Karthigai Masam 2017 (Karthigai Month) in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai masam, Karthikai masam, is the eighth month as per Tamil Calendar. In 2017, Karthigai masam starts on November 17 and ends on December 15. This month, Karthigai, got its name from the Tamil star ‘Krithiga. Karthikai masam is the favorite month for Lord Muruga, Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu as per the Tamil beliefs. […]

Chilku Dwadashi 2017 | Chiluku Dwadashi Vrat

Chiluku Dwadashi (Ksheerabdi Dwadashi or Yogini Dwadashi) is the day to worship Tulsi and Damodar (Lord Vishnu). In 2017, Chiluku Dwadashi date is November 1. Chilku Dwadasi is observed on Dwadashi, the next day of Prabhodhini Ekadashi, in bright half of Karthik month. On this day, devotees celebrate the marriage of Tulsi and Damodar. Tulsi Saligram […]

Yagnavalkya Jayanthi 2017 (Yajnavalka jayanti)

Yagnavalkya Jayanti (Yajnavalkya Jayanti) is observed with utmost fervor by some communities in India. It is observed on Shukla Paksha Dasami in Kartik month by some communities. In 2017, Yagnavalkya Jayanti date is October 30. Some other communities observe Yagnavalksya Jayanti on Shukla Paksha Panchami in Falgun Month. Yagnavalkya (Yajnavalkya) was one of the great sages […]

Gujarati New Year 2017 | Nutan Varsh | Bestu Varsh 2017 in Gujarat

Gujarati New Year or New Year day in Gujarat is celebrated on the day after Diwali. It is referred as Hindu Vikram Samvatsar. Gujarati New Year 2017 date as per Gujarati Panchang is October 20. The year 2017-2018 marks the Vikram Samvat 2074. The year 2017-2018 marks the Vikram Samvatsar 2074. New Year in Gujarat is […]

Kartik Maas 2017 in Marathi Calendar

Kartik Maas 2017 in Marathi Calendar.. Kartik month or Karthik mahina is the eighth month in Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra and Goa. In 2017, Kartik month in Marathi calendar begins on 20 October and ends on 18 November as per Marathi Kalnirnay. It is the most auspicious Hindu month. Many important festivals are celebrated in Kartik month and […]

Kartik Maas 2017 in Gujarati Calendar

Kartik maas is the holiest month for Hindus as it is favorite month for Lord Shiva and Vishnu. In 2017, Gujarati Kartik Month begins on 20 October and ends on 18 November. Kartik month is the first month in traditional Gujarati calendar. Kartik Sud 1 marks the beginning of a new year for Gujarati people. Gujarati New Year […]

Kartik Masa Vrata – Pujas & Rituals during Karthik Month

Karthika masam or Kartik month is the most auspicious month amongst all 12 Hindu months. According to Hindus, pujas, rituals, other auspicious and prosperous celebrations during Kartik month give them great pleasure and happiness in life because this is the most favorite month for both of the Supreme Gods Lord Vishnu and Shiva. They believe that praying […]

Glories of Kartika Month in Skanda Purana, Padma Purana

The glories of Kartika Month are mentioned in Skanda Purana and Padma Purana. Kartik Month is the first month as per Gujarati calendar and 8th month as per all other lunar Hindu calendars. Skanda Purana has a sloka about Kartika Masam which states that it is the topmost of all the months. Padma Purana’s sloka […]

Damodara Month – Why Kartika Month called as Damodar Month?

Krishna as Damodara

Damodara Month – Why Kartika Month called as Damodar Month? There is a statement in Padma Purana describing the ritualistic function during the month of Karttika (October-November). During this month, in Vrindavana it is the regulative principle to pray daily to Lord Krishna in His Damodara form. The Damodara form refers to Krishna in His childhood when […]

Kartik Month 2017 as per Bengali Calendar

Kartik month, Kartik Mash is the 7th month and marks the beginning of Hemonto ritu in Bengali calendar. Bengali Kartik month 2017 starts on October 19 and ends on November 17. Some big festivals are celebrated during Kartik mash in Bengal. As this day is very favorite month for Lord Vishnu and Shiva, major festivals […]