Aghora Chaturdashi is observed on Chaturdashi day in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapad month. In 2017, Aghora Chaturdashi date is August 20.
It falls in Krishna Paksha of Shravan month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars. Aghora Chaturdasi is dedicated to worship Lord Shiva and Maa Kali.
This day is very auspicious for Tantrik who observes Tantras and worships Tantrik Gods and Goddesses.
Aghora Chaturdasi is also a festival for Aghora sect who worships Tantrik Shiva.
It is celebrated in grand manner in Orissa, Bengal, Assam, and Himachal Pradesh.