The fast of Skanda Shashthi is kept every year. In such a situation, Lord Shiva's elder son Kartikeya is worshipped on this day. This time, this festival is on October 19, that is Saturday, and it is believed that by fasting and worshiping on this day, one gets good children. Let us tell you the importance of keeping fast on this day.
According to Shri Vishnu dialogue of Skanda Purana, this fast has been considered very helpful in getting children and to overcome the sufferings of children.
It is said that according to the mythological scriptures, Swami Karthikeya killed a demon named Tarkasura on the day of Skanda Shashthi, due to this, worshipping Lord Kartikeya on this day results in the symptoms of high yog in life.
- It is mentioned in the scriptures that by observing the fast of Skanda Shashthi one gets freedom from Kaam, anger, item, attachment, ego.
It is said that by worshipping Lord Kartikeya on this day, disease, sorrow and poverty are eliminated. Let us tell you that apart from Skanda Dev, Karthikeya is also known as Murugan.
- It is said in the Puranas that Lord Vishnu saved Narad on this day and got rid of greed.
-It is said that donating blankets, warm clothes on this day gives good results.
- It is said that Lord Krishna is worshipped in many forms and with many names and Kartik month and Shashthi are best in terms of worship.