Krishna Angaraka Chaturdashi is an auspicious day which falls on Tuesday (Mangalavara) coinciding with Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi, 14th lunar day of dark fortnight in any month in Hindu calendar.
Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi and Tuesday is a combination which is equivalent to Surya Grahan as a highly meritorious day. Ceremonial bath in rivers and sea is very auspicious on this day.
Even taking bath by chanting the Krishna Angaraka Chaturdashi Sankalpa as ‘Krishnangaraka Chaturdashi Punya Kaale Yama Tarpanam Karishye’ and offer tarpana to Yama Dharma Raja. There are two Krishna Angarak Chaturthi Vrat in 2018-2019.
12 June 2018 – Krishna Angarak Chaturdashi falls in Nija Jyeshta Maas as per North Indian Hindi calendars and Adhik Jyeshta Month (Purushottam Maas / Mal Maas) in Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Telugu calendars.
6 November 2018 – Krishna Angarak Chaturdashi falls in Kartik Maas as per North Indian Hindi calendars and Ashwin Month in Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Telugu calendars.