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How to observe Monthly Sashti Fasting?

Shasti Vratam or Upvaas is an important fast dedicated to Lord Muruga or Kartikeya. There are two Shastis in a Hindu lunar month. One Shasthi after Amavasya and another after Purnima (Pournami). The Shasti coming after Amavasya (new moon night) is the one meant for fasting. In simple terms, the Shasti coming during the increasing …

How to perform Skanda Shasti Puja at home?

Here is a simple method to perform Skanda Shasti Puja at home. You can do this Puja on all six days of the Skanda Shasti Vratam or on the Soorasamharam day. Before beginning any Hindu puja try to create a calm and pleasant atmosphere. Try to keep all the puja items near you. Puja Items …

Kanda Sashti Viratham 2017 Dates

Kanda Sashti Viratham 2017 Dates October 20, 2017 – Skanda Shasti Starts October 21, 2017 – Kanda Shasti fasting Day 2 October 22, 2017 – Kantha Shasti fasting Day 3 October 23, 2017 – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 4 October 24, 2017 – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 5 October 25, 2017 – Skanda Sasti fasting …

How to observe Skanda Shasti Vratam or Fasting

Skanda Shasti or Kanda Shasthi Vratam is an important observance dedicated to Lord Muruga. It is observed in the Tamil month of Aippasi and most devotees fast during the 6-day period. There is no common method of Skanda Shasti fasting. Different devotees observe it differently. But there are some basic rules followed by all the …