December 10, 2022

Pitru Paksha 2022: Pitru Paksha has started from today. This time Pitru Paksha is of 16 days. Pitru Paksha runs from the full moon date of Bhadrapada month to the new moon day of Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month. Pitru Paksha is starting from the full moon date of Ashwin month i.e. today 10th September 2022. At the same time, it will end on the new moon of Ashwin month i.e. on 25 September. Pitru Paksha i.e. Shradh has special significance in Hinduism. On Pitru Paksha, the ancestors are reverently remembered and their Shradh Karma is performed. Shradh is performed not only for the liberation of the ancestors but also to show our respect towards them. It is believed that by performing Shradh to ancestors during Pitru Paksha, their blessings are obtained and one gets freedom from all kinds of obstacles. Let us know about some important information related to Pitru Paksha and worship Muhurta.

Father’s date and time

Qutup Muhurta: September 10, Saturday, 11.59 pm – 12.49 pm

Rohin Muhurta: September 10, Saturday, 12.49 pm- 01.38 pm

Afternoon time: September 10, Saturday, 01:38 pm- 04:08 pm

types of funeral

According to Matsya Purana, although there are 12 types of Shradh, but its three main types have been mentioned – Nitya, Naimittik and Kamya.

Daily Shradh: Nitya Shradh are those which are performed without Arghya and invocation. These Shradhs are performed on a certain occasion. This Shradh is basically performed on Ashtak and Amavasya days.

Naimittik Shradh: Naimittik Shradh is mainly performed for the deities. This Shradh is performed on an occasion which is uncertain. If a child is born during Shradh Paksha, then Naimittik Shradh is performed at such time.

Kamya Shradh: If you want to get any special result, then you can do Kamya Shradh for this. Many people perform Kamya Shradh to wish for heaven, to attain salvation or to have children.

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