Importance of Monthly Shraddha Rituals

A Shradha carried out with devotion pleases the entire world including human beings, Brahma, Indra, Rudra, Ashwini Kumars, Surya, Agni, Vasugana, Marudgana, Vishwadeva, Pitragana, birds, animals, reptiles, sages and of course the dead ancestors. Moonless and eighth day in the darker phase of every lunar month are considered the best days for offering oblations to […]

श्राद्ध करते समय ध्यान रखने 26 नियम | Shraddh Ke 26 Niyam

श्राद्ध करते समय ध्यान रखने योग्य 26 नियम धर्म ग्रंथों के अनुसार श्राद्ध के सोलह दिनों में लोग अपने पितरों को जल देते हैं तथा उनकी मृत्युतिथि पर श्राद्ध करते हैं। ऐसी मान्यता है कि पितरों का ऋण श्राद्ध द्वारा चुकाया जाता है। वर्ष के किसी भी मास तथा तिथि में स्वर्गवासी हुए पितरों के […]

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 […]

Saptami Shraddha 2020 | 7th day of Mahalaya Paksha

Saptami Shraddha is the seventh day of Pitru Paksha. In 2020, Saptami Shraddh date is September 9. 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 […]

Shraddh in Lockdown | What to do if Shraddha falls during Coronavirus Lockdown

Pitru Tharpanam

Many Brahmins are greatly worried as to what should be done when Shraddha comes during the lock down period due to Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Maha Periyavas book called “Samkshepa Dharma Shasthram” says, when you cannot afford to do Shraddha, feed sufficient grass to cows. They can be fed with rice balls (Pindas). We can do […]

Shraddh Tithi dates August 2014

Shraddh Tithi dates August 2014 lists out the Pitru Tharpan Shraddh rituals, Tithi, Abdhikam or Thaddinam dates for those who died in Shravan Month (Shravana Masam) and few days of Bhadrapada Month (Bhadrapada Masam). July 2014 coincides with Aadi Masam and Avani Masam in Tamil calendar; Karkidaka Masam and Chinga Masam in Malayalam calendar, Shraban […]

Shraddh Tithi dates in July 2014

Shraddh Tithi dates in July 2014 lists out the Pitru Tharpan (Shraddh rituals), Tithi or Thaddinam or Abdhikam dates for those who died in Ashada Month (Ashada Masam) and few days of Shravan Month (Shravan Month). July 2014 coincides with Aani Masam and Aadi Masam in Tamil calendar; Midhuna Masam and Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam […]