Ghat Chaturdashi Shraddh is the fourteenth day of Pitru Paksha. It falls in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month as per Hindi calendars and in Bhadrapad month as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati Panchangams. In 2016, Ghat Chaturdashi Shraddh date is September 29.
Ancestors who had died due to accidents and natural disasters are offered shraddh rituals on this day.
Apart from the sacred Pitru tharpan shraddh places such as Gaya, Kashi, Prayag, Haridwar, Rishikesh and Rameswaram, the ideal place for Ghat Chaturdasi Shraddh are: Thiru Annamalai, Parvathamalai and Kedarnath.