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 2020, Swarna Gowri Habba date is August 21.
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, Kannada Panchangas and Marathi Panchangams mentioned Swarna Gowri Habba date as August 21. And Uttaradhi Matha Panchanga 2020-2021 mentioned Swarna Gowri Habba date as August 21.