Ghat Chaturdashi, Shraddh Chaturdashi is the 14th day Shraddh ritual performed during Pitru Paksha Shraddh. In 2023, Ghat Chaturdasi Shraddh date is October 13.
Ghat Chaturdasi is dedicated to the dead ancestors who had an accidental death. Tarpan pradhan or Pinda pradhan is the main ritual of the day. Brahmins are also offered food, clothes, and other dakshina.
Balbholaniteras or Kakbali, the ritual dedicated to dead children, is observed on the previous day of Shraddh Chaturdashi.
Shraddh Timings, 13 October 2023
Chaturdashi Shraddh 2023 – October 13 – Shraddh Chaturdashi or Ghat Chaturdasi; Shraddh Timings – 1.14 PM to 3.36 PM
The next day of Chaturdashi Shradh, Mahalaya Amavasya or Pitru Amavasya Shradh Tharpan is observed.
Panchang, 13 October 2023
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:06 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:47 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 05:33 AM, Oct 14
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 05:06 PM
Tithi : Chaturdashi upto 09:50 PMAmavasya
Nakshatra : Uttara Phalguni upto 02:11 PMHasta
Karana : Vishti upto 08:54 AM, Shakuni upto 09:50 PM, Chatushpada,
Yoga : Brahma upto 10:06 AM, Indra,
Weekday : Shukrawara,
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1945 Shobhakrit
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2080 Nala
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit : 11:33 AM to 12:20 PM
Amrit Kalam : 06:12 AM to 07:59 AM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 10:29 AM to 11:56 AM
Yamaganda : 02:52 PM to 04:19 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 07:34 AM to 09:01 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:26 AM to 09:13 AM 12:20 PM to 01:06 PM
Varjyam : 11:21 PM to 01:06 AM, Oct 14
Chaturdashi Shraddh in Previous Years
In 2022, Ghat Chaturdasi Shraddh date is September 24.
In 2021, Ghat Chaturdasi Shraddh date is October 5.
In 2020, Ghat Chaturdasi Shraddh date is September 16.
In 2019, Ghat Chaturdasi Shraddh date is September 27.
In 2018, Ghat Chaturdasi Shraddh date is October 7.
In 2017, Ghat Chaturdasi Shraddh date is September 18.