Gowri Ganesha Festival or Gauri Puja during Ganesh Chaturthi Festival is also known as Swarna Gowri Habba or Gowri Habba in Karnataka. It is observed on Shukla Paksha Tritiya in Bhadrapada masa. In 2015, Swarna Gowri Habba date is September 16.
This Vratha is observed as Gauri Thruthiya in Andhra Pradesh and Haritalika Vrat in North Indian states.
As per major Kannada Panchangas, the auspicious timings for Swarna Gowri Vratha is given. The exact time to perform Swarna Gowri Vratha 2015 will also be given in Sringeri Sharada Peetham website.
It is always advised to consult local pundit when we face controversy in deciding about the festival dates and time. Many standard Telugu Panchangams and Marathi Panchangams mentioned Swarna Gowri Habba date as September 16. But this time, there is no controversy over this puja, it is on September 16.
Swarna Gowri Vratha in Previous Years
Swarna Gowri Vratha 2014 date is August 28.
Swarna Gowri Vratha 2013 date was September 8.
Swarna Gowri Vratha 201w date was September 18.