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Sashti 2015 / 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

25 January 2015

Sunday

Sashti Viratham

23 February 2015

Monday

Sashti Viratham

25 March 2015

Wednesday

Sashti Viratham

23 April 2015

Thursday

Sashti Viratham

23 May 2015

Saturday

Sashti Viratham

22 June 2015

Monday

Sashti Viratham

21 July 2015

Tuesday

Sashti Viratham

20 August 2015

Thursday

Sashti Viratham

19 September 2015

Saturday

Sashti Viratham

18 October 2015

Sunday

Sashti Viratham

12 November 2015

Thursday

Sashti Viratham day 1

13 November 2015

Friday

Sashti Viratham day 2

14 November 2015

Saturday

Sashti Viratham day 3

15 November 2015

Sunday

Sashti Viratham day4

16 November 2015

Monday

Sashti Viratham day 5

17 November 2015

Tuesday

Soora Samharam

18 November 2015

Wednesday

Tiru Kalyanam

16 December 2015

Wednesday

Subrahmanyan Shasti

Skanda Sashti 2015

Skanda Sashti 2015

Sashti 2015 – 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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