Mahalaya Amavasya also known as Mahalaya Paksha. It is performed on the new moon day in the month of Bhadrapada. It is the most appropriate day to perform Tharpanam. Tharpanam means “The offering that satisfies”. Perform rituals and offering food on this day to get relief from all tribulations and sorrows. Mahalaya Amavasya Tarpanam relieves the souls of the deceased ancestors and protects from all ills. It helps to get the blessings from our ancestors and also helps to lead a successful life.