Angarika Chaturthi July 2014, Angarika Sankashti Chaturthi in July 2014….
Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi, Angaraki Sankashta Chavathi is observed on Sankashti Chaturthi day which falls on Angarak var or Mangal var (Tuesday). The second Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi in 2014 date is July 15.
In 2014, there are three Angarak Sankashta Chavithi vratas, the first one was in February and the next one will be in December.
The Angarak Chaturthi in July 2014 corresponds with Ashada Krishna Chaturthi in Marathi, Telugu, Gujarati and Kannada calendars and Shravan Krishna Chaturthi in North Indian calendars.
It falls in Aani Masam of Tamil calendar, Midhunam Month of Malayalam calendar and Ashar Month in Bengali calendar.
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)…
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.
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.
Panchang, Angarika Sankashti Chaturthi – 15 July 2014
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:53 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:11
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)21:36 Chandrastama (Moonset)08:46
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Chaturthi – 26:27*
Nakshatra Dhanishtha – 09:20
Yoga Ayushman – 16:36
Karana Balava – 26:27*
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 15:52 – 17:32
Gulika Kalam: 12:32 – 14:12
Yama Gandam: 09:13 – 10:53
Hindi Month (North Indian calendar) – Shravan Month, Telugu Month – Ashada Masam, Kannada Month – Ashada Masa, Marathi Month – Ashada Maas, Gujarati Month – Ashada Maas, Tamil Month – Aani Masam, Malayalam Month – Midhuna Masam, Bengali Month – Aashar Month.
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mithuna
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kumbha
Amrita Kalam 24:30* – 25:57*
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:59
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 15:50 – 17:17
Durmuhurthams: 23:28 – 24:11*