Heramba Sankashti Chaturthi is the Sankatahara Ganapathi Chaturthi Vrata which falls in Shravan Month of Hindu calendar. For Heramba Sankashti Chaturthi Vratha, the Name of Ganesh in which the pooja is performed and the name of the Peetha is given here ..
In 2020, Heramba Sankashti Chaturthi date is August 7. This is also celebrated as Bahula Chauth Vrat.
Name of Sankashti Chaturthi Vrata – Heramba Sankashti Chaturthi
Name of Ganesh in which the Pooja is performed – Heramba Maha Ganapati
Name of the Peeta – Ganapathi Peetha
Heramba Sankashti Chaturthi falls in Shravan Month as per Amavasyant calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It falls in Bhadrapada Month according to North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang).
In Malayalam calendar, it falls in Karkadika Masam – Chinga Masam; Tamil months of Aadi Masam – Avani Masam; Bengali months of Shraban Month – Bhadra Month.
Heramba 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