Akhuratha Sankashti Chaturthi is the Ganesha Sankashtahara Chaturthi Vrata observed in Margashirsha Month (Margashira Masam) of Hindu calendar. For Akhuratha Sankashti Chaturthi Vratha, the Name of Ganapathi in which the pooja is performed and the name of the Peetha is given here ..
In 2018, Akhuratha Sankashti Chaturthi date is December 25. Since it falls on Tuesday, it is celebrated as Angaraki Chaturthi.
Name of Sankashti Chaturthi Vrata – Akhuratha Sankashti Chaturthi
Name of Ganesh in which the Pooja is performed – Akhuratha Maha Ganapati
Name of the Peeta – Durga Peetha
Akhuratha Sankashti Chaturthi falls in Margashirsha Month as per Amavasyant calendars – Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada Panchangams. It falls in Paush Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchangam).
In Malayalam calendar, it falls in Vrischika Masam – Dhanu Masam; Tamil months of Karthigai Masam – Margazhi Masam; Bengali months of Agrahan Month – Poush Month.
Akhuratha Sankashti Chaturthi is one of the 13 Sankashtahara Chauth Vrathams. Each month, different form of Ganesha is worshipped along with different Peetha.
Observing Sankashti Hara Chaturthi vrata keep devotees away from every problem they face in their life. Literally, ‘Sankat or ‘Sankashta means problems and ‘hara means the destroyer. Abhishekam is the main ritual observed during the Ganapati puja on this day.
32 Ganapati Mantras