Yathi Mahalaya, Sanyasi Shraddh, Yateenam Mahalayam, Yathi Dwadashi Shraddh falls on Dwadashi Shraddh. In 2022, Yathi Mahalaya date is September 22.
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 other shraddh rituals on this day.
Yathi Dwadasi 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 Karnataka.
Apart from the sacred spots like Varanasi, Gaya, Rishikesh, Haridwar and Allahabad Prayag Sangam; Ramagiri near Surattapalli, Devar Malai near Karur, Thakkolam near Chennai, Ootathoor are considered auspicious places for Yathi Dwadasi shraddh as per Tamil beliefs.
Dwadasi Shraddh 2022 – September 22 – Yateenam Mahalaya Shraddh or Yathi Dwadashi; Shraddh Timings – 1.14 PM to 3.36 PM
Panchang, 22 September 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:59 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:07 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 03:27 AM, Sep 23
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 04:14 PM
Tithi : Dwadashi upto 01:17 AM, Sep 23Trayodashi
Nakshatra : Ashlesha upto 02:03 AM, Sep 23Magha
Karana : Kaulava upto 12:29 PMTaitila upto 01:17 AM, Sep 23Garaja
Yoga : Shiva upto 09:45 AMSiddha
Weekday : Guruwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta; Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:39 AM to 12:27 PM
Amrita Kalam : 12:18 AM, Sep 23 to 02:03 AM, Sep 23
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 01:34 PM to 03:05 PM
Yamaganda : 05:59 AM to 07:30 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:01 AM to 10:32 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:01 AM to 10:50 AM 02:53 PM to 03:41 PM
Varjyam : 01:48 PM to 03:33 PM
Yathi Mahalaya in Previous Years
In 2021, Yathi Mahalaya date is October 3.
In 2020, Yathi Mahalaya date is September 14.
In 2019, Yathi Mahalaya date is September 25.
In 2018, Yathi Mahalaya date is October 6.
In 2017, Yathi Mahalaya date was September 17.
In 2016, Yathi Mahalaya date was September 27.
In 2015, Yathi Mahalaya date was October 9.
In 2014, Yathi Mahalaya date was September 20.
In 2013, Yathi Mahalaya date was October 1.
In 2012, Yathi Mahalaya date was October 12.