Sraddha and Apara Karmas are integral part of Sanatana Dharma. Belief in Karma and Re-birth as espoused in our Dharmashastras are the ingrained in the minds of every practicing Hindu. There are many segments and rites concerning the Ancestors, otherwise known as Pitrus. This book is a veritable knowledge bank on the importance of the rites and the procedures involved. Shraddha, menas that which is performed with faith, and knowing the importance would certainly enhance the faith and ensure performance of these Pitru Karmas with due deligence.