Skanda Shashthi 2023 Shashthi date of Shukla Paksha is dedicated to Lord Skanda i.e. Lord Kartikeya. Devotees observe fast on this day and worship Lord Skanda. Lord Skanda is also known as Murugan and Subrahmanya. Skanda Shashthi has special significance in Sanatan Dharma. Let us understand the importance and worship method of Skanda Shashthi.

New Delhi, Spirituality Desk. Skanda Shashthi 2023: Skanda Shashthi fast is observed every month on the Shashthi date of Shukla Paksha. It is believed that Lord Skandhar i.e. Lord Kartikeya was born on this day. According to religious beliefs, by worshiping Skanda Shashthi, planetary defects are also removed and man can get rid of many problems in life. In such a situation, let us read the method of offering tarpan to Vedshastri.

Shashthi Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month will be on Friday, October 20 at 12:31 pm. The event will end on October 20 at 11:24 pm. 

Skanda Dev is the son of Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati and younger brother of Lord Ganesha. Worship of Lord Kartikeya has special significance in Hindu religion. According to religious beliefs, worshiping Lord Kartikeya removes all obstacles in life and people are blessed with happiness and prosperity. According to mythological beliefs, Lord Kartikeya was born on this day. Lord Kartikeya is also considered the commander of the gods.

On the day of Skanda Shashthi, wake up early in the morning, take bath, meditate and take a resolution to fast. After this, the picture or idol of Lord Kartikeya is installed at the place of worship. Complete worship of Goddess Parvati and Mahadev along with Lord Kartikeya. After this, flowers, sandalwood, incense and lamps are offered to Lord Kartikeya as naivedya. Fruits, candy, clothes etc. are also provided. Peacock feathers are very dear to Lord Kartikeya, hence you can also offer peacock feathers to him during the puja.

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