When is Pitr-Paksha?
The Hindu festival Pitr-Paksha 2012 starts on Sunday 30 September and lasts a fortnight until Monday 15 October.
What is Pitr-Paksha?
The dark fortnight which falls during the Hindu calendar months of Ashvin and Bhadrapad (September to October) is known as Pitr-Paksha, or Mahalay Paksha. This fortnight is a time for performing rites, Shraaddha, to deceased ancestors to keep their souls gratified for years.
Countdown to Pitr-Paksha
There are -261 days until Pitr-Paksha.
There are -6272 hours until Pitr-Paksha.