Chathurthi is a Tithi in Hindu Calendar. Each lunar month in Hindu Calendar has two Chathurthi Tithis, one is in Krishna paksha and another in Shukla paksha.

As per Purnimanth Calendar, the one falls in Krishna paksha is called as Sankashti Chaturthi and the one falls in Shukla paksha is called as Vinayaka Chathurthi.

In North India, Sankashti Chaturthi is known as Sankat Chauth. Sankashti Chathurthi is also known as Ganesh Sankatahara Chathurthi or Sankatahara Chathurthi. Sankashti Chathurthi falls in

Sankashti Chathurthi falls in month of Magha according to Purnimanth Calendar and in the month of Paush according to Amavasyanth Calendar. Sankashti Chaturthi fast is mostly observed in Western and Southern India especially in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. Sakat Chauth is also known as Til-Kuta Chauth, Vakra-

READ  Hindu festivals in December 2017

Sankashti Chaturthi fast is mostly observed in Western and Southern India especially in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. Sakat Chauth is also known as Til-Kuta Chauth, Vakra-

Sakat Chauth is also known as Til-Kuta Chauth, Vakra-Tundi Chaturthi, and Maghi Chauth.

Sankashti Chaturthi or Sakat Chauth

Lord Ganesha

Sankashti Chaturthi vrat is observed on this day to be free of dangers. Deity of this vrat is Lord Sri Ganesh. Sankashti Vrat and Puja is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Sankashti fasting is from morning to the sighting of the moon and Sankashti Puja is performed in the evening. Observing Sankashta Chaturthi is believed to help in removing all difficulties and obstacles in life.

Sankashti fasting is from morning to the sighting of the moon and Sankashti Puja is performed in the evening. Observing Sankashta Chaturthi is believed to help in removing all difficulties and obstacles in life.

READ  Festivals in Sawan or Shravana Masam or Sravan Month

Observing Sankashta Chaturthi is believed to help in removing all difficulties and obstacles in life.

When Sankashti Chaturthi falls on Tuesday, it is known as Angaraki Chaturthi and it is considered highly auspicious.

For most people, Sankashti Chaturti is a complete fast which is broken after sighting the moon and performing puja. There are also people who observe partial fast.

Sankashti Chaturthi or Sankat Chauth Rituals

  • Fasting throughout the day or Partial fasting
  • Ganesha Puja and Vrat
  • Worship of the Moon (Chandra Puja)
  • Chanting the stotras
  • Sri Ganesha  Sahasra Namavali chanting
Spread the Hinduism

3 responses to “Sankashti Chathurthi or Sankat Chauth”

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.