Sankashti Chaturthi is an auspicious vrata dedicated to Lord Ganesha which is observed on Chaturthi in Krishna Paksha in each month of Hindu calendar. In October 2017, Sankashti Chaturthi date is October 8, Sunday.
This Sankashti of 8 October falls in Kartik Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Ashwin Month as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars.
Sankashti Moonrise or Chandrodaya on October 8, 2017 is 8.38 pm. Read this article for Moonrise time on 8 October 2017 in all major cities of India..
This Sankashti Chaturthi is also known as Karak Chaturthi & Dasarath Chaturthi. It is a popular festival ‘Karva Chauth’ in North Indian states like Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, etc.