Pitru Paksh Shraddh Ceremoney-Pitru Paksh Shraddh Legend-Pitru Dosh-Video

During the period of Pitr Paksha, children- specifically the sons of the family are supposed to perform the ritual of “Shradh” on the “Tithi” of the death of their fathers and mothers. The food and prayers offered during this time is believed to reach directly to theancestors. It is during this fortnight in the entire … Read more

Pitru Paksha Shraddh – Annual Rituals to Dead Ancestors

Shraddh or Shradh offered during Pitru Paksh (dark fortnight or Krishna Paksha) in the month of Ashwin (September – October) is of great importance in Hindu religion. Shraddh is the ceremonies and ritualsperformed for the departed souls of dead ancestors. It is believed that the souls will attain peace by the Shraddh rituals performed during … Read more

Today First Day of Pitru Shraddh

Pratipada Shraddh (Pitru Shraddha) is the Today first day of Pitru Paksha. Pratipada Shraddh date is September 30. 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 helps those … Read more

How to do Pitru Tarpan

Tharpanam is an offering to Gods or Pithru devatas (dead ancestors). Tharpanam offered to Gods is named on the basis of God to whom we offer Tharpan – viz. Brahma Tharpanam, Surya Tharpanam, etc. The offering which we make to our dead ancestors is Pithru Tharpanam. Generally, Pithru Tharpanam is done during Amavasya days, Solar … Read more

Pitru Paksha story2012-Mahalaya Paksha Legend-Shraddh paksha katha

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 … Read more