SKANDA SASHTI FESTIVAL 2020

SKANDA SASHTI FESTIVAL 

From Sunday 15th to Sunday the 22nd November

Thuthipporku valivinaipom thunbampom…
Nenjil pathipporku selvam palithuk’kathithongum…
Nishtaiyum kaikoodum…
Nimalar arul kanthar sashti kavacham thanai…

Skanda Shasti Vratam is observed once a year in the month of “Aippasi” (October-November) starting from the “piratamai” the 1st phase of the brightening moon.

It’s the day when Lord Muruga vanquished the demon Surapadman who was terrorising the Universe. Lord threw his divine spear ‘Sakthi Vel’ at a Vanni tree where Surapadman was hiding….splitting it into two parts…which in turned into Peacock and Rooster…zealous devotees of Skanda. This epic ‘Sura-Samharam’ is part of the celebration of Skanda Sashti.

 

At SVT – Helensburgh, Celebrations commence on Sunday the 15th November and culminates on Sunday the 22nd November 2020 in a manner befitting the occasion.

Programme schedule:

15th to 19 & 21st Nov.

08.00 AM – Abhishegam, Alangaram, Maha Deeparadhana and Archana for Lord Sri Subramanya Swamy (Muruga / Karthikeya), Sri Valli and Sri Deivasena.

20th Nov. – Friday – Skanda Sashti

10.00 AM : Abhishegam, Alangaram, Maha Deeparadhana and Archana for Lord Sri Subramanya Swamy (Muruga / Karthikeya), Sri Valli and Sri Deivasena.

22nd Nov. – Sunday – Skanda Sashti SVT Festival

10.00 AM : Abhishegam, Alangaram, Maha Deeparadhana and Archana for Lord Sri Subramanya Swamy (Muruga / Karthikeya), Sri Valli and Sri Deivasena.

02.00 PM : ThiruKalyanam for Lord Sri Subramanya Swamy (Muruga / Karthikeya), Sri Valli and Sri Deivasena.

Ritual Donations:

Abhishekam – $ 101

ThiruKalyanam – $ 101

Archana – $ 20

Garland Donations:

Lord Subramanya, Valli and Deivasena – $ 165

ThiruKalyanam Mala – $ 101

All are welcome to join the prayers / festivities and seek the Lord’s blessings.

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Om Saravana Bhava!!!                     Om Karthikeya!!!                         Om Muruga!!!                          Skandanae Aroharaa!!!

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