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Pitri

(plur. PITARAS). An order of divine beings in Hindu mythology inhabiting celestial regions of their own, and receiving into their society the spirits of those mortals whose funeral rites have been duly performed.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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