About Shashthi or Chhath Shraddha (Death Anniversary Ritual) India

Shashthi Shraddha

Shashthi Shraddha could be performed for those souls who have departed on Shashthi Tithi. Deceased may be died in any Paksha or Lunar Fortnights i.e. Shukla Paksha (Bright Fortnight) or Krishna Paksha (Dark Fortnight).

Shashthi Shraddha is also known as Chhath Shraddha .

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Pitri Paksha Shraddhas are Parvan Shraddhas (पार्वणश्राद्ध) and auspicious time to perform them is Kutup Muhurt and Rohina Muhurt till Aparahna Kala (Post Meridian) gets over. Tarpan (तर्पण) is done at the end of the Shraddha .

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Shradh dates in 2017

Date Day Shradh
5 September Tuesday Purnima Shraddha
6 September Wednesday Pratipada Shraddha
7 September Thursday Dwitiya Shraddha
8 September Friday Tritiya Shraddha, Chaturthi Shraddha
9 September Saturday Maha Bharani, Panchami Shraddha
10 September Sunday Shashthi Shraddha
11 September Monday Saptami Shraddha
12 September Tuesday Ashtami Shraddha
13 September Wednesday Navami Shraddha
14 September ThursdayDashami Shraddha
15 September Friday Ekadashi Shraddha
16 September Saturday Dwadashi Shraddha
17 September SundayMagha Shraddha, Trayodashi Shraddha
18 September MondayChaturdashi Shraddha
19 September TuesdaySarva Pitru Amavasya