What happens if there is a break in the propitiation of Pitrs(ancestors) in patrilineal lineage? Are subsequent generations affected adversely? How so?
Supposing there is a minimum of one generation gap in the performance of these rituals, what are the Prāyaścitta to be pursued to redeem the situation permanently?
Answers that draw reference wholly applicable to SriVaishnava Sampradaya are requested. Please quote scriptures as much as possible.