Pitru Paksha 2022, Shradh Dates in 2022

Shradh Dates 2022, Pitru Paksha 2022 Dates

Shradh Days or Pitru Paksha is a 16 lunar day’s period when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors, the persons who have died, through food offerings. As per South Indian Amavasyant calendar, Shraadh Days or Pitru Paksha falls in the lunar month of Bhadrapada beginning with the full moon day or day after full moon day. As per North Indian Purnimant calendar, Shradh Days or Pitru Paksha falls in the lunar month of Ashwin beginning with the full moon day in Bhadrapada or next day of full moon day.

It is just the difference of names for lunar months but both North Indians and South Indians perform Shraadh rituals on similar days. If you ask When is Shradh starting in 2022 in India calendar, it's from Purnima Shradh which is on 10th September 2022, Saturday and the Shradh is ending on 25th September 2022, Sunday which is Sarva Pitru Amavasya Shradh. Sarva Pitru amavasya 2022 date is on 25th September 2022. All Shradh Dates 2022 are given below:

Shradh NameShradh Date 2022Shraadh Day
Purnima Shradh10September(Saturday)
Pratipada Shradh10September(Saturday)
Dwitiya Shradh11September(Sunday)
Tritiya Shradh12September(Monday)
Chaturthi Shradh13September(Tuesday)
Panchami Shradh14September(Wednesday)
Maha Bharani14September(Wednesday)
Shashthi Shradh15September(Thursday)
Saptami Shradh16September(Friday)
Ashtami Shraddha18September(Sunday)
Navami Shraadh19September(Monday)
Dashami Shraadh20September(Tuesday)
Ekadashi Shraadh21September(Wednesday)
Dwadashi Shraadh22September(Thursday)
Trayodashi Shraddha23September(Friday)
Magha Shraddha23September(Friday)
Chaturdashi Shraddha24September(Saturday)
Sarva Pitru Amavasya25September(Sunday)

The last day of Shradh or Pitru Paksha is known as Sarvapitri Amavasya or Mahalaya amavasya. Mahalaya amavasya is the most important day of Pitru Paksha as it caters to every ancestor that one has who has been with him in his lifetime or those who had been there but died before the birth of the person who is doing Shradh for his ancestor.

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