Shraddha is also known as Pitru Paksha. Pitru Paksha is a multi day’s lunar period which starts from Bhadrapada Purnima and finishes at Ashwin Amavasya, which is also known as called Sarva Pitru Amavasya. In this period, Hindus pay uncommon regard and respect to their ancestors, through food charity. Poojas are performed and nourishment is offered to various Brahmin priests. As per the Hindu religion, Shraddha is considered as a promising time to perform the custom of Tarpan (offering made to divine elements or the substance utilized in the offering itself). It is a method for recollecting and paying honor and regard to the perished ancestors. Shradh is a method for paying appreciation to those souls who are as yet considered as a essential part of the family. As indicated by Hindu messages, the customs that are performed during this time will assuage the ancestors and accordingly, they will favor the native. It is completely important to perform Pitru Paksha and Shraddha Karma while keeping a respectful inclination towards your ancestors. In Hindu sacred texts, ancestors are satisfied before satisfying the divine lord.

Satisfying the ancestors before the gods is ever more beneficial. Pitrukarya additionally has unique noteworthiness than the divinity.

The most important day of Pitru Paksha is the last day, which is known as  Sarvapitri Amavasya.

A solitary Pitru Paksha Shraddha is additionally enough to offer tribute to all the perished souls in the family in the event that, somebody can’t perform all the Shraddhas on the given dates. By performing the sacred custom of Shradh consistently, the native gets the harmony and favors from his ancestors. Pitra Dosh Puja brings success and calmness and expels every one of the snags from the life of the native. It likewise advances loads of inspiration in one’s life. Work is accomplished for the peace of the souls of the ancestors for the full time of 16 days from the full moon to the new moon. Brahmins are feed in Pitru Shraddha Paksha. In the wake of nourishing, in-situ gift – Dakshina is given. This prompts wellbeing thriving, age and bliss.

Shraddha Dates in 2019:

Date Day Shradh
13th September 2019 Friday Purnima Shradh
14th September 2019 Saturday Pratipada Shradh
15th September 2019 Sunday Dwitiya Shradh
17th September 2019 Tuesday Tritiya Shradh
18th September 2019 Wednesday Mahabarani and Chaturthi Shradh
19th September 2019 Thursday Panchami Shradh
20th September 2019 Friday Shashathi Shradh
21st September 2019 Saturday Saptami Shradh
22nd September 2019 Sunday Ashtami Shradh
23rd September 2019 Monday Navami Shradh
24th September 2019 Tuesday Dashami Shradh
25th September 2019 Wednesday Ekadashi and Dwadashi Shradh
26th September 2019 Thursday Magha and Tryodashi Shradh
27th September 2019 Friday Chaturdashi Shradh
28th September 2019 Saturday Sarva Pitru Amavasya

There is extraordinary significance performing shraddha on fourteenth tithi (chaturdashi),if somebody left this world because of weapons, toxic substances or mishaps and so forth., at that point Shraddha of such ancestor is done on Chaturdashi date.

Astrologically, if someone is suffering from pitra dosh or Saturn ketu conjunction in natal chart than performing shraddha will help them to nullify the bad effects of these combination.

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