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Shraddha on Various Nakshatrams: Merits, Benefits|Fruits

What are the benefits of performing Shraddha on particular Nakshatrams? “Shraddha on Various Nakshatrams: Merits, Benefits|Fruits” explains the results of performing Shraddha on each Nakshatram….

Apart from Pitru Paksha (Mahalaya Paksha), Aadi Amavasai – Amavasai in Aadi Month in Tamil calendar, Karkadika Vavu in Malayalam Calendar, and every Amavasya are the auspicious days for performing Shraddha for departed ancestors.

Here are the results of performing Shraddha on each Nakshatram..

Ashwini Nakshatra – Increase in life (Aswathi)

Bharani Nakshatra – Prosperity

Krittika Nakshatra – Heaven abode (Karthigai / Karthika / Krutthika)

Rohini Nakshatram – Progeny

Mrigashira Nakshatra – Radiance (Mrigasheersham / Makeeryam)

Ardra Nakshatra – Bravery (Thiruvaathirai / Thiruvaathira)

Punarvasu Nakshatra – Land (Punarpoosam / Punartham)

Pushya Nakshatra – Health (Poosam / Pooyyam)

Ashlesha Nakshatra – Sons (Aayilyam)

Magha Nakshatra – Family help (Makam / Makham)

Purvaphalguni Nakshatram – Fortune (Pooram)

Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra- Virtues (Uthiram / Uthram)

Hasta Nakshatra – Greatness (Hastham / Atham)

Chitra Nakshatra – Beauty/ personality (Chithirai)

Swathi Nakshatram- Trade (Chothi)

Vishakha Nakshatra – Progeny/desires (Visaakam)

Anuradha Nakshatra – Respect (Anusham / Anizham)

Jyeshta Nakshatram – Dominance (Kettai / Thrikketta)

Moola Nakshatra – Disease-free (Moolam)

Purvashada Nakshatram – Popularity (Pooraadam)

Uttarashada Nakshatra – No sorrows (Uthiraadam / Uthradam)

Shravana Nakshatra- Heaven abode (Thiruvonam)

Dhanishta Nakshatra – Wealth (Avittam)

Abhijit Nakshatram – Vedas/medicine

Shatabhisha Nakshatra- Animal wealth (Chathayam / Sadayam)

Purvabhadrapada Nakshatram – Knowledge/cattle (Poorattathi / Poorattadhi)

Uttarabhadrapada Nakshatram – Precious metals (Uthirattathi / Uthrattathi)

Revati Nakshatram – Horses

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  1. Ranganath says:

    I heard that annual shraadh is usually performed on the tithi on which the ancestor has died. We don’t choose the nakshatram on which to do shraadh.