Bharani Mahalaya Shraddh 2021 in Pitru Paksha

Bharani Mahalaya Shraddh, Maha Bharani Shraddh is an important Shraddh during Pitru Paksha. In 2021, Bharani Mahalaya Shraddh date is September 24. In 2021, 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. […]

Purnima Shraddha Tharpana Mantras | 20 September 2021

‘Purnima Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted during the Purnima Shraddha in Pitru Paksha (Mahalaya Paksha). In 2021, Purnima Shraddh date is September 20. 20 September 2021 (Pournami – Poorvabhadra) Adya Sri Bhagavatha maha purushasya Vishnor Agnaya pravarthamanasya Adhya Brahmana Dweethiya parardhe Swetha Varaha kalpe Vaivaswatha manvanthare ashta vimsathi thame kali yuge prathame padhe, jambu […]

Trayodashi Shraddha 2021 | 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 2021, Trayodashi Shraddh date is October 4. It is also dedicated to those who have died in accidents, natural disasters or sudden death. […]

Yathi Mahalaya 2021 | Sanyasi Shraddh

Yathi Mahalaya, Sanyasi Shraddh, Yateenam Mahalayam, Yathi Dwadashi Shraddh falls on Dwadashi Shraddh. In 2021, Yathi Mahalaya date is October 3. 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 […]

Arudrashtami 2021 | 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 2021, Arudrashtami date is September 29. Lord Shiva is worshipped on this day. Those who are born on Arudra nakshatra and suffering from Graha peeda should perform […]

Avidhva Navami 2021

Avidhava Navami sharaddh is a ritual performed on Navami during Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha. In 2021, Avidhva Navami shraddh date is September 30. 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 […]

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 2021, Visha Jala Agni Shastradi Durmaran Shraddh date is October 5. ‘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 […]

Ghat Chaturdashi 2021 | Shraddh Chaturdashi in Pitru Paksha Shraddh

Ghat Chaturdashi, Shraddh Chaturdashi is the 14th day Shraddh ritual performed during Pitru Paksha Shraddh. In 2021, Ghat Chaturdasi Shraddh date is October 5. 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, […]

Balabholaniteras 2021 (Kakbali) | Shraddh to dead children

Balabholaniteras (Kakbali) is an auspicious day to perform shraddh rituals to dead children. In 2021, Balabholaniteras date is October 4. 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 […]

Mahalaya Amavasya 2021 | Pitru Amavasya

Mahalaya Amavasya or Pitru Amavasya is the No Moon day in Mahalaya paksha shraddh. In 2021, Mahalaya Amavasya date is October 6. 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 […]

Ashtami Shraddha 2021 | 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 2021, Ashtami Shraddha date is September September 29. It is also known as Arudrashtami when it coincides with […]

Sashti Shraddha 2021 | Sixth day of Solah Shraddh

Sashti Shraddha is the sixth day of Solah Shraddh, 16 days of Pitru Paksha. In 2021, Solah, Shashti Shraddh date is September 26. 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 […]

Saptami Shraddha 2021 | 7th day of Mahalaya Paksha

Saptami Shraddha is the seventh day of Pitru Paksha. In 2021, Saptami Shraddh date is September 28. 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 […]

Panchami Shraddha 2021 | Fifth day of Shraddha Paksha

Panchami Shraddha is the fifth day of Pitru Paksha Shrradh (Mahalaya). In 2021, Panchami Shraddh date is September 25. 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 […]

Chaturthi Shraddha 2021 | Fourth day of Pithru Paksham

Chaturthi Shraddha is the fourth day of Pithru Paksham or Mahalayam Paksham. In 2021, Chaturthi Shraddh date is September 24. It falls on Chaturthi of Krishna Paksha in Bhadrapada month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu calendars and in Ashwin month in North Indian Hindi Panchangam. Shraddh Timings, 24 September 2021 Chaturthi Shraddh 2021 […]

Tritiya Shraddha 2021 | Third day of Pitru Paksha Shraddh

Tritiya Shraddha or Thadiya Shraddham is the third day of Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha Shraddha karma rituals. In 2021, Tritiya Shraddha date is September 23. It falls in third day of Krishna Paksha in Bhadrapad month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars and in Ashwin month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. […]

Dwitiya Shraddh 2021 | Second day of Pitru Paksha

Dwitiya Shraddh is the second day of Pitr Paksha. In 2021, Dwitiya Shraddh date is September 22. Those who observe this Shraddh will be blessed with long life and would lead their remaining life without any sort of diseases. It falls on Krishna Paksha Dwitiya in Bhadrapad month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada […]

Pratipada Shraddha 2021 | First day of Pitru Paksha

Pratipada Shraddh (Prathami Shraddha) is the first day of Pitru Paksha. In 2021, Pratipada Shraddh date is September 21. 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 […]

Trayodashi Shraddh Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras | 4 October 2021

‘Trayodashi Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted in Trayodashi Shraddha in Mahalaya Paksha – Pitru Paksha. In 2021, Trayodashi Shraddh date is October 4. 4 October 2021 – 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 | 5 October 2021

‘Chaturdashi Shraddha Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras’ are chanted in Chaturdashi Shraddha in Mahalaya Paksha – Pitru Paksha. In 2021, Chaturdashi Shraddh date is October 5. 5 October 2021 – 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, […]