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 2021, Ekadashi Shraddh date is October 2.
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, 2 October 2021
Ekadashi Shraddh 2021 – October 2; 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, 2 October 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:15 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:06 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 02:43 AM, Oct 03
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 03:49 PM
Tithi : Ekadashi upto 11:10 PM Dwadashi
Nakshatra : Ashlesha upto 03:35 AM, Oct 03 Magha
Yoga : Siddha upto 05:47 PM Sadhya
Karana : Bava upto 11:13 AM Balava upto 11:10 PM Kaulava
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Weekday : Shaniwara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:46 AM to 12:34 PM
Amrit Kalam : 01:57 AM, Oct 03 to 03:35 AM, Oct 03
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 09:12 AM to 10:41 AM
Yamaganda : 01:39 PM to 03:08 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 06:15 AM to 07:43 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 06:15 AM to 07:02 AM 07:02 AM to 07:49 AM
Varjyam : 04:06 PM to 05:44 PM
Ekadashi Shraddh in Previous Years
In 2020, Ekadashi Shraddh date is September 13.
In 2019, Ekadashi Shraddh date is September 25.
In 2018, Ekadashi Shraddh date is October 5.
In 2017, Ekadashi Shraddh date is September 16.
In 2016, Ekadashi Shraddh date was September 26.