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Sankashti Chaturthi 2018 Dates – Ganesh Sankashta Chaturthi Vrata Calendar for 2018

Sankashti Chaturti, or Ganesh Sankashta Chaturthi Vrata, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Ganesha in a Hindu lunar month. Sankashti Chaturthi 2018 dates as per Hindu lunar calendar is given below with Chandrodaya time today (moonrise time today) in Pune, Mumbai, and Maharashtra. This Ganapati Vrata falls on the 4th day of the Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) of the lunar fortnight or on the fourth day after full moon or Purnima. Ganesha devotees observe a fast (fasting – upvaas) on the day.

Sankashti Chaturti 2018 dates

January 5, 2018 –  Friday - Chandrodaya time today 9:44 PM  (Moonrise time in Pune - Mumbai, and Maharashtra)

February 3, 2018 – Saturday  - 9:24 PM

March 5, 2018 –  Monday - Moonrise time - 9:55 PM

April 3, 2018 - Tuesday -  9:29 PM  Angarak Sankashti

May 3, 2018 - Thursday - 9:56 PM

June 2, 2018 - Saturday - Moonrise time - 10:15 PM 

July 1, 2018 – Sunday - 9:40 PM

July 31, 2018 – Tuesday  - 9:37 PM Angarak Sankashti

August 30, 2018 – Thursday - 9:30 PM

September 28, 2018 –  Friday - 8:52 PM

October 27, 2018 –  Saturday -  8:22 PM

November 26, 2018 – Monday - Moonrise time - 9:03 PM


December 25, 2018 – Tuesday -  8:56 PM Angarak Sankashti 

Sankashti Chaturti 2019 Calendar

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

Why Chaturthi is Auspicious to Ganesha?

Ganesha was born on Chaturthi Tithi (fourth day of a fortnight) as per traditional Hindu calendar. Therefore Chaturthi day is auspicious to Ganesha.

Ganpati is the Lord (Swami) of Chaturthi Tithi.

Benefits of Sankashti Chaturthi?

As per Sage Vyasa, those performing puja, prayers, and charity on Chaturthi will be blessed with peace and prosperity. 

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