Sashti, Sashti Viratham in January 2014 is an auspicious one as it falls in Margazhi Masam (Margali month) in Tamil calendar.
Sashti January 2014 date is January 6, Monday. 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 2014 falls in Poush month as per all Lunar Hindu calendars. In Kerala’s Malayalam calendar, it falls in Dhanu Masam.