Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi: Click here to know the date, significance, shubh muhurta, and fasting method!

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In August 2022 Sakashti Chaturthi will be celebrated on August 15, 2022, which is the Ashwin, Krishna Paksha (debilitated 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.

On this day, devotees worship Lord Ganesha and observe a one-day fast. The fast is broken after seeing the moon at night. The word 'Sankashti' has a Sanskrit origin and means 'salvation during difficult times' while 'Chaturthi' means 'fourth day or the day of Lord Ganesha'.

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Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 Date

In August 2022, Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi will be celebrated on August 15, 2022.

Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 Date Time

Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Tithi will be effective from 10:36 pm on August 14 to August 15 at 9:02 pm.

Significance of 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.

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Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 fasting method

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 the fast after the sighting of the moon