Kartikeya Damanotsav | Skanda Damanak Sashti

Kartikeya Damanotsava (Skanda Damanak Sashti) is observed on the sixth day of Shukla Paksha in Chaitra Month. In 2022, Skanda Damanak Sashti date is April 7.

On this day, Lord Skanda (Kartikeya, Subramanya, Murugan / Shanmukha) is worshipped with Dhavanam leaves (botanical name: Artemisia pallens).

As Sashti is an auspicious day to perform Skanda Puja, Chaitra Shukla Sashti is highly meritorious vrat.

Damanak Sashti is also celebrated as Neel Sashti, Ashoka Sashti, Arka Shasti and Kumara Sashti.

Panchang, 7 April 2022

Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:57 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:28 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 09:56 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 12:03 AM, Apr 08

Today’s Panchangam:

Tithi : Shashthi upto 08:32 PM Saptami
Nakshatra : Mrigashirsha upto 10:42 PM Ardra
Yoga : Saubhagya upto 09:32 AM. Shobhana.
Karana : Kaulava upto 07:15 AM. Taitila upto 08:32 PM. Garaja.
Weekday : Guruwara.
Paksha : Shukla Paksha

Samvat:

Shaka Samvat : 1944 Shubhakrit
Chandramasa : Chaitra – Purnimanta Chaitra – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi

Shubh Muhurat:

Abhijit : 11:47 AM to 12:38 PM
Amrit Kalam : 12:47 PM to 02:35 PM

Time to avoid:

Rahu Kalam : 01:46 PM to 03:20 PM
Yamaganda : 05:57 AM to 07:31 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:05 AM to 10:39 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:07 AM to 10:57 AM 03:08 PM to 03:58 PM
Varjyam :

In 2019, Skanda Damanak Sashti date is April 11.

In 2018, Skanda Damanak Sashti date was March 23.

In 2017, Skanda Damanak Sashti date was April 2.

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