Sankatahara Chaturthi 2016

Sankatahara Chaturthi Dates 2016

Each lunar month in Hindu calendar has two Chaturthi Tithis. The one after Purnimasi 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.

Although Sankashti Chaturthi fasting is done every month but the most significant Sankashti Chaturthi falls in month of Magha according to Purnimant School and in month of Paush according to Amavasyant School.

If Sankashti Chaturthi falls on Tuesday it is called Angarki Chaturthi and it is considered highly auspicious. Sankashti Chaturthi fast is mostly observed in Western and Southern India especially in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.

Month Dates Moonrise Timings
Jan-2016 27 21:02
Feb-2016 26 21:28
Mar-2016 27 21:28
Apr-2016 25 21:36
May-2016 25 22:03
June-2016 23 21:35
July-2016 23 21:42
Aug-2016 21 21:02
Sep-2016 19 20:25
Oct-2016 19 20:46
Nov-2016 17 20:25
Dec-2016 17 21:10