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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

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
June 19, 2018
July 18, 2018
August 16, 2018
September 15, 2018
October  14, 2018
November 8, 2018  – Skanda Shasti Starts
November 9, 2018  – Kanda Shasti fasting Day 2
November 10, 2018  – Kantha Shasti fasting Day 3
November 11, 2018  – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 4
November 12, 2018  – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 5
November 13, 2018 – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 6
November 13, 2018 – Skanda Sashti Soora Samharam (Skanda Shashti fasting Day 6) - Monthly Sashti Fasting
November 14, 2018 – Tirukalyanam

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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