Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam – 2018

Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam

November 8 (Thursday) thru November 14, 2018 (Wednesday)

Skanda Shashti commemorates the victory of Lord Sri Kartikeya, the son of Lord Sri Siva, in destroying evil asura “Sura Padman”.

During this important auspicious festival, special abhishekams and alankarams will be performed to the most beautiful Sri Skanda Kartikeya with Sri Valli and Sri Devasena. Sadakshara Mantra Japam (chanting “Om Sa-ra-va-na-bha-vaya namaha”), Kãvadi Pooja and procession with “Pãlkudam” (Milk Pots) & Kãvadi are the unique rituals of Skanda Shashti celebrations.

Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam concludes on November 14 (Wednesday) with the grand Kalyãna Utsavam of Šri Valli Devasena sameta Šri Subrahmanya Swãmy.

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Skanda Shashti Mahotsavam – Schedules

November 8, 2018 (Thursday)

8:15 am – Šri Maha Ganapati Homam.
9:00 am – Šri Maha Ganapati Abhishekam, Pooja, Anujna, Vãstu Šãnti, Ankurãrpanam, Rakshã Bandanam, Hãrati.
5:00 pm – Šri Subrahmanya Kalaša Sthãpanam, Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
6:00 pm – Sadakshara Mantra Japam begins.
7:15 pm – Šri Šubrahmanya Utsava Moorthi Abhishekam, Hãrati.

November 9, (Friday) thru November 12, 2018 (Monday)

8:00 am – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
9:00 am – Sadakshara Mantra Japam
10:00 am – Šri Shanmukha Abhishekam, Special Alankãram, Pooja, Hãrati.
5:00 pm – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
6:00 pm – Sadakshara Mantra Japam.
7:15 pm – Šri Subrahmanya Utsava Moorthi Abhishekam, Hãrati.

November 13, 2018 (Tuesday) – Skanda Shashti Day*

8:00 am – Yãgašãla Pooja, Homam.
9:00 am – Sadakshara Mantra Japam Concludes
9:30 am – Mahã Poornãhuti, Kãvadi Pooja, Procession with “Pãlkudam” (Milk Pots) and Kãvadi.
10:15 am – Šri Valli Devasena sameta Šri Subrahmanya Abhishekam, Special Alankãram, Hãrati.
5:00 pm – Utsava Moorthy Abhishekam, Hãrati.
6:00 pm – Šri Subramanya Trišatinãma Pooja, Hãrati.
7:15 pm – Prãkãra Utsavam.

*Scheduled Šri Shanmukha Abhishekam at 7:15 pm is canceled.

November 14, 2018 (Wednesday)

7:15 pm – Šri Valli Devasena sameta Šri Subrahmanya Swãmy Kalyãna Utsavam, Upachara Pooja, Prakara Utsavam, Hãrati.

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