Sankatahara Chaturthi in August 2019 is known as Maha Sankashti or Maha Sankata Nivarana Chaturthi. Sankata Chavithi that falls before a fortnight (15 days) of Ganesh Chaturthi is very auspicious to worship Lord Ganesha. Maha Sankashti 2019 date is August 19, Monday.
It falls on Bhadrapada Krishna Chaturthi in North Indian Hindi calendars whereas in Shravan Masa Krishna Paksha in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu Panchangam. Chandrodayam Time (Moonrise Timings) on 19 August is – 9.38 PM.
This Sankashti Chaturthi is also celebrated as Bahula Chaturthi (Bol Choth) in Gujarat and some parts of Maharashtra.
This Sankashti Chaturthi falls in Chinga Masam of Malayalam calendar, Aavani Masam of Tamil Panchangam and Bhadra Month in Bengali Panjika.
Sankashti August 2019 Moonrise timings for all cities in India is given here.
Panchang, 19 August 2019
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:08 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:52
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)21:27 Chandrastama (Moonset)09:01
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Chaturthi – 27:29*
Nakshatra Uttara Bhadrapada – 19:49
Yoga Dhriti – 15:45
Karana Balava – 27:29*
Purnimanta Month Bhaadrupada
Amavasyanta Month Sraavana
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 07:43 – 09:19
Gulika Kalam: 14:06 – 15:41
Yama Gandam: 10:54 – 12:30
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Simha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Meena
Amrita Kalam 14:26 – 16:14
Abhijit: 12:04 – 12:55
Time to Avoid
Durmuhurthams: 15:28 – 16:19