Kumar Sashti or Kumara Shashti is a festival dedicated to Lord Kumara swamy (Skanda, Muruga, Kartikeya, and Subramanya). In 2021, Kumar Sashti date is July 15.
It is observed on the sixth day in bright fortnight of Ashada maas. Kumara Sasthi is referred to as the birthday of Lord Kumara swamy or as Kumara Jayanti.
Kumar Sashti is an important festival of Nepal. Most of the devotees observe fasting on Kumar Sasthi day.
Skanda Panchami and Subramanya Sashti are other major festivals dedicated to Lord Subramanya.
Panchang, 15 July 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:33 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 07:21 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 10:21 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 11:08 PM
Tithi : Panchami upto 07:16 AM Shashthi
Nakshatra : Uttara Phalguni upto 03:21 AM, Jul 16 Hasta
Yoga : Varigha upto 11:44 AM Parigha
Karana : Balava upto 07:16 AM Kaulava upto 06:44 PM Taitila
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Guruwara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Ashadha – Purnimanta Ashadha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:59 AM to 12:55 PM
Amrit Kalam : 08:16 PM to 09:50 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 02:10 PM to 03:54 PM
Yamaganda : 05:33 AM to 07:17 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:00 AM to 10:44 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:09 AM to 11:04 AM 03:40 PM to 04:35 PM
Varjyam : 10:48 AM to 12:23 PM
In 2020, Kumar Sashti date is June 26.
In 2019, Kumar Sashti date was July 7.
In 2018, Kumar Sashti date was July 18.
In 2017, Kumar Sashti date was June 29.
In 2016, Kumar Sashti date was July 10.
In 2015, Kumar Sashti date was July 22.
In 2014, Kumar Sashti date was July 3.
In 2013, Kumar Sashti date was July 14.