Skanda Sashti Dates 2016

Skanda Sashti, Kanda Sashti Vratam 2016

Skanda is a popular Hindu deity especially among Tamil Hindus. Lord Skanda is son of God Shiva and Goddess Parvati. In south India, Skanda is considered as the younger brother of Lord Ganesha while in north India Skanda is considered as the elder brother of Lord Ganesha. God Skanda is also known as Murugan, Kartikeyan and Subramanya.

Sashti Tithi is dedicated to Lord Skanda. Devotees keep fast during Shukla Paksha Sashti day. For Skanda Sashti Vratam the day when Sashti Tithi is combined with Panchami Tithi is preferred. Hence Skanda Sashti Vratam might be observed on Panchami Tithi.

Skanda Sashti is also known as Kanda Shashti.

Month Dates
Jan-2016 15
Feb-2016 13
Mar-2016 13
Apr-2016 12
May-2016 11
June-2016 10
July-2016 09
Aug-2016 08
Sep-2016 07
Oct-2016 06
Nov-2016 05
Dec-2016 05