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Angarika Chaturthi 2018 | Angarika Sankashti Chaturthi 2018

ganapathi deva

ganapathi deva

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

There are three Angarak Chouth vrat in 2018. 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 2018, Angarika Sankashti Chaturthi falls in April, July and December months as per Gregorian calendar.

3 April 2018 (Tuesday) – Angarki Chaturthi

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

31 July 2018 (Tuesday) – Angarki Chaturthi 

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

25 December 2018 (Tuesday) – Angarki Chaturthi

It falls in Krishna Paksha of Poush Month according to North Indian Hindi calendar and in Margashirsha 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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2 Comments

  1. Yug Shetty says:

    really nice this year we get three angarika sankasti

  2. Archna Sharma says:

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