Kartik month, also known as kartika masam, is the most favorite month for Lord Vishnu, Shiva and Lord Kartik. Each day during karthik mahina, a God is worshipped.
Starting from lord Agni on first day the Kartik Puja ends on the 15th day with Chandra Puja or Moon God worship on kartik Purnima.
Here are full details about the Gods and the tithis to worship during kartik month.
In 2016, Kartik Month begins on October 16 and ends on November 14 as per North Indian Hindi Calendar.
In 2016, Kartik Month begins on 31 October and ends on 29 November as per Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada & Telugu & Goa calendars.
Kartik padyami or Pratipada – first day in Shukla Paksha – Agni Deva, the Lord of fire
Kartik Vidiya or Dwitiya – Second day in Shukla Paksha – Lord Brahma
Kartik Thadiya or Tritiya – Third day in Shukla Paksha- Goddess parvati
Kartik Chavithi or Chaturthi – Fourth day – Lord Ganesh
Kartik Panchami – Fifth day – Aadisesha
Kartik Shashti – Sixth day – Subramanya swamy or Skanda
Kartik Saptami – Seventh day – Surya Bhagwan
Kartik Astami – Eighth day – Goddess Durga
Kartik Navami – Ninth day – Ashta Vasthu
Kartik Dashami – Tenth day – Diggaja
Kartik Ekadashi – Eleventh day – Lord Shiva
Kartik Dwadasi – Twelfth day – Bhudevi Sahita Maha Vishnu or Lord kartika Damodara
Kartik Trayodasi – Thirteenth day – Lord kama Deva or manmadha
Kartik Chaturdasi – Fourteenth day – Lord Yama
Kartik Purnima – Fifteenth day – Chandra or moon God
Kartik padyami or Pratipada – 1st day in Krishna Paksha – Swaha Agni Deva, the Lord of fire
Kartik Vidiya or Dwitiya – 2nd day in Krishna Paksha– Ashwini Gods
Kartik Thadiya or Tritiya – 3rd day in Krishna Paksha – Goddess Gauri
Kartik Chavithi or Chaturthi – 4th day – Lord Vinayaka
Kartik Panchami – 5th day – Nagendra
Kartik Shashti – 6th day – Kumara Swamy
Kartik Saptami – 7th day – Surya Bhagwan
Kartik Astami – 8th day – Ashtamatrikas
Kartik Navami – 9th day – Goddess Durga
Kartik Dashami – 10th day – Ashta Dikpalaka
Kartik Ekadashi – 11th day – Lord Kuber
Kartik Dwadasi – 12th day – Lord Kartika Damodara
Kartik Trayodasi – 13th day – Lord Dharma
Kartik Chaturdasi – 14th day – Lord Shiva or Mrutyunjaya
Kartik Amavasya – 15th day in Krishna Paksha – Sarva Pithry devatas or dead ancestors