Celebrated In: India
Celebrated By: (Hindu)
As per the Hindus religious researcher and intellectuals, Pitru Paksha is a time of 15 days. It is the ideal time for performing numerous sorts of religious pujas and customs for the progenitors and ancestors with incredible commitment and devotion. The primary day of pitru paksha is religious known as Pratipada Shraddha and the most recent days of pitru paksha is religious known as Mahalaya amavasya or Sarvapitri Amavasya. The most prominent site for Pitru Paksha Shraddha customs are Rishikesh, Allahabad, Haridwar, Rameshwaram, Varanasi, Gaya and so forth.
In specific areas, pratipada Shraddha is known as Paadyami Shraddha and Prathami Shraddh. According to the north Indian conventional logbook, the religious event of pitra paksha begins on dim fortnight of ashwin month. Then again, according to the south Indian conventional timetable, the religious event of pitra paksha begins on dim fortnight of Bhadrapada month.
It is to be exceedingly noted that Pratipada Shraddha is led for each one of those perished parts of the family who passed on especially on Pratipada Tithi, including both Krishna Paksha Pratipada and Shukla. It is to be recalled that for maternal granddad and grandma, Pratipada Shraddha Tithi is flawlessly viewed as suitable to a great extent perform Shraddha. The souls of maternal grandparents might be pacified if the relatives perform Shraddha at maternal home in the vicinity of other relatives, relatives and companions according to the aged Hindu custom.