Sashti, Sashti Viratham in January 2020 is an auspicious one as it falls in Margazhi Masam (Margali month) in Tamil calendar and the second Sashti in January falls in Thai Masam.
Sashti January 2020 date is January 1, Wednesday and January 31, Friday. Sashti is a viratham dedicated to Lord Muruga, observed on sixth day in Shukla Paksha of each Hindu month. In many Murugan Temples, Thaipusam celebrations start on this sashti day.
Sashti January 2020 fall in Poush Month & Magha Month as per all Lunar Hindu calendars. In Kerala’s Malayalam calendar, the Sashti Viratham fall in Dhanu Masam and Makaram Masam.
Here is the detailed Puja Vidhi of Subrahmanya Swamy..
Panchangam, 31 January 2020
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:11 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:09
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)11:05 Chandrastama (Moonset)23:42
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Shashthi – 15:51
Nakshatra Revati – 18:10
Yoga Sadhya – 30:00*
Karana Garaja – 29:03*
Purnimanta Month Maagha
Amavasyanta Month Maagha
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 11:18 – 12:40
Gulika Kalam: 08:33 – 09:55
Yama Gandam: 15:24 – 16:47
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Makara
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Meena – 18:10:01
Amrita Kalam 15:28 – 17:16
Abhijit: 12:18 – 13:02
Time to Avoid
Durmuhurthams: 13:02 – 13:46