Posts Tagged ‘Kanda Sasti’
In Lord Murgan's temples, the six-day Skanda Sasti (Kanda Shasti, sasti) festival begins on November 13, 2023(Monday). The main ritual of Soorasamharam is on the sixth day, November 18, 2012 (Saturday).
The climax of Skanda Sasti is on the sixth day when the Surasamharam takes place.
Skanda Sasti, the sixth day in the bright half of the month of Aippasi, is celebrated in Saivite temples all over Tamilnadu, and with an extra measure of grandeur in temples dedicated to Subrahmanya. Skanda Sasti commemorates the destruction of evil by the Supreme General Kartikeya, son of Shiva, and is celebrated with the dramatic enactment […]