Mainly there are three major categories of Rin which is based on the Vedas and religious Granthas that are needed to be fulfilled.

  • PitraRin
  • DevRin
  • Rishi Rin

There are certain procedures which are conducted to complete these Rin rituals.

For PitraRin:

  • Antyeshti  Sanskar or the Funeral Ceremony: Antyeṣṭi is a Sanskrit word where antya means “Last” and iṣṭi means “Sacrifice”. It refers to the funeral rites for the dead. It is mostly known as “AntimaSanskar”. Here the body of the dead is put to fire by following certain Vedic rituals.