Pinda (riceball)

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Piṇḍas are balls of cooked rice and barley flour mixed with ghee and black sesame seeds offered to ancestors during Hindu funeral rites (Antyesti) and ancestor worship (Śrāddha).[1]


  1. ^ Fowler, Jeaneane D. (1997). Hinduism: Beliefs and Practices. Sussex Academic Press, Brighton, UK. ISBN 1898723605. p. 59.