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Pitru Paksha 2024 Dates, Shradh Start and End Date Calendar 2024

Pitru Paksha 2024 Dates

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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 2024 or Shradh is performed for the dead parents in every family.

Pitru Paksha 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, Shradh 2024 is starting from the  date of Shukla purnina of Bhadrapada month on Tuesday, 17 September, 2023. It will end on Wednesday, 2nd October on the new moon day of Krishna Amavasya 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 2024, Shradh Dates and what is the Puja Vidhi.

Pitru Paksha 2024 Start and End Date Details

This year Pitru Paksha is starting from from 17th September 2024, Tuesday and it will end on 2nd October 2024, 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.

Shradh Tithi and Dates Calendar 2024

श्राद्ध के नामश्राद्ध की तिथियां
Purnima ShraddhaTuesday, 17 September 2024, Purnima Shraddha
Pratipada ShraddhaWednesday, 18 September 2024, First Day of Pitru Paksha
Dwitiya ShraddhaThursday, 19 September 2024, Second Day of Pitru Paksha
Tritiya ShraddhaSaturday, 21 September 2024, Fourth Day of Pitru Paksha
Chaturthi Shraddha, Maha Bharani2nd October, Fourth Day of Pitru Paksha
Panchami ShraddhaSunday, 22 September 2024, Fifth Day of Pitru Paksha
Shashthi ShraddhaTuesday, 24 September 2024, Seventh Day of Pitru Paksha
Saptami Shraddha5th October, Seventh Day of Pitru Paksha
Ashtami ShraddhaWednesday, 25 September 2024, Eighth Day of Pitru Paksha
Navami ShraddhaThursday, 26 September 2024, Nine Day of Pitru Paksha
Dashami Shraddha8th October, Tenth Day of Pitru Paksha
Ekadashi Shraddha9th October, Eleventh Day of Pitru Paksha
Magha ShraddhaSunday, 29 September 2024, Twelfth Day of Pitru Paksha
Trayodashi ShraddhaMonday, 30 September 2024
Chaturdashi ShraddhaTuesday, 01 October 2024
Sarva Pitru AmavasyaWednesday, 02 October 2024

Pitru Tarpan Vidhi | Shradh Puja Vidhi Details

Pitru Tarpan Vidhi – Shradh Puja Vidhi Details

Significance of Pitru Paksha

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 2024 Puja Samagri List

  • 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 2024 FAQs

When is Pitru Paksha Amavasya in 2024?

Pitru Paksha Amavasya Shradh tithi is on 2 October, 2024, Wednesday. It is starts from  09:39 am and will ends at 12:18 pm on Oct 3, 2024.

When is the first Shradh in 2023?

The first day of Shradh is on 18 September 2024, Wednesday.

When is Purnima Shradh in 2024?

The first shradh is called Purnima and it is coming in Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month of full moon date on 17 September 2024, Tuesday.

How to know the date and tithi of Shradh 2024?

We have placed below table to know the date and tithi of Pitru Paksha and Shradh in 2024.
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