Sashti Shraddha is the sixth day of Solah Shraddh, 16 days of Pitru Paksha. In 2019, Solah, Shashti Shraddh date is September 20.
It falls on 6th day in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin mahina of North Indian Hindi Panchangams and Bhadrapada month in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati panchangams.
Sashti Shraddha is a highly meritorious ritual for those who are not enjoying their married life and want to lead a good marital life with partner.
Shraddh Timings, 20 September 2019
Sashti Shraddh 2019 – September 20; Shraddh Timings – 1.17 PM to 3.42 PM
The best places for Shraddha rituals during Mahalaya Paksha are: River banks of Ganga, Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery, Brahmaputra, etc. i.e. Varanasi (Kashi), Prayag Sangam, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Gaya, Rameswaram, etc.
As per Tamil beliefs, the ideal places for Sashti Shraddha in Tamil Nadu are: Mukkoodal near Chengalpet, Sitthanakkudi Kodanda Rama Temple (near Thiruvarur – Koradacheri – Velukudi) and Poovalur near Trichy.
Panchang, 20 September 2019
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:18 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:22
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)22:33 Chandrastama (Moonset)11:16
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Shashthi – 20:11
Nakshatra Krittika – 10:20
Yoga Vajra – 22:57
Karana Vanija – 20:11
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Bhaadrupada
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 10:49 – 12:20
Gulika Kalam: 07:48 – 09:19
Yama Gandam: 15:21 – 16:51
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha
Amrita Kalam 07:47 – 09:29
Abhijit: 11:56 – 12:44
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 27:01* – 28:42*
Durmuhurthams: 12:44 – 13:32
Shashti Shraddh in Previous Years
In 2018, Solah, Shashti Shraddh date is September 30.
In 2017, Solah, Shashti Shraddh date was September 11.
In 2016, Solah, Shashti Shraddh date was September 22.