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.

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

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Sankashti Chaturthi Dates

  • Sankashti Chaturthi, Sankat Chauth January 2019 – Thursday, 24
  • Sankashti Chaturthi February 2019 – Friday, 22
  • Sankashti Chaturthi March 2019 – Sunday, 24
  • Sankashti Chaturthi April 2019 – Monday, 22
  • Sankashti Chaturthi May 2019 – Wednesday, 22
  • Sankashti Chaturthi June 2019 Date – Thursday, 20 
  • Sankashti Chaturthi July 2019  – Saturday, 20 
  • Sankashti Chaturthi, Bahula Chaturthi August 2019 – Monday, 19 
  • Angarki Chaturthi September 2019 – Tuesday, 17
  • Sankashti Chaturthi, Karwa Chauth October 2019 – Thursday, 17
  •  Sankashti Chaturthi November 2019  – Friday, 15
  •  Sankashti Chaturthi December 2019 – Sunday, 15
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