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How to do or Perform Angarki Chaturthi Vrat? – Ganesh Angarika Chaturthi Fasting Procedure?

Angarki Chaturthi Vrat is dedicated to Ganesha. The significance of Ganapati Angarika Chaturthi Vrat is that it happens when the fourth day of a lunar calendar falls on Tuesday. Fasting procedure is given in detail below. Dos and don’ts and the method to perform the vrat to get blessing of Ganesh is also explained. Tuesday is associated with Vinayaka and it is considered highly meritorious to offer puja, vrat and worship on the day.

Pujas and vrat performed to Ganesh gets the results immediately.

The Procedure
The main fasting is from sunrise to till the sighting of moon or moonrise as per the calendar of your region.

Offer prayers to Ganesha in the morning and evening. Start the puja with the mantra गं गणपतये नम: Always do a simple puja avoid complicated rituals.

Chant mantras dedicated to Ganesha throughout the day. Listen to stories.

You can consume fruits or eat food made using Sabudana.

Evening Puja
Modak is prepared as Prasad. 21 Modak is usually offered.

While doing evening puja offer 21 durva grass blades to Ganesha.

Start puja by chanting ‘गं गणपतये नम:’

First offer sindhoor to the photo or murti of Ganesha.

Offer flowers, akshat, dhoop, fragrance, lamp and Prasad.

Next offer 21 leaves of Dhurva grass to Ganesha

Two leaves by chanting the name of Ganesha

The names to be chanted are
गणाधिपाय नम
उमापुत्राय नम
विघ्ननाशनाय नम :
विनायकाय नम:
ईशपुत्राय नम
सर्वसिद्धिप्रदाय नम:
एकदंताय नम:
 इभवक्ताय नम:
मूषकवाहनाय नम:
कुमारगुरवे नम:

The last remaining one blade of Dhurva grass should be offered after chanting all the ten names together.

It is believed that after offering the puja all forms of difficulties will be removed.

Sankashti Chaturthi Calendar