Mandar Shashti Vrata is an auspicious austerity observed in Margashirsha Month. It is dedicated to Surya Deva (Sun God). It is observed on Shukla Paksha Sashti in Margashirsha Month.
The major benefits or the merits of this vrata are – the devotee will be blessed with a prosperous and healthy life and the performer would born in a noble family in his next birth.
On Mandar Shashti Vrata day, Sun God is worshipped with the flowers of Mandar (Coral tree).