Balabholaniteras (Kakbali) is an auspicious day to perform shraddh rituals to dead children. In 2023, Balabholaniteras date is October 12. 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, 12 October 2023
Trayodashi Shraddh 2023 – October 12 – 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, 12 October 2023
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:06 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:48 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 04:43 AM, Oct 13
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 04:36 PM
Tithi : Trayodashi upto 07:53 PMChaturdashi
Nakshatra : Purva Phalguni upto 11:36 AMUttara Phalguni
Karana : Garaja upto 06:47 AM, Vanija upto 07:53 PM, Vishti,
Yoga : Shukla upto 09:30 AM, Brahma,
Weekday : Guruwara,
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1945 Shobhakrit
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2080 Nala
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit : 11:33 AM to 12:20 PM
Amrit Kalam :
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 01:24 PM to 02:52 PM
Yamaganda : 06:06 AM to 07:33 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:01 AM to 10:29 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:00 AM to 10:46 AM 02:40 PM to 03:27 PM
Varjyam : 07:34 PM to 09:21 PM
In 2022, Balabholaniteras date is September 23.
In 2021, Balabholaniteras date is October 4.
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.