Sakat Chauth is an auspicious vrata dedicated Goddess Sakat. In 2015, Sakat Chauth date is January 8.
Sakat Chauth Vrat is observed on the fourth day of Magh Month in North Indian Hindi calendar, Magha Krishna Paksha Chaturthi.
It is mainly celebrated in North Indian states like Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, etc..
As Sakat Chauth vrat is dedicated to Goddess Sakat, Mothers observe Sakat Chauth Upvaas (fasting) for the well-being of their children.
It is believed that children cut a goat made with sesame on this day which brings prosperity in their lives.
Lord Ganesha is also worshipped on Sakat Chauth Vrat day. It is also celebrated as Tilkut Chaturthi or Tilkund Chaturthi or Tila Chaturthi.
Panchang, Sakat Chauth – 8 January 2015
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:13 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:53
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 20:48 Chandrastama (Moonset )09:02
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Tritiya – 15:57
Nakshatra Ashlesha – 16:29
Yoga Priti – 21:53
Karana Bava – 29:12*
Purnimanta Month Maagha
Amavasyanta Month Paush
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 13:53 – 15:13
Gulika Kalam: 09:53 – 11:13
Yama Gandam: 07:13 – 08:33
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Dhanu
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka – 16:29:16
Amrita Kalam 14:42 – 16:29
Abhijit: 12:12 – 12:54
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 29:59* – 31:47*
Durmuhurthams: 15:02 – 15:45
In 2014, Sakat Chauth date was January 19.
In 2013, Sakat Chauth date was January 30.