Sashti Viratham February 2018

Sashti vratham or Sashti fasting is an auspicious vrata dedicated to Lord Murugan. It falls on sixth day in each Hindu month. In February 2018, Sashti Viratham date is 21 February, Wednesday.

It falls in Maasi masam as per Tamil calendar. Other Sashti tithi date in February 2018 is 5/6 February which falls in Thai masam.

In Tamil Nadu, some parts of Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, Sashti vratham is observed with utmost devotion. Devotees observe fasting on Sashti and perform Subramanya puja in the night before breaking the fast.

Panchang, Sashti Viratham – 21 February 2018

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:59 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:22
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 10:27 Chandrastama (Moonset) 23:26

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Shashthi – 27:50*
Nakshatra Ashwini – 14:02
Yoga Shukla – 10:55
Karana Taitila – 27:50*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Phaalguna
Amavasyanta Month Phaalguna
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 12:40 – 14:06
Gulika Kalam: 11:15 – 12:40
Yama Gandam: 08:24 – 09:49

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kumbha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mesha

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam
Abhijit: None

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 23:27 – 25:01*
Durmuhurthams: 12:17 – 13:03

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