Sashti Dates 2012

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Sashti 2012 / Skanda Sashti is a Tamilian Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Skanda or Lord Muruga or Kartikeya, the son of Lord Shiva who is a popular deity in Southern India. Sashti or the sixth day of the lunar period is dedicated to Lord Murugan. Skanda Sashti is also called Kumar Sashti.

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Date Day Sashti Viratham

28 January

Saturday

Sashti Viratham

27 February

Monday

Sashti Viratham

28 March

Wednesday

Sashti Viratham

27 April

Friday

Sashti Viratham

26 May

Saturday

Sashti Viratham

25 June

Monday

Sashti Viratham

24 July

Tuesday

Sashti Viratham

22 August

Wednesday

Sashti Viratham

21 September

Friday

Sashti Viratham

20 October

Saturday

Sashti Viratham

13 November

Tuesday

Sashti Viratham Day 1

14 November

Wednesday

Sashti Viratham Day 2

15 November

Thursday

Sashti Viratham Day 3

16 November

Friday

Sashti Viratham Day 4

17 November

Saturday

Sashti Viratham Day 5

18 November

Sunday

Soora Samharam

19 November

Monday

Tiru Kalyanam

18 December

Tuesday

Subrahmanyan Shasti

Skanda Sashti 2012

Skanda Sashti 2012

Sashti 2012 – What is Skanda Sashti?

Skanda Sashti is a popular festival that is celebrated by Tamil Hindus with much devotion. It is festival dedicated to their deity. Lord Murugan or Skanda. This is why it is also known as Murugan Sashti or Kanda Sashti. Skanda is the son of Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva, while in North India, he is considered to be the elder brother of Lord Ganesha while in South India, he is considered the younger brother of Lord Ganesha. Lord Murugan is also known as Lord Subramanya or Karthikeyan.

Skanda Sashti Viratham – Importance

Every Sashti Tithi is dedicated to Lord Skanda. On Shukla Paksha Sashti day, devotees of Lord Skanda observe a fast to please their deity and get his blessings. However, for devotees to observe Sashti Viratham, the most auspicious time is when Panchami and Sashti Tithi combine. In other words, the end of Panchami tithi and beginning of Sashti tithi between sunrise and sunset is the most appropriate hour that is chosen to observe Skanda Sashti Viratham. This is why this fast is observed during Panchami Tithi.

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