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Shasti 2017 dates - Sashti Vratam Calendar in 2017



Sashti 2017 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 2017. 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 2017 based on Indian Standard Time (IST)

Sashti 2017 Dates

June 29, 2017 
July 29, 2017 
August 27, 2017
September 26, 2017

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 Day 6
October 25, 2017 – Skanda Sashti Soora Samharam (Skanda Shashti fasting Day 6) - Monthly Sashti Fasting
October 26, 2017 – Tirukalyanam

November 24, 2017
December 24, 2017

Sashti 2018 Dates
January 23, 2018 – Shasti
February 21, 2018
March 23, 2018
April 21, 2018 
May 20, 2018


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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