Dwijapriya Sankashti Chaturthi is the Sankashtahara Ganesha Chaturthi Vrata observed in Magha Month of Hindu calendar. For Dwijapriya Sankashti Chaturthi Vratha, the Name of Ganapathi in which the pooja is observed and the name of the Peetha is explained here ..
In 2018, Dwijapriya Sankashti Chaturthi date is February 3. It falls a fortnight after Maghi Ganesh Utsav (Ganesh Jayanti).
Name of Sankashti Chaturthi Vrata – Dwijapriya Sankashti Chaturthi
Name of Ganesh in which the Pooja is performed – Dwijapriya Maha Ganapati
Name of the Peeta – Samanya Deva Peetha
Dwijapriya Sankashti Chaturthi falls in Magha Month as per Amavasyant calendars – Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada Panchangams. It falls in Falgun Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchangam).
In Malayalam calendar, it falls in Makara Masam – Kumbha Masam; Tamil months of Thai Masam – Maasi Masam; Bengali months of Magh Month – Falgun Month.
Dwijapriya 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.
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