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 2015, Dasami Shraddh date is October 7.
Vishnu Puja is also observed on this day apart from Shraddh tharpan rituals to dead ancestors.
Dashami shraddh ritual helps those who are week in their concentration, mind power, knowledge & skills. Observance of this ritual makes the performer a skilled worker.
Apart from Varanasi, Gaya, Haridwar, Rishikesh & Rameshwaram, Mukkoodal, Anbil, Mukkombu, Prayag and Bhavani are the sacred places to perform Dasami Shraddh as per Tamil beliefs.