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 […]

Avidhva Navami 2016

Avidhava Navami sharaddh is a ritual performed on Navami during Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha. In 2016, Avidhva Navami shraddh date is September 24. 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 as […]

Arudrashtami 2016 (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 2016, Arudrashtami date is September 23. Lord Shiva is worshipped on this day. Those who are born on Arudra nakshatra and suffering from Graha peeda should perform […]

Madhyashtami 2016

Madhyashtami falls on Ashtami during Pitru Paksha Shraddh. It falls on eighth day in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. In 2016, Madhyashtami date is September 23. As per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Telugu calendar, Madhyashtami coincides with Krishna Paksha Ashtami of Bhadrapada Month. On Madhyashtami, Ashtami Shraddh is performed. […]

Bharani Mahalaya Shraddh 2018 in Pitru Paksha

Bharani Mahalaya Shraddh, Maha Bharani Shraddh is an important Shraddh during Pitru Paksha. In 2018, Bharani Mahalaya Shraddh date is September 28. In 2018, 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. […]

Pitru Paksha 2016, Mahalaya Paksha Shraddh, Shraddh Paksha

Mahalaya Paksha Shraddh (Pitru Paksha Shraddh) are the rituals dedicated to Pithru devatas or dead ancestors. In 2016, Mahalaya paksha starts on September 17 and ends on September 30 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, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, […]

Matamaha Shraddha, Dauhitra Shraddha: Shraddha rituals to Maternal Grandfather

Matamaha Shraddh or Dauhitra Shraddh is observed on the day after Mahalaya Amavasya. In 2015, Matamaha Shraddha date is October 13. It falls on the first day (Padyami – Pratipada) during the bright fortnight of Ashwin month. It is a shraddh ritual offered to maternal grandfather by the grandson. Dauhitra is performed in Maharashtra, Gujarat and […]

Saptami Shraddha, Pitru Paksha’s Seventh day

Saptami Shraddha 2015, Saptami Shraddha 2015 date, when is Saptami Shraddha in 2015? Saptami Shraddha is the seventh day of Pitru Paksha. It falls on Saptami in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month in North India and in Bhadrapad month in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu calendars. In 2015, Saptami Shraddha date is October 4. Apart from Pitru […]

Shashti Shraddha, Solah Shraddha’s Sixth day

Shashti Shraddha 2015, Shashti Shraddha 2015 date, when is Shashti Shraddha in 2015? Shashti Shraddha is the sixth day of Solah Shraddh, 16 days of Pitru Paksha. In 2015, Solah, Shashti Shraddh date is October 3. It falls on 6th day in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin mahina of North Indian Hindi Panchangams and Bhadrapada month in Telugu, Kannada, […]

Panchami Shraddha, Pitru Paksha’s Fifth day

Panchami Shraddha 2015, Panchami Shraddha 2015 date, when is Panchami Shraddha in 2015? Panchami Shraddha is the fifth day of Pitru Paksha Shrradh (Mahalaya). In 2015, Panchami Shraddh date is October 2. 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 […]

Chaturthi Shraddha, Pitru Paksha’s Fourth day

Chaturthi Shraddha 2015, Chaturthi Shraddha 2015 date, when is Chaturthi Shraddha in 2015? Chaturthi Shraddha is the fourth day of Pithru Paksham or Mahalayam Paksham. 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. In 2015, Chaturthi Shraddh date […]

Dwitiya Shraddha, Pitru Paksha’s Second Day

Dwitiya Shraddha in Pitru Paksha. Dwitiya Shraddha 2015, Dwitiya Shraddha 2015 date, when is Dwitiya Shraddha in 2015? Dwitiya Shraddha is the second day of Pitru Paksha. In 2015, Dwitiya Shraddha date is September 29. Those who observe this Shraddh will be blessed with long life and would lead their remaining life without any sort […]

Pratipada Shraddha 2015

Pratipada Shraddha, Dehitr Shraddha, is observed on the first day of Pitru Paksha Shraddh. In 2015, Pratipada Shraddha date is September 28. It falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada in Ashwin Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. And it coincides with Bhadrapada Shukla Paksha Pratipada as per Marathi, Kannada, Telugu & Gujarati calendars. The person, […]

Pitru Paksha story, Mahalaya Paksha Legend – 14 days Shraddh paksha katha of Karna

Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha, also known as Shraddh Paksha, is a fortnight dedicated to pay homage to dead ancestors. The Mahabharata has the reference story of Pitru Paksha related to King Karna and its importance. Usually, 14 days of Pitru paksha are observed in Ashwin month as per North Indian Hindi calendars whereas in […]

Pitru Paksha Shraddha at Falgu River, Gaya in Bihar

Pitru Paksha Shraddha is a highly observed ritual at Falgu River in Gaya, Bihar. In 2018, Pitru Paksha Shraddha is being observed from September 25 and would end on October 8 with Mahalaya Amavasya rituals. In fact, the rituals will start on 24 September 2018 with Purnima Shraddha. Pitru Paksha, also called as Mahalaya Paksha, is […]

Bharani Shraddha 2015 in Mahalaya Paksha

Bharani Shraddha 2015, Bharani Shraddha 2015 date, when is Bharani Shraddha 2015 in Mahalaya Paksha? Bharani Mahalaya Shraddha or Maha Bharani Shraddh is an important day to perform Pithru Paksha Shraddh rituals. In 2015, Bharani Mahalaya Shraddh date is September 30. Bharani Mahalaya (Maha Bharani, Bharani Panchami) is observed on the fourth day (Chaturthi) or the […]

Madhyashtami 2014

Madhyashtami 2014, Madhyashtami 2014 date, when is Madhyashtami in 2014? Madhyashtami 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 2014, Madhyashtami date is September 16. It is also known as Arudrashtami when it […]

Avidhva Navami | Shraddh ritual on Pitru Paksha Navami

Avidhava Navami sharaddh is a ritual performed on Navami during Pitru Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha. In 2017, Avidhva Navami shraddh date is September 14. 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 […]