Pitru Paksha 2015 dates



Pitru Paksha 2015 based on Hindu calendar – India Standard Time. Pitru Paksha 2015 begins on September 28 and ends on October 12. In Hinduism, Pitru Paksha is the rituals performed by relatives for the departed souls of dead ancestors, parents and relatives. Below are the Mahalaya Pitru Paksha 2015 dates. Tarpan and Shradh are performed on all Amavasi or no moon days. But the most important period to perform Shradh is the Pitru Paksha period during the Krishna Paksha fortnight in Ashwin month (September – October). In some regions this period is the Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha.

Pitru Paksha 2015 dates
September 28, 2015 – Mahalya Pitru Paksha begins - Purnima Shradh
September 29, 2015 – Pratipada Shradh
September 29 – Dwitiya Shradh
September 30 – Tritiya Shradh
October 1 – Chaturthi Shradh
October 2 – Panchami Shradh
October 3 – Shasti Shradh
October 4, 2015 – Saptami Shradh
October 5, 2015 – Ashtami Shradh
October 6, 2015 – Navami Shradh - Avidhava Navami Shradh - For women who passed when there husbands were alive.
October 7, 2015 – Dasami Shradh
October 8, 2015 – Ekadashi Shradh
October 9, 2015 – Dwadashi Shradh
October 10, 2015 – Trayodashi Shradh
October 11, 2015 – Chaturdashi Shradh
October 12, 2015 – Mahalaya Amavasi – Most important day of Shradh

Note - Purnima and Pratipada Shradh is marked on September 28, 2015 in calendars followed in western parts of India.

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