Skanda Sashti, the popular festival dedicated to Lord Murugan or Skanda, is celebrated on the sixth day in bright half of Karthigai month as per Tamil calendar. Skanda Sashti 2021 date is November 10 in India as per IST.
The six-day fasting and vratham begins on 4 November and ends on 9 November. On 10 November, Thirukalynam is held.
Skanda Sashti date in Singapore and Malaysia: 9 November. In Malaysia, Skanda Sashti vritham begins on 4 November and ends on 9 November with Soorasamharam.
Skanda Sashti 2021 date in all cities of USA and Canada: 9 November. In USA & Canada, Soorasamharam date is 9 November. Trinidad & Guyana will celebrate Skanda Sashti on 9 November.
Skanda Sashti 2021 date in all cities of UK: 9 November.
Skanda Shashti in Australia: November 9.
Skanda Sasthi in New Zealand: 9th November. In New Zealand & Fiji, Skanda Sashti celebrations begin on 4 November & Soorasamharam date is 9 November.
Skanda Sashti is also celebrated with utmost fervor in Sri Lanka, and South Africa, and many other countries where Tamil Hindus live.