Sankashti Chaturthi, Ganesha Sankashtahara Chaturthi or Sankat Vinayak Chavithi, is an auspicious day to observe Ganesha puja. In November 2020, Sankashti Chaturthi date is November 4, Wednesday.
This Ganapati vrata is observed on fourth day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) in every Hindu month (Krishna Paksha Chaturthi).
It falls in Ashwin month as per Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, and Telugu calendars whereas it is in Kartik month as per North Indian Hindi calendars.
Chandrodaya time or Moon rise time on November 4, 2020 is 8.50 PM (in Maharashtra, and some parts of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Gujarat). Devotees who observe sankashti will break their fast after moonrise. It is to note that moonrise time may differ for few minutes from place to place as per Indian Standard Time (IST).
Panchang, 4 November 2020
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:37 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:43
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)20:30 Chandrastama (Moonset)09:34
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Chaturthi – 29:14*
Nakshatra Mrigashirsha – 28:51*
Yoga Parigha – 06:38
Karana Balava – 29:14*
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 12:10 – 13:33
Gulika Kalam: 10:47 – 12:10
Yama Gandam: 08:00 – 09:23
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha – 15:43:39
Amrita Kalam 19:11 – 20:56
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 08:39 – 10:24
Durmuhurthams: 11:48 – 12:32