Here is the list of Sankashti 2016 dates (Sankashti Chaturthi 2016 dates)..
In 2016, the first Sankashti is Lambodara Sankashti Chaturthi (27 January). Lambodara Maha Ganapathi is worshipped on this day.
27th January 2016 falls in Poush Month as per Amavasyant Panchang (Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars) and Magha Month as per Purnimant Panchang (North Indian Hindi calendars).
The last Sankashti in 2016 is Akhuratha Sankashti Chaturthi (17 December). On this day, Akhuratha Maha Ganapathi is worshipped.
17 December 2016 falls in Margashirsha Month as per Amavasyant Panchang and Poush Month in North Indian Hindi calendars.
It is to note that there is no Angarika Chaturthi in 2016.
Sankashti 2016 dates
27 January 2016 – Sankashti Chaturthi (Wednesday)
26 February 2016 – Sankashtahara Chaturthi (Friday)
27 March 2016 – Sankashti Chaturthi (Sunday)
25 April 2016 – Sankashti Chaturthi (Monday)
25 May 2016 – Sankat Chauth (Wednesday)
23 June 2016 – Sankashti Chavithi (Thursday)
23 July 2016 – Sankatahara Chaturthi (Saturday)
21 August 2016 – Ganesh Sankat Chauth (Sunday)
19 September 2016 – Monthly Ganesh Chaturthi (Monday)
19 October 2016 – Sankashti Chaturthi (Wednesday)
17 November 2016 – Sankashti Chaturthi (Thursday)
17 December 2016 – Sankashti Chaturthi (Saturday)
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