If according to rules periodical food and water is not offered to our forefathers. Offering to be performed by worship of Lord Vishnu.
Forefathers may be suffering from various sinful reactions and sometimes are even forced to remain in subtle bodies as ghosts, thus when remnants of prasadam food are offered to forefathers by descendents, forefathers are released from ghostly or other miserable life forms.
Reactions of Karma -
Reactions of Karma can be changed being in the mode of goodness
- Desire and Distress.
- My friend the material nature.
- My this temporary body.
- Laws of material nature.
- I prefer to be 'easily contented'.
- Something deep within is always silent.
- True Spiritual position.
- I am beyond time.
- Something that remains permanent and worth yearning for.
- Hold hand of the eternal supersoul
- The Unreal World..