Sashti Vratam: Shasti Fasting Days in 2008

Shasti, or Sashti, is an important day associated with Lord Muruga. There are two Sashtis in a month and devotees of Muruga observe partial or full fast on the Sashti occurring after the new moon (Amavasya). Below are the Shasti and Kanda Sashti fasting days in 2008.

In January 2008 on 14

February 2008 on 12

March 2008 on 12

April 2008 on 11

May 2008 on 10

June 2008 on 09

July 2008 on 08

August 2008 on 07

September 2008 on 05

October 2008 on 05

October 29, 2008 - Skanda Shasti Starts

October 30, 2008 - kanda Shasti fasting Day 2

October 31, 2008 - kantha Shasti fasting Day 3

November 1, 2008 - Skanda Sasti fasting Day 4

November 2, 2008 - Skanda Shashti fasting Day 5

November 3, 2008 - Skanda Shashti fasting Day 6

November 3, 2008 - Skantha Sashti Soora Samharam (Please note in some calendars Soora Samharam is marked on November 4)

December 2008 on 04

Lord Muruga is also referred as Subrahmanya, Skanda, Kanda and Kartik

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