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 2023, Ekadashi Shraddh date is October 9|10.
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, 9 October 2023
Ekadashi Shraddh 2023 – October 9; 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, 9 October 2023
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:04 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:50 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 02:10 AM, Oct 10
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 03:00 PM
Tithi : Dashami upto 12:36 PMEkadashi
Nakshatra : Ashlesha upto 05:45 AM, Oct 10Magha
Karana : Vishti upto 12:36 PM, Bava upto 01:52 AM, Oct 10, Balava,
Yoga : Siddha upto 06:51 AM, Sadhya,
Weekday : Somawara,
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1945 Shobhakrit
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2080 Nala
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit : 11:34 AM to 12:21 PM
Amrit Kalam : 03:57 AM, Oct 10 to 05:45 AM, Oct 10
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 07:33 AM to 09:01 AM
Yamaganda : 10:29 AM to 11:57 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 01:26 PM to 02:54 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:21 PM to 01:08 PM 02:42 PM to 03:29 PM
Varjyam : 05:09 PM to 06:57 PM
Ekadashi Shraddh in Previous Years
In 2022, Ekadashi Shraddh date is September 21.
In 2021, Ekadashi Shraddh date is October 2.
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.