Dwadashi Shraddha 2022 | 12th Pitru Paksha Shraddh

Dwadashi Shraddha is the 12th day of Pitru Paksha Shraddha. Also known as Yathi Mahalaya, Sanyasi Shraddh, Yateenam Mahalayam, Yathi Dwadashi Shraddh, it falls on 12th day of Pitru Paksha, Dwadasi in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin Month in North Indian Hindi calendar and in Bhadrapada Month as per Amavasyant Panchangams of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashatra, Gujarat and Karnataka.

In 2022, Dwadashi Shraddh Mahalaya date is September 22.

It is an auspicious day to offer Shraddh rituals to Yathis (Saints, Sadhus, Sanyasis, Rishis, etc).

The holy people those who involved in writing, compiling, and structuring of Hindu scriptures are offered tharpan, pinda daan and other shraddh rituals on this day.

Shraddh Timings, 22 September 2022

Dwadasi Shraddh 2022 – September 22 – Yateenam Mahalaya Shraddh or Yathi Dwadashi; Shraddh Timings – 1.14 PM to 3.36 PM

Apart from the sacred spots like Varanasi, Gaya, Rishikesh, Haridwar and Allahabad Prayag Sangam; Ramagiri near Surattapalli, Devar Malai near Karur, Thakkolam near Chennai, Ootathoor are considered auspicious places for Yathi Dwadasi shraddh as per Tamil beliefs.

Best Places to perform Pitru Paksha Shraddha

Panchang, 22 September 2022

Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:59 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:07 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 03:27 AM, Sep 23
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 04:14 PM

Today’s Panchangam:

Tithi : Dwadashi upto 01:17 AM, Sep 23Trayodashi
Nakshatra : Ashlesha upto 02:03 AM, Sep 23Magha
Karana : Kaulava upto 12:29 PMTaitila upto 01:17 AM, Sep 23Garaja

Yoga : Shiva upto 09:45 AMSiddha
Weekday : Guruwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha

Samvatsaram:

Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta; Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi

Shubh Muhurat:

Abhijit Muhurat : 11:39 AM to 12:27 PM
Amrita Kalam : 12:18 AM, Sep 23 to 02:03 AM, Sep 23

Time to avoid:

Rahu Kalam : 01:34 PM to 03:05 PM
Yamaganda : 05:59 AM to 07:30 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:01 AM to 10:32 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:01 AM to 10:50 AM 02:53 PM to 03:41 PM
Varjyam : 01:48 PM to 03:33 PM

Dwadashi Shraddh in Previous Years

In 2021, Dwadashi Shraddh Mahalaya date is October 3.

In 2020, Dwadashi Shraddh Mahalaya date is September 14.

In 2019, Dwadashi Shraddh Mahalaya date is September 25.

In 2018, Dwadashi Shraddh Mahalaya date is October 6.

In 2017, Dwadashi Shraddh Mahalaya date is September 17.

In 2016, Dwadashi Shraddh Mahalaya date was September 27.

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