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Sankashti Chaturthi : List of fasting and fasting days

Sankashti Chaturthi

According to the Hindu calendar, there are two Chaturthi in the month. The Chaturthi falling in Krishna Paksha is known as Sankashti Chaturthi. Whereas Chaturthi falling in Shukla Paksha is known as Vinayaka Chaturthi. The fast of Sankashti Chaturthi fulfills all kinds of wishes and removes all kinds of troubles. The special grace of Lord Ganesha is obtained by fasting on Sankashti Chaturthi.

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Date Time Sankashti Chaturthi Months
January 29, 2024, Monday Begins – 06:10 AM, Jan 29
Ends – 08:54 AM, Jan 30
Sakat Chauth, Lambodara Sankashti Chaturthi Magha, Krishna Chaturthi
February 28, 2024, Wednesday Begins – 01:53 AM, Feb 28
Ends – 04:18 AM, Feb 29
Dwijapriya Sankashti Chaturthi Phalguna, Krishna Chaturthi
March 28, 2024, Thursday Begins – 06:56 PM, Mar 28
Ends – 08:20 PM, Mar 29
Bhalachandra Sankashti Chaturthi Chaitra, Krishna Chaturthi
April 27, 2024, Saturday Begins – 08:17 AM, Apr 27
Ends – 08:21 AM, Apr 28
Vikata Sankashti Chaturthi Vaishakha, Krishna Chaturthi
May 26, 2024, Sunday Begins – 06:06 PM, May 26
Ends – 04:53 PM, May 27
Ekadanta Sankashti Chaturthi Jyeshtha, Krishna Chaturthi
June 25, 2024, Tuesday Begins – 01:23 AM, Jun 25
Ends – 11:10 PM, Jun 25
Krishnapingala Sankashti Chaturthi Ashadha, Krishna Chaturthi
July 24, 2024, Wednesday Begins – 07:30 AM, Jul 24
Ends – 04:39 AM, Jul 25
Gajanana Sankashti Chaturthi Shravana, Krishna Chaturthi
August 22, 2024, Thursday Begins – 01:46 PM, Aug 22
Ends – 10:38 AM, Aug 23
Bahula Chaturthi, Heramba Sankashti Chaturthi Bhadrapada, Krishna Chaturthi
September 21, 2024, Saturday Begins – 09:15 PM, Sep 20
Ends – 06:13 PM, Sep 21
Vighnaraja Sankashti Chaturthi Ashwina, Krishna Chaturthi
October 20, 2024, Sunday Begins – 06:46 AM, Oct 20
Ends – 04:16 AM, Oct 21
Karwa Chauth, Vakratunda Sankashti Chaturthi Kartika, Krishna Chaturthi
November 18, 2024, Monday Begins – 06:55 PM, Nov 18
Ends – 05:28 PM, Nov 19
Ganadhipa Sankashti Chaturthi Margashirsha, Krishna Chaturthi
December 18, 2024, Wednesday Begins – 10:06 AM, Dec 18
Ends – 10:02 AM, Dec 19
Akhuratha Sankashti Chaturthi Pausha, Krishna Chaturthi


Sankathara Chaturthi is also known as The fast of Sankashti Chaturthi is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. By observing this fast, the devotees pray to Lord Ganesha to remove their sufferings. According to the Hindu calendar, this fast is observed on the fourth day of the full moon of every month (Chauth of Krishna Paksha). Ganapati ji is considered the first worshiper in Hindu religion, and takes away all the troubles. There are 13 Sankashti Chaturthi fasts throughout the year. Sankashti Chaturthi is known as ‘Ganesh Sankathara’ or ‘Sankathara Chaturthi’ in Tamil Nadu.

  • Take a bath with pure water in the morning and wear clean clothes.
  • Worship Lord Ganesha by offering sesame seeds, jaggery, laddus, durva, sandalwood. After that
  • recite the story of Ganesha.
  • Worship Lord Ganesha and chant mantras.
  • After worshiping Ganesh ji in the evening, complete the worship by offering Arghya to the moon.

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The fasting of Sankashti Chaturthi is very difficult. Do not consume any kind of grain in it. Fruits, tubers and roots can be eaten on the day of Sankashti Chaturthi. You can break the fast after offering arghya after seeing the moon in the evening. After breaking this fast, in the evening you can eat sago khichdi, potatoes and peanuts.

गणपति जी की पूजा आप इन मंत्रो से कर सकते हैं।
ॐ गं गणपतये नम:
वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सूर्यकोटि समप्रभ:, निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा।।
ॐ एकदन्ताय विद्धमहे, वक्रतुण्डाय धीमहि, तन्नो दन्ति प्रचोदयात्॥

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With the blessings of Ganeshji,