Vighnaraja Sankashti Chaturthi is the Sankatahara Ganapathi Chaturthi Vrata observed in Bhadrapada Month of Hindu calendar. For Vighnaraja Sankashti Chaturthi Vratha, the Name of Ganesh in which the pooja is performed and the name of the Peetha is given here ..
In 2020, Vighnaraja Sankashti Chaturthi date is September 5.
Name of Sankashti Chaturthi Vrata – Vighnaraja Sankashti Chaturthi
Name of Ganesh in which the Pooja is performed – Vighnaraja Maha Ganapati
Name of the Peeta – Vighneshwara Peetha
Vighnaraja Sankashti Chaturthi falls in Bhadrapada Month as per Amavasyant calendars – Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada Panchang. It falls in Ashwin Month according to North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang).
In Malayalam calendar, it falls in Chinga Masam – Kanni Masam; Tamil months of Avani Masam – Purattasi Masam; Bengali months of Bhadra Month – Aashin Month.
Vighnaraja Sankashti Chaturthi is one of the 13 Sankashtahara Chauth Vrathams. Each month, different form of Ganesha is worshipped along with different Peetha.
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.
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