Soorasamharam during Skanda Sashti

Soorasamharam is the final day of Skanda Sashti dedicated to Lord Muruga. This is dedicated to the killing of the demon Soorapadman by Lord Muruga with his vel. In the year 2021, Soorasamharam is celebrated on November 9. According to legend Soorapadman was a demon and had acquired tremendous powers and also had obtained the […]

Skanda Sashti 2021 | Kanda Shashti Puja

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Skanda Sashti, Kanda Shashti, is a six-day festival celebrated in the Tamil month of Aippasi masam. In 2021, Skanda Sashti starts on November 4 and ends on November 10. Soorasamharam & Thirukalyanam are on November 9 and November 10 respectively. Skanda Sashti is celebrated throughout Tamilnadu, Kerala and some places of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and […]

Skanda Sashti Thirukalyanam, 9 November 2021

9 November 2021 is Skanda Sashti Thirukalyanam. It marks the conclusion of 6-day Kanda Sashti festival in Murugan temples all around the world mainly in Tamil Nadu. Kanda Sashti begins on 4 November and ends with Thirukalyanam ritual on 10 November 2021. The main ritual of Skanda Sashti is Soorasamharam (9 November 2021). It marks […]

Important Festival of Lord Muruga

The Soorasamharam is performed during the Skanda Sashti Vratham festival and it would be celebrated in a grand manner in the Murugan Temples by the priests and by the devotees of Lord Murugan. During the festival the incident portraying the killing of the Demon Surapadman by Lord Muruga would be viewed by the devotees, and […]

Soorasamharam, 6 November 2016

6 November 2016 is Soorasamharam. It is an important event during Skanda Sashti festival. According to legend Soorapadman was a demon and had acquired tremendous powers and also had obtained the boon of immortality. However he started tormenting the Gods and this created havoc in the Universe. All the Gods approached Lord Shiva to help […]

Skanda Sashti 2013 dates (Kanda Sashti 2013)

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Skanda Sashti 2013 dates, Kanda Sashti 2013, when Skanda Sashti begins in 2013, when Skanda Sashti ends in 2013? Skanda Sashti, Kanda Shashti, is a six-day festival celebrated in the Tamil month of Aippasi masam. In 2013, Skanda Sashti starts on November 3 and ends on November 8. Tirukalyanam 2013 date is 9 November. Timetable of […]

Sashti 2013: Sashti Viratham 2013, Shashti Fasting

Sashti Viratham is a vratam dedicated to Lord Muruga who is also referred to as Skanda, Subramanya, Kartikeya, or Shanmuga. This viratham is observed on Sashti or the sixth day in Shukla Paksha of each month in Hindu calendar. Sashti Vritham is a popularly observed in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka & some parts of Andhra […]