- May 08 2023
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Sankashti Chaturthi, also known as Sankatahara Chaturthi, is a day in every lunar month<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunar_month> of the Hindu calendar<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindu_calendar> dedicated to Lord Ganesha<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganesha>. Sankashti Chaturthi is the fourth day of the Krishna Paksha<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krishna_Paksha>, the dark lunar phase of the moon. Lord Ganesha is worshipped through fasting and prayer. Devotees believe their wishes will be fulfilled if they pray and fast on this day.