Pitru Paksha 2014 dates

Pitru Paksha 2014 based on Hindu calendar – India Standard Time. Pitru Paksha 2014 begins on September 9 and ends on September 24. 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 2014 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 2014 dates
September 9, 2014 – Mahalya Pitru Paksha begins - Purnima Shradh
September 9, 2014 – Pratipada Shradh
September 10 – Dwitiya Shradh
September 11 – Tritiya Shradh
September 12 – Chaturthi Shradh
September 13 – Panchami Shradh
September 14 – Shasti Shradh
September 15, 2014 – Saptami Shradh
September 16, 2014 – Ashtami Shradh
September 17, 2014 – Navami Shradh - Avidhava Navami Shradh - For women who passed when there husbands were alive.
September 18, 2014 – Dasami Shradh
September 19, 2014 – Ekadashi Shradh
September 20, 2014 – Dwadashi Shradh
September 21, 2014 – Trayodashi Shradh
September 22, 2014– Chaturdashi Shradh
September 23, 2014 – Amavasya Tithi begins - Mahalaya performed after 9:15 AM in some regions
September 24, 2014 – Mahalaya Amavasi – Most important day of Shradh - The rituals should be completed before 10:56 AM. (Amavasya Tithi is from 9:15 AM on Sept 23 to 10:56 AM on Sept 24).

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