Sashti May 2020, Shashti Vritham dates in May 2020. Sashti Vritham fasting is a vrata dedicated to Lord Murugan. In May 2020, Sashti date is- May 28.
Sashti Vritham or Shashti Vratham is a vrata dedicated to Lord Muruga or Skanda.
It is observed on sixth day in each fortnight of a Hindu month. But the Sashti comes in bright half is the most auspicious and important. It falls in Vaigasi masam.
Vaigasi Sashti Vrata is considered even more auspicious as Vaigasi Month is the birth month of Lord Murugan.
Ardent devotees of Skanda Muruga also observe the fasting and other rituals on Sashti tithi which comes in dark fortnight of the month.
This Sashti (28 May 2020) coincides with Sashti in Vaishakh Month in North Indian Hindi calendars, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada and Gujarati calendars. It falls in Edava Masam of Malayalam calendar and Jaistho Maas in Bengali Panjika.
Thursday, 28 May 2020 – Skanda Sashti Viratham in Vaigasi Masam (Shashti Vrata in Jyeshta Masam)
Panchangam, 28 May 2020
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:45 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:03
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 10:29 Chandrastama (Moonset) 24:09
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Shashthi – 23:26
Nakshatra Pushya – 07:27
Yoga Dhruva – 24:24*
Karana Taitila – 23:26
Purnimanta Month Jyeshtha
Amavasyanta Month Jyeshtha
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 14:04 – 15:43
Gulika Kalam: 09:04 – 10:44
Yama Gandam: 05:45 – 07:25
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrishabha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka
Amrita Kalam 29:24* – 30:58*
Abhijit: 11:57 – 12:50
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 19:59 – 21:33
Durmuhurthams: 15:30 – 16:23