Sankashti Chaturthi is an auspicious vrata dedicated to Lord Ganesha which is observed on Chaturthi in Krishna Paksha in each month of Hindu calendar. In October 2016, Sankashti Chaturthi date is October 19, Wednesday.
This Sankashti of 19 October falls in Kartik Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Ashwin Month as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars.
Sankashti Moonrise or Chandrodaya on October 19, 2016 is 8.47 pm. Read this article for Moonrise time on 19 October 2016 in all major cities of India..
The next Sankashti Chaturthi is also known as Karak Chaturthi & Dasarath Chaturthi. It is a popular festival ‘Karva Chauth’ in North Indian states like Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, etc.