When Sankashti Chaturthi falls on Tuesday it is known as Angarika Chaturthi. This day is considered very auspicious day.
Sankashti Chaturthi is an auspicious day dedicated to worship of Lord Ganesha. It is celebrated on the Chaturthi (4th day) of the Krishna Paksha (dark lunar phase) of every Hindu Calendar month.
It is believed that a person who keeps a fast on Angarika Sankashti Chaturthi gets the benefit equal to that gained by observing Sankashti Chaturthi fast throughout the year.
Please find below the story associated with Angarika Chaturthi. It is also known as Angaraki Chaturthi Vrat Katha.
Angarika Chaturthi is celebrated on the day, when Krishna Paksha Chaturthi combines with the weekday Tuesday. There is Story behind celebrating Angarika Chaturthi. is also known as Angarak Chaturthi.
According to Hindu mythology, Angarak was the son of Bharadwaj Rishi and Mother Earth. Bharadwaj Rishi was a great devotee of Lord Ganesha. Angarika learned everything from his father and also started worshiping and did tapasya for God Ganesha to seek his blessings.
On the day of Krishna Paksha Chaturthi of Magh Month (the day was Tuesday), Lord Ganesha blessed him and provided him a boon. Angarak asked him that he wants to be associated with Lord Ganesha’s name for forever. Lord Ganesha granted his wish. Then onwards Sankashti on tuesday is known as “Angarika Chaturthi” or “Angarika Ganesh Chaturthi”. Thus Angarak name associated with God Ganesha.
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