Today, 17 September 2019 is Sankashti Chaturthi (Angaraki Sankashti Chaturthi ) (Monthly Ganesha Chaturthi Fasting). It is observed on Krishna Paksha Chaturthi in each Hindu month.
The Sankashti is also known as Maha Sankashti Chaturthi. The previous Chaturthi was Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi).
Sankashti of September 2019 falls in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Bhadrapada Month according to Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars.
It falls in Aavani Masam of Tamil Panjangam, Kanni Masam of Malayalam Panjangam, Bhadra Month of Bengali Panjika and Aashin Month in Nepali Patri.
The Moonrise time or chandrodayam is at 8.50 PM IST. For more information on city-wise Moonrise Time on 17 September 2019 — Read this article
The next Sankashti Chaturthi will be in October 2019 – Ashwin Month in Amavasyant calendars, Kartik Month in Purnimant calendars, Aippasi Masam in Tamil calendar, Tulam Masam in Malayalam calendar and Kartik Month in Bengali calendar.