Pitru Paksha 2012 | Mahalaya Paksha 2012 Dates

Pitru Paksha Dates 2012, Shraddha Days 2012, Mahalaya Paksha Calender 2012,

Pitru Paksha (also known as Mahalaya Paksha) is a Drak fortnight period, when Hindus offer Shraddha to their ancestors. This spans from the first Moon day to the Amavasya day and each day is ruled by a specific phase of the Moon.

Both North Indians and South Indians perform Shraddha ritual on similar days, nomenclature of the months are different. In South Indian Amavasyant calendar it falls in the month of Bhadrapada and in North Indian Purnimant calendar this period falls in the month of Ashwin.

In this Nandana Nama year, Pitru Paksha is from on September 30th September to 15th October, 2012. The pitru tarpana given during this time is a way of showing gratitude to your departed ancestors. Here is the detailed calendar or schedule of Pitru Paksha 2012.

30th September 2012SundayPratipada Shraddha
01st October 2012MondayDwitiya Shraddha
02nd October 2012TuesdayTritiya Shraddha
04th October 2012ThursdayChaturthi Shraddha
05th October 2012FridayPanchami Shraddha
06th October 2012SaturdayShashthi Shraddha
07th October 2012SundaySaptami Shraddha
08th October 2012MondayAshtami Shraddha
09th October 2012TuesdayNavami Shraddha
10th October 2012WednesdayDashami Shraddha
11th October 2012ThursdayEkadashi Shraddha
12th October 2012 FridayDwadashi Shraddha
13th October 2012SaturdayTrayodashi Shraddha
14th October 2012SundayChaturdashi Shraddha
15th October 2012MondaySarvaPitru Amavasya

2 Responses to “Pitru Paksha 2012 | Mahalaya Paksha 2012 Dates”

  1. Sampath T.V.

    Sep 24. 2012

    If you also provide Mahalaya Paksha Thanrpana Sankalpa Manthra for each of the 15 days from 30th Sept to October 15th ,2012 Dates? Can you add that

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  2. Rakesh

    Oct 05. 2012

    it would be better if you provide us method for each day worship with their goddess & mantra…………

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