MASA DURGASHTAMI                                   MASA SKANDA SHASHTHI                            KRITTIKA NAKSHATRAM                                        Rahu & Ketu                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Graha  Aradhana 

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Durgashtami fasting is observed every month during Ashtami Tithi of Shukla Paksha. On this day devotees of worship Goddess Durga devi, observe day long fast and light lamps.

The most significant Durgashtami, which is known as Mahashtami, falls in month of Aswija  during nine days Sharda Navratri festivities.

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 Lord Skanda is son of God Shiva and Goddess Parvati.  Skanda is the younger brother of Lord Ganesha. 

God Skanda is also known as  Murugan,  Kartikeyan  and  Subramanya.

Sashti Tithi is dedicated to Lord Skanda. Devotees keep fast during Shukla Paksha Sashti day. For Skanda Sashti Vratam the day when Sashti Tithi is combined with Panchami Tithi is preferred. Hence Skanda Sashti Vratam might be observed on Panchami Tithi.    Skanda Sashti is also known as Kanda Shashti.

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Karthigai Deepam is mainly celebrated by Tamil Hindus. It is one of the oldest festivals celebrated.  Houses and streets are lit up with rows of oil lamps or Deepam in the evening of the festival day.
Karthigai Deepam takes its name from Nakshatra Karthikai or Krittika. Karthigai Deepam is performed on the day when Krittika Nakshatra is prevailing.  Karthigai Deepam is done in honor of Lord Shiva. According to Hindu Mythology on this day Lord Shiva converted himself in an endless flame of light to prove his supremacy to Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma.
Although Karthigai day is observed every month but the most significant day falls in month of Karthikai (which is same as Solar month Vrischika in other Hindu calendars).

Most significant Karthikai day which is known as Karthikai Deepam.