Pitru Paksha also known as Mahalaya Paksha is a 15 lunar days period when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors. Pitru paksha 2020 is from 2nd September 2020 to 17th September 2020. This Shardh is performed especially through Pinda pradan, Tarpan and food offerings to Brahmins. Performing this ceremony with utmost faith and peaceful mind gives the karta the full benefit of this ceremony and blessings of his ancestor will always be there upon them.
Pitru Paksha 2020 Dates:
1st September: Purnima Shradh
2nd September: Pratipada Shradh
3rd/4th September: Dwitiya Shradh
5th September: Tritiya Shradh
6th September: Chaturthi Shradh
7th September: Panchami Shradh
8th September: Shashthi Shradh
9th September: Saptami Shradh
10th September: Ashtami Shradh
11th September: Navami Shradh
12th September: Dashami Shradh
13th September: Ekadashi Shradh
14th September: Dwadashi Shradh
15th September: Trayodashi Shradh
16th September: Chaturdashi Shradh
17th September: Amavasya Shradh
Pitru Paksha Shradh procedure mainly involves below main steps:
- Vishwadev Sthapan Pujan
- Pinda pradan: It is the offering of pindas ( Rice balls) to the ancestors mixed with ghee honey sugar milk and curd. Pind pradan should be performed with utmost dedication and faith.
- Tarpan: Offering of Til(Black) with water.
- Brahman Bhojan: Offering bhojan to brahman is a must.
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