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Pitra Visarjani Amavasya – Pitru Visarjan Amavasya

Pitra Visarjan Amavasya is observed on the no moon day in the month of Ashvina (September – October) as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. Pitra Visarjani Amavasya 2023 date is October 14. The day is popularly known as Mahalaya Amavasya. Please note that the corresponding Amavasya in calendars followed in Gujarat and Maharashtra is the Bhadrapada Amavasya.

Pitra Visarjan is an important ceremony dedicated to the dead parents, relatives and other ancestors. Performing this ceremony during the Pitru Paksha period is considered highly meritorious.