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Pitru Paksha 2022: Know which Shradh is performed when?


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Published: Monday, September 12, 2022, 7:00 [IST]

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New Delhi, 12 September. There are many types of Shradh mentioned in the scriptures, in which there are five main types of Shradh. All types of Shradh have their own special significance. Shradhs performed for special purposes are also included in these.

Pitru Paksha 2022: Know which Shradh is performed when?

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In the Matsya Purana, three different types of Shradh have been mentioned – Nityam Naimitikam Kamyam Trividham Shraddhamuchyate. There are three types of Shradh namely Nitya, Naimittik and Kamya.

Apart from this, five different types of Shradh have been mentioned in Yama Smriti – Nitya, Naimittik, Kamya, Vriddhi and Parvana. The Shradh performed daily is called Nitya Shradh. There is no Vishwadev in it and even by providing water, this Shradh is fulfilled. Ekodishta Shradh is called Naimittik Shradh. Even in this there is no Visvedev. Kamya Shradh is performed for the fulfillment of any wish. The Shradh performed during the auspicious period of son birth and marriage etc. is called Vriddhi Shradh or Nandi Shradh. The Shradh performed on Pitru Paksha, Amavasya or the date of the festival is called Parvan Shradh.

In Vishwamitra Smriti and Bhavishya Purana, twelve different types of Shradh have been mentioned. These are: Nitya, Naimittik, Kamya, Vriddhi, Parvana, Sapindan, Goshthi, Shuddhayartha, Karmaga, Daivik, Yatrartha and Pushthayartha. But the origin of all Shradhs lies in the above five Shradhs.

  • Sapindan: The Shradh in which the Pretpind is merged with the Pitrupindas.
  • Gosthi: Shradh performed in a group.
  • Shuddhayartha: Brahmins are fed food for the purpose of purification.
  • Karmaga: Shradh performed in the rites of conception, simantonayan and punsavan etc.
  • Daivik: Shradh performed for the gods by a specific divine on the dates of Saptami etc.
  • Yatratha: Shradh performed for the purpose of pilgrimage.
  • Pushtayartha: Shradh performed for physical or economic progress.

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There are 96 occasions in a year to perform Shradh. There are 12 Amavasyas of twelve months, four Yugadi Tithis for the beginning of Satyuga, Tretadi Yugas, 14 Manvadi Tithis for the beginning of Manus, 12 Sankrantis, 12 Vaidhriti Yogas, 12 Vyatipata Yogas, 15 days Pitrupaksha, 5 Ashtaka, 5 Anvastaka and 5 Purvedyu.

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english summary

Pitru Paksha 2022 is going on, it will ends on Sunday, 25 September. Know how many types of Shraddha.

Story first published: Monday, September 12, 2022, 7:00 [IST]

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