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Kapildhara Tirth Shradh in Varanasi

Kapildhara Tirth Shradh is annually observed at Kapildhara in Varanasi. It is observed on the Amavasya or the no moon day in Paush month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. Kapildhara Tirth 2022 date is December 23. The ritual performed here on the day is dedicated to ancestors.

The popular belief is that performing Shradh, Tarpan and Pind Daan at Kapildhara Tirth Shradh is highly meritorious for dead parents and relatives.

Rituals performed here are dedicated to Shiva.