Sankat Chaturthi, also known as Sankashti Chaturthi or Sankashta Hara Vinayaka Chaturthi, is observed on the fourth day during the second half in every month as per Hindu panchang. In December 2018, Sankat Chathruthi date is 25 December, Tuesday.
As per North Indian calendar, this Sankashta hara Chaturthi falls in Poush month. In Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada and Telugu panchang, Sankat Chavithi of December 2018 falls in Margashirsha month.
Moon rise or Chandrodayam time on Sankashti December 2018 is 9.00 PM in Indian Standard Time. To know the Moonrise time for all cities across India…. read this article.During Sankat Ganesh Chaturthi, devotees observe fast for whole day and break their upvaas after visiting the Moon God and performing Ganesh Puja.
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.
Panchang, 25 December 2018
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:09 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:44
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)20:45 Chandrastama (Moonset)09:24
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Tritiya – 13:47
Nakshatra Pushya – 15:55
Yoga Vaidhriti – 21:50
Karana Bava – 24:15*
Purnimanta Month Paush
Amavasyanta Month Margashirsha
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 15:05 – 16:25
Gulika Kalam: 12:26 – 13:46
Yama Gandam: 09:48 – 11:07
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Dhanu
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka
Amrita Kalam 10:10 – 11:37
Abhijit: 12:05 – 12:48
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 27:31* – 28:58*
Durmuhurthams: 23:06 – 24:00*