Ekadashi shraddha is the eleventh day of Pitru Paksha. Also known as Indira Ekadasi, this Pitru Paksha Ekadashi falls in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month in North Indian Hindi calendars and in Bhadrapad month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada Panchangams.
In 2019, Ekadashi Shraddh date is September 25.
Apart from Shraddh tharpan rituals, Vishnu Puja is also performed on this day for Vishnu loka prapthi for dead ancestors.
One needs to perform Shraddh rituals to those who had passed away untimely.
Shraddh Timings, 25 September 2019
Ekadashi Shraddh 2019 – September 25; Shraddh Timings – 1.15 PM to 3.38 PM
Apart from Kashi, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Prayag Sangam, Rameswaram and Gaya, Amma Mandapam near Srirangam, Mohanur, Musiri and Thiruvidaimarudur are the best places for Eakdashi shraddha as per Tamil beliefs.
Panchang, 25 September 2019
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:19 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:17
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)27:20 Chandrastama (Moonset)15:58
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ekadashi – 14:08
Nakshatra Pushya – 08:53
Yoga Shiva – 12:32
Karana Kaulava – 24:39*
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Bhaadrupada
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 12:18 – 13:48
Gulika Kalam: 10:48 – 12:18
Yama Gandam: 07:49 – 09:19
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka
Amrita Kalam 29:13* – 30:40*
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 20:30 – 21:58
Durmuhurthams: 11:54 – 12:42
Ekadashi Shraddh in Previous Years
In 2018, Ekadashi Shraddh date is October 5.
In 2017, Ekadashi Shraddh date is September 16.
In 2016, Ekadashi Shraddh date was September 26.