Pitru Paksha 2013 in India

Pitru Paksha 2013 in India

According to Religionist mythology, the souls of terzetto precedent generations of one’s relation repose in Pitru-loka, a demesne between heaven and stuff. This demesne is governed by Yama, the god of death, who takes the feeling of a last man from connection to Pitru-loka. When someone of the next breeding dies, the freshman beginning shifts to heaven and unites with God, so Shraddha offerings are not given. Thusly, exclusive the troika generations in Pitru-loka are surrendered Shraddha rites, in which Yama plays a earthshaking part. When the unreal giver Karna died in the epos Mahabharatum war, his psyche transcended to heaven, where he was offered yellowness and jewels as nutrient. Yet, Karna necessary actual substance to eat and asked Indra, the lord of heaven, the think for delivery gold as substance. Indra told Karna that he had donated gilded all his sentence, but had never donated food to his ancestors in Shraddha. Karna said that since he was unconscious of his income to connector for a 16-day phase, so that he could fulfill Shraddha and donate matter and facility in their retention. This punctuation is now identified as Pitru Paksha.

The cardinal life of Malaya Paksha consists of 15 Tithi (also titled Thithi). They are Pratipat, Dvitiya, Tritiya, Chaturthi, Panchami, Shashti, Saptami, Ashtami, Navami, Dasami, Ekadasi, Dvadasi, Trayodasi, Chaturdashi, Amavasya (new month). According to Asian mythology, every respective’s who wants to execute this Pitru Tharpanam, they should do it on the aforementioned day of their root died which give descend within any one of these cardinal days.

The performance of Shraddha by a son during Pitru Paksha is regarded as a mandatory by Hindus, to assure that the spirit of the relative goes to heaven. In this context, the scripture Garuda Purana says, “there is no deliverance for a man without a son”

Pitru Paksha 2013 Dates

September 19 – Mahalya Pitru Paksha begins – Purnima Shradh
September 20 – Pratipada Shradh
September 21 – Dwitiya Shradh and Tritiya Shradh
September 22 – Chaturthi Shradh
September 24 – Panchami Shradh
Septemner 25 – Shasti Shradh
Septemner 26 – Saptami Shradh
Septemner 27 – Ashtami Shradh
Septemner 28 – Navami Shradh
Septemner 29 – Dasami Shradh
Septemner 30 – Ekadashi Shradh
October 01 – Dwadashi Shradh
October 02 – Trayodashi Shradh
October 03 – Chaturdashi Shradh
October 04 – Mahalaya Amavasi