Skanda Sashti

What is Skanda Sashti (स्कंद साष्टी)| Meaning

According to Hindu Mythology 6th  day of shukla paksh of every month in the Hindu calendar is celebrated as Skanda Sashti.Skanda Sashti is dedicated to Lord Murugam also called as Kartikeyan,subramanya. Skanda Sashti is also known as Kanda Sashti Kavasam.

Significance of Skanda Sashti 

Skanda Sashti is believed as the time of immense power that’s why worshiping Lord murugam and keeping vrat has great importance in Hindu mythology.

Skanda Sashti   Fast Benefits (Vrat)

On this day, the devotees observe strict fast. They break the fast at night after having darshan of God murugam followed by prayer.

Skanda Sashti Calender 2015 | Dates of Skanda Sashti Days in 2015

Skanda Sashti   constantly falls in the middle and end of the every month. Following are the Skanda Sashti   dates for 2015:


25-Jan (Sunday) Skanda Sashti
23-Feb (Monday) Skanda Sashti
25-Mar (Wednesday) Skanda Sashti
23-Apr (Thursday) Skanda Sashti
23-May (Saturday) Skanda Sashti
22-Jun (Monday) Skanda Sashti
21-Jul (Tuesday) Skanda Sashti
20-Aug (Thursday) Skanda Sashti
19-Sep (Saturday) Skanda Sashti
18-Oct (Sunday) Skanda Sashti
17-Nov (Tuesday) Soora Samharam
16-Dec (Wednesday) Subrahmanya Sashti
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