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Shasti 2023 Dates - Sashti Vratam Calendar In 2023

Sashti 2023 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 2023. 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 2023 Dates

January 27, 2023

February 25, 2023

March 27, 2023

April 26, 2023 - Sashti

May 25, 2023

June 24, 2023

July 24, 2023

August 22, 2023

September 21, 2023

October 20, 2023

November 14, 2023  – Skanda Shasti Starts
November 15, 2023   – Kanda Shasti fasting Day 2
November 16, 2023   – Kantha Shasti fasting Day 3
November 17, 2023   – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 4
November 18, 2023 – Skanda Sasti fasting Day 5 and Skanda Sashti Soorasamharam (Skanda Sashti fasting Day 6) - Monthly Sashti Fasting
November 19, 2023 – Thirukalyanam

December 18, 2023

Sashti 2023 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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