Balachandra Sankashti Chaturthi is the Sankashtahara Ganesha Chaturthi which falls in Falguna Month of Hindu calendar. For Balachandra Sankashti Chaturthi Vrata, the Name of Ganesh in which the pooja is performed and the name of the Peetha is given here ..
In 2020, Balachandra Sankashti Chaturthi date is March 12. It is the last Sankatahara Chaturthi vratham in this Hindu Year.
Name of Sankashti Chaturthi Vrata – Balachandra Sankashti Chaturthi
Name of Ganesh in which the Pooja is performed – Balachandra Maha Ganapati
Name of the Peeta – Agama Peeta
Balachandra Sankashti Chaturthi falls in Phalguna Month as per Amavasyant calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It falls in Chaitra Month according to North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang).
In Malayalam calendar, it falls in Kumbha Masam – Meena Masam; Tamil months of Maasi Masam – Panguni Masam; Bengali months of Phalgun Month – Chaitra Month.
Balachandra 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.
Bala Ganapati Dhyana Mantra