Panchami Shraddha is the fifth day of Pitru Paksha Shrradh (Mahalaya). In 2016, Panchami Shraddh date is September 21.
Panchami Shraddh falls on 5th day in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month in North Indian Hindi calendars and in Bhadrapad month as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars.
Panchami Shraddh is helpful for those who suffer from inferiority complexes. It makes them free from various types of inferiority problems.
Shraddh Timings, 21 September 2016
Panchami Shraddh 2016 – September 21; Shraddh Timings – 1.17 PM to 3.42 PM
Gaya, Kashi (Varanasi), Rameshwaram, Haridwar, Prayag Sangam (Allahabad) & Rishikesh are the popular places for Pitru Paksha Shraddh rituals.
As per Tamil beliefs, the ideal place for Panchami Shraddha is the river banks of Sankaraparani river in the Gingee area of Tamil Nadu.