Skanda Panchami or Kanda Panjami, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Skanda (Muruga, Kumaraswamy). In 2021, Skanda Panchami date is July 15.
It is celebrated on Ashada Shukla Panchami, Panchami day in Ashada month.
Skanda Panchami is celebrated with lot of fervor in temple dedicated to Lord Muruga in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Kanda Panjami fasting begins on Panchami morning and ends on Sashti day. Some devotees also observe fasting on Sashti.
Panchang, 15 July 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:33 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 07:21 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 10:21 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 11:08 PM
Tithi : Panchami upto 07:16 AM Shashthi
Nakshatra : Uttara Phalguni upto 03:21 AM, Jul 16 Hasta
Yoga : Varigha upto 11:44 AM Parigha
Karana : Balava upto 07:16 AM Kaulava upto 06:44 PM Taitila
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Guruwara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Ashadha – Purnimanta Ashadha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:59 AM to 12:55 PM
Amrit Kalam : 08:16 PM to 09:50 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 02:10 PM to 03:54 PM
Yamaganda : 05:33 AM to 07:17 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:00 AM to 10:44 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:09 AM to 11:04 AM 03:40 PM to 04:35 PM
Varjyam : 10:48 AM to 12:23 PM