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Bindu Sarovar In Siddhpur In Patan – Gujarat – Matru Tarpan – Shraddh For Mothers

Bindu sarovar is a small holy lake located at Siddhpur in Patan, Gujarat. The place is famous for matru tarpan. The holy small artificial small lake is associated with Saraswati River and it is even mentioned in the Rig Veda and Srimad Bhagavad Purana. Bindu Sarovar Matru Tarpan Shraddha 2024 date is November 15.

In Hinduism, there are five sacred lakes; collectively called Panch-Sarovar; Mansarovar, Bindu Sarovar, Narayan Sarovar, Pampa Sarovar and Pushkar Sarovar. They are also mentioned in Srimad Bhagavata Purana.

It is the only place where Matru shradh, Shraddha ritual for mothers, is performed thus thousands of people visit it annually to perform the rituals for their dead mothers, on the purnima day in Kartik month of Hindu traditional lunar calendar.

It is believed, Bhagwan Parshuram, the sixth incarnation of Bhagavan Vishnu did the Pind Daan and Shraddha ritual of his mother at Bindu Sarovar. From then onwards this holy spot has attracted devotees from all over the India. They arrive in their hundreds to perform the last rites ceremony of their mother.

Kardama Muni and his wife Devahuti had their ashram on the banks of the Bindu Sarovar. The holy couple was the parents of Kapila Muni. Kapil Muni explained the wisdom of Sankhya Yoga to his mother Devahuti here. She got moksha here and this divine event also made the place idea of Matru Shraddh.

The Shradh takes place on Kartik Purnima day.