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 2018, Dasami Shraddh date is October 4.
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.
Shraddh Timings, 4 October 2018
Dashami Shraddh 2018 – October 4; Shraddh Timings – 1.16 PM to 3.39 PM
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.
Dashami Shraddh in Previous Years
In 2017, Dasami Shraddh date is September 15.
In 2016, Dasami Shraddh date was September 25.