Ganadhipa Sankashti Chaturthi is the Ganesha Sankatahara Chaturthi Vrata observed in Kartik Month (Karthika Masam) of Hindu calendar. For Ganadhipa Sankashti Chaturthi Vratha, the Name of Ganapathi in which the pooja is performed and the name of the Peetha is given here ..
In 2020, Ganadhipa Sankashti Chaturthi date is December 3.
Name of Sankashti Chaturthi Vrata – Ganadhipa Sankashti Chaturthi
Name of Ganesh in which the Pooja is performed – Ganadhipa Maha Ganapati
Name of the Peeta – Shiva Peetha
Ganadhipa Sankashti Chaturthi falls in Kartik Month as per Amavasyant calendars – Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada Panchangams. It falls in Margashirsha Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchangam).
In Malayalam calendar, it falls in Thula Masam – Vrischika Masam; Tamil months of Aippasi Masam – Karthigai Masam; Bengali months of Kartik Month – Agrahan Month.
Ganadhipa 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