Many traditions, rituals, and practices having religious overtones are practiced by the people of India. Hinduism places a high value on all aspects of the natural world.

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This includes the air, water, trees, birds, and other creatures. Scriptures and the Vedas claim that feeding animals and birds can increase a person's good karma and help them escape the negative impacts of planets in their horoscope.
In Hinduism, certain gods and goddesses travel in animals and birds. Therefore, it is said to be advantageous to feed animals and birds, and it is also said to absolve us of our sins.
Crows are a common sight in India. In Hindu culture, crows have some significance. It is thought to be the mode of transportation for Saturn, a planet with significant significance in Vedic astrology.
Many Hindus are afraid of this planet because, when it is ill or situated adversely in the horoscope, it can cause great pain and misery to humans. Crows are thought to represent our forefathers when they descend to earth.
For this reason, feeding crows are regarded as feeding our ancestors who have passed on. Crows deliver messages to Pitru Loka as well.
Saturn serves a special purpose in our lives. It aids in the development of stability and focus, the ability to keep going despite setbacks and obstacles, and the ability to handle painful situations that are out of our control.
Connection with Saturn and Rahu:

When Saturn is powerful, we have the endurance to complete tasks that are worthwhile in the long run and the willingness to perform even the most arduous tasks.
Vedic astrologers advise those with Saturn illnesses to feed the crows because they think it can help lessen Saturn's negative impacts. According to astrology, giving different foods to birds on different days of the week is said to assist the various planets.
The seven days of the week are each linked with a different planet. Saturn is therefore thought to govern on Saturday. Crow feeding facilitates our connection to Saturn and all that the planet stands for. It may strengthen how Saturn works in our psyches.
The north lunar node, Rahu, stands for modern technology. Crow feeding is thought to assist one cope with Rahu's tumultuous energy during Rahu Maha Dasha.
Crows are scavenger birds, and as Saturn is the planet of death, they consume dead animals. Many cultures equate crows with death.
Benefits of crow feeding:

Crow feeding can benefit anyone. It also brings benefits when Saturn:

• rules the Ascendant (Capricorn or Aquarius rising)

• is afflicting the Moon (Saturn with, or aspecting, the Moon)
• is in weak dignity (Saturn in Aries, Leo, or Cancer)

• rules one’s current Dasa or Bhukti periods

• is afflicted due to its being with Rahu, Ketu, or Mars

• Saturn is transiting one’s Moon sign or the sign that is before and after
• It is transiting over one’s Ascendant

Crows are further fed as part of the Shradh ritual, which is performed annually on the anniversary (Thithi) of a person's death and is determined by the Vedic calendar and astrology.
Every year after a death, the deceased's family prepares a feast featuring all of their relative's favorite foods. Then they alternately serve the meals on a banana leaf, which is then left outside.
They shout "Ka, ka" to the crows to invite them to share in the feast. When a crow starts nibbling on the leaves, it is considered that the deceased (in the shape of the crow) has finished eating
and the Shradh ceremony is complete since it means the ancestor's soul has been placated. On Amavasya days, crows are also fed because it is believed that deceased ancestors come to visit us on these days.
Source: ancient.bharat_

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