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Sankashti Chaturthi 2017 Dates – Ganesh Sankashta Chaturthi Vrata Calendar for 2017

Sankashti Chaturti, or Ganesh Sankashta Chaturthi Vrata, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Ganesha in a Hindu lunar month. Sankashti Chaturthi dates in 2017 as per Hindu lunar calendar is given below with Moonrise or Chandrodaya 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 2017 Calendar


September 9, 2017 –  Saturday - 9:04 PM (Moonrise time in Pune - Mumbai, and Maharashtra)

October 8, 2017 –  Sunday -  8:33 PM

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

December 6, 2017 – Wednesday -  8:55 PM

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

Sankashti Chaturti 2018 dates

January 5, 2018 –  Sunday - Moonrise time - 9:11 PM

February 3, 2018 – Saturday  - 9:37 PM

March 5, 2018 –  Monday - Moonrise time - 9:58 PM

April 3, 2018 - Tuesday -  9:32 PM  Angarak Sankashti

May 3, 2018 - Thursday - 9:58 PM

June 2, 2018 - Saturday - Moonrise time - 9:36 PM 

July 1, 2018 – Sunday - 9:37 PM

July 31, 2018 – Tuesday  - 9:41 PM Angarak Sankashti

August 11, 2017 – Friday - 9:40 PM

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