Sashti May 2021, Shashti Vritham dates in May 2021. Sashti Vritham fasting is a vrata dedicated to Lord Murugan. In May 2021, Sashti date is May 17.
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 (17 May 2021) 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.
17 May 2021 – Skanda Sashti Viratham in Vaigasi Masam (Shashti Vrata in Vaishakha Masam)
Panchangam, 17 May 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:29 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 07:06 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 09:36 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 11:59 PM
Tithi : Panchami upto 11:34 AM Shashthi
Nakshatra : Punarvasu upto 01:22 PM Pushya
Yoga : Ganda upto 02:50 AM, May 18 Vriddhi
Karana : Balava upto 11:34 AM Kaulava upto 12:08 AM, May 18 Taitila
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Somawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Vaishakha – Purnimanta Vaishakha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:50 AM to 12:45 PM
Amrit Kalam : 10:45 AM to 12:30 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 07:11 AM to 08:53 AM
Yamaganda : 10:36 AM to 12:18 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 02:00 PM to 03:42 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:45 PM to 01:39 PM 03:28 PM to 04:23 PM
Varjyam : 09:53 PM to 11:35 PM