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Pitru Shakti and Pitru MuktiThere are "Pitru Shakti" sacred spaces imbued with the spiritual potency of exalted Pitru Deva Beings.
And then there are "Pitru Mukti" sacred spaces - places so holy that they are able to grant moksha salvation to even these exalted Pitru Devas!
To give examples, Siddha Sathguru Venkataraman pointed out that Seshambadi (near Kumbakonam) and Poovalur (near Trichy) as two of the greatest Pitru Mukti (ancestor salvation) sacred spaces in the entire world.
Lord Shri Ram and
Lord Sri Ram Himself did tarpana pooja for His father Dasaratha and His Soorya Dynasty ancestors at more than 108 of these Pitru Moksha ancestor salvation sacred spaces in Tamil Nadu alone.
|North India||Kasi (Varanasi, Benares) Gaya Prayag (Allahabad) Kedarnath Badrinath Gangotri Yamunotri Trayugi-Narayan and more.|
|Andhra Pradesh||Mantralaya Sri Sailam and more.|
|Tamil Nadu||Arunachala (Thiru-Annamalai) Vriddachalam Bhavani Thiruchendur Kanyakumari Kodikkarai Vedaranyam Rameswaram Dhanushkodi Navapashanam Akka-Matam Thangachi-Matam and more.|
|near PudukOttai (in Tamil Nadu)||Kanchathu-malai Theni-Malai Venkatakulam Nedungudi Manamelkudi and more.|
|near Thiruvarur (in Tamil Nadu)||Tiruvarur Kuruvi-Rameswaram Kekkarai Thiruvida-marudur (different from the more famous Thiruvidai-marudur near Kumbakonam) and more.|
|near Mannargudi (in Tamil Nadu)||Meikai-AavikOttai Idumbavanam Thiru-kolli-kaadu and more.|
|near Thanjavur (in Tamil Nadu)||Papanasam Thiruvaiyaru and more.|
|6 "Kasi-like" sacred spaces (in Tamil Nadu)||Thiru-venn-kadu Chayavanam Mayiladuthurai (Mayavaram, Mayuram) Sri-Vanchiyam Thiruvidai-marudur Thiruvaiyaru.|
|near Avudayar-Kovil (in Tamil Nadu)||Mimisal Ponpethi Thirupunavasal Theerthandadhanam Muthukuda and more.|
|near Chengalpattu (in Tamil Nadu)||Kanchipuram Sadras Thiru-kazhu-kundram Mukkoodal (Pazhaiyaseevaram) and more.|
|near Chennai (in Tamil Nadu)||Arasar-Koil Thiruvallur Virinjipuram Kaveripakkam and more.|
|near Mayiladuthurai (in Tamil Nadu)||Thiladhaipathi (Thila-tharpana-puri) Aaru-mozhi-dhevan Thiruvenkadu Chayavanam and more.|
|near Kumbakonam (in Tamil Nadu)||Maha-Magai-Kulam Sacred Pond Chakkara-padi-thurai Seshambadi Narikudi Trailoki (near Kanjanur) Sri-Vanjiyam Tiruvaiyaru and more.|
|near Trichy (in Tamil Nadu)||Sri-Rangam (Triveni Sangamam in) Thirumandhurai-Anbil Poovalur Nattham Nerur (near Karur) and more.|
|near Cuddalore (in Tamil Nadu)||Thiruvaheendrapuram Garuda Theertham and more.|
|near Madurai (in Tamil Nadu)||Thiru-kOla-kudi Thiru-poovanam and more.|
|All Vishnupathi sacred spaces of the Agasthiar Siddha Lineage are "pitru moksha" sacred spaces too.|