Sankashti Chaturthi


  • The auspicious Hindu festival of Heramba Sankashti Chaturthi is devoted to Lord Ganesha. It is celebrated on the ‘Chaturthi' (4th day) of the ‘Krishna Paksha' (dark fortnight of the moon) of the Hindu month of ‘Shravana' as per the Amavasyant calendar, whereas Heramba Sankashti Chaturthi is observed on the ‘Krishna Paksha Chaturthi' of the ‘Bhadrapada' month in the Purnimant calendar, which is followed in the north Indian

    It is observed in the ‘Karkadika Masam' of the Malayalam calendar and falls in the month of August-September on the Gregorian calendar. Devotees worship Heramba Maha Ganpati with utmost devotion on the day of Heramba Sankashti Chaturthi. It is one of the 13 Sankashti Chaturthi Vratams, and it is said that observing the Heramba Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat will solve all of life's difficulties.