Ekadashi Shraddh 2018 | 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 2018, Ekadashi Shraddh date is October 5. Apart from Shraddh tharpan rituals, […]

Ashtami Shraddha 2018 | 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 2018, Ashtami Shraddha date is September October 2. It is also known as Arudrashtami when it coincides with […]

Navami Shraddh 2018 | 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 2018, Navami Shraddh date is October 3. 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 […]

Saptami Shraddha 2018 | 7th day of Mahalaya Paksha

Saptami Shraddha is the seventh day of Pitru Paksha. In 2018, Saptami Shraddh date is October 1. 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 2018 | Sixth day of Solah Shraddh

Sashti Shraddha is the sixth day of Solah Shraddh, 16 days of Pitru Paksha. In 2018, Solah, Shashti Shraddh date is September 30. 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 2018 | Fifth day of Shraddha Paksha

Panchami Shraddha is the fifth day of Pitru Paksha Shrradh (Mahalaya). In 2018, Panchami Shraddh date is September 29. 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 […]

Pratipada Shraddha 2018 | First day of Pitru Paksha

Pratipada Shraddh (Prathami Shraddha) is the first day of Pitru Paksha. In 2018, Pratipada Shraddh date is September 25. 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 […]

Dwitiya Shraddh 2018 | Second day of Pitru Paksha

Dwitiya Shraddh is the second day of Pitr Paksha. In 2018, Dwitiya Shraddh date is September 26. 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 […]

Pitru Paksha 2018 Time | Shraddh Timings

Auspicious Time for Pitru Paksha 2018 Shraddh (Mahalaya Paksha) is given here all Pitru Paksha tithis. In 2018, Pitru Paksha begins on September 25 and ends with Mahalaya Amavasya on October 8. Auspicious Timings for Pitru Paksha Shraddha Tharpan.. Kutup Muhurat, Rohina Muhurat and Aparahana Kaal are the auspicious time for Pitru paksha tharpan. Among […]

Balabholaniteras 2018 (Kakbali) | Shraddh to dead children

Balabholaniteras (Kakbali) is an auspicious day to perform shraddh rituals to dead children. In 2018, Balabholaniteras date is October 7. 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 Paksha […]

Trayodashi Shraddha 2018 | 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 2018, Trayodashi Shraddh date is October 7. It is also dedicated to those who have died in accidents, natural disasters or sudden death. As […]

Yathi Mahalaya 2018 | Sanyasi Shraddh

Yathi Mahalaya, Sanyasi Shraddh, Yateenam Mahalayam, Yathi Dwadashi Shraddh falls on Dwadashi Shraddh. In 2018, Yathi Mahalaya date is October 6. 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 and […]

Chaturthi Shraddha 2018 | Fourth day of Pithru Paksham

Chaturthi Shraddha is the fourth day of Pithru Paksham or Mahalayam Paksham. In 2018, Chaturthi Shraddh date is September 28. 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, 28 September 2018 Chaturthi Shraddh 2018 – […]

Tritiya Shraddha 2018 | 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 2018, Tritiya Shraddha date is September 27. 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. […]

Pitru Paksha 2018 | Mahalaya Paksha Shraddh 2018

Pitru Paksha Shraddh Mahalaya Paksha

Pitru Paksha (Mahalaya Paksha, Apara Paksha, Shraddh Paksha) is a fortnight dedicated to dead ancestors and forefathers. In 2018, Pitru Paksha starts on September 25 and ends with Mahalaya Amavasya on October 8. During Pitru Paksha, dead ancestors are offered special rites and rituals. Pitru Paksha Shraddh begins on Ashwin Krishna Pratipada or first day of […]

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 […]

Sumangali Shraddh | Soubhagyavati Shraddh

Sumangali Shraddh, Soubhagyavati Shraddh, is a ritual during which Pinda Pradhanam or tharpanam is offered for Avidhva (Sumangali / Soubhagyavati) women who died while her husband was alive. In 2018, Sumangali Shraddh date is October 3. Sumangali Shraddh is observed on Navami in Pitru Paksha. It falls on 9th day in dark fortnight of Ashwin […]

Simple procedure of Pitru Paksha | Vidhi of Shraddha Tarpana

Pitru Paksha Shraddh Mahalaya Paksha

Simple procedure of Pitru Paksha, Vidhi of Shraddha Tarpana, how Shraddha is performed in Pitru Paksha / Mahalaya Paksha? The word Pitru Paksha is closely associated with Hindu mythology and many beliefs are attached to it. The word is derived from Sanskrit which means Pitr (Ancestors) Paksh (phase of the moon). This ritual is carried […]

Travelling during Pitru Paksha.. Can I travel during Mahalaya Paksha?

Travelling during Pitru Paksha.. Can I travel during Mahalaya Paksha? If this is your doubt regarding the travel during Pitru Paksha.. then read on this post… Travelling during Pitru Paksha is not avoided. No need of postponement of journey during Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha. But, should choose good muhurat to go abroad and to […]

Pitru Paksha rituals at Rafaleshwar Mahadev Temple

Pitru Paksha is one of the famous rituals observed largely at Morbi Rafaleshwar Mahadev Temple in Gujarat. In 2017, Pitru Paksha begins on September 6 and ends on September 20 with Mahalaya Amavasya. Rafaleshwar Mahadev Temple near Morbi of Gujarat is one of the famous Shiva Temples in Western India. This temple was built by Maharaja Lukdhirji […]