Sankata Hara Chaturthi | Significance and celebrations


Sankata Hara Chaturthi

Sankata Hara Chaturthi is a day dedicated to the Hindu God, Ganesha. He is said to be the remover of all obstacles. Further, helping those who have hurdles in their lives. This day is celebrated every month on the fourth day after the full moon.

Significance Of puja on this day:

Lord Ganesha is said to have the body of a human and the head of an elephant. He is a widely celebrated god in India, having many temples dedicated to him. Although, he was the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. It is said that anyone who fasts on this day gets the blessings of the god. Further, the devotee attains purity of soul as well as the mind along with that.


Since Lord Ganesha is a widely celebrated god. This day is observed with a lot of zest and vigor. Although, Many visit his temples and pray to him by singing hymns.

Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti:

Sometimes Sankata Hara Chaturthi is celebrated along with Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti. Tagore was a great Indian scholar and also a writer. He has won many awards for his beautiful writing. Along with the Noble Prize in literature in 1913. His work is still celebrated all over India and he is considered to be a historical prodigy.

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Abhishek is the senior astrologer at AskGanesha. His interest list includes pharmacy and astrology. He is a qualified pharmacist and has received many awards in this field and has been Honored with Jyotish Shiromani and Jyotish Martand. Unlike others, Mr. Abhishek had keen interest in astrology since his school days. He is an ardent devotee of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Durga and owes all his success to their blessings.

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