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Before the daily fire ritual - what is the purification?

This information coming from a Tamil Brahmin based on reference to Mahaperiyava's instructions and book on Achamanam written by the great Vedic Scholar Sri Sharma Sastrigal. Aachamana a.A ...
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Local manuals for common rites shradha, aarti etc

Is there a manual to perform certain rites described? For eg. for Shraddha or even as simple as an Aarthi, is there step by step approach on how to do this written in the Vedas or adjunct Brahmanas?
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Which scriptures talk of the rights of the dead?

In particular - those who suffered violent death, like Drona who was beheaded while meditating.
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