Avidhva Navmi or Navami Shraddh is the ninth day of Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Fortnight, a fortnight dedicated to dead ancestors. In 2022, Navami Shraddh date is September 19.
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, 19 September 2022
Navami Shraddh 2022 – September 19 – 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, 19 September 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:58 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:10 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 12:44 AM, Sep 20
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 02:03 PM
Tithi : Navami upto 07:01 PMDashami
Nakshatra : Ardra upto 06:11 PMPunarvasu
Karana : Garaja upto 07:01 PMVanija upto Full Night
Yoga : Vyatipata upto 07:29 AMVariyana
Weekday : Somawara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta; Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:39 AM to 12:28 PM
Amrita Kalam : 06:56 AM to 08:44 AM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 07:29 AM to 09:01 AM
Yamaganda : 10:32 AM to 12:04 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 01:35 PM to 03:07 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:28 PM to 01:17 PM 02:55 PM to 03:43 PM
Navami Shraddh in Previous Years
In 2021, Navami Shraddh date is September 30.
In 2020, Navami Shraddh date is September 11.
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.