Trayodashi Shraddha 2019 | 13th day of Pitru Paksha

Trayodashi Shraddha is the thirteenth day of Pitru Paksha. It is also known as Kakbali or Balabholaniteras as the dead children are offered Shraddh rituals and the food is offered to crows. In 2019, Trayodashi Shraddh date is September 26. It is also dedicated to those who have died in accidents, natural disasters or sudden death. […]

Ghat Chaturdashi 2019 | Shraddh Chaturdashi in Pitru Paksha Shraddh

Ghat Chaturdashi, Shraddh Chaturdashi is the 14th day Shraddh ritual performed during Pitru Paksha Shraddh. In 2019, Ghat Chaturdasi Shraddh date is September 27. Ghat Chaturdasi is dedicated to the dead ancestors who had an accidental death. Tarpan pradhan or Pinda pradhan is the main ritual of the day. Brahmins are also offered food, clothes, […]

Dwadashi Shraddha 2019 | 12th Pitru Paksha Shraddh

Dwadashi Shraddha is the 12th day of Pitru Paksha Shraddha. Also known as Yathi Mahalaya, Sanyasi Shraddh, Yateenam Mahalayam, Yathi Dwadashi Shraddh, it falls on 12th day of Pitru Paksha, Dwadasi in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin Month in North Indian Hindi calendar and in Bhadrapada Month as per Amavasyant Panchangams of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashatra, Gujarat and […]

Ekadashi Shraddh 2019 | Indira Ekadasi during Pitru Paksha

Ekadashi shraddha is the eleventh day of Pitru Paksha. Also known as Indira Ekadasi, this Pitru Paksha Ekadashi falls in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month in North Indian Hindi calendars and in Bhadrapad month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada Panchangams. In 2019, Ekadashi Shraddh date is September 25. Apart from Shraddh tharpan rituals, […]

Dashami Shraddha 2019 | 10th day in Pitru Paksha

Dasami Shraddha is the tenth day of Pitru Paksha Shraddh rituals. It falls on Dashami day in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapad month in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada Panchangams and in Ashwin month in Hindi calendars. In 2019, Dasami Shraddh date is September 24. Vishnu Puja is also observed on this day apart from Shraddh tharpan rituals […]

Balabholaniteras 2019 (Kakbali) | Shraddh to dead children

Balabholaniteras (Kakbali) is an auspicious day to perform shraddh rituals to dead children. In 2018, Balabholaniteras date is September 26. It falls on thirteenth day of Pitru Paksha (Trayodasi Shraddh Mahalaya). It is performed all over India but the particular term ‘Balabholaniteras’ is well known in Gujarat. Balabholaniteras falls on the 13th day of Krishna […]

Visha Jala Agni Shastradi Durmaran Shraddh | Shraddh rituals for Accidental Death Victims

‘Visha Jala Agni Shastradi Durmaran Shraddh’ is a shraddh ritual observed on Chaturdashi Shraddh. In 2019, Visha Jala Agni Shastradi Durmaran Shraddh date is September 27. ‘Visha Jala Agni Shastradi Durmaran Shraddh’ is dedicated to those ancestors who lost their life in accident (accidental deaths) such as Snake bite (Poisonous animal bite), death due to […]

Avidhva Navami 2019

Avidhava Navami sharaddh is a ritual performed on Navami during Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha. In 2019, Avidhva Navami shraddh date is September 23. This shraddh karma is dedicated to women ancestors. Women who passed away before their husband are offered tithi or tharpan during Avidhva Navami. Avidhva Navami is observe on Ashwin Krishna paksha Navami […]

Navami Shraddh 2019 | 9th day of Mahalaya Paksha

Avidhva Navmi or Navami Shraddh is the ninth day of Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Fortnight, a fortnight dedicated to dead ancestors. In 2019, Navami Shraddh date is September 23. Durga Puja is also observed on this day in many places of India. On this day Sumangali women who were passed away before their husband are […]

Yathi Mahalaya 2019 | Sanyasi Shraddh

Yathi Mahalaya, Sanyasi Shraddh, Yateenam Mahalayam, Yathi Dwadashi Shraddh falls on Dwadashi Shraddh. In 2019, Yathi Mahalaya date is September 25. It is an auspicious day to offer Shraddh rituals to Yathis (Saints, Sadhus, Sanyasis, Rishis, etc). The holy people those who involved in writing, compiling, and structuring of Hindu scriptures are offered tharpan, pinda daan […]

Ashtami Shraddha 2019 | 8th day in Pitru Paksha

Ashtami Shraddha is the eighth day in Pitru Paksha. It falls on Ashtami tithi in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapad month in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada Panchangams and in Ashwin month in North Indian Hindi calendars. In 2019, Ashtami Shraddha date is September September 22. It is also known as Arudrashtami when it coincides with […]

Saptami Shraddha 2019 | 7th day of Mahalaya Paksha

Saptami Shraddha is the seventh day of Pitru Paksha. In 2019, Saptami Shraddh date is September 21. 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 […]

Sashti Shraddha 2019 | Sixth day of Solah Shraddh

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 […]

Panchami Shraddha 2019 | Fifth day of Shraddha Paksha

Panchami Shraddha is the fifth day of Pitru Paksha Shrradh (Mahalaya). In 2019, Panchami Shraddh date is September 19. Panchami Shraddh falls on 5th day in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month in North Indian Hindi calendars and in Bhadrapad month as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars. Panchami Shraddh is helpful for those who […]

Bharani Mahalaya Shraddh 2019 in Pitru Paksha

Bharani Mahalaya Shraddh, Maha Bharani Shraddh is an important Shraddh during Pitru Paksha. In 2019, Bharani Mahalaya Shraddh date is September 18. In 2019, this is Chaturthi Shraddh. It is the day on which Bharani nakshatram or Bharani asterism falls during Pitru paksha. Bharani Mahalaya Shradh, Hindus offer oblations or pinda daan to dead ancestors. […]

Arudrashtami 2019 | Arudra Nakshatra Ashtami in Pitru Paksha

Arudrashtami (Madhvashtami, Madhyashtami) is observed during Arudra nakshatra day which falls on Ashtami in Bhadrapad month (Ashwin month in North Indian calendars) and mostly in Pitru Paksha. In 2019, Arudrashtami date is September 22. Lord Shiva is worshipped on this day. Those who are born on Arudra nakshatra and suffering from Graha peeda should perform […]

Places to do Pitru Paksha Shraddh | Where to perform Mahalaya Shraddh rituals

Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha is an auspicious fortnight dedicated to perform pitru shraddh rituals. This article explains you – where to do pitru paksha shraddh or the list of places to perform Mahalaya paksha shraddh pinda daan. In India, there are 1008 sacred spots to perform these rituals. The important places in the list […]

Mahalaya Amavasya Shraddh Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 28 September 2019

‘Mahalaya Amavasya Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted in Mahalaya Amavasya Shraddha in Pitru Paksha. In 2019, Mahalaya Amavasya Shraddh date is September 27. 28 September 2019 – Mahalaya Amavasya Shraddha Sankalpam Adya Sri  Bhagavatha maha purushasya  Vishnor Agnaya  pravarthamanasya  Adhya Brahmana  Dweethiya parardhe  Swetha  Varaha kalpe  Vaivaswatha manvanthare  ashta vimsathi thame  kali yuge  prathame […]

Chaturdashi Shraddh Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 27 September 2019

‘Chaturdashi Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted in Chaturdashi Shraddha in Mahalaya Paksha – Pitru Paksha. In 2019, Chaturdashi Shraddh date is September 27. 27 September 2019 – Chaturdashi Shraddha Sankalpam Adya Sri  Bhagavatha maha purushasya  Vishnor Agnaya  pravarthamanasya  Adhya Brahmana  Dweethiya parardhe  Swetha  Varaha kalpe  Vaivaswatha manvanthare  ashta vimsathi thame  kali yuge  prathame padhe, […]

Trayodashi Shraddh Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 26 September 2019

‘Trayodashi Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted in Trayodashi Shraddha in Mahalaya Paksha – Pitru Paksha. In 2019, Trayodashi Shraddh date is September 26. 26 September 2019 – Trayodashi Shraddha Sankalpam Adya Sri  Bhagavatha maha purushasya  Vishnor Agnaya  pravarthamanasya  Adhya Brahmana  Dweethiya parardhe  Swetha  Varaha kalpe  Vaivaswatha manvanthare  ashta vimsathi thame  kali yuge  prathame padhe […]