Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi, Angaraki Sankashta Chavathi is observed on Sankashti Chaturthi day which falls on Angarak var or Mangal var (Tuesday). Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi in July 2018 date is July 31.
This day corresponds with the Krishna Paksha Chaturthi of Shravan mahina as per North Indian Hindi calendars while it is the Krishna Paksha Chavithi in Ashad Month as per Marathi, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada, and Gujarati Calendars.
It falls in Aadi Masam in Tamil calendar, Karkidakam Masam in Malayalam calendar, and Shraban Month in Bengali Panjika.
The moonrise or Chandrodaya time on Sankashti 31 July 2018 is – 9.35 PM. Here are the details of Sankashti July 2018 date and Moonrise timings.
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.