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Shasti 2021 dates - Sashti Vratam Calendar in 2021

Sashti 2021 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 2021. 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

Sashti Fasting 2021 Dates

September 12, 2021

October 11, 2021

November 4, 2021  – Skanda Shasti Starts
November 5, 2021   – Kanda Shasti fasting Day 2
November 6, 2021   – Kantha Shasti fasting Day 3
November 7, 2021   – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 4
November 8, 2021   – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 5
November 9, 2021 – Skanda Sashti Soorasamharam (Skanda Sashti fasting Day 6) - Monthly Sashti Fasting
November 10, 2021 – Thirukalyanam

December 9, 2021

Sashti 2022 Dates

January 8, 2022

February 6, 2022

March 8, 2022

April 7, 2022 - Sashti

May 7, 2022

June 5, 2022

July 5, 2022

August 3, 2022

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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