Kartik Shukla Chaturdashi | Karthika Shuddha Chaturdashi

Kartik Shukla Chaturdashi | Karthika Shuddha Chaturdashi (Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi in Kartik Month) is the Twenty Ninth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Fourteenth day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Chaturdashi date is November 22. This day coincides with Shukla Chaturdashi in Kartik Month […]

Kartik Shukla Trayodashi | Karthika Shuddha Trayodashi

Kartik Shukla Trayodashi | Karthika Shuddha Trayodashi (Shukla Paksha Trayodashi in Kartik Month) is the Twenty Eighth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Thirteenth day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Trayodashi date is November 21. This day coincides with Shukla Trayodashi in Kartik Month […]

Kartik Shukla Dwadashi | Karthika Shuddha Dwadashi

Kartik Shukla Dwadashi | Karthika Shuddha Dwadashi (Shukla Paksha Dwadashi in Kartik Month) is the Twenty Seventh day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Twelfth day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Dwadashi date is November 20. This day coincides with Shukla Dwadashi in Kartik Month […]

Kartik Shukla Ekadashi | Karthika Shuddha Ekadashi

Kartik Shukla Ekadashi | Karthika Shuddha Ekadashi (Shukla Paksha Ekadashi in Kartik Month) is the Twenty Sixth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Eleventh day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Ekadashi date is November 19. This day coincides with Shukla Ekadashi in Kartik Month […]

Kartik Shukla Dasami | Karthika Shuddha Dashami

Kartik Shukla Dashami | Karthika Shuddha Dashami (Shukla Paksha Dashami in Kartik Month) is the Twenty Fifth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Tenth day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Dashami date is November 17|18. This day coincides with Shukla Dashami in Kartik Month […]

Kartik Shukla Navami | Karthika Shuddha Navami

Kartik Shukla Navami | Karthika Shuddha Navami (Shukla Paksha Navami in Kartik Month) is the Twenty Fourth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Ninth day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Navami date is November 16 | 17. This day coincides with Shukla Navami in […]

Kartik Shukla Saptami | Karthika Shuddha Saptami

Kartik Shukla Saptami | Karthika Shuddha Saptami (Shukla Paksha Saptami in Kartik Month) is the Twenty Second day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Seventh day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Saptami date is November 14. And in 2018, it is also celebrated as Koti […]

Kartik Shukla Ashtami | Karthika Shuddha Ashtami

Kartik Shukla Ashtami | Karthika Shuddha Ashtami (Shukla Paksha Ashtami in Kartik Month) is the Twenty Third day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Eighth day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Ashtami date is November 15. This day coincides with Shukla Ashtami in Kartik Month […]

Kartik Shukla Sashti | Karthika Shuddha Shashti

Kartik Shukla Shashti | Karthika Shuddha Shashti (Shukla Paksha Sashti in Kartik Month) is the Twenty First day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Sixth day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Shashti date is November 13. This day coincides with Shukla Shashti in Kartik Month […]

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 Shukla Panchami | Karthika Shuddha Panchami

Kartik Shukla Panchami | Karthika Shuddha Panchami (Shukla Paksha Panchami in Kartik Month) is the twentieth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and fifth day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Panchami date is November 12. This day coincides with Shukla Panchami in Kartik Month in […]

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 […]

Importance of Karthika Deepotsava | Deeparadhana in Kartik Month

Karthika Deeparadhana

What is the importance of Karthika Deepotsava, Deeparadhana in Kartik Month? The glories of Deeparadhana in Kartik Month are explained here… When one offers a lamp during the month of Kartika, his sins in many thousands and millions of births perish in half an eyeblink. Offering a lamp during the month of Kartika is very […]

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 2018, Paitha Mahakruchcha vratham begins on November 29 and ends on December 3. Usually, this vrata starts on Kartika Krishna Saptami and ends on Kartika Krishna Ekadashi (Utpanna Ekadasi / Utpatti Ekadasi). During the vrata, Lord […]

Chilku Dwadashi 2018 | Chiluku Dwadashi Vrat

Chiluku Dwadashi (Ksheerabdi Dwadashi or Yogini Dwadashi) is the day to worship Tulsi and Damodar (Lord Vishnu). In 2018, Chiluku Dwadashi date is November 20. 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 […]

Kartik Shukla Chaturthi | Karthika Shuddha Chavithi

Kartik Shukla Chaturthi | Karthika Shuddha Chavithi (Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Kartik Month) is the nineteenth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and fourth day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Chaturthi date is November 11. This day coincides with Shukla Chaturthi in Kartik Month in […]

Karthigai Masam 2018 (Karthigai Month) in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai masam, Karthikai masam, is the eighth month as per Tamil Calendar. In 2018, 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. […]

Kartik Shukla Tritiya | Karthika Shuddha Thadiya

Kartik Shukla Tritiya | Karthika Shuddha Thadiya (Shukla Paksha Tritiya in Kartik Month) is the eighteenth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and third day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Tritiya date is November 10. This day coincides with Shukla Tritiya in Kartik Month in […]

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 2018, Karthik Ravivaar dates are – November 11, November 18, November 25 and December 2 in Marathi, Telugu, Kannada and Gujarati calendars. In 2018, as per North Indian Hindi calendars, Sundays in Kartik Month are – October […]

Kartik Somvar Vrat, Kartika Somavara Vratham during Mondays in Karthik Month

Kartika Somavara Vratam is one of the pujas to observe during the Mondays in Karthik Month. Soma is another name of Lord Shiva. Someshvara is Lord Shiva who keeps the Soma, the moon crescent on his matted hair. Here you can get Karthika Somvara Vratam 2018 dates. Karthika Somavara Vratham is mainly observed in South […]