The importance of Pitru Paksha is found in details in religious texts. The entire language of Garun Purana is based on this. Pitru Paksha starts on the full moon day of Bhadrapada month and all the Shradh rituals are performed on every date. These ancestral rituals continue till the new moon day of Ashwin month. This year Pitru Paksha is starting from 29th September 2023 and will end on 14th October 2023. Pratipada Tithi is timed for those who died on Pratipada Tithi. This date is special when these ancestral works begin.
At this time ancestors are worshipped and religious activities related to peace are also done. Pratipada Shradh date is also considered suitable for performing Shradh of maternal grandparents. Apart from this, even if someone does not know the death date of his maternal grandparents, their Shradh can be performed on this date. It is believed that worshipping ancestors and performing Shradh brings happiness and prosperity to the house.
Pratipada Shradh Puja Time
Pratipada Tithi will start on September 29, 2023 at 03:26 AM and Pratipada Tithi will end on September 30, 2023 at 12:21 AM. This year, Pratipada Shradh will be celebrated on Friday, September 29, 2023. On this day, the time of Kutup Muhurta will start at 11:47 and will last till 12:35. Whose duration can be around 48 minutes. The time of Rauhina Muhurta will be from 12:35 to 13:23. This is also going to last around 48 minutes. The time for the afternoon period will be from 13:23 to 15:46.
Pitru Paksha is starting on Friday, 29 September 2023. During Pitru Paksha, Shradh rituals and Pind Daan are performed which provide happiness and prosperity to the family. Through this one gets the happiness of progress and ancestral peace.