Avidhva Navmi or Navami Shraddh is the ninth day of Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Fortnight, a fortnight dedicated to dead ancestors. In 2020, Navami Shraddh date is September 11.
Durga Puja is also observed on this day in many places of India.
On this day Sumangali women who were passed away before their husband are offered shraddh tharpan rituals.
Navami Shraddh falls on ninth day in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapad month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars and in Ashwin month as per North Indian Hindi calendars.
Shraddh Timings, 11 September 2020
Navami Shraddh 2020 – September 11 – Avidhava Navami or Avidhva Navami; Shraddh Timings – 1.16 PM to 3.39 PM
As per Tamil beliefs, apart from Varanasi, Rameswaram, Gaya, Rishikesh & Haridwar, Sarva Loka Soorya Theertham near the Nedumbaram Sri Rama temple on the Thiruvallur – Tirutani route is considered the best place for Navami Shraddha tharpanam rituals.
Panchang, 11 September 2020
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, शुद्ध आश्विन मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, नवमी तिथि, मृगशीर्ष नक्षत्र, सिद्धि योग, गरज करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:15 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:30
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)24:42 Chandrastama (Moonset)13:47
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Navami – 28:19*
Nakshatra Mrigashirsha – 15:25
Yoga Siddhi – 18:25
Karana Garaja – 28:19*
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Bhaadrupada
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 10:51 – 12:23
Gulika Kalam: 07:47 – 09:19
Yama Gandam: 15:26 – 16:58
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Simha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mithuna
Amrita Kalam 30:00* – 31:40*
Abhijit: 11:58 – 12:47
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 24:10* – 25:50*
Durmuhurthams: 12:47 – 13:36
Navami Shraddh in Previous Years
In 2019, Navami Shraddh date is September 23.
In 2018, Navami Shraddh date is October 3.
In 2017, Navami Shraddh date is September 14.
In 2016, Navami Shraddh date was September 24.