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Rameswaram situated in Tamil Nadu State is also a popular Mukti Sthal for the Hindus performing ancestral rites (ceremonies) like VarshikSharddh (Barsi shradh), Masik Shraddhas, Mahalaya Amavasya Tarpanams or Mahalaya Pitru Paksha Shradh, Pind daan, Pitru Paksha Shradh at Rameswaram, Shraddh2020, Pitru-Tarpanam and many other Shradh karmas. Dhanushkodi at Rameshwaram is also a place where Asthi Visarjan (last rites) is performed.

Pitru Paksha Shradh in Rameswaram

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Book Shraddh Pujas at Rameswaram:

Rameswaram is a small island and one of the most important Teertha Kshetras in the Gulf of Mannar. It is connected to the mainland of Southern India by Pamban Bridge. Sri Adi Shankaracharya mentions Rameshwaram Kshetra as “Sethubandha” in his famous composition of Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Stotram. The Jyotirling in Rameswaram known as “Ramanathaswamy” or “Rameshwara” and one among the ‘Bada Char Dham Yatra’.

It is said in the Puranas that to get the full blessings and benefits of pilgrimage to Teertha Kshetra of Varanasi, one should tour Rameswaram Mukti Sthal Kshetra and take the holy dip in the confluence of the two seas of Mahodadhi and Ratnakara.

Pitru Paksha Shradh at Sethu Karai:

Many People perform Pitru Paksha Shradh at Sethu Karai also. Sethu Karai is a holy place in the region known as Vibheeshana Sharanagati Kshetra, relating to the incident of Lord Rama coming here in search of Sita and building the bridge to demon Ravan’s Swarnalanka. Lord Ram built a bridge from Sethu Karai near Rameswaram across the sea to Swarnalanka to rescue his consort Sita from the demon king Ravan. Goddess Parvati consecrated here is called Parvatavardhini. Gandhamadana Parvat in the island of Rameswaram is believed to be a portion of the medicinal mountain, Hanuman carried to Lanka to treat Lakshman who had fainted during the battle.

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There are as many as 64 Teerthas, considered very holy and devotees take Punyasnana in this Teertha Kshetra. Sacred Shivalingam prepared by Sita, consecrated and anointed by Rama can be seen here. Also consecrated here is the Shivalingam brought by Hanuman goes by the name Vishwalingam. As commanded by Rama, the days first Puja is offered to Vishwalingam.

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Pitru Paksha Shraddh 2020

Pitru Paksha is a 16 day period from Purnima thithi in Bhadrapada masa to Amavasya or Sarvapitri Amavasya also known as Mahalaya Amavasya. This is the period during which Hindus pay homage to their ancestors, especially by conducting various ancestral rites along with offerings of food to the deceased ancestors. Some believe Pitru Paksha to be inauspicious, as death rites like Shradh2020, Pitru Paksha Shradh at Rameswaram, Pind Daan or Pitru Tarpan Pitru Paksha Shraddha are performed, but it is generally believed to be the time when we seek the blessings of all our ancestors by offering these rituals. The Mahalaya Amavasya  is the most important day in Hindu tradition, it is believed that this is the day when Lord Narayana permits all departed souls to visit earth and bless their surviving families with joy and happiness.

Shraddh Karya at Rameswaram

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Mahalaya Amavasya Shradh  – Pitru Paksha Shraddh at Rameswaram Dates 2020:

Pitru Paksha Shradh 2020 is starting from Tuesday the 1st of September 2020 on Bhadrapada Shukla Purnima Thithi. The Pitru Paksha 2020 ends on Thursday, 17th September 2020 on Amavasya also known as Mahalaya  Amavasya or Sarvapitru Amavasya or Peddala Amavasya or simply Mahalaya. It is the most significant day of Pitru Paksha.

Perform Pitru Paksha Shradh at Rameswaram Kshetra during these fifteen days of Mahalaya Amavasya 2020.

You will find the different dates and Shradh Thithis for Mahalaya Pitru Paksha Shraddh 2020 Dates mentioned below:

Date Week Mahalaya Pitru Paksha Shradh Thithi
1-Sep-2020 Tuesday Poornima Shradh
2-Sep-2020 Wednesday Pratipat / Padwa Shradh
3-Sep-2020 Thursday Dviteeya / Dooj Shradh
5-Sep-2020 Saturday Tritiya Shradh /(Triteeya) Thithi /Teej Shradh


6-Sep-2020 Sunday Chaturthi / Chaturthee / Chauth Shradh
7-Sep-2020 Monday Panchami / Kumara Panchami/ Kunwara Panchamee Shradh
8-Sep-2020 Tuesday Shashthi Shradh / Chhath Shradh
9-Sep-2020 Wednesday Saptami / Saptamee Shradh
10-Sep-2020 Thursday Ashtami / Ashtamee Shradh
11-Sep-2020 Friday Matra Navami Navami/ Avidhava Navami / Naumi Shradh
12-Sep-2020 Saturday Dashami Shradh
13-Sep-2020 Sunday Ekadashi /Yekadashi / Gyaras Shraddha
14-Sep-2020 Monday Dwadashi/ Yati Dwadashi /Baras Shraddha


15-Sep-2020 Tuesday Trayodashi Teras Shraddha


16-Sep-2020 Wednesday Chaturdashi / Ghat Chaturdashi Shraddha / Ghayal Chaturdashi Shradh


17-Sep-2020 Thursday Mahalaya Amavasya


Importance of Pitru Paksha Shradh

A Paksha is of 15 days. Pitru Paksh is extremely important for the Hindu orthodox, as a fortnight of revering their ancestors and clearing their Karmic debts. Hindus perform Shraddha (Thithi) during this fortnight. Pitru Paksh Shraddh /Mahalaya Paksh Shradh rituals are to be compulsorily done, as per the right procedures, by every Dharmik Hindu, annually.

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Karna’s legend of performing Shraddh:

It is interesting to learn that the practice of Pitru Paksha got started by Karna of Maha Bharata. Karna reaches Svarga (the heaven) and is happy. When hungry, he asks the gods for food. He is offered jewellery and gold. When he asks them why this he is not given food, they tell him he did not perform Pitru Paksha Shraddh at Rameswaram and offer food to his ancestors. Karna says he was not aware who his ancestors were. Karna requests for some time grace to go back to earth and perform Mahalaya Paksha Shraddha, he is given fifteen days of grace period. This is the time period that coincides with Pitru Paksha ending in Mahalaya Amavasya. Many more references can be studied in the scriptures about the importance of PitruPaksh.

Procedure of Pitru Paksha Shradh 2020

Pitru Paksha Shradh Puja Vidhi varies according to the Hindu tradition being followed. Ashvalayana, Baudhayana, Apastamba are some of the Sutras followed to observe Pitru Paksh Shradh.

Pitru Tarpan Vidhi at Rameswaram:

On Pitru Paksha shraddh, the Karta performing the Shraaddha puja should wear a white dhoti after taking bath. It is advisable to get the puja done by a pandit, purohith or pujari, as he will know all the chants that are to be uttered during the ceremony.

SIgnificance of Mahalaya Amavasya Shradh 2020

The ‘Sixteenday’ special period beginning from the Purnima or the day of Full Moon of Bhadrapadmaas is of a very high significance. This period is the time to remember the ancestors or forefathers, who have left for the heavenly abode. Mahalaya Pitru Paksha or Pakshamaas is in fact, the best time in the year to offer the obeisance to the Pitru’s, members of the family and the other relatives, who have passed away to the the other world. Pitrupaksha is the best season for repaying the debts of Pitru Run (Pitrurun in Samskrit). Kanagat 2020 or Pitru Paksha 2020 will be beginning with Poornima on September 1, 2020. Pitru Paksha 2020 culminates with Mahalaya Amavasya on September 17, 2020 and Pitru Paksha Shradh at Rameswaram can be performed during this period.

Pujas and Homas at Rameswaram:

Thila Homam at Rameshwaram:

Thila homam is a Vedic ritual performed to bring peace to souls and comes to the rescue of souls of ancestors and others who may have suffered an unnatural death. Performing Thila Homam at Rameshwaram Kshetra, Sethu Karai, Gokarna, Srirangapattana, Gaya, Trimbakeshwar and others Thirtha Kshetras are considered very auspicious.

It is stated in Puranas, that such unsettled souls are believed to wander around, constantly disturbing the positive energy and blessings. The spirit or the soul of the dead person would be in a state of limbo and suffering without being liberated.This may result in ‘Pitru Dosh’ that could cause obstacles and troubles for the family of the deceased.

Sarvasta Shanti Pariharam with Thila homam

Sarvasta Shanti Pariharam with Thila homam is performed in Rameswaram and Sethu Karai for the benefit of devotees anxious to get 360 degree results in all the spheres, be it the personal health-front, getting progeny, seeking protection, finances, wealth and combating serious long-term illnesses. When performed, it is sure to yield the desired results.

  • Grace of fore-fathers or ancestors
  • Protection and benevolence of Lord Sudarshana
  • Improvements in health and fertility
  • Confidence gets a big boost


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