Durva Ganapati Vrata is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and is observed during the waxing phase of moon (Shukla Paksha) in the month of Shravan. In 2016, the date of Durva Ganapati Vrata is August 6. It is observed on the fourth day (Chaurthi day) of the Shukla Paksha of Shravana Month especially in
The observance of Durvaganapati falls on the monthly chaurthi day during the Shukla Paksha of Shravan Maas. The day must not be confused with Sankashti Chaturthi which falls on the fourth day after full moon.
Durva Ganapati Vrata involves worship of Lord Ganesha using the Durva Grass. Some people also observe a partial fast on the day.