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What is SKANDA SHASTI and it's importance?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 09 Mar '13 08:18 pm
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Skanda Sashti is observed on the sixth day of the bright fortnight of the Tamil month of Aippasi (October November). This day is dedicated to the second son of Lord Shiva Lord Subramanya, also known as Kartikeya, Kumaresa, Guha, Murugan, Shanmukha and Velayudhan, who on this day, is believed to have annihilated the mythical demon Taraka. Celebrated in all Shaivite and Subramanya temples in South India, Skanda Sashti commemorates the destruction of evil by the Supreme Being.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 09 Mar '13 08:23 pm

 
  
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It is the 6th day in the bright half of month o aipasi, celebrated in all saivite temples all over tamilnadu. an extra measure of special grandeur in temples dedicated to lord subramnyam. It commemorats the defeat of evil by the supreme general Subramanian/karthikay
Answered by iqbal seth, 11 Mar '13 09:41 am

 
  
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Skanda Sashti is observed on the sixth day of the bright fortnight of the Tamil month of Aippasi (October November). This day is dedicated to the second son of Lord Shiva Lord Subramanya, also known as Kartikeya, Kumaresa, Guha, Murugan, Shanmukha and Velayudhan, who on this day, is believed to have annihilated the mythical demon Taraka. Celebrated in all Shaivite and Subramanya temples in South India, Skanda Sashti commemorates the destruction of evil by the Supreme Being
Answered by Quest, 10 Mar '13 10:17 am

 
  
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The Story of Skanda Shasti is the story of the birth of Skanda or Kumara and the fulfillment of the purpose of His divine incarnation. "Tormented by the asura ( demon/anti God) Tarakasura, the devas with Indra at their head went to the world of the self born the creator" (Kumara Sambhava 2.1) The creator said " only the spark of Shiva can produce the hero who will defeat the powers of the evil" Unfortunately, Shiva The king of yogis was lost in a deep state of meditation and samadhi. None of the Devas dared to disturb him... least of all convince him to create a progeny.

Upon Brahma's suggestion, they sought the help of Parvathi and Kama (the god of love). Parvathi agreed to help and engaged herself in severe penance to attract Shiva's attention. Kama also agreed to help and engaged himself in the suicidal mission of arousing Shiva from His state of Samadhi. Kama shot his arrows of love at Shiva who was eventually disturbed and the fire of anger from his third eye burnt K ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 10 Mar '13 01:14 am

 
  
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It is the 6th day in the bright half of month o aipasi, celebrated in all saivite temples all over tamilnadu. an extra measure of special grandeur in temples dedicated to lord subramnyam. It commemorats the defeat of evil by the supreme general Subramanian/karthikay
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 09 Mar '13 08:23 pm

 
  
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