Ekadashi Shraddh 2021 | 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 2021, Ekadashi Shraddh date is October 2. Apart from Shraddh tharpan rituals, […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 2021, Pitru Paksha begins on September 21 and ends on October 6 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 […]

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 […]

Shraddha on Various Nakshatrams: Merits, Benefits|Fruits

What are the benefits of performing Shraddha on particular Nakshatrams? “Shraddha on Various Nakshatrams: Merits, Benefits|Fruits” explains the results of performing Shraddha on each Nakshatram…. Apart from Pitru Paksha (Mahalaya Paksha), Aadi Amavasai – Amavasai in Aadi Month in Tamil calendar, Karkadika Vavu in Malayalam Calendar, and every Amavasya are the auspicious days for performing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pitru Paksha 2021 | Mahalaya Paksha Shraddh, Shraddh Paksha

Mahalaya Paksha Shraddh (Pitru Paksha Shraddh) are the rituals dedicated to Pithru devatas or dead ancestors. In 2021, Mahalaya paksha starts on September 20 and ends on October 6 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, […]

Dwadashi Shraddha 2021 | 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 […]

Navami Shraddh 2021 | 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 2021, Navami Shraddh date is September 30. 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 […]