2017, 2016 Sankashti Chaturthi – Angarki Dates & Moon Rise Timings

Sankashti Chaturthi, also known as Sankashti or Sankata Hara Chaturthi, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Ganesha which is celebrated every month of Hindu Calendar on the Chaturthi (4th day) of the Krishna Paksha (waning lunar phase after the full moon).

2013 Sankashti Chaturthi - Angarki Dates 2017, 2016

When Sankashti Chaturthi falls on Tuesday it is known as Angarki Chaturthi. This day is considered to be highly auspicious.

Sankashti Chaturthi fast is mostly observed in Western and Southern India especially in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. On this day, the devotees observe strict fast. They break the fast at night after having darshan/auspicious sight of the moon preceded by prayers to Lord Ganesha.

Find below Dates of Sankashti Chaturthi – Angarki Chaturthi in 2016 and 2017 with Moon Rise Timing (IST)

Note : Check your local city moon rise timing as it varies from city to city.

Sankashti Chaturthi 2016 Dates :

Date Day Chaturthi Name
27th January 2016 Wednesday Sankashti Chaturthi
26th February 2016 Friday Sankashti Chaturthi
27th March 2016 Sunday Sankashti Chaturthi
25th April 2016 Monday Sankashti Chaturthi
25th May 2016 Wednesday Sankashti Chaturthi
23rd June 2016 Thursday Sankashti Chaturthi
23rd July 2016 Saturday Sankashti Chaturthi
21st August 2016 Sunday Sankashti Chaturthi
19th September 2016 Monday Sankashti Chaturthi
19th October 2016 Wednesday Sankashti Chaturthi
17th November 2016 Thursday Sankashti Chaturthi
17th December 2016 Saturday Sankashti Chaturthi

Sankashti Chaturthi 2017 Dates :

Date Day Chaturthi Name
15th January 2017 Sunday Sankashti Chaturthi
14th February 2017 Tuesday Angaraki Chaturthi
16th March 2017 Thursday Sankashti Chaturthi
14th April 2017 Friday Sankashti Chaturthi
14th May 2017 Sunday Sankashti Chaturthi
13th June 2017 Tuesday Angaraki Chaturthi
12th July 2017 Wednesday Sankashti Chaturthi
11th August 2017 Friday Sankashti Chaturthi
9th September 2017 Saturday Sankashti Chaturthi
8th October 2017 Sunday Sankashti Chaturthi
7th November 2017 Tuesday Angaraki Chaturthi
6thDecember 2016 Wednesday Sankashti Chaturthi

Note : For Moon Rise (Chandrodaya) Timings for Sankashti and Angarika Chaturthi Vrata Visit Sankashti.com

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