Chandan Sashti

Chandan Sashti is observed during two different periods in India. Some communities in eastern part of India observe it during the waxing phase of moon in the month of Vaishakha. Chandan Shashti 2016 date is May 11.

Kashmir Pandits observe a ritual called Chandan Sashti in the dark fortnight of Bhadun month.

Special rituals are observed on the day in eastern parts of India. Some people keep a fast.