Balabholaniteras (Kakbali) is an auspicious day to perform shraddh rituals to dead children. In 2021, Balabholaniteras date is October 4. It falls on thirteenth day of Pitru Paksha (Trayodasi Shraddh Mahalaya).
It is performed all over India but the particular term ‘Balabholaniteras’ is well known in Gujarat.
Balabholaniteras falls on the 13th day of Krishna Paksha in Ashwin month as per North Indian Hindi calendar and in Bhadrapada Month as per Amavasyant panchangams.
Shraddh Timings, 4 October 2021
Trayodashi Shraddh 2021 – October 4 – Shraddh Timings – 1.14 PM to 3.36 PM. Ballbolaniteras. Ballbolaniteras.
The reason behind referring Balabholaniteras as Kakbali is – the food which offered to dead children as a part of shraddh karma is offered to crow at the end of the rituals.
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Panchang, 4 October 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:16 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:04 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 04:48 AM, Oct 05
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 05:04 PM
Tithi : Trayodashi upto 09:05 PM Chaturdashi
Nakshatra : Purva Phalguni upto 02:36 AM, Oct 05 Uttara Phalguni
Yoga : Shubha upto 02:12 PM Shukla
Karana : Garaja upto 09:52 AM Vanija upto 09:05 PM Vishti
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Weekday : Somawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:46 AM to 12:33 PM
Amrit Kalam : 08:25 PM to 09:58 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 07:44 AM to 09:13 AM
Yamaganda : 10:41 AM to 12:10 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 01:38 PM to 03:07 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:33 PM to 01:20 PM 02:55 PM to 03:42 PM
Varjyam : 11:09 AM to 12:42 PM
In 2020, Balabholaniteras date is September 15.
In 2019, Balabholaniteras date is September 26.
In 2018, Balabholaniteras date is October 7.
In 2016, Balabholaniteras date was September 28.
In 2015, Balabholaniteras date was October 10.
In 2014, Balabholaniteras date was September 21.
In 2013, Balabholaniteras date was October 2.
In 2012, Balabholaniteras date was October 13.