Pitru Paksha 2023 | Mahalaya Paksha Shraddh, Shraddh Paksha

Mahalaya paksha tharpan

Mahalaya paksha tharpan

Mahalaya Paksha Shraddh (Pitru Paksha Shraddh) are the rituals dedicated to Pithru devatas or dead ancestors. In 2023, Mahalaya paksha starts on September 29 and ends on October 14 with Mahalaya Amavasya Tarpan.

Mahalaya Pitru paksha begins on the first day during Ashwin month as per North Indian calendar followed in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Rajasthan.

But, as per the calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka, Mahalaya Pitru Paksha Shraddh begins on the first day in second half of Bhadrapad maas.

As per North Indian calendars, Mahalaya Shraddh paksha ends on Mahalaya Amavasya or Ashwin Amavasya which falls on October 14 in 2023. As per the other calendars mentioned above, Mahalaya Pitru Shraddha Paksha ends on Mahalaya Amavasya which coincides with Bhadrapad Amavasya (October 14, 2023).

On the next day to Mahalaya Amavasya, Sharad Maha Navaratri or Durga Maha Navratri begins.

Get Pitru Paksha Shraddh Timings on Pitru Paksha days… 

For detailed Pitru Paksha Vidhi or procedure, you can read this article….

During Pitru Paksha, each day is dedicated to different section of dead ancestors.. such as dead women, dead children, accidentally dead ancestors, etc.

Pitru Paksha 2023 dates in other countries

Pitru Paksha 2023 date in USA & Canada – September 29 to October 14

Pitru Paksha 2023 date in UK & Europe – September 29 to October 14

Pitru Paksha 2023 date in UAE & Gulf countries – September 29 to October 14

Pitru Paksha 2023 date in Singapore – September 29 to October 14

Pitru Paksha 2023 date in Malaysia – September 29 to October 14

Pitru Paksha 2023 date in South Africa & African countries – September 29 to October 14

Pitru Paksha 2023 date in Australia – September 29 to October 14

Pitru Paksha 2023 date in New Zealand – September 29 to October 14

Pitru Paksha 2023 date in Mauritius – September 29 to October 14

Pitru Paksha 2023 date in Maldives – September 29 to October 14

Here is the detailed calendar or schedule of Pitru Paksha 2023

Purnima Shraddh – September 29, Friday

Pratipada Shraddh – September 29, Friday (30 September in some places)

Dwitiya Shraddh – September 30, Saturday (1 October in some places)

Tritiya Shraddh – October 1, Sunday

Chaturthi Shraddh – October 2, Monday

Panchami Shraddh – October 3, Tuesday

Sashti Shraddh – October 4, Wednesday

Saptami Shraddh – October 5, Thursday

Ashtami Shraddh – October 6, Friday

Navami Shraddh – October 7, Saturday – Avidhava Navami or Avidhva Navami (Matru Navami), Monday

Dashami Shraddh – October 8, Sunday

Ekadashi Shraddh – October 9, Monday – Indira Ekadashi

Ekadashi Shraddh – October 10, Tuesday – Magha Shraddh

Dwadashi Shraddh – October 11, Wednesday – Yateenam Mahalaya Shraddh or Yathi Dwadashi

Trayodasi Shraddh – October 12, Thursday – Balbolaniteras

Chaturdashi Shraddh – October 13, Friday – Shraddh Chaturdashi or Ghat Chaturdasi, Saturday, Vishashastrahatha Mahalayam, Shastradihata Pitru Shraddha

Mahalaya Amavasya Shraddh 2023 – October 14, Saturday

पितृ पक्ष 2023

पूर्णिमा का श्राद्ध: 29 सितंबर 2023

प्रतिपदा का श्राद्ध: 29 सितंबर 2023

द्वितीया का श्राद्ध: 30 सितंबर 2023

तृतीया का श्राद्ध: 1 अक्टूबर 2023

चतुर्थी का श्राद्ध: 2 अक्टूबर 2023

पंचमी का श्राद्ध: 3 अक्टूबर 2023

षष्ठी का श्राद्ध: 4 अक्टूबर 2023

सप्तमी का श्राद्ध: 5 अक्टूबर 2023

अष्टमी का श्राद्ध: 6 अक्टूबर 2023

नवमी का श्राद्ध: 7 अक्टूबर 2023

दशमी का श्राद्ध: 8 अक्टूबर 2023

एकादशी का श्राद्ध: 9 अक्टूबर 2023

मघा श्राद्ध: 10 अक्टूबर 2023

द्वादशी का श्राद्ध: 11 अक्टूबर 2023

त्रयोदशी का श्राद्ध: 12 अक्टूबर 2023

चतुर्दशी का श्राद्ध: 13 अक्टूबर 2023

सर्वपितृ मोक्ष अमावस्या: 14 अक्टूबर 2023

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19 Comments

  1. brinda says:

    Please tell me when shradh beginning in September 2022 and when do they end according to North Indian Calendar.

    • NAVEEN KUMAR SANAGALA says:

      Hi Brinda…

      In 2010, Pitru paksha shraddh will start on September 24 and end on October 7 with Mahalaya Amavasya Tarpan as per North Indian calendar (in fact as per any Hindu calendar in India).

  2. K.indra devi says:

    The above information is God sent. would like to know where in India I can do this Pitru paksha shraddh ceremoney. I am a female & I have been told that I have to do it yearly. so please advise.
    Thanking you in anticipation,
    Indra

  3. K Kannan says:

    My father’s annual shartham falls during the Mahalaya Paksha period.Can the Mahalaya Srarthem be done on the same day?
    Kannan

  4. Revati says:

    when is shaddh in year 2023 in hindu calendar

  5. Laghuvi says:

    mahalaya amavasya 2023 amavasya time i mean when amavasya starts and when it ends

  6. Visamaksh says:

    when is pitru paksha starting in september 2023

  7. Shreesh says:

    pitru paksha 2023 dates as per andhra calender

  8. Manhar says:

    prayers and ritual for mahalaya pitru paksha 2023

  9. Chandrakiran says:

    Pitru Paksha 2023 Mahalaya Paksha Shraddh dates 2023

  10. Aalap says:

    how to do the rituals of shradh during the 15 days

  11. Stotri says:

    when is the first day of shraddh 2023

  12. Lopamudra says:

    pindaan rituals to be done on pitru mavasya shrad

  13. Manjula Bt says:

    Dear Sir we want how to book the sarva pitru paksha pooja

  14. Manjula says:

    Dear Sir we want how to book the sarva pitru paksha pooja

  15. Sush says:

    hi,.. My mom expired on 15th August 2015 .. I m based out of India now, Acc to details I guess I shud follow the Awidhwa Navami on 6th October … Can u pls suggest how to do thus pooja at home in a simple way? Thnk u in advance. Tc