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Sankatahara Chaturthi 2015 | சங்கடஹர சதுர்த்தி 2015 | Sankashti Chaturthi Dates 2015

Sankatahara Chaturthi 2015

Sankatahara Chaturthi 2015 - Sankatahara Chaturthi also known as Sankashti Chaturthi is one of the most auspicious and important days for observing fast. It is generally followed every month on the Fourth day of Krishna Paksha (Waning Moon). One can find in the Hindu lunar calendar two Chaturthi Tithis, one after Full Moon Day during Krishna Paksha and one after New Moon Day (Amavasai). The one after Full Moon day is called Sankashti Chaturthi and the other is called Vinayak Chaturthi. We have listed out sankatahara chaturthi 2015 dates in by month wise. In North India it is called as Sankashti Chaturthi.

Date Day Type
08 January 2015 Thursday Sankatahara Chaturthi
07 February 2015 Saturday Sankatahara Chaturthi
09 March 2015 Monday Sankatahara Chaturthi
08 April 2015 Wednesday Sankatahara Chaturthi
07 May 2015 Thursday Sankatahara Chaturthi
05 June 2015 Thursday Sankatahara Chaturthi
05 July 2015 Sunday Sankatahara Chaturthi
03 August 2015 Monday Sankatahara Chaturthi
01 September 2015 Tuesday Angarki Chaturthi
01 October 2015 Thursday Sankatahara Chaturthi
30 October 2015 Friday Sankatahara Chaturthi
29 November 2015 Sunday Sankatahara Chaturthi
28 December 2015 Monday Sankatahara Chaturthi
Sankatahara Chaturthi 2015 | சங்கடஹர சதுர்த்தி 2015 | Sankashti Chaturthi Dates 2015

Amavasai 2015 / Pournami 2015 / Pradosham 2015 / Karthigai 2015 / Ashtami 2015 / Navami 2015 / Sashti 2015 / Sankatahara Chathurthi 2015 / Thiruvonam 2015 / Matha Sivarathiri 2015 / Ekadhasi 2015 / Chathurthi 2015

About Sankatahara Chaturthi:

As per the Hindu Calendar, every lunar month is marked by two Chathurthi Tithis. One is the Sankatahara Chathurthi and the other is Vinayaka Chathurthi. Sankatahara Chaturthi 2015 occurs during Krishna Paksha on the full-moon day called pournami, whereas the other one which is Vinayaka Chathurthi, dawns immediately following Amavasai or the new moon day, at the time of Shukla Paksha.

Fasting During Sankatahara Chathurthi:

Fasting for Sankatahara Chathurthi is highly popular in the western part of the country i.e. Maharashtra and down south in Tamil Nadu. There are two schools of thought about the fasting ritual for Sankatahara Chathurthi. The Purnimant School are of the belief that Sankatahara Chathurthi occurs during the month of Magha, whereas believers from Amavasyant School consider this auspicious thithi to fall during Paush maasam, and hence fasting must be observed at that time. One more variation is the Angarki Chathurthi, referring to Sankatahara Chathurthi occurring on a Tuesday, and believed as highly favourable. Sankatahara Chathurthi during the Magha maasam also goes by the name of Sakat Chauth in North India.

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