Ekadashi Shraddh 2016, 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 2016, Ekadashi Shraddh date is September 26. Apart from Shraddh tharpan rituals, […]

Dashami Shraddha 2016, 10th day in Pitru Paksha

Dasami Shraddha is the tenth day of Pitru Paksha Shraddh rituals. It falls on Dashami day in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapad month in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada Panchangams and in Ashwin month in Hindi calendars. In 2016, Dasami Shraddh date is September 25. Vishnu Puja is also observed on this day apart from Shraddh tharpan rituals […]

Avidhva Navami 2016

Avidhava Navami sharaddh is a ritual performed on Navami during Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha. In 2016, Avidhva Navami shraddh date is September 24. This shraddh karma is dedicated to women ancestors. Women who passed away before their husband are offered tithi or tharpan during Avidhva Navami. Avidhva Navami is observe on Ashwin Krishna paksha Navami as […]

Navami Shraddh 2016, 9th day of Mahalaya Paksha

Avidhva Navmi or Navami Shraddh is the ninth day of Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Fortnight, a fortnight dedicated to dead ancestors. In 2016, Navami Shraddh date is September 24. Durga Puja is also observed on this day in many places of India. On this day Sumangali women who were passed away before their husband are […]

Ashtami Shraddha 2016, 8th day in Pitru Paksha

Ashtami Shraddha is the eighth day in Pitru Paksha. It falls on Ashtami tithi in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapad month in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada Panchangams and in Ashwin month in North Indian Hindi calendars. In 2016, Ashtami Shraddha date is September September 23. It is also known as Arudrashtami when it coincides with […]

Saptami Shraddha 2016

Saptami Shraddha is the seventh day of Pitru Paksha. In 2016, Saptami Shraddh date is September 22. It falls on Saptami in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month in North India and in Bhadrapad month in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu calendars. Apart from Pitru Tharpan rituals Saptamatrika or seven divine mothers in Hinduism are also […]

Arudrashtami 2016 (Arudra Nakshatra Ashtami in Pitru Paksha)

Arudrashtami (Madhvashtami, Madhyashtami) is observed during Arudra nakshatra day which falls on Ashtami in Bhadrapad month (Ashwin month in North Indian calendars) and mostly in Pitru Paksha. In 2016, Arudrashtami date is September 23. Lord Shiva is worshipped on this day. Those who are born on Arudra nakshatra and suffering from Graha peeda should perform […]

Madhyashtami 2016

Madhyashtami falls on Ashtami during Pitru Paksha Shraddh. It falls on eighth day in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. In 2016, Madhyashtami date is September 23. As per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Telugu calendar, Madhyashtami coincides with Krishna Paksha Ashtami of Bhadrapada Month. On Madhyashtami, Ashtami Shraddh is performed. […]

Sashti Shraddha 2016, Sixth day of Solah Shraddh

Sashti Shraddha is the sixth day of Solah Shraddh, 16 days of Pitru Paksha. In 2016, Solah, Shashti Shraddh date is September 22. It falls on 6th day in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin mahina of North Indian Hindi Panchangams and Bhadrapada month in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati panchangams. Sashti Shraddha is a highly meritorious […]

Panchami Shraddha 2016, Fifth day of Shraddha Paksha

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 […]