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Shasti 2019 dates - Sashti Vratam Calendar in 2019

Sashti 2019 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 2019. 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 Fasting 2019 Dates

May 10, 2019

June 8, 2019

July 8, 2019

August 6, 2019

September 4, 2019

October 4, 2019

October 28, 2019  – Skanda Shasti Starts
October 29, 2019  – Kanda Shasti fasting Day 2
October 30, 2019  – Kantha Shasti fasting Day 3
October 31, 2019  – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 4
November 1, 2019  – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 5
November 2, 2019 – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 6
November 2, 2019 – Skanda Sashti Soorasamharam (Skanda Sashti fasting Day 6) - Monthly Sashti Fasting
November 3, 2019 – Thirukalyanam

December 2, 2019

Sashti 2019 Dates

January 1, 2020 – Shasti
January 31, 2020

No Sashti in February 2020

March 1, 2020
March 30

April 29, 2020 - Sashti

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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