Bengali Kartik Month in 2012 - Kartik Mash in Traditional Bengali Calendar in 2012

Kartik month is the seventh month in a traditional Bengali Calendar. In Gregorian calendar, the Kartik month begins in Mid October and ends in Mid November. The current year in traditional Bengali Calendar is 1419. In 2012, Kartik month in Bengal begins on (date) October 18 and ends on November 16. Durga Puja the most important Bengali festival is held in this month.

The important rituals and festivals in the month include:

Durga Puja Sashti – October 20

Durga Puja Saptami – October 21
Durga Puja Ashtami – October 22
Durga Puja Navami – October 23
Durga Puja Dashami – October 24
Kojagari Lakshmi Puja - October 29
Dhanteras - November 11
Kali Puja - November 13
Diwali - November 13
Bhai Ponta - November 15

Kartik Amabashya is on November 13. The day is also observed as Diwali and Kali Puja

Kartik Purnima is on October 29 - it is observed as Kojagari Lakshmi Puja.