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Sashti 2011 - Sashti / 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. Sashti viratham is comes on every month. You can find the monthly sashti viratham 2011 dates below. Save the sashti 2011 dates and keep fasting with god blessings

Date Day Sashti Viratham
10 January 2011 Monday Sashti Viratham
09 February 2011 Wednesday Sashti Viratham
11 March 2011 Friday Sashti Viratham
09 April 2011 Saturday Sashti Viratham
09 May 2011 Monday Sashti Viratham
07 June 2011 Tuesday Sashti Viratham
06 July 2011 Wednesday Sashti Viratham
05 August 2011 Friday Sashti Viratham
03 September 2011 Saturday Sashti Viratham
02 October 2011 Sunday Sashti Viratham
01 November 2011 Tuesday Sashti Viratham Day 1
30 November 2011 Wednesday Sashti Viratham Day 2
30 December 2011 Friday Subrahmanyan Shasti
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Amavasai 2011 / Pournami 2011 / Pradosham 2011 / Karthigai 2011 / Ashtami 2011 / Navami 2011 / Sashti 2011 / Sankatahara Chathurthi 2011 / Thiruvonam 2011 / Matha Sivarathiri 2011 / Ekadhasi 2011 / Chathurthi 2011

Sashti – 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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