Sankashti Chaturthi 2020 Dates

Sankashti Chaturthi 2020 Dates

Sankashti Chaturthi or Sankatahara Chaturthi is the day dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Sankashti Chaturthi falls on every 4th day after Pournami full moon (Krishna Paksha) of Hindu lunar calendar month. Each Hindu calendar month has two Chaturthi Tithis. Chaturthi tithi after Purnima or full moon during Krishna Paksha is known as Sankashti Chaturthi and the one after Amavasya or new moon during Shukla Paksha is known as Vinayaka Chaturthi. “Sankashti” word is originated from Sanskrit language which means “liberation during the difficult times”. On the day of Sankashti Chaturthi, prayers are offered to Sri Ganesha. Sankashti Chaturthi fasting is done every month but the most significant Sankashti Chaturthi falls in month of Magha and Paush. The most important Sankashti Chaturthi falls in month of Magha as per Purnimant School of thoughts and in month of Paush as per Amavasyant School of thoughts.Sankashti Chaturthi coming on Tuesday is called Angarki Chaturthi and is regarded as highly auspicious. Sankashti Chaturthi fast is observed mostly in Western and Southern India especially in the states of Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.

Sankashti Chaturthi Dates

These are the Sankashti Chaturthi dates 2020:

January 13, 2020, Monday, सोमवार 
Sakat Chauth / Lambodara Sankashti Chaturthi - सकट चौथ (लम्बोदर संकष्टी चतुर्थी)

February 12, 2020, Wednesday, बुधवार 
Dwijapriya Sankashti Chaturthi (द्विजप्रिया संकष्टी चतुर्थी)

March 12, 2020, Thursday, वीरवार 
Bhalachandra Sankashti Chaturthi (भालचंद्र संकष्टी चतुर्थी)

April 11, 2020, Saturday, शनिवार 
Vikata Sankashti Chaturthi (विकट संकष्टी चतुर्थी)

May 10, 2020, Sunday, रविवार 
Ekadanta Sankashti Chaturthi (एकदंत संकष्टी चतुर्थी)

June 08, 2020, Monday, सोमवार 
Krishnapingala Sankashti Chaturthi (कृष्णपिंगला संकष्टी चतुर्थी)

July 08, 2020, Wednesday, बुधवार 
Gajanana Sankashti Chaturthi (गजानना संकष्टी चतुर्थी)

August 07, 2020, Friday, शुक्रवार 
Bahula Chaturthi/Heramba Sankashti Chaturthi (हेराम्बा संकष्टी चतुर्थी (बहुला चतुर्थी))

September 05, 2020, Saturday, शनिवार 
Vighnaraja Sankashti Chaturthi (विघ्नराजा संकष्टी चतुर्थी)

October 05, 2020, Monday, सोमवार 
Vibhuvana Sankashti Chaturthi (विभुवन संकष्टी चतुर्थी)

November 04, 2020, Wednesday, बुधवार 
Vakratunda Sankashti Chaturthi /Karwa Chauth (वक्रतुंड संकष्टी चतुर्थी (करवा चौथ ))

December 03, 2020, Thursday, वीरवार 
Ganadhipa Sankashti Chaturthi (गणाधिप संकष्टी चतुर्थी)

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