What is Sraddha? | AnswersDrive

1 : a Hindu rite or ceremony performed in behalf of departed ancestors. 2 Hinduism : religious faith.

What is 11th day death ceremony called?

On the eleventh day, a shraddha ceremony is held. This is the first (adya) funeral ceremony, so it is known as adya shraddha.It is called ekothistam in southern part of the country. For a period of one year, every month, on the date of death, a shraddha ceremony (Masika Shradha) continues to be held.