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Sashti 2012 | சஷ்டி 2012

Sashti 2012 - 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 2012 dates below. Save the sashti 2012 dates and keep fasting with god blessings

Date Day Sashti Viratham
28 January 2012 Saturday Sashti Viratham
27 February 2012 Monday Sashti Viratham
28 March 2012 Wednesday Sashti Viratham
27 April 2012 Friday Sashti Viratham
26 May 2012 Saturday Sashti Viratham
25 June 2012 Monday Sashti Viratham
24 July 2012 Tuesday Sashti Viratham
22 August 2012 Wednesday Sashti Viratham
21 September 2012 Friday Sashti Viratham
20 October 2012 Saturday Sashti Viratham
13 November 2012 Tuesday Sashti Viratham Day 1
14 November 2012 Wednesday Sashti Viratham Day 2
15 November 2012 Thursday Sashti Viratham Day 3
16 November 2012 Friday Sashti Viratham Day 4
17 November 2012 Saturday Sashti Viratham Day 5
18 November 2012 Sunday Soora Samharam
19 November 2012 Monday Tiru Kalyanam
18 December 2012 Tuesday Subrahmanyan Shasti
Sashti 2012 Dates | சஷ்டி 2012 | Sashti Dates 2012 | Monthly Sashti Viratham Date

Amavasai 2012 / Pournami 2012 / Pradosham 2012 / Karthigai 2012 / Ashtami 2012 / Navami 2012 / Sashti 2012 / Sankatahara Chathurthi 2012 / Thiruvonam 2012 / Matha Sivarathiri 2012 / Ekadhasi 2012 / Chathurthi 2012

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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