Angarika Chaturthi 2017 (Angarika Sankashti Chaturthi 2017)

Angarika Chaturthi or Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi is an auspicious day to perform Ganesh puja.

There are three Angarak Chouth vrat in 2017. Sankashti chouth which falls on Tuesday is referred to as Angarika Chaturthi.

Sankatahara Chaturthi which falls on Tuesday is referred to as Angarika Sankashti Chaturthi. What is the reason behind it, why it is called as Angarika Sankashti and how it has got that name? Angarika Sankashti story (Legend behind the name)…

Angarika Chaturthi Vrat Katha, story of Angarika Chaturthi

In 2017, Angarika Sankashti Chaturthi falls in February, June and November months as per Gregorian calendar.

14 February 2017 (Tuesday) – Angarki Chaturthi

It falls in Krishna Paksha of Falguna Month according to North Indian Hindi calendar and in Magha Month as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati calendars.

13 June 2017 (Tuesday) – Angarki Chaturthi 

It falls in Krishna Paksha of Ashad Month according to North Indian Hindi calendar and in Jyeshta Month as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati calendars.

7 November 2014 (Tuesday) – Angarki Chaturthi

It falls in Krishna Paksha of Margashirsha Month according to North Indian Hindi calendar and in Karthik Month as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati calendars.

The Chaturthi, which falls on Tuesday, is called angaraki. Angaraki means the planet Mangal (Mars) or the earth (bhumi). Ganapati is the presiding deity of Mangal just as He is of the earth. Ganapati and Mangal both have the same complexion.

Importance of Angarika Chaturthi

Angarika Chaturthi fast is a highly meritorious vrata dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Devotees keep fasting on this day. They start fast from the sunrise. In the evening after seeing the moon, devotees worship lord Ganesha and break the fast.

Angarika Chaturthi Vrat Vidhi, puja procedure of Angarika Sankashti Chauth

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  1. Archna Sharma says:

    thanks ,and i need tradtionel very oldes Story in hindi of Angarika chauth .

  2. Yug Shetty says:

    really nice this year we get three angarika sankasti