Individuals from everywhere throughout the nation assemble in this place for the acclaimed Pitrapaksha Mela or the progenitor love symbolized in Shraddha custom. It is the ideal opportunity for the Gayalis who are the descendents of Magga Brahmins who were changed to Vaishnavism, to be set up for the Vedic Shraddha functions or the 'Pinda Daan'. This is a compulsory Hindu ritual which should convey salvation to the withdrew soul. In the early Dhrmashastras.
In the early Dhrmashastras, it has been proclaimed that the dead progenitors appeal to God for a child who might offer Pinda or lymph of rice to them in Gaya. According to history the Pinda Daan function can be followed back to the season of Buddha. Most presumably he had played out the main Pinda Daan. As per the Puranic legend additionally, Gaya has been portrayed as one of the holiest places on the planet.