Which day is Skanda Sashti? Skanda Sashti Date
Skanda Sashti will be observed on June 5.
How many days is Kanda Sashti? Whoever fasts and prays to Lord Muruga for the six days of Kanda Sashti is believed to receive Muruga’s blessings. Those who are unable to fast all day can eat once a day or twice a day during this period depending on their health, age and will.
What is the significance of Skanda Shasti? Skanda Sashti is an important festival for the Hindus as it is dedicated to Lord Skanda, the God of war and son of Shiva and Parvati. Lord Skanda is known by several names including Murugan, Kartikeyan, and Subramanya. The festival is observed on the Sashti Tithi of Shukla Paksha every month.
Is Shasti auspicious day? Shasti or ‘Sasthi’ is an auspicious day for Hindus belonging to the Tamil community. This day is dedicated to worshipping Lord Murugan. On this day Muruga devotees observe fasting to please their lord and invoke His blessings for a happy and prosperous life.