Saptami Shraddha 2022 | 7th day of Mahalaya Paksha

Saptami Shraddha is the seventh day of Pitru Paksha. In 2022, Saptami Shraddh date is September 16.

It falls on Saptami in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month in North India and in Bhadrapad month in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu calendars.

Apart from Pitru Tharpan rituals Saptamatrika or seven divine mothers in Hinduism are also worshipped on this day.

Saptami is really helpful for those who are in the field of performing arts such as acting, dancing, cultural art forms, etc. Donating yellow colored clothes on Shraddha Saptami is highly auspicious.

Shraddh Timings, 16 September 2022

Saptami Shraddh 2022 – September 16; Shraddh Timings – 1.17 PM to 3.42 PM

Kashi (Varanasi), Prayag, Haridwar, Rishikesh and Rameswaram are the best places to perform shraddh rituals.

As per Tamil beliefs, Pitru Moksha Shiva Temple in Kuruvi Rameswaram near Thiruvarur is the best place to observe Saptami Shraddh rituals.

Panchang, 16 September 2022

Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:57 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:13 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 10:17 PM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 11:22 AM

Today’s Panchangam:

Tithi : Shashthi upto 12:19 PMSaptami
Nakshatra : Krittika upto 09:55 AMRohini
Karana : Vanija upto 12:19 PMVishti upto 01:12 AM, Sep 17Bava
Yoga : Vajra upto 05:51 AM, Sep 17Siddhi
Weekday : Shukrawara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha

Samvatsaram:

Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta; Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi

Shubh Muhurat:

Abhijit Muhurat : 11:40 AM to 12:29 PM
Amrita Kalam : 07:20 AM to 09:04 AM

Time to avoid:

Rahu Kalam : 10:33 AM to 12:05 PM
Yamaganda : 03:09 PM to 04:41 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 07:29 AM to 09:01 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:24 AM to 09:13 AM 12:29 PM to 01:19 PM
Varjyam : 03:33 AM, Sep 17 to 05:18 AM, Sep 17

Saptami Shraddh in Previous Years

In 2021, Saptami Shraddh date is September 28.

In 2020, Saptami Shraddh date is September 9.

In 2019, Saptami Shraddh date is September 21.

In 2018, Saptami Shraddh date is October 1.

In 2017, Saptami Shraddh date is September 12.

In 2016, Saptami Shraddh date was September 22.

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