Sankashti Chaturthi is celebrated every Hindu month,on the fourth day of Waning Lunar Phase i.e. Krishna Paksha. If Sankashti Chaturthi falls on a Tuesday it is called Angarika Chaturthi. Sankashti 2013 dates are listed below. You may want to refer to Panchang for exact timings. Many devotees of Lord Ganesha observe a fast on Sankashti Chaturthi / Angarika Chaturthi for the entire day which is broken after taking darshan of Moon followed by worshiping of Lord Ganesha

Observing Sankashti Chaturthi fast is believed to reduce problems (Vignas) as Lord Ganesha symbolizes the remover of Vignas and supreme lord of intelligence.

Date Day Chaturthi Name
01 January Tuesday Angarki Chaturthi
30 January Wednesday Sankashti Chaturthi
01 March Friday Sankashti Chaturthi
30 March Saturday Sankashti Chaturthi
28 April Sunday Sankashti Chaturthi
28 May Tuesday Angarki Chaturthi
26 June Wednesday Sankashti Chaturthi
25 July Thursday Sankashti Chaturthi
24 August Saturday Sankashti Chaturthi
22 September Sunday Sankashti Chaturthi
22 October Tuesday Angarki Chaturthi
21 November Thursday Sankashti Chaturthi
21 December Saturday Sankashti Chaturthi
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