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III i What duties?

2. How do we show gratitude after our parents depart?
Show that gratitude, boys, to the parents; remember them and pay them the tribute of at least a tear on the anniversary of their passing away. Do it with shraddha (faith), that is why it is called shraardha (religious ceremonial offering to the dead); not that the offerings you  make reach them or that they are waiting for them in some other world; it is a tribute that you should offer in gratitude for the great chance they gave you for this sojourn in this world with all the wonderful  opportunities it offers for self-realization.
Sathya Sai Baba, 25 Jul 1958