Mahalaya Amavasya 2020 | Pitru Amavasya

Mahalaya Amavasya or Pitru Amavasya is the No Moon day in Mahalaya paksha shraddh. In 2020, Mahalaya Amavasya date is September 17. Pitru Amavasya falls during Ashwin month as per North Indian calendar followed in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttaranchal. Mahalaya Amavas is the last day of Pitru Paksha, the […]

Trayodashi Shraddha 2020 | 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 2020, Trayodashi Shraddh date is September 15. It is also dedicated to those who have died in accidents, natural disasters or sudden death. […]

Balabholaniteras 2020 (Kakbali) | Shraddh to dead children

Balabholaniteras (Kakbali) is an auspicious day to perform shraddh rituals to dead children. In 2020, Balabholaniteras date is September 15. 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 […]

Trayodashi Shraddh Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 15 September 2020

‘Trayodashi Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted in Trayodashi Shraddha in Mahalaya Paksha – Pitru Paksha. In 2020, Trayodashi Shraddh date is September 15. 15 September 2020 – 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, […]

Chaturdashi Shraddh Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 16 September 2020

‘Chaturdashi Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted in Chaturdashi Shraddha in Mahalaya Paksha – Pitru Paksha. In 2020, Chaturdashi Shraddh date is September 16. 16 September 2020 – 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, […]

Mahalaya Amavasya Shraddh Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 17 September 2020

‘Mahalaya Amavasya Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted in Mahalaya Amavasya Shraddha in Pitru Paksha. In 2020, Mahalaya Amavasya Shraddh date is September 17. 17 September 2020 – 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 […]

Ghat Chaturdashi 2020 | Shraddh Chaturdashi in Pitru Paksha Shraddh

Ghat Chaturdashi, Shraddh Chaturdashi is the 14th day Shraddh ritual performed during Pitru Paksha Shraddh. In 2020, Ghat Chaturdasi Shraddh date is September 16. 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, […]

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 2020, Visha Jala Agni Shastradi Durmaran Shraddh date is September 16. ‘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 […]

Dwadashi Shraddh Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 14 September 2020

‘Dwadashi Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted in Dwadashi Shraddha in Mahalaya Paksha – Pitru Paksha. In 2020, Dwadashi Shraddh date is September 14. 14 September 2020 – Dwadashi 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, […]

Dwadashi Shraddha 2020 | 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 Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 13 September 2020

‘Ekadashi Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted in Ekadashi Shraddha in Mahalaya Paksha – Pitru Paksha. In 2020, Ekadashi Shraddh date is September 13. 13 September 2020 – Ekadashi 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, […]

Ekadashi Shraddh 2020 | 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 2020, Ekadashi Shraddh date is September 13. Apart from Shraddh tharpan rituals, […]

Dashami Shraddh Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 12 September 2020

‘Dashami Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted during Dashami Shraddha in Mahalaya Paksha – Pitru Paksha. In 2020, Dashami Shraddh date is September 12. 12 September 2020 – Dashami 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, […]

Navami Shraddh Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 11 September 2020

‘Navami Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted during Navami Shraddha in Mahalaya Paksha – Pitru Paksha. In 2020, Navami Shraddh date is September 11. 11 September 2020 – Navami 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, […]

Navami Shraddh 2020 | 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 2020, Navami Shraddh date is September 11. 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 […]

Dashami Shraddha 2020 | 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 2020, Dasami Shraddh date is September 12. Vishnu Puja is also observed on this day apart from Shraddh tharpan rituals […]

Ashtami Shraddh Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 10 September 2020

‘Ashtami Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted during Ashtami Shraddha in Mahalaya Paksha – Pitru Paksha. In 2020, Ashtami Shraddh date is September 10. 10 September 2020 – Ashtami 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, […]

Saptami Shraddh Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 9 September 2020

‘Saptami Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted during Saptami Shraddha in Mahalaya Paksha – Pitru Paksha. In 2020, Saptami Shraddh date is September 9. 9 September 2020 – Saptami 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, […]

Shashti Shraddh Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 8 September 2020

‘Shashti Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted during Shashti Shraddha in Mahalaya Paksha – Pitru Paksha. In 2020, Shashti Shraddh date is September 8. 8 September 2020 – Shashti 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, […]

Ashtami Shraddha 2020 | 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 2020, Ashtami Shraddha date is September September 10. It is also known as Arudrashtami when it coincides with […]