Sashti Viratham June 2014 date – Muruga Sashti Fasting in June 2014

Sashti Viratham is a monthly Hindu fasting dedicated to Lord Muruga or Kartik or Shanmukha. Sashti Viratham June 2014 date is June 4. Sashti is the sixth day after Amavasi (no moon) and Poornima (full moon) in a traditional Hindu calendar. The Shashti after Amavasai is considered highly auspicious by Muruga devotees and a fast is observed on the day.

Sashti is the sixth day after Amavasi (no moon) and Poornima (full moon) in a traditional Hindu calendar. The Sashti after Amavasi is considered highly auspicious by Muruga devotees and fasting is performed on the day.

Fasting on Sashti is considered highly beneficial and some devotees observe a complete fast for 24 hours.

Many devotees make it a point to visit Muruga temple on Sashti day. Some people only eat the Prasadam given from the temple on the day.

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