As per Hindu calendar, each lunar month has two Chaturthi Tithis. The one that falls after full moon day (पूर्णिमा) during Krishna Paksha is known as Sankashti Chaturthi and the one that falls after new moon (अमावस्या) is known as Vinayaka Chaturthi.
Sankashti Chaturthi is observed on the fourth day (chaturthi tithi) of Krishna Paksha (the waning phase of moon) every month according to Hindu calendar. Celebrated in the honour of Lord Ganesha, the word ‘sankashti’ means ‘deliverance during difficult times’ whereas ‘chaturthi’ means ‘fourth day or the day of Lord Ganesha’.
During each month, Lord Ganesha is worshipped with a different name and peeta (seat). The story for each month is recited while worshipping Lord Ganesha on every Sankashti Chaturthi. Observing a fast on this day is believed to reduce all your problems in a life.
Here are all Chaturthi dates for the year 2018. This may vary by a day according to your location.
|Date||Day||Chaturthi Name||Moonrise Timings|
|5th January||Friday||Sankashti Chaturthi Sakat Chauth||21:35|
|3rd February||Saturday||Sankashti Chaturthi||21:16|
|5th March||Monday||Sankashti Chaturthi||21:50|
|3rd April||Tuesday||Angarki Chaturthi||21:26|
|3rd May||Thursday||Sankashti Chaturthi||21:55|
|2nd June||Saturday||Sankashti Chaturthi||22:15|
|1st July||Sunday||Sankashti Chaturthi||21:38|
|31st July||Tuesday||Angarki Chaturthi||21:32|
|30th August||Thursday||Sankashti Chaturthi Bahula Chaturthi||21:22|
|28th September||Friday||Sankashti Chaturthi||20:42|
|27th October||Saturday||Sankashti Chaturthi Karwa Chauth||20:10|
|26th November||Monday||Sankashti Chaturthi||20:51|
|25th December||Tuesday||Angarki Chaturthi||20:45|
*Sankashti Chaturthi that falls on a Tuesday is considered highly auspicious.
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