Sankashti Chaturthi Today, 11 December 2022: Chandrodaya/Moonrise Time of Karnataka cities for Breaking Fast/Upvas

Sankashti Chaturthi is observed on the chaturthi of the Krishna Paksha of every Hindu calendar month. It is celebrated in honour of Lord Ganesha.

On this day, devotees worship Lord Ganesha to help them overcome all the obstacles in life.

Sankashti Chaturthi December 2022 Date: December 11, Saturday.

Tithi Time: December 11, 4:15 pm – December 12, 6:49 pm.

Moonrise Time for various cities of Karnataka:

Bengaluru: 08:36 PM

Hubli: 08:41 PM

Mysore: 08:41 PM

Gulbarga: 08:30 PM

Mangalore: 08:47 PM

Belgaum: 08:42 PM

Davangere: 08:40 PM

Bellary: 08:34 PM

Bijapur: 08:35 PM

Shimoga: 08:42 PM

Rituals: On the day of Sankashti Chaturthi, devotees wake up early in the morning and take bath. They dedicate the day towards worshipping Lord Ganesha.

The devotees observe a strict fast while some keep a partial fast too.

The observer of this fast can consume fruits, vegetables and roots of plants.

The staple diet on this day comprises of peanuts, potatoes and sabudana khichdi.

The Sankashti puja is done in the evening, after seeing the moon. During the puja, the idol of Lord Ganesha is decorated with flowers. A lamp is also lit in front of the idol.

The devotees then read the ‘vrat katha’ specific to the month.

The fast is broken after worshipping Lord Ganesha and seeing the moon in the evening.

Naivedya comprising modaks and other favourite eatables of Lord Ganesha is prepared as offering on this occasion.

It is auspicious to recite the ‘Ganesha Ashtottara’, ‘Sankashtnashana sthothra’ and ‘Vakratunda Mahakaya’ on this day.

Significance: It is believed that devotees get a prosperous life by worshipping Lord Ganesha on this day.

Childless couples also observe the Sankashti Chaturthi vrat to be blessed with children.

Sankashti Chaturthi 2022 Dates for all months:

January 21st
Chaturthi Tithi Timing : Jan 21, 8:52 AM – Jan 22, 9:14 AM
February 20th
Chaturthi Tithi Timing : Feb 19, 9:56 PM – Feb 20, 9:05 PM
March 21st
Chaturthi Tithi Timing : Mar 21, 8:20 AM – Mar 22, 6:24 AM
April 19th
Chaturthi Tithi Timing : Apr 19, 4:39 PM – Apr 20, 1:53 PM
May 19th
Chaturthi Tithi Timing : May 18, 11:37 PM – May 19, 8:24 PM
June 17th
Chaturthi Tithi Timing : Jun 17, 6:11 AM – Jun 18, 2:59 AM
July 16th
Chaturthi Tithi Timing : Jul 16, 1:27 PM – Jul 17, 10:49 AM
August 15th
Chaturthi Tithi Timing : Aug 14, 10:36 PM – Aug 15, 9:02 PM
September 13th
Chaturthi Tithi Timing : Sep 13, 10:37 AM – Sep 14, 10:25 AM
October 13th
Chaturthi Tithi Timing : Oct 13, 1:59 AM – Oct 14, 3:08 AM
November 12th
Chaturthi Tithi Timing : Nov 11, 8:17 PM – Nov 12, 10:26 PM
December 11th
Chaturthi Tithi Timing : Dec 11, 4:15 PM – Dec 12, 6:49 PM


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