Tila Homam is a Vedic ritual performed to appease the departed souls of the ancestors and blood relations family members, whose death have taken place unnaturally. Tila Homam is also an age old practice followed and a solution to Pitru Dosha, if identified in the natives birth chart where Sun signifies ancestors, afflicts ninth house, when Sun and Rahu or Ketu combines together creating negative effects, where Sun forms Pitru Dosha. Also, there is possibility of another Pitru Dosha, if Saturn afflicts the ninth house. If Chandra the moon forms part of Pitru Dosha, the inflictions are many, becomes more complicated ending with terrible sufferance.
If you say Pitru, it means "Forefathers, Ancestors". The souls of the ancestors or forefathers fail to rest in peace who sometimes die, unnaturally. The unnatural death can be due to:
In general it refers to Father, Guru, Ancestors, Spiritual Growth, Luck Aspects, Faith and Understanding, Religion, Traditional practices, Holy Spiritual Places, Temples, Knowledge and Higher Education, Colleges and Universities, Philosophy, International Business Affairs.
In Astrology, Pitru Dosha is symbolically understood in the birth chart under the classic heading "Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra", in addition to other details. Ancient scriptures and puranas also have elaborated the Pitru Dosha afflictions in horoscope, the cause and effects on the natives, his blood relation family members and also mentioned what is the remedy to overcome the continuing problems, unending disputes, sober and crisis.
To rightly understand, strong curses of ancestors or forefathers are considered to be very serious in the lives of natives, can cause serious injuries, persistent health related problems, even at times can skip the eyes of medical examiners and fail to identify and diagnose the invisible dreadful disease and advise from doctors can also end up in futile and ineffective, as the status of the disease go beyond the eyes of medical practices. It can also give rise to physical, mental and social ill-being, lack of happiness, no prosperity, which can unsettle life, upset minds, uproot family growth and desert the life of natives.
It is by study and practice that the learned say from ancient times, that forefathers are very important root of our family generation and they should be kept in good spirit, performing yearly karmas, to appease their soul, to rest in peace. It is also given to understand that forefathers expect the successors in their family to offer their prayer performing Tila Homam, who are our divine souls and should seek forgiveness for any omissions, wrong doings and bad habits, seek their blessings, placing them well in our heart and soul.
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swami (Lord Shiva) temple is situated in Rameshwaram, Tamilnadu. Once Lord Rama on his way back defeating Ravana, visited this temple with his consort Goddess Seetha, to redress the sin of killing Ravana, a Brahmin, Lord Rama visited Rameshwaram Temple, cleansing his soul and get relieved from sin, where Lord Hanuman on the advice of Lord Rama, consecrated an idol of Lord Shiva, from Mount Kailash. Once a ruling King was blessed with children in this land was blessed with four female children, where all the four were Lord Shiva's daughter, and on the request of the King, Lord Shiva married all the four in the form of Ambica in four places, one in this temple bearing the name as Sarivar Kuzhali. Goddess Parvati also bear the name as " Shoolikambal" once save a pregnant lady to give birth, in the absence of her mother. This temple is suitable to clear all Pitru Dosha, an Homam to clear the bad forms due to untimely or sudden death occurred in the family, ending up with sadness and sorrows in family, miscarrying, family disputes, delay in family partition, huge financial losses, removing evil spirits and ill-effects, bless with good job opportunities, overcome hurdles and obstacles, bestow long life, good bonding with your spouse and children, future generation growth with no troubles in life, abundance of wealth, health and prosperity. Performing this Homam by reciting the ancestors or forefathers names with Gotra, with proper guidance of Priest or Guru, invoke their eternal blessings and by this way, the souls of the ancestors, will rest in peace.