Bhuta Chaturdashi is observed on the 14th day of the Krishna Paksha or waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month. The corresponding period in North Indian Hindu calendars is the 14th day of the Krishna Paksha of Kartik Month. Bhuta Chaturdasi 2014 date is October 22. On the day unsatisfied spirits are worshipped.
In some regions people offer food – cooked rice and til to the Bhutas.
The rituals coincide with the popular Yama Chaturdasi and Naraka Chaturdasi rituals. This particular ritual is of importance in eastern parts of