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Shasti 2020 dates - Sashti Vratam Calendar in 2020

Sashti 2020 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 2020. 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 Subramanya or Murugan 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).

Sashti Vratam Calendar in 2020

Sashti 2020 Dates

January 1, 2020 – Shasti
January 31, 2020

Sashti is marked on February 29, 2020 in certain Tamil Calendars

March 1, 2020 (Kerala and region calendars)
March 30

April 29, 2020 - Sashti

May 28, 2020

June 26, 2020

July 26, 2020

August 24, 2020

September 22, 2020

October 21, 2020

November 15, 2020  – Skanda Shasti Starts
November 16, 2020   – Kanda Shasti fasting Day 2
November 17, 2020   – Kantha Shasti fasting Day 3
November 18, 2020   – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 4
November 19, 2020   – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 5
November 20, 2020 – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 6
November 20, 2020 – Skanda Sashti Soorasamharam (Skanda Sashti fasting Day 6) - Monthly Sashti Fasting
November 21, 2020 – Thirukalyanam

December 20, 2020

Sashti Fasting 2021 Dates


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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