Karthigai Masam 2019 (Karthigai Month) in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai masam, Karthikai masam, is the eighth month as per Tamil Calendar. In 2019, Karthigai masam starts on November 17 and ends on December 16 (30 days).

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.

Many major festivals are celebrated in the month of Karthika in Tamil Nadu. Karthikai Deepam and Maha Bharani are the important Karthikai festivals. Karthikai Deepam 2019 date is November 12. Karthikai Deepam falls on the Full Moon or Pournami in Karthikai month.

Karthigai Deepam is celebrated with lot of gusto in Thiruvannamali Arunachaleshwara Temple. Karthikai Somavara vratham, Shiva puja on auspicious Mondays during Kartik month, is one of the major vratha during Karthikai masam.

On the day when Tamil nakshatra or star ‘Bharani falls during Karthikai masam, that auspicious day is celebrated as Bharani Deepam or Mahabharani. On this day sacred bonfires known as ‘Sokkapaanai are performed in the temples. In Karthigai masam, Ayyappa devotees start their Ayyappa Deeksha or start pilgrimage to Shabarimala.

Karthigai Masam coincides with Kartik month in Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, and Kannada calendars.

This month coincides with Vrischikam month in Malayalam calendar.

Important festivals and auspicious days in Karthigai Masam 2019 in Tamil calendar…..

Sunday, 17 November 2019 – Vrischika Sankranti

Tuesday, 19 November 2019 – Kalabhairav Jayanti (Maha Kalbhairav Ashtami)

Friday, 22 November 2019 – Utpanna Ekadashi

Saturday, 23 November 2019 – Utpanna Ekadashi

Sunday, 1 December 2019 – Vivah Panchami

Sunday, 8 December 2019 – Mokshada Ekadashi

Sunday, 8 December 2019 – Gita Jayanti

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 – Dattatreya Jayanti (Datta Jayanti)

Thursday, 12 December 2019 – Margashirsha Purnima

Monday, 16 December 2019 – Dhanu Sankranti

Next month in Tamil calendar is – Margali Masam (Margazhi Month).

Karthigai Masam 2019 Tithis, Day, Dates..

Sunday, 17 November 2019 – Karthigai 1, Nyaayiru, Theipirai Panchami

Monday, 18 November 2019 – Karthigai 2, Thingal, Theipirai Shashti

Tuesday, 19 November 2019 – Karthigai 3, Chevvai, Theipirai Titittuvam

Wednesday, 20 November 2019 – Karthigai 4, Budhan, Theipirai Navami

Thursday, 21 November 2019 – Karthigai 5, Vyalan, Theipirai Dasami

Friday, 22 November 2019 – Karthigai 6, Velli, Theipirai Ekadasi

Saturday, 23 November 2019 – Karthigai 7, Sani, Theipirai Dwadashi

Sunday, 24 November 2019 – Karthigai 8, Nyaayiru, Theipirai Trayodasi

Monday, 25 November 2019 – Karthigai 9, Thingal, Theipirai Chaturdashi

Tuesday, 26 November 2019 – Karthigai 10, Chevvai, Theipirai Amavasai

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 – Karthigai 11, Budhan, Valarpirai Prathamai

Thursday, 28 November 2019 – Karthigai 12, Vyalan, Valarpirai Dwitiya

Friday, 29 November 2019 – Karthigai 13, Velli, Valarpirai Tritiya

Saturday, 30 November 2019 – Karthigai 14, Sani, Valarpirai Chathurthi

Sunday, 1 December 2019 – Karthigai 15, Nyaayiru, Valarpirai Panchami

Monday, 2 December 2019 – Karthigai 16, Thingal, Valarpirai Shashti

Tuesday, 3 December 2019 – Karthigai 17, Chevvai, Valarpirai Saptami

Wednesday, 4 December 2019 – Karthigai 18, Budhan, Valarpirai Ashtami

Thursday, 5 December 2019 – Karthigai 19, Vyalan, Valarpirai Navami

Friday, 6 December 2019 – Karthigai 20, Velli, Valarpirai Dasami

Saturday, 7 December 2019 – Karthigai 21, Sani, Valarpirai Ekadasi

Sunday, 8 December 2019 – Karthigai 22, Nyaayiru, Valarpirai Dwadashi

Monday, 9 December 2019 – Karthigai 23, Thingal, Valarpirai Trayodasi

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 – Karthigai 24, Chevvai, Valarpirai Chaturdashi

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 – Karthigai 25, Budhan, Valarpirai Pournami

Thursday, 12 December 2019 – Karthigai 26, Vyalan, Theipirai Prathamai

Friday, 13 December 2019 – Karthigai 27, Velli, Theipirai Dwitiya

Saturday, 14 December 2019 – Karthigai 28, Sani, Theipirai Tritiya

Sunday, 15 December 2019 – Karthigai 29, Nyaayiru, Theipirai Chathurthi

Monday, 16 December 2019 – Karthigai 30, Thingal, Theipirai Panchami

In Previous Years

In 2018, Karthigai masam starts on November 17 and ends on December 15.

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  1. Harshada says:

    which month does karthigai come in english calendar

  2. Rupi says:

    is it good to be born in karthigai masam

  3. Shyamak says:

    karthikai month start and end date as per tamil calendar in 2019

  4. Brajraaj says:

    from when karthika masam start tamil calender 2019