Sankashti Chaturthi | Ganesh Chaturthi | Vinayaka Chaturthi

Sankashti Chaturthi is the tithi appears on the 4th day of the waning Moon Phase after the Full Moon Day or during Krishna Paksha Tithi. Sankashti Chaturthi also called as Sankata Hara Chaturthi. Chaturthi falls on Tuesday is called as Angarki Chaturthi.

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Sankashti | Sankata Hara Chaturthi, Angarki Chaturthi, Ganesh | Vinayaka Chaturthi
Chaturthi Viratham Dates, 2017
chaturthi viratham
Day   Start Date Start Time End Date End Time  
Sunday   15-Jan 11:45 16-Jan 11:21 Sankashti / Sankata Hara Chaturthi
Tuesday   14-Feb 05:00 15-Feb 05:54 Angarki Sankashti Chaturthi
Wednesday   15-Mar 23:22 17-Mar 01:15 Sankashti / Sankata Hara Chaturthi
Friday   14-Apr 17:27 15-Apr 19:51 Sankashti / Sankata Hara Chaturthi
Sunday   14-May 10:19 15-May 12:40 Sankashti / Sankata Hara Chaturthi
Tuesday   13-Jun 01:19 14-Jun 03:04 Angarki Sankashti Chaturthi
Wednesday   12-Jul 14:03 13-Jul 14:44 Sankashti / Sankata Hara Chaturthi
Friday   11-Aug 00:33 11-Aug 23:57 Sankashti / Sankata Hara Chaturthi
Thursday   24-Aug 20:34 25-Aug 20:39 Ganesh / Vinayaka Chaturthi
Saturday   9-Sep 09:14 10-Sep 07:26 Sankashti / Sankata Hara Chaturthi
Sunday   8-Oct 16:59 9-Oct 14:19 Sankashti / Sankata Hara Chaturthi
Tuesday   7-Nov 01:02 7-Nov 21:56 Angarki Sankashti Chaturthi
Wednesday   6-Dec 10:23 7-Dec 07:18 Sankashti / Sankata Hara Chaturthi
 

During Sankashti Chaturthi or Sankata Hara Chaturthi, devotees observe strict fasting. They complete the fasting at night after having darshan of the moon followed by prayers to Lord Ganesha.

Lord Ganesha is worshiped every month on Sankashti Chaturthi Day or Sankata Hara Chaturthi Day, In this page we have calculated Sankashti Chaturthi dates for any full year.

Ganesh Chaturthi | Vinayaka Chaturthi | Sankashti Chaturthi

Sankashti Chaturthi is considered as auspicious day dedicated to worship of Lord Ganesha. Each lunar month has two Chaturthi Tithis, Sankashti & Vinayaka Chaturthi – one in the Shukla Paksha and another in Krishna Paksha.

There are in total we get 24 chaturthi tithis in a year, which is available in the Panchangam or Hindu Calendar and Almanac.

Sankashti Chaturthi – Chaturthi which comes after Purnima or Full Moon Day during Krishna Paksha is known as Sankashti Chaturthi.

Vinayaka Chaturthi – Chaturthi which comes after Amavasya or New Moon Day during Shukla Paksha is known as Vinayaka Chaturthi.

Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayakar Chaturthi is one of the important Hindu festivals celebrated throughout India. On this day peoples buy idols of Lord Ganesha, freshly made up of clay on that day early in the morning.

Back at home Lord Ganesha was decorated with flowers and worshiped. The duration of this festival varies from 1 day to 11 days, depending on the place and tradition.

Either on the same day evening or on the last day of the festival the idols were taken out and immersed traditionally in water (Sea, Lake, River,Well, Pond).

In almost all Hindu rituals, Lord Ganesha is worshiped before starting any other worship. Lord Ganesha is considered as the destroyer of all the problems, troubles and obstacles in the life.

It is believed that by worship of Lord Ganesha, remaining rituals will continue smoothly without disturbance.