On Dharmasastra ||215||

1-2Brahma said: -I shall explain Tarpana which propitiates the gods and the manes. Om, may the spirits Modas be propitiated, Om, may Pramodas be propitiated. Om, may Sumukhas be propitiated. Om, may Durmukhas be propitiated. Om, may Vighnas be propitiated. Om, may Vighnakartarahi (those who hinder) be propitiated. Om, may the metres be propitiated. Om, may the Vedas be propitiated. Om, may the medicinal herbs be propitiated. Om may the Sanatana (the Eternal) be propitiated. Om, may the other Acartas be propitiated. Om, may the parts of the year be propitiated. Om may the gods be propitiated. Om, may the celestial damsels be propitiated. Om, may the Devandhakas be propitiated. Om, may the oceans the propitiated. Om, may the serpents be propitiated. Om, may the mountains be propitiated. Om, may the rivers, men and Yakshas be propitiated. Om, may the malignant spirits be propitiated. Om, may the Pisacas (the ghots) be propitiated. Om, may the Suparnas be propitiated. Om, may the Bhuta be propitiated. Om, may the four kinds of living beings be propitiated. Om, may Daksha be propitiated. Om, may Pracetas be propitiated. Om, may Marici be propitiated. Om, may Atri be propitiated. Om, may Angiras be propitiated. Om, may Pulastya be propitiated. Om, may Pulaha be propitiated. Om, may Kratu be propitiated. Om, may Narada be propitiated. Om, may Bhrigu be propitiated. Om, may Visvamitra be propitiated. Om, may Kasyapa be propitiated. Om, may Jamadagni be propitiated. Om, may Vasishtha be propitiated. Om, may Svayambhuva be propitiated. Om, may Svarocisa be propitiated. Om, may Tamasa be propitiated. Om, may Raivata be propitiated. Om, may Cakshus be propitiated. Om, may Mahatejas be propitiated. Om, may Vaivasvata be propitiated. Om, may Dhruva be propitiated. Om, may Dhava be propitiated. Om, may Anila be propitiated. Orn, may Prabhasa be propitiated.
3Wearing the sacred thread in the form of a garland (Niviti-Om, may Sanaka be propitiated. Om, may Sanandana be propitiated, may Sanatana be propitiated. Om, may Kapila be propitiated. Om, may Asuri be propitiated. Om, may Vodhu be propitiated. Om, may the Kavyavahs of men be propitiated. Om, may Soma be propitiated. Om, may Yama be propitiated. Om, may Aryama be propitiated.
4Wearing the sacred thread over the right soulder and under the left arm (Pracinaviti). Om, may the manes Aganishvattas be propitiated. Om, may the manes Somasthas (Saumyasahi) be propitiated. Om, may the manes Barhisads be propitiated. Obeisance to Yama. Obeisance to Dharmaraja. Obeisance to Mrtyu. Obeisance to Antaka. Obeisance to Vaivasvata. Obeisance to Kala. Obeisance to the slayer of all living beings. Obeisance to Audumbara. Obeisance to Dadhna. Obeisance to Nila. Obeisance to Parameshthin. Obeisance to Vrikodara (Brahman). Obeisance to Citra. Obeisance to Citragupta.
5May the universe from Brahma to a blade of grass be propitiated. Obeisance and Svadha to the manes, Obeisance and Svadha to the grandfathers. May our Pitts of gentle face, the Agnisvattas come unto this sacrifice through the paths of gods, elated with Svadha; let them protect us and speak within me.
6Om, repeating the mantra Urjam vahantihi etc. may the Pitris be propitiated. Obeisance to Pitris and Svadha. Obeisance to Pitamahas (grandfathers) and Svadha. Obeisance to Matamahas (maternal grandfathers) and Svadha. Obeisance to Pramatamahas (maternal great grandfathers) and Svadha. Obeisance to Vriddhapramatamahas (maternal great-great-gandfathers) and Svadha. Let the imperishable Pitts of Pitamahas be Propitiated. These Pitris within me be propitiated. Then repeat the mantras “Pitarahi Svadhadhvam” etc.
7Then Atijali (joined palms) be offered to great grandfather. Obeyance unto ye, O Pitris. Obeisance to Rasa. Obeiance to ye, O Pitris. Obeisance to Sushma. Obeisance to ye O Pitris. Obeisance to Jiva. Obeisance to ye O Pitris. Obeisance to Svadha. Obeisance to ye Pitris. Obeisance to Manyu. Obeisance to ye Pitris: Our homes are your residence, O ye Pitris. Three Anjalis are offered to maternal grand-fathers. Then to mothers and others.
8Thosewhoareborninourfamily, those who died issueless, let those be propitiated. I have offered water by squeezing this cloth.