Lambodara Sankashti Chaturthi is the Ganesha Sankashtahara Chaturthi Vrata observed in Poush Month (Pushya Masam) of Hindu calendar. For Lambodara Sankashti Chaturthi Vratha, the Name of Ganapathi in which the pooja is observed and the name of the Peetha is explained here ..
In 2018, Lambodara Sankashti Chaturthi date is January 5. It is also celebrated as Sakat Chauth.
Name of Sankashti Chaturthi Vrata – Lambodara Sankashti Chaturthi
Name of Ganesh in which the Pooja is performed – Lambodara Maha Ganapati
Name of the Peeta – Soura Peetha
Lambodara Sankashti Chaturthi falls in Poush Month as per Amavasyant calendars – Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada Panchangams. It falls in Magha Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchangam).
In Malayalam calendar, it falls in Dhanu Masam – Makara Masam; Tamil months of Margazhi Masam – Thai Masam; Bengali months of Poush Month – Magh Month.
Lambodara 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