Places to do Pitru Paksha Shraddh | Where to perform Mahalaya Shraddh rituals

Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha is an auspicious fortnight dedicated to perform pitru shraddh rituals. This article explains you – where to do pitru paksha shraddh or the list of places to perform Mahalaya paksha shraddh pinda daan. In India, there are 1008 sacred spots to perform these rituals. The important places in the list […]

Trayodashi Shraddha 2017 | 13th day of Pitru Paksha

Trayodashi Shraddha is the thirteenth day of Pitru Paksha. It is also known as Kakbali or Balabholaniteras as the dead children are offered Shraddh rituals and the food is offered to crows. In 2017, Trayodashi Shraddh date is September 17. It is also dedicated to those who have died in accidents, natural disasters or sudden death. As […]

Ekadashi Shraddh 2017 | Indira Ekadasi during Pitru Paksha

Ekadashi shraddha is the eleventh day of Pitru Paksha. Also known as Indira Ekadasi, this Pitru Paksha Ekadashi falls in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month in North Indian Hindi calendars and in Bhadrapad month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada Panchangams. In 2017, Ekadashi Shraddh date is September 16. Apart from Shraddh tharpan rituals, […]

Sumangali Shraddh | Soubhagyavati Shraddh

Sumangali Shraddh, Soubhagyavati Shraddh, is a ritual during which Pinda Pradhanam or tharpanam is offered for Avidhva (Sumangali / Soubhagyavati) women who died while her husband was alive. In 2017, Sumangali Shraddh date is September 14. Sumangali Shraddh is observed on Navami in Pitru Paksha. It falls on 9th day in dark fortnight of Ashwin […]

Pitru Paksha 2017 Time | Shraddh Timings

Auspicious Time for Pitru Paksha 2017 Shraddh (Mahalaya Paksha) is given here all Pitru Paksha tithis. In 2017, Pitru Paksha begins onPitru Paksha starts on September 6 and ends with Mahalaya Amavasya on September 20. Auspicious Timings for Pitru Paksha Shraddha Tharpan.. Kutup Muhurat, Rohina Muhurat and Aparahana Kaal are the auspicious time for Pitru paksha […]

Simple procedure of Pitru Paksha | Vidhi of Shraddha Tarpana

Pitru Paksha Shraddh Mahalaya Paksha

Simple procedure of Pitru Paksha, Vidhi of Shraddha Tarpana, how Shraddha is performed in Pitru Paksha / Mahalaya Paksha? The word Pitru Paksha is closely associated with Hindu mythology and many beliefs are attached to it. The word is derived from Sanskrit which means Pitr (Ancestors) Paksh (phase of the moon). This ritual is carried […]

Travelling during Pitru Paksha.. Can I travel during Mahalaya Paksha?

Travelling during Pitru Paksha.. Can I travel during Mahalaya Paksha? If this is your doubt regarding the travel during Pitru Paksha.. then read on this post… Travelling during Pitru Paksha is not avoided. No need of postponement of journey during Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha. But, should choose good muhurat to go abroad and to […]

Pitru Paksha rituals at Rafaleshwar Mahadev Temple

Pitru Paksha is one of the famous rituals observed largely at Morbi Rafaleshwar Mahadev Temple in Gujarat. In 2017, Pitru Paksha begins on September 6 and ends on September 20 with Mahalaya Amavasya. Rafaleshwar Mahadev Temple near Morbi of Gujarat is one of the famous Shiva Temples in Western India. This temple was built by Maharaja Lukdhirji […]

Pitru Paksha 2017 | Mahalaya Paksha Shraddh 2017

Pitru Paksha Shraddh Mahalaya Paksha

Pitru Paksha (Mahalaya Paksha, Apara Paksha, Shraddh Paksha) is a fortnight dedicated to dead ancestors and forefathers. In 2017, Pitru Paksha starts on September 6 and ends with Mahalaya Amavasya on September 20. During Pitru Paksha, dead ancestors are offered special rites and rituals. Pitru Paksha Shraddh begins on Ashwin Krishna Pratipada or first day of Ashwin […]

Yathi Mahalaya 2017 | Sanyasi Shraddh

Yathi Mahalaya, Sanyasi Shraddh, Yateenam Mahalayam, Yathi Dwadashi Shraddh falls on Dwadashi Shraddh. In 2017, Yathi Mahalaya date is September 17. It is an auspicious day to offer Shraddh rituals to Yathis (Saints, Sadhus, Sanyasis, Rishis, etc). The holy people those who involved in writing, compiling, and structuring of Hindu scriptures are offered tharpan, pinda daan and […]