Sankashti Chaturthi or Sankatahara Chaturthi or Sankat Nivaran Chaturthi is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Ganesha, also known as Ganpati who is son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.
Sankashti is celebrated on the Chaturthi (4th day) of the Krishna Paksha (dark lunar phase) of every Hindu Calendar month.
Next Sankashti Chaturthi will be celebrated on Thursday, 3rd May 2018.
On this auspicious day, devotees of Lord Ganesha observe strict fast which is broken at night, after having darshan/sight of the moon.
Please find below 3rd May 2018 Moon Rise – Chandrodaya Timing in India for Sankashti Chaturthi Vrata :
Note : All timings are local timings for the place mentioned in the table.
|3 May 2018 Sankashti Chaturthi Moon Rise / Chandrodaya Timing – Maharashtra|
|3 May 2018 Sankashti Chaturthi Moon Rise / Chandrodaya Timing – Tamil Nadu|
|3 May 2018 Sankashti Chaturthi Moon Rise / Chandrodaya Timing – Rest of India|
|Dehra Dun||10:00 PM|
|New Delhi||10:00 PM|
Sankashti Dates in 2018 : 5th January (Friday), 3rd February (Saturday), 5th March (Monday), 3rd April (Tuesday) Angarki Chaturthi, 3rd May (Thursday), 2nd June (Saturday), 1st July (Sunday), 31st July (Tuesday) Angarki Chaturthi, 30th August (Thursday), 28th September (Friday), 27th October (Saturday), 26th November (Monday), 25th December (Tuesday) Angarki Chaturthi.