Pitru Paksha 2020: Shradh 2020 dates, Time & Significance of Shradh rituals

Pitru Paksha 2020 will begin on Tuesday, 1 September and ends on Thursday, 17 September, this year.

Pitru Paksha 2020 will begin on Tuesday, 1 September, and ends on Thursday, 17 September, this year. As per Hindu Panchang, Pitru Paksha which is also spelled as Pitri Paksha or Pitr Paksha is a 15 lunar days period when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors and perform Shraddha rituals.

The last day of Pitru Paksha is known as Sarvapitri Amavasya or Mahalaya Amavasya. Mahalaya Amavasya is the most significant day of Pitru Paksha.

Pitru Paksha 2020 Date & Time: Check the complete schedule

DateShardh Date
September 1, 2020, TuesdayPurnima Shraddha
Bhadrapada, Shukla Purnima
September 2, 2020, WednesdayAshwina, Krishna Pratipada
Pratipada Shraddha
September 3, 2020, ThursdayAshwina, Krishna Dwitiya
Dwitiya Shraddha
September 5, 2020, SaturdayAshwina, Krishna Tritiya
Tritiya Shraddha
September 6, 2020, SundayAshwina, Krishna Chaturthi
Chaturthi Shraddha
September 7, 2020, MondayAshwina, Bharani Nakshatra
Maha Bharani
September 7, 2020, MondayAshwina, Krishna Panchami
Panchami Shraddha
September 8, 2020, TuesdayAshwina, Krishna Shashthi
Shashthi Shraddha
September 9, 2020, WednesdayAshwina, Krishna Saptami
Saptami Shraddha
September 10, 2020, ThursdayAshwina, Krishna Ashtami
Ashtami Shraddha
September 11, 2020, FridayAshwina, Krishna Navami
Navami Shraddha
September 12, 2020, SaturdayAshwina, Krishna Dashami
Dashami Shraddha
September 13, 2020, SundayAshwina, Krishna Ekadashi
Ekadashi Shraddha
September 14, 2020, MondayAshwina, Krishna Dwadashi
Dwadashi Shraddha
September 15, 2020, TuesdayAshwina, Magha Nakshatra
Magha Shraddha
Trayodashi Shraddha
September 16, 2020, WednesdayAshwina, Krishna Chaturdashi
Chaturdashi Shraddha
September 17, 2020, ThursdayAshwina, Krishna Amavasya
Sarva Pitru Amavasya