Vinayaka Chaturthi is an auspicious day dedicated to worship of Lord Ganesha celebrated in every Lunar month or Hindu calendar month on the fourth day of Shukla Paksha (bright lunar phase).
Vinayaka Chaturthi during Hindu calendar month of Bhadrapada is known as Ganesha Chaturthi – considered to be one of the birthday’s of Lord Ganesha, other being Ganesh Jayanti celebrated in Hindu calendar month of Magh.
Many devotees of Lord Ganesha observe a fast on Vinayaka Chaturthi and perform Puja of Lord Ganesha on this day during afternoon which is midday according to Hindu calendar. This puja is known as madhyahana puja.
Please find below the dates of Vinayaka Chaturthi (विनायक चतुर्थी) in the calendar year 2018 and 2019.
Vinayaka Chaturthi 2018 Dates :
|21st January 2018||Sunday||Ganesh Jayanti|
|19th February 2018||Monday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|21st March 2018||Wednesday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|19th April 2018||Thursday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|18th May 2018||Friday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|17th June 2018||Sunday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|16th July 2018||Monday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|14th August 2018||Tuesday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|13th September 2018||Thursday||Ganesh Chaturthi|
|12th October 2018||Friday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|11th November 2018||Sunday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|11th December 2018||Tuesday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
Vinayaka Chaturthi 2019 Dates :
|10th January 2019||Thursday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|9th February 2019||Saturday||Ganesh Jayanti|
|10th March 2019||Sunday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|9th April 2019||Tuesday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|8th May 2019||Wednesday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|7th June 2019||Friday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|6th July 2019||Saturday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|4th August 2019||Sunday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|2nd September 2019||Monday||Ganesh Chaturthi|
|2nd October 2019||Wednesday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|31st October 2019||Thursday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|30th November 2019||Saturday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|30th December 2019||Monday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|