Sankashti Chaturthi, Ganesha Sankashtahara Chaturthi or Sankat Vinayak Chavithi, is an auspicious day to observe Ganesha puja. In November 2023, Sankashti Chaturthi date is November 30, Thursday.
This Ganapati vrata is observed on fourth day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) in every Hindu month (Krishna Paksha Chaturthi).
It falls in Kartik month as per Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, and Telugu calendars whereas it is in Margashirsha month as per North Indian Hindi calendars.
Chandrodaya time or Moon rise time on November 30, 2023 is 8.37 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, 30 November 2023
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:34 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:24 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 07:58 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 09:18 AM
Tithi : Tritiya upto 02:24 PMChaturthi
Nakshatra : Ardra upto 03:01 PMPunarvasu
Karana : Vishti upto 02:24 PM, Bava upto 02:53 AM, Dec 01, Balava,
Yoga : Shubha upto 08:15 PM, Shukla,
Weekday : Guruwara,
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1945 Shobhakrit
Chandramasa : Margashirsha – Purnimanta Kartika – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2080 Nala
Gujarati Samvat : 2080 Rakshasa
Abhijit : 11:37 AM to 12:20 PM
Amrit Kalam : 03:01 PM to 06:34 AM, Dec 01
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 01:20 PM to 02:41 PM
Yamaganda : 06:34 AM to 07:55 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:16 AM to 10:37 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:10 AM to 10:54 AM 02:30 PM to 03:14 PM
Varjyam : 03:51 AM, Dec 01 to 05:33 AM, Dec 01