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Shasti 2018 - 2019 dates - Sashti Vratam Calendar in 2018

Sashti 2018 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 2018. 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).

Shasti Days in 2018 based on Indian Standard Time (IST)

Sashti Fasting 2018 Dates

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 Soorasamharam (Skanda Sashti fasting Day 6) - Monthly Sashti Fasting
November 14, 2018 – Thirukalyanam

December 13, 2018

Sashti 2019 Dates

January 12, 2019 – Shasti

February 11, 2019

March 12, 2019

April 11, 2019 - Sashti

May 10, 2019

June 8, 2019

July 8, 2019

August 6, 2019

September 4, 2019

October  4, 2019

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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