Poli Swargam | Poli Padyami | Poli Padyami Vratham

‘Poli Swargam’ marks end of Karthika Masam.. In 2022, Poli Swargam date is November 24. Bathing ghats in Vijayawada witness hectic activity with scores of people thronging to observe ‘Poli Swargam’ that marks the actual conclusion of Karthika Masam. The devotees observe ‘Poli Swargam’, a day after Amavasya (new moon day) of Karthika Masam. As […]

Kartika Vanabhojanam | Kartika Masa Vana Mahotsavam

Vanabhojanam (Vanbhojan) is a garden party or picnic arranged during Kartika masam in Andhra Pradesh by some organisations and traditional families. As per Hinduism, plants are very divine aspects of the nature, hence some plants are worshipped as Gods. Tulasi (Ocimum), Usiri (Amla), Bilva and Durva plants are considered as Gods and useful material in […]

Paitha Mahakruchcha Vratam | Five day Vishnu Puja in Karthika Month

Paitha Mahakruchcha Vratam is a five-day vratham observed in Karthika Krishna Paksham in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. In 2022, Paitha Mahakruchcha vratham begins on November 15 and ends on November 19. Usually, this vrata starts on Kartika Krishna Saptami and ends on Kartika Krishna Ekadashi (Utpanna Ekadasi / Utpatti Ekadasi). During the vrata, Lord […]

Linga Daana Nomu (Vratham of donating ShivaLingams)

Linga Daana Nomu is a vrat of donating Shiva Lingams. It is observed in Karthika Masam as per Telugu calendar. There is a special song dedicated to this vratham which is sung daily during Karthika Masam. And on Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi in Kartik Month, the Lingams are donated to a Brahmin. Linga Daana Nomu Song […]

Karthigai Masam 2022 (Karthigai Month) in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai masam, Karthikai masam, is the eighth month as per Tamil Calendar. In 2022, Karthigai masam starts on November 17 and ends on December 15 (29 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 […]

Akasha Deepam | Akasha Deepa Vratham

There are many rituals that are followed during Karthika Masam in South India, mainly in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states. ‘Akasha Deepam’ is one among several rituals of Karthika Masam. In 2022, Akasha Deepa Vratham begins on October 26 and ends on November 23 as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars. In North Indian […]

Karthika Deepam Nomu | Deepadaana Vratham

Karthika Deepam Nomu (Karthika Deepa Vratham) is an auspicious austerity observed in Karthika Masam in Telugu calendar. In 2022, Karthika Masam begins on 26 October and ends on 23 November. It is performed on any Krittika Nakshatra day or on Pournami (Full Moon) day. How to do Karthika Deepam Nomu? In Shiva Temple, light 120 […]

Karthika Masam at Srisailam Temple

Karthika Masam is one of the four holy months in Hindu calendar. Srisailam Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple is one of the popular temples to perform Karthika Masam Pujas and vratams. Karthikam, the 8th month of Indian Calendar is said to be the most auspicious month. On the important days of this month like Mondays, full moon […]

Karthika Aadivaara Vratham | Ravivaar Vrat in Kartik Month

Karthika Aadivaara Vratham (Ravivaar Vrat in Kartik Month) is a puja performed on Sundays in Karthik Month. In 2022, Karthik Ravivaar dates are – October 30, November 6, November 13 and November 20 in Marathi, Telugu, Kannada and Gujarati calendars. In 2022, as per North Indian Hindi calendars, Sundays in Kartik Month are – October […]

Karthikam – Harihara Priyam (Telugu)

Karthikam – Harihara Priyam.. This article explains Karthika Masam and its significance for Shiva Puja and Vishnu Puja in Telugu…. హరిహరులకు ఇష్టం కార్తీకం కార్తీకమాసం అత్యంత విశేషవంతమైనది. శివకేశవులిద్దరికి అత్యంత ప్రీతిపాత్రమైన మాసం కార్తీకమాసం. సంవత్సరంలో వచ్చే అన్ని మాసాలకన్నా విశిష్టమైన ఈ కార్తీకమాసం అధికఫలదాయకమైంది. కృత్తికల్లో చంద్రుడు పూర్ణుడై ఉంటాడు కనుక ఇది శివకేశవులిద్దరికీ ప్రీతికరం. ఈ కార్తీక మాస విశిష్టతను గూర్చి, వేద వ్యాసమహర్షి తన […]

Karthika Masa Mahatmyam (Telugu)

Karthika Masa Mahatmyam is explained here in Telugu. Karthika Masam is one of the holy months in Hindu Dharma… కార్తీక మాసం విశిస్టత శివ దేవునికి ఎక్కువ ప్రీతిపాత్రమైన మాసం కార్తీక మాసం. ప్రతి ఏటా దీపావళి వెళ్ళిన మరుసటి రోజు నుంచి అతి పవిత్రమైన కార్తీక మాసం ప్రారంభమవుతుంది. ఈ మాసంలో భక్తులంతా నిత్యం భోళాశంకరుని నామాన్ని స్మరిస్తూ ఉంటారు. పురాణ కాలంనుంచీ ఈ మాసం ఓ ప్రత్యేకతను […]

Kartik Snan Sankalpa Mantra: Prayer, Stotra to chant during Karthika Snanam

Kartik Snan is the main ritual performed in the holy month of Kartik. All sarovars and river banks of India are filled with devotees of Lord Shiva and Vishnu to do Kartika masa punya snanam. Here is a collection of prayers chanted during Karthik ritual bath. Kartik Snan Prarthana: Nirvighnam kurumedeva Damodara namosthuthe – this […]

Karthika Masam 2022 in Telugu Calendar

Kartika masam is the holiest month for Hindus as it is favorite month for Lord Shiva and Vishnu. It is the 8th month in Telugu Panchangam. In 2022, Karthika Masam begins on 26 October and ends on November 23 as per the Hindu traditional calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Many major festivals are […]

Kartik Month 2022 | Kartik Mahina, Karthika Masam 2022

Kartik Month (Kartik Mahina, Karthika Masam) is the eighth month as per Hindu calendar. In 2022, Kartik Month begins on 10 October to 8 November 2022 as per North Indian Hindi Calendar followed in Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar. Kartik Month is the first month in Gujarati calendar and […]

Koti Somavaram, 1 November 2022

1 November 2022 is Koti Somavaram (Koti Somavaram Vratham). It is observed on Shravana Nakshatram which comes before Kartik Purnima (Full Moon in Karthika Masam). In 2022, Karthika Somavaram vratham dates are: October 31, November 7, November 14 and November 21. Koti Somavaram in 2022 is – 1 November, Tuesday. If anybody does Abhishekam for […]

Karthika Mangalavaram Vratham | Tuesdays in Kartik Month

Karthika Mangalavaram Vratham (Tuesdays in Kartik Month) is an auspicious vrata dedicated to Lord Subramanya Swamy (Murugan). In 2022, Karthika Mangalavara Vratham dates are – November 1, November 8, November 15 and November 22 as per Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati and Marathi calendars. This vrata begins on the any Tuesday which coincides on Krithika Nakshatram or […]

Karthika Somavara Vratha Vidhanam, Procedure

Karthika Somavara Vratham Vidhanam, Procedure for Karthika Somavaram Shiva Pooja is explained here… This vratham should be started on Karthika Somavaram (Mondays) or on any Monday coinciding with Krittika Nakshatra. Perform ceremonial bath early in the morning on puja day. Take the clay from any river or any normal clay. Add Gandham (sandalwood paste) and […]

Nagula Chavithi 2016

Nagula Chavithi, Naga Chaturthi, is one of the most celebrated Naga Pujas in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Nagula Chavithi falls on fourth day in Karthika Masam (the fourth day after Deepavali) in Telugu & Kannada calendars. Nagula Chavithi vrata is also celebrated as Trilochana Gauri Vratham. Chaturthi (Naga Chaturthi), Panchami (Naga Panchami) & Sashti (Naga […]

Karthika Masam Pujas at Kapilateertham Temple

Karthika Masam Pujas at Kapilateertham Temple.. Many special homas and pujas are performed in Kapilateertham Kapileshwara Swamy Temple during Karthika Masam.. TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao has released the posters of Karthika Masa Homa Mahotsavams of Sri Kapilateertham temple in Tirupati in his chambers along with Tirupati JEO Sri P Bhaskar on Monday. Speaking […]