Friday, 3 September 2021

Pitru Paksha 2021 - Shradh Dates in 2021, Tithi Calendar, Start and End Date, Tarpan Vidhi

Pitru Paksha is the most important and significant time in Hinduism. For the peace of Aancestors on this side, Shradh is performed by law with reverence and the ancestors get salvation. It is believed that If the gods are also pleased when the your ancestor is pleased. Not offering obeisances to ancestors during Pitru Paksha results in Pitru Dosh. In Pitru Paksha 2021 Shradh is performed for the dead parents in every family.

Pitru Paksha (पितृ पक्ष) is called other name of Shradh Paksha. In every year, Shradh Paksha is coming in Ashwin Krishna Paksha of Pratipada month and end till Amavasya Tithi. This year of 2021, Shradh 2021 (श्राद्ध) is starting from the full moon date of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month on Monday, 20 September. It will end on Wednesday, October 6, on the new moon day of Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month.

It is mentioned in the Puranas that Yamraj also frees the souls of the ancestors these days, so that they can take tarpan from their relatives. During this Shradh Paksha, People are doing tarpan vidhi for remembering the ancestors for their peace. Remembering the ancestors and offering water; Donate to the poor and Brahmins. Let us know when the Pitru Paksha start date and end date in the year 2021, Shradh Dates and what is the Puja Vidhi.

Pitru Paksha 2021 - Shradh Dates in 2021, Tithi Calendar, Start and End Date, Tarpan Vidhi

Pitru Paksha or Shradh 2021 Start and End Date (पितृ पक्ष - श्राद्ध प्रारंभ और समाप्ति तिथि)

This year Pitru Paksha is starting from from 20 September 2021, Monday and ir will end on 6 October 2021, Wednesday. As per the rituals, Shradh date and tithi is considered according to the date of death. If We don't know the perfect date of a deceased person, then in case, we can perform Shradh on Amavasya tithi. This day is considered as Sarvapitri Shradh Yoga.

Pitru Paksha or Shradh Tithi and Dates in 2021 (पितृ पक्ष में श्राद्ध की तिथियां)


श्राद्ध के नाम श्राद्ध की तिथियां
पूर्णिमा श्राद्ध सोमवार,20 सितंबर 2021
प्रतिपदा श्राद्ध मंगलवार,21 सितंबर 2021
द्वितीया श्राद्ध बुधवार,22 सितंबर 2021
तृतीया श्राद्ध बृहस्पतिवार,23 सितंबर 2021
चतुर्थी श्राद्ध शुक्रवार,24 सितंबर 2021,
पंचमी श्राद्ध शनिवार, 25 सितंबर 2021
श्राद्ध की तिथि नहीं: रविवार, 26 सितंबर 2021 को
षष्ठी श्राद्ध सोमवार,27 सितंबर 2021
सप्तमी श्राद्ध मंगलवार,28 सितंबर 2021
अष्टमी श्राद्ध बुधवार,29 सितंबर 2021
वमी श्राद्ध बृहस्पतिवार,30 सितंबर 2021
दशमी श्राद्ध शुक्रवार, 1 अक्तूबर 2021
एकादशी श्राद्ध शनिवार,2 अक्तूबर 2021
द्वादशी श्राद्ध रविवार,3 अक्तूबर 2021
त्रयोदशी श्राद्ध सोमवार,4 अक्तूबर 2021
चतुर्दशी श्राद्ध मंगलवार,5 अक्तूबर 2021
अमावस्या श्राद्ध बुधवार,6 अक्तूबर 2021


Shradh 2021 Ritual Timing (श्राद्ध अनुष्ठान समय in 2021)

  • Pratipada (प्रतिपदा) Shradh : September 21, 2021, Tuesday
  • Pratipada Date Start : September 21, 2021 at 05:24 AM
  • Pratipada Date Ends : September 22, 2021 at 05:51 AM
  • Qutup Muhurta (कुतुप मूहूर्त) : 11:50 AM to 12:38 PM
  • Duration : 00 Hours 49 Minutes
  • Rauhin Muhurta (रौहिण मूहूर्त) : 12:38 PM to 01:27 PM
  • Duration : 00 Hours 49 Minutes
  • Aparahn Kaal : 01:27 PM to 03:53 PM
  • Duration : 02 Hours 26 Minutes

Pitru Tarpan Vidhi - Shradh Vidhi (पितृ तर्पण विधि - श्राद्ध विधि)


Pitru Tarpan Vidhi - Shradh Vidhi (पितृ तर्पण विधि - श्राद्ध विधि)

Significance of Pitru Paksha (पितृ पक्ष का महत्व)

It is believed that for the peace of the soul of our ancestors, tarpan is done in Pitru Paksha, after this puja the ancestors go back to heaven after giving blessings to their families. This ritual is one type of called Shradh puja. If the Shradh is not performed properly then the your soul of the dying person does not get salvation. Doing charity or donation for for the ancestors in Pitru Paksha, then Pitra Dosha will remove in our horoscope.

If we are doing proper shradh vidhi in tithi with ritual, you will never face any type of difficulties in life and gets freedom from troubles.


Pitru Paksha - Shardh 2021 Puja Samagri List (पितृ पक्ष - श्राद्ध पूजन सामग्री सूची)


  • Incense sticks (अगरबत्ती)
  • Panchmewa (पंचमेवा)
  • Kapoor (कपूर)
  • Saffron (केसर)
  • Gangajal (गंगाजल)
  • Chandan Yagyopaveet - 5 (चंदन यज्ञोपवीत 5)
  • Kunku (कुंकु)
  • Rice (चावल)
  • Abir (अबीर)
  • Naivedya or Sweets (नैवेद्य या मिष्ठान्न)
  • Cardamom (इलायची)
  • Clove molly (लौंग मौली)
  • Gulal (गुलाल)
  • Turmeric (हल्दी)
  • Jewellery (आभूषण)
  • Sugar (शकर)
  • Ghee (शुद्ध घी)
  • Curd (दही)
  • Lace (नाड़ा)
  • Cotton (रुई)
  • Tulsi Basil (तुलसी दल)
  • Banana leaves (केले के पत्ते)
  • Vermilion and Roli (सिंदूर, रोली)
  • Betel Leaves and Areca nut (पान के पत्ते, सुपारी)
  • Lotus and Wreath (कमलगट्टे, पुष्पमाला)
  • Coriander (धनिया)
  • Kusha and Durva (कुशा व दूर्वा)
  • White cloth - half a meter (सफेद कपड़ा)
  • Red cloth - half meter (लाल कपड़ा)
  • Panch Ratna (पंच रत्न)
  • Lamp (दीपक)
  • Oil (तेल)
  • Bandwagon (बन्दनवार)
  • Honey (शहद)
  • Milk (दूध)
  • Seasonable Fruit (ऋतुफल)
  • Flowers (Rose and Red Lotus) (पुष्प)
  • Turmeric knot (हल्दी की गाँठ)
  • Perfume bottle (इत्र की शीशी)
  • Choki (चौकी, आसन)
  • Panch pallava (पंच पल्लव)
  • Gular, Peepal, Mango and Pakar leaves
  • Panchamrit (पंचामृत)
  • Coconut (श्रीफल)
  • Paddy (rice, wheat) (धान्य)
  • Jatamosi, Shilajit etc (जटामॉसी, शिलाजीत आदि)
  • Shri Satyanarayan Statue (सत्यनारायणजी मूर्ति)
  • Ganpati Idol (गणेशजी की मूर्ति)
  • Ambika Statue (अम्बिका की मूर्ति)
  • Clothes for Satyanarayana, Ganpati and Ambika Maa (वस्त्र)
  • Water Urn (copper or earthenware) (जल कलश)
  • Standing Criander and durva etc.
  • All other Characters including Arghya Patra

Pitru Paksha - Shradh 2021 FAQs


When is Pitru Paksha Amavasya in 2021?

Pitru Paksha Amavasya Shradh tithi is on 6th October, 2021, Monday. It is starts from 7:38 am and will ends at 6:21 am on September 6.

When is the first Shradh in 2021?

The first day of Shradh is on 20th September, 2021, Monday.

When is Purnima Shradh in 2021?

The first shradh is called Purnima and it is comgin in Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month of full moon date.

How to know the date and tithi of Shradh 2021?

We have placed below table to know the date and tithi of Pitru Paksha and Shradh in 2021.


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