in Sanskrit.

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Śrāddha

Śrāddha or Shraaddha (श्राद्ध) is a Sanskrit word which literally means anything or any act that is performed with all sincerity and faith (Śraddhā).

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Śrī Sūkta

Śrī Sūkta, also called Śrī Sūktam, is a Sanskrit devotional hymn (set of shlokas / Śloka-s) revering Śrī as Lakṣmī, the Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity and fertility.

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Brahma

Brahma (Sanskrit: ब्रह्मा, IAST: Brahmā) is a creator god in Hinduism.

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Deva (Hinduism)

Deva (Sanskrit: देव) means "heavenly, divine, anything of excellence", and is also one of the terms for a deity in Hinduism.

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Ganesha

Ganesha (गणेश), also known as Ganapati, Vinayaka, Pillaiyar and Binayak, is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon.

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Homa (ritual)

Homa is a Sanskrit word that refers to a ritual, wherein an oblation or any religious offering is made into fire.

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Japa

Japa (जप) is the meditative repetition of a mantra or a divine name.

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Lakshmi

Lakshmi (Sanskrit: लक्ष्मी, IAST: lakṣmī) or Laxmi, is the Hindu goddess of wealth, fortune and prosperity.

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Lalita Sahasranama

Lalita Sahasranama (IAST: lalitāsahasranāma) is a text from Brahmanda Purana.

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Libation

A libation is a ritual pouring of a liquid (ex: milk or other fluids such as corn flour mixed with water), or grains such as rice, as an offering to a god or spirit, or in memory of those who have "passed on".

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Mantra

A "mantra" ((Sanskrit: मन्त्र)) is a sacred utterance, a numinous sound, a syllable, word or phonemes, or group of words in Sanskrit believed by practitioners to have psychological and spiritual powers.

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Navagraha

Navagraha means "nine planets" in Sanskrit and are nine astronomical bodies as well as mythical deities in Hinduism and Hindu astrology.

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Pitrs

The Pitris (Sanskrit: पितृ, the fathers), are the spirits of the departed ancestors in Hindu culture.

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Pitru Paksha

Pitru Paksha (पितृ पक्ष), also spelt as Pitri paksha, (literally "fortnight of the ancestors") is a 16–lunar day period in Hindu calendar when Hindus pay homage to their ancestor (Pitrs), especially through food offerings.

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Saraswati

Saraswati (सरस्वती) is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, art, wisdom and learning worshipped throughout Nepal and India.

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Shani

Shani (शनि) refers to the planet Saturn, and is one of the nine heavenly objects known as Navagraha in Hindu astrology.

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Shiva

Shiva (Sanskrit: शिव, IAST: Śiva, lit. the auspicious one) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism.

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Tripura Sundari

Tripura Sundari (Sanskrit: त्रिपुरा सुंदरी, IAST: Tripura Sundarī), is a goddess and one of the ten Mahavidyas.

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Vishnu

Vishnu (Sanskrit: विष्णु, IAST) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism, and the Supreme Being in its Vaishnavism tradition.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarpana

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