Shankashti Vrat or Shankashti 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 Shankashti 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) Shankashti is a hindu vrat that comes in every month of the year 2025. All the Shankashti days listed below are highly auspicious and are treated as Shankashti vrat days worldwide.
In 2025 first Shankashti vrat is on 17th January followed by, 16th February, 17th March, 16th April, 16th May, 14th June, 14th July, 12th August, 10th September, 10th October, 8th November, and the last Shankashti date in 2025 marks on 7th December. Devotees are requested to fast and offer pooja on all these Shankashti days for the well-being of their own and beloved ones.