Chaitra Navratri Sashthi Today

On April 12, 2016 sixth day or Shashthi of Chaitra Navratri will be celebrated. This day is devoted to Maa Katyayani. Know more about this day by scrolling down..

Presenting Chaitra Navratri sixth day Sashthi today here.


हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें

Chaitra Navratri 2016 Sashthi Panchangam


Sashthi Tithi: 00:28:49 (April 11) - 22:42:58 (April 12)

Note: The above timings are according to the New Delhi, India. To know the time of your place, please visit here: AstroSage Daily Panchang

To read more about Devi Katyayani, click here: Maa Katyayani 

About Katyayani


According to the holy mythology, Goddess Parvati took the form of Maa Katyayani to destroy the demon Mahishasura. She took birth as a warriror Goddess in the form of sage Katyayan or Katya, thus she came to be known as Goddess Katyayani. Her appearence includes four hands, left hand carrying a sword and a lotus. While the right hand are in Abhaya and Varada Mudras.

Skand Sashti


Moreover on the same day i.e, April 12, 2016. The sixth day of bright fortnight of Tamil month is observed and is known as Skand Sashti. This day is dedicated to the second son of Lord Shiva, Kartikeya, who destroyed the demon Taraka. It is customery that on this day, people undergo penance carrying a ‘Kavadi’.

Chaiti Chhath/Yamuna Chhath


Also, on April 12, 2016 Yamuna Chath or Chaiti Chath, a significant festival of Hindu Calendar dedicated to Goddess Yamuna on her birth is celebrated. It is the festival which always falls on Sashthi of Chaitra Navratri. Moreover, It is majorly popular in North Indian states like Uttar Pradesh. Yamuna Chath is performed with rituals which includes Muhurat timings.

Yamuna Chath Muhurat 

Abhijit Muhurat 

11:56:30 to 12:47:38

We hope that the above information would helped you to get your answers unroll. A very Happy Navratri to all of you.



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Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Venue: Bengaluru

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