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Pitru Paksha Shraddh Mahalaya Paksha

Pitru Paksha (Mahalaya Paksha, Apara Paksha, Shraddh Paksha) is a fortnight dedicated to dead ancestors and forefathers. In 2017, Pitru Paksha starts on September 6 and ends with Mahalaya Amavasya on September 20. During Pitru Paksha, dead ancestors are offered special rites and rituals. Pitru Paksha Shraddh begins on Ashwin Krishna Pratipada or first day of Ashwin […]

Pitru Paksha 2016, Mahalaya Paksha Shraddh, Shraddh Paksha

Mahalaya Paksha Shraddh (Pitru Paksha Shraddh) are the rituals dedicated to Pithru devatas or dead ancestors. In 2016, Mahalaya paksha starts on September 17 and ends on September 30 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, […]

Pitru Paksha story, Mahalaya Paksha Legend – 14 days Shraddh paksha katha of Karna

Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha, also known as Shraddh Paksha, is a fortnight dedicated to pay homage to dead ancestors. The Mahabharata has the reference story of Pitru Paksha related to King Karna and its importance. Usually, 14 days of Pitru paksha are observed in Ashwin month as per North Indian Hindi calendars whereas in […]

Pitru Paksha, 30 September 2012

Today, 30 September 2012, Pitru Paksha begins with Purnima Shraddh & Pratipada Shraddh. Pitru Paksha or Shraddh Paksha is a fortnight dedicated to dead ancestors. Pitru Paksha is observed from Krishna Paksha Pratipada to Amavasya in Ashwin month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and it coincides with Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapad month in Gujarati, […]

Pitru Paksha 2011 begins Today, 13 September 2011, Shraddh Paksha

Pitru Paksha 2011 begins today, 13 September 2011, with Pratipada Shraddh. Pitru Paksha or Shraddh Paksha is a fortnight dedicated to dead ancestors. It is observed from Krishna Paksha Pratipada to Amavasya in Ashwin month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and it coincides with Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapad month in Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu & […]

Pratipada Shraddh, First day of Pitru Paksha

Pratipada Shraddh (Prathami Shraddha) is the first day of Pitru Paksha. In 2015, Pratipada Shraddh date is September 28. Mahalaya Paksha begins on Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month in North Indian Hindi calendars and it is Pratipada in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars. Pratipada Shraddh Tharpana Puja […]

Mahalaya Shraddh Paksha, Pitru Paksha Shraddh

Mahalaya Shraddh Paksha or Pitru Paksha Shraddh is the fortnight dedicated to Shraddh rituals to Pitru devatas or dead ancestors. Mahalaya Paksha 2014 starts on September 9 and ends on September 24 with Mahalaya Amavasya. Pitru Paksha or Shraddh Paksha begins on the first day of Ashwin month and ends on the fifteenth day of the Ashwin […]