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Avighnakar Chaturthi

Avighnakar Chaturthi is dedicated to Ganesha and is observed on the Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Phalgun month – fourth day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalguna month. Avighnakar Chaturthi 2023 date is February 23. It is highly auspicious when the day falls on Tuesday. Then there is Angarak Yog. Tuesday is the day dedicated to Ganesha. The popular belief is that prayers offered on the day will help in removing all sorts of obstacles. The vrat offered on the day is highly meritorious. For vrat devotees wake up before sunrise and perform bath. Then they offer prayers to Ganesha. Only simple vegetarian food is eaten on the day. Food is also donated on the day to hungry or poor. The Vrat ends with the sighting of the moon.