Shashti Purti (60th birthday) Shanti Puja


As per the Hindu culture, the age sixty is of great significance because it is considered as a turning point in a man’s life for at this age one has usually fulfilled his commitments to family and home and so he can turn his mind to spirituality. Meaningful and elaborate rituals have been included to mark this milestone in a person’s life. Some of the wedding rituals are performed. This is also called as Ugra Ratha Shanthi, which means appeasement of harsh times.