This homam is done for papa parihara (astonishment of sins) and pithru moksha those who not done apara kriya for their mother, father and their family members after death they should have pitru dosha so to remove these tipe po dosha thila homa is done.
Procedure: Thila (gingili) is offered in the homa.Lord Suriya Bhagavan(sun) is worshiped in kalasha and mandala Gayathri manthra and pitru dosha parihara mantras chanted is during the homa. Suriya sooktha pitru sooktha also chanted during the homa. Kalasha, phala and ajya daanas given, doing this homa every year is very good for our family known and unknown sins are removed and you get pitru asheervadam, this homa is done in our home, temple or punyakshetra after doing this homa you can do pinda pradana to our pitru varga.
Performing Thila homam, the pithrus(ancestors) are satisfied and they bestow their blessings not only on us but also on our children and grandchildren. Thila homam is performed at Sethukarai in Rameswaram. No place is more auspicious and powerful than this place. The shastra further says that even if one of the family members carries this sin, it will affect the others as well.
Hence, all the family members must attend this homam for full effect as it is done only once in a lifetime. Thila Homam is arranged for the peace of the souls who died unnaturally. When they remain restless it creates an adverse effect in our family and continues to generation to generation! Thila Homam helps the suffering soul to seek Moksha.
To get Nivaran from Pitru Dosha by satisfying our pitru. Not performing this homam will cause unrest or dissatisfaction for the pitru (ancestor), which will cause lot of obstacles like
Known and unknown sins are removed and you get pitru asheervadam(blessings). Here the Mantra is not chanted as in the case of usual ancestors’s ceremony, rather it is mostly performed only once in a lifetime because we are not supposed to disturb our ancestor souls. This homam can help us to remove the Karmic burden.
Thila (alias Gingelly) is offered in this homam. Lord Surya Bhagavan (sun) is worshiped in kalasha and mandala. Gayathri manthra and pitru dosha parihara mantras are chanted. Kalasha, phala and ajya daanas are given followed by Yama raja Pooja & homa then pinda pradanam is performed. Performing Thila homam at Rameshwara is very powerful and it gives Pitru-Moksha.