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Sashti 2013 | சஷ்டி 2013

Sashti 2013 - 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 2013 dates below. Save the sashti 2013 dates and keep fasting with god blessings

Date Day Sashti Viratham
16 January 2013 Wednesday Sashti Viratham
15 February 2013 Friday Sashti Viratham
17 March 2013 Sunday Sashti Viratham
16 April 2013 Tuesday Sashti Viratham
15 May 2013 Wednesday Sashti Viratham
14 June 2013 Friday Sashti Viratham
14 July 2013 Sunday Sashti Viratham
12 August 2013 Monday Sashti Viratham
10 September 2013 Tuesday Sashti Viratham
10 October 2013 Thursday Sashti Viratham
03 November 2013 Sunday Sashti Virathamday 1
04 November 2013 Monday Sashti Viratham day 2
05 November 2013 Tuesday Sashti Viratham day 3
06 November 2013 Wednesday Sashti Viratham day 4
07 November 2013 Thursday Sashti Viratham day 5
08 November 2013 Friday Soora Samharam
09 November 2013 Saturday Tiru Kalyanam
07 December 2013 Saturday Subrahmanyan Sashti
Sashti 2013 Dates | சஷ்டி 2013 | Sashti Dates 2013 | Monthly Sashti Viratham Date

Amavasai 2013 / Pournami 2013 / Pradosham 2013 / Karthigai 2013 / Ashtami 2013 / Navami 2013 / Sashti 2013 / Sankatahara Chathurthi 2013 / Thiruvonam 2013 / Matha Sivarathiri 2013 / Ekadhasi 2013 / Chathurthi 2013

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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