Specific flowers have better ability to attract the subtlest particles of a specific Deity’s principle. When these flowers are offered to the Deity during worship, they help awaken the idol and the devotee benefits from the chaitanya in the idol.
Ancestors’ soul becomes satisfied only after receiving pinda and water from their son. In relation to this, following is a verse in the holy text Mahabharat that describes ‘who qualifies to be called as son’.
Mahalay Shraddha is performed on the tithi of the death of the father of the person doing Shraddha during Pitrupaksha. The details of preparation required for the ritual and the method of the ritual are mentioned in this article.
If the idol of Shri Ganesh is sculpted as per the science behind the idol then the pure spiritual particles of Shri Ganesh get attracted towards the idol to a greater extent and those worshipping it are benefited.
By immersing the idol in flowing water the Ganesh Principle in the idol also flows and spreads far and wide. With the evaporation of the water charged with the Ganesh Principle, the entire environment also becomes sattvik.