Gajanana Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi 2022: Know the importance, date, auspicious time, and fasting method!


Sankashti Chaturthi is being celebrated today (July 16, 2022) which is Ashwin, Krishna Paksha (the waning phase of the Moon) Chaturthi Tithi. The full moon or the Chaturthi tithi that comes after the full moon during the Krishna Paksha of every month is celebrated as Sankashti Chaturthi.

The devotees of Lord Ganesha worship the Lord and observe a one-day fast on this day. The fast is broken after seeing the moon at night. Notably, each Sakashti Chaturthi has a different name and significance. Today Gajanan Sankashti of Shravan month is called Ganesh Chaturthi.


Gajanan Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 Date

In 2022, Gajanan Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi will be celebrated on July 16, 2022.

Gajanan Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 Date Time

Gajanan Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Tithi will be effective from 1:27 PM today till 10:49 AM tomorrow.

Gajanan Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Moonrise Timings

Moonrise or moonrise time is 9:49 PM (IST)

Significance of Gajanan Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 Vrat


Sankashti means salvation in times of distress, therefore, Lord Ganesha is worshiped as he is depicted as the remover of all obstacles. It is believed that observing this fast removes all the obstacles in one's life.

Gajanan Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 Vrat Vidhi

The day begins with a holy bath and worship of Lord Ganesha. After this, the devotees observe a day's fast and consume only fruits and milk. Devotees can eat sattvic food like Sabudana Khichdi, Potato, and Groundnut during the fast. Devotees also meditate for Lord Ganesha and seek his blessings. They break their fast after sighting the moon.