Observing Sankashta Chaturthi is believed to help in removing all difficulties and obstacles in life. Sankashti Vrat and Puja is dedicated to Lord Ganesha.

Hindu Calendar is based on Lunar months, each calendar month has two Chaturthi Tithis.

One is after the full moon (Purnima), called as Krishna Paksha is known as Sankashti Chaturthi and the one after new moon (Amavasya), called as Shukla Paksha is known as Vinayaka Chathurthi.

In Tamilnadu, Sankashti Chaturthi is known as Sankatahara Chaturthi or Ganesha Sankatahara.

If Sankashti Chaturthi falls on Tuesday, it is called as Angarki Chaturthi.

Sankashti Chaturthi falls in Magh month is known as Sankat Chauth.

Sankashti Chaturthi observance timings may differ from city to city as it is observed from Sunrise to Moonrise.

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We recommend you to search your city Moonrise timings at https://www.timeanddate.com/moon/.

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Sankashti Chaturthi 2019 Dates

  • 24th January, Thursday       Sankashti Chaturthi, Sankat Chauth
  • 22th February, Friday          Sankashti Chaturthi
  • 24th March, Sunday            Sankashti Chaturthi
  • 22nd April. Monday            Sankashti Chaturthi
  • 22nd May, Wednesday       Sankashti Chaturthi
  • 20th June, Thursday            Sankashti Chaturthi
  • 20th July, Saturday              Sankashti Chaturthi
  • 19th August, Monday         Sankashti Chaturthi, Bahula Chaturthi
  • 17th September, Tuesday   Angarki Chaturthi
  • 17th October, Thursday      Sankashti Chaturthi, Karwa Chauth
  • 15th November, Friday        Sankashti Chaturthi
  • 15th December, Sunday      Sankashti Chaturthi
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