Solar Eclipse: If the second solar eclipse will occur on Sarvapitri Amavasya, will we be able to perform Shraddha or not? Know


Pitrupaksha is dedicated to the ancestors. This year, the second solar eclipse of the year will occur on Sarvapitri Amavasya. The last solar eclipse of the year will occur on Sarvapitri Amavasya on 14 October 2023. In the scriptures, solar eclipse is considered inauspicious because the negative energy emanating from the eclipse is effective. Worship, recitation, and auspicious works are not done during the eclipse period. Now in such a situation whether people can perform Shraddha on Sarvapitri Amavasya or not, let us know when the solar eclipse will occur.

Solar eclipse time on Sarvapitra Amavasya

October 14, 2023, On Ashwin Amavasya i.e. Sarvapitra Amavasya, the second solar eclipse of the year will begin at 8:34 pm and end at 2:25 pm. This will be an annular solar eclipse that will take place in Virgo and Chitra Nakshatra. However, it will not be visible in India, so its Sutak period will not be seen.

Can Shraddha be performed on Sarvapitri Amavasya?

According to the Hindu religion, if for some reason you are not able to perform the Shradh of your ancestors on this date, then you can do Pinddaan on Sarvapitri Amavasya, this makes them satisfied and happy with you. On this day the solar eclipse takes place in the night and Shraddha rituals are performed in the afternoon, so there will be no effect of the solar eclipse. On this day you can do Tarpan and Pinddaan without any hindrance.

Where will the solar eclipse be seen?

When the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth it is called a solar eclipse. The second and last solar eclipse was visible in places like Cuba, Barbados, Peru, the United States, Argentina, Canada, Mexico, Haiti, Bahamas, Antigua, British Virgin Islands, Jamaica, Paraguay, Guatemala, Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay, Dominican Republic.