Shasti 2014 - 2015 dates - Sashti Vratam Calendar in 2014



Sashti 2014 - 2015 dates based on Tamil Calendar and Panchang. Shasti, or Sashti, is an important day in a Hindu calendar and is associated with Lord Muruga. Below are the Shasti and Kanda Sashti fasting days in year 2014 - 2015. Shashti falls on the sixth day of every lunar fortnight in traditional Hindu calendar. The Shasti falling during the waning phase of the moon is chosen for fasting by Lord Subrahmanya or Muruga devotees. There are two Sashti in a month and devotees of Skanda observe partial or full fast on the Shashti occurring after the new moon (Amavasya).

Shasti Days in 2014 based on Indian Standard Time (IST)

Sashti 2014 Dates
October 24, 2014  – Skanda Shasti Starts
October 25, 2014  – Kanda Shasti fasting Day 2
October 26, 2014  – Kantha Shasti fasting Day 3
October 27, 2014  – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 4
October 28, 2014 – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 5
October 29, 2014 – Skanda Sashti Soora Samharam (Skanda Shashti fasting Day 6) - Monthly Sashti Fasting
October 30, 2014 – Tirukalyanam
November 27, 2014 - Sashti
December 27, 2014 - Sashti

Sashti 2015 Dates
January 25, 2015 – Shasti
February 24, 2015 – Sashti
March 25, 2015 – Shashti 
April 24, 2015 – Shasti
May 24, 2015 – Shashti
June 22, 2015 – Shasti
July 22, 2015 – Sashti
August 20, 2015 – Shashti
September 19, 2015 – Sashti

Please note that depending on the lunar and solar calendar followed in a particular region, occasionally, the Shasti day can be a day earlier from the above dates.

Lord Muruga is also known as Subrahmanya, Shanmugha, Guha, Kartik, Kartikeya, Skanda, Kanda…

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