Sankashti Chaturti 2016 - 2017 Dates – Ganesh Sankashta Chaturthi Vrata Calendar in 2016



Sankashti Chaturti, or Ganesh Sankashta Chaturthi Vrata, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Ganesha in a Hindu lunar month. Below are the dates of Sankashti Chaturti dates in 2016 - 2017 as per Hindu lunar calendar. Ganesh Sankashta Chaturthi Vrata falls on the 4th day of the Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) of lunar fortnight or on the fourth day after full moon or Purnima. Ganesha devotees observe a fast (fasting – upvaas) on Sankashta Chaturthi Vrata days.

Sankashti Chaturti days in 2016 - 2017 is based on Indian Standard Time (IST).


Sankashti Chaturti 2016 dates


December 16, 2016 – Sankashti Chaturti –  Friday - Moonrise time - 8:38 PM

Sankashti Chaturti 2017 Calendar

January 15, 2017 –  Sankashti Chaturthi -  Sunday - Moonrise time - 9:11 PM

February 15, 2017 – Sankashti Chaturthi - Tuesday - Moonrise time - 9:37 PM - Angarak Sankashti 

March 16, 2017– Sankashta Chaturthi – Thursday - Moonrise time - 9:58 PM

April 14, 2017 - Sankashti Chaturthi - Friday - Moonrise time at 9:32 PM

May 14, 2017 - Sankashti Chaturthi - Sunday - Moonrise time - 9:58 PM

June 13, 2017 - Sankashti Chaturthi - Tuesday - Moonrise time - 9:36 PM Angarak Sankashti 

July 12, 2017 – Sankashti Chaturthi - Wednesday - Moonrise time - 9:37 PM

August 11, 2017 – Sankashta Chaturti – Friday - Moonrise time - 9:40 PM

September 9, 2017 – Sankashti Chaturthi - Saturday - Moonrise time - 9:04 PM

October 8, 2017 – Sankashti Chaturti – Sunday - Moonrise time - 8:33 PM

November 7, 2017 – Sankashta Chaturti – Tuesday - Moonrise time - 9:07 PM Angarak Sankashti 

When the Sankashti Chaturti falls on the Tuesday it is known as Angarak Sankashti and is considered highly auspicious.

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