Sashti Dates 2017

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Sashti 2017 / 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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Year – 2017 Amavasai Pournami Sashti Pradosham Karthigai Ashtami Navami Sankatahara Chathurthi Thiruvonam Matha Sivarathiri Ekadhasi Chathurthi
January

27 Fri


28 Sat

12 Thu

04 Wed

10 Tue


25 Wed

08 Sun

05 Thu


20 Fri

06 Fri


21 Sat

15 Sun

01 Sun

25 Thu

08 Sun


23 Mon

02 Mon

February

26 Sun

10 Fri


11 Sat

02 Thu

08 Wed


24 Fri

04 Sat

04 Sat


18 Sat

05 Sun


19 Sun

14 Tue

24 Fri

24 Fri

07 Tue


22 Wed

14 Tue

March

27 Mon

12 Sat

03 Fri

10 Fri


25 Sat

04 Sat


31 Fri

05 Sun


20 Mon

06 Mon


21 Tue

16 Fri

23 Thu

26 Sun

08 Wed


23 Thu

16 Thu

April

26 Wed

10 Mon

02 Sun

08 Sat


24 Mon

27 Thu

04 Tue


19 Wed

05 Wed


20 Thu

14 Fri

20 Thu

24 Mon

06 Thu


22 Sat

29 Sat

Year – 2017 Amavasai Pournami Sashti Pradosham Karthigai Ashtami Navami Sankatahara Chathurthi Thiruvonam Maadha Sivarathiri Ekadhasi Chathurthi
May

25 Thu

10 Wed

01 Mon


31 Wed

08 Mon


23 Tue

25 Thu

03 Wed


19 Fri

04 Thu


20 Sat

14 Sun

17 Wed

24 Wed

06 Sat


22 Mon

29 Mon

June

23 Fri

09 Fri

29 Thu

06 Tue


21 Wed

21 Wed

01 Thu


17 Sat

02 Fri


18 Sun

13 Tue

13 Tue

22 Thu

05 Mon


20 Tue

27 Tue

July

23 Sun

08 Sat

29 Sat

06 Thu


21 Fri

19 Wed

01 Sat


16 Sun


30 Sun

02 Sun


17 Mon


31 Mon

12 Wed

11 Tue

21 Fri

04 Tue


19 Wed

27 Thu

August

21 Mon

07 Mon

27 Sun

05 Sat


19 Sat

15 Tue

15 Tue


29 Tue

16 Wed


30 Wed

11 Fri

07 Mon

20 Sun

03 Thu


18 Fri

25 Fri

Year – 2017 Amavasai Pournami Sashti Pradosham Karthigai Ashtami Navami Sankatahara Chathurthi Thiruvonam Maadha Sivarathiri Ekadhasi Chathurthi
September

19 Tue

05 Tue

11 Mon


26 Tue

03 Sun


17 Sun

11 Mon

13 Wed


28 Thu

14 Thu


29 Fri

09 Sat

03 Sun

18 Mon

01 Fri


16 Sat

23 Sat

October

19 Thu

05 Thu

25 Wed

03 Tue


17 Tue

09 Mon

12 Thu


27 Fri

13 Fri


28 Sat

08 Sun

01 Sun


28 Sat

18 Wed

01 Sun


15 Sun


31 Tue

23 Mon

November

18 Sat

03 Fri

09 Thu


24 Fri

01 Wed


15 Wed

05 Sun

11 Sat


26 Sun

12 Sun


27 Mon

07 Tue

24 Fri

16 Thu

14 Tue


29 Wed

22 Wed

December

17 Sun

03 Sun

08 Fri


24 Sun

01 Fri


15 Fri


30 Sat

30 Sat

10 Sun


26 Tue

11 Mon


27 Wed

06 Wed

22 Fri

16 Sat

13 Wed


29 Fri

22 Fri

Skanda Sashti 2017

Skanda Sashti 2017

Sashti 2017 – 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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