Shashti Vrat or Shashti Vratam are the most auspicious days or apt time to perform Pooja and Arpans for the blessings of God almighty as per Hindu rules. During Shashti days the devotees perform various type of fasting to seek blessings which include fasting even without a single drop of water called NIRJALA UPAVASA (the other name for vrat) Shashti is a hindu vrat that comes in every month of the year 2017. All the Shashti days listed below are highly auspicious and are treated as Shashti vrat days worldwide.
In 2017 first Shashti vrat is on 3rd January followed by, 2nd February, 3rd March, 1st April, 1st May, 30th May, 28th June, 28th July, 27th August, 25th September, 25th October, 24th November, and the last Shashti date in 2017 marks on 24th December. Devotees are requested to fast and offer pooja on all these Shashti days for the well-being of their own and beloved ones.