Shasti 2015 - 2016 dates - Sashti Vratam Calendar in 2015



Sashti 2015 - 2016 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 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 2015 based on Indian Standard Time (IST)

Sashti 2015 Dates
May 24, 2015 – Shashti - In South Indian calendars it is marked on May 23. In west and north and eastern parts of India it is marked on May 24
June 22, 2015 – Shasti
July 22, 2015 – Sashti
August 20, 2015 – Shashti
September 19, 2015 – Sashti
October 19, 2015 - Sashti
November 12, 2015  – Skanda Shasti Starts
November 13, 2015  – Kanda Shasti fasting Day 2
November 14, 2015  – Kantha Shasti fasting Day 3
November 15, 2015  – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 4
November 16, 2015 – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 5
November 17, 2015 – Skanda Sashti Soora Samharam (Skanda Shashti fasting Day 6) - Monthly Sashti Fasting
November 18, 2015 – Tirukalyanam
December 17, 2015 - Sashti

Sashti 2015 Dates
January 15, 2016 – Shasti
February 13, 2016 – Sashti
March 14, 2016 – Shashti 
April 12, 2016 – Shasti

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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