Chaturthi Shraddha is the fourth day of Pithru Paksham or Mahalayam Paksham. In 2016, Chaturthi Shraddh date is 20 September.
It falls on Chaturthi of Krishna Paksha in Bhadrapada month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu calendars and in Ashwin month in North Indian Hindi Panchangam.
Shraddh Timings, 20 September 2016
Chaturthi Shraddh 2016 – September 20; Shraddh Timings – 1.18 PM to 3.42 PM
Chaturthi Shraddh is helpful for those who feel anger and for those who lack the mental peace at work, home, and with friends, relatives, and well wishers. Donate rice, wheat, vegetables, and any other food items on this day on the name of your forefathers.
As per Tamil beliefs, the ideal place for Chaturthi Shraddha is Akka Matam and Thangachi Matam on the way to Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu.