Skanda Sashti 2013 dates (Kanda Sashti 2013)

Skanda Sashti 2013 dates, Kanda Sashti 2013, when Skanda Sashti begins in 2013, when Skanda Sashti ends in 2013?

Skanda Sashti, Kanda Shashti, is a six-day festival celebrated in the Tamil month of Aippasi masam. In 2013, Skanda Sashti starts on November 3 and ends on November 8. Tirukalyanam 2013 date is 9 November.

Timetable of Skanda Sashti 2013

3 November 2013 – Kanda Sashti day 1

4 November 2013 – Kanda Sashti day 2

5 November 2013 – Kanda Sashti day 3

6 November 2013 – Kanda Sashti day 4

7 November 2013 – Kanda Sashti day 5

8 November 2013 – Soorasamharam (Kanda Sashti day 6)

9 November 2013 – Subrahmanya Valli Devayani Thiru Kalyanam

Skanda Sashti is celebrated throughout Tamil Nadu, Kerala and some places of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and in other countries such as Malaysia, Singapore and Sri Lanka.

During Skanda Shashti, some devotees observed fasting for all six days but some other people keep fasting only on Soora Samharam day.

Skanda Shashti Puaj is generally observed for six days starting from the sixth day in the bright half of the Aippasi month according to Tamil calendar. Aippasi month usually falls during October – November.

Skanda Shashti is dedicated to Lord Skanda, the younger son of Lord Shiva. Lord Skanda is also called as Lord Subramanya or Murugan or Sanat Kumara or Kumara Swamy or Shanmukha or Karthikeya. He is one of the purposeful divine incarnations.

Skanda Shashti falls during Kartik Month as per all other calendars other than Tamil and Malayali calendars.

Skanda Sashti 2013 in other countries

Skanda Sashti 2013 date in USA – November 8

Skanda Sashti 2013 date in Canada – November 8

Skanda Sashti 2013 date in UK & other European countries – November 8

Skanda Sashti 2013 date in UAE & other Gulf countries – November 8

Skanda Sashti 2013 date in Singapore – November 8

Skanda Sashti 2013 date in Malaysia – November 8

Skanda Sashti 2013 date in Perth (Australia) – November 8

Skanda Sashti 2013 date in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra (Australia) – November 9

Skanda Sashti 2013 date in New Zealand – November 9

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