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. As it falls on Magha Nakshatra, it is also observed as Magha Shraddh.
Shraddh Timings, 4 October 2021
Trayodasi Shraddh 2021 – October 4 – Balbolaniteras; Shraddh Timings – 1.14 PM to 3.36 PM
Apart from the traditional sacred places for Shraddh tharpan rituals such as Varanasi, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Gaya, and Prayag, the best place to perform Trayodasi shraddh rituals is Perumagalur Temple in Tamil Nadu.
Panchang, 4 October 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:16 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:04 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 04:48 AM, Oct 05
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 05:04 PM
Tithi : Trayodashi upto 09:05 PM Chaturdashi
Nakshatra : Purva Phalguni upto 02:36 AM, Oct 05 Uttara Phalguni
Yoga : Shubha upto 02:12 PM Shukla
Karana : Garaja upto 09:52 AM Vanija upto 09:05 PM Vishti
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Weekday : Somawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:46 AM to 12:33 PM
Amrit Kalam : 08:25 PM to 09:58 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 07:44 AM to 09:13 AM
Yamaganda : 10:41 AM to 12:10 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 01:38 PM to 03:07 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:33 PM to 01:20 PM 02:55 PM to 03:42 PM
Varjyam : 11:09 AM to 12:42 PM
Trayodashi Shraddh in Previous Years
In 2020, Trayodashi Shraddh date is September 15.
In 2019, Trayodashi Shraddh date is September 26.
In 2018, Trayodashi Shraddh date is October 7.
In 2017, Trayodashi Shraddh date was September 17.