Sashti Shraddha is the sixth day of Solah Shraddh, 16 days of Pitru Paksha. In 2020, Solah, Shashti Shraddh date is September 8.
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, 8 September 2020
Sashti Shraddh 2020 – September 8; 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, 8 September 2020
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, शुद्ध आश्विन मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, षष्टी तिथि, भरणी नक्षत्र, व्याघात योग, वणिज करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:14 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:33
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)22:27 Chandrastama (Moonset)11:05
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Shashthi – 24:02*
Nakshatra Bharani – 08:26
Yoga Vyaghata – 17:34
Karana Vanija – 24:02*
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Bhaadrupada
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 15:28 – 17:01
Gulika Kalam: 12:24 – 13:56
Yama Gandam: 09:19 – 10:51
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Simha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mesha – 15:10:15
Abhijit: 11:59 – 12:48
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 21:50 – 23:38
Durmuhurthams: 23:14 – 24:01*
Shashti Shraddh in Previous Years
In 2019, Solah, Shashti Shraddh date is September 20.
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.