Kartik Mahina in 2013 in Hindi Calendar in North India - Kartik Month 2013

Kartik mahina is the eighth month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Kartik Month 2013 begins on October 19 and ends on November 17. Karva Chauth and Diwali are the most important festivals observed in this month. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar and Chhattisgarh and other North Indian states. A month in these regions is calculated from the day after Purnima or full moon to the next Purnima. The current year in the Hindi Calendar is Saka 2070.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Kartik Month 2013 is on October 22. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 8:15 PM. This particular Chaturthi is also observed as Karva Chauth.

Kartik Month 2013 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Kartik Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from October 19 to November 3, 2013
Kartik Month Shukla Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from November 4, 2013 to November 17.

Kartik month Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Rama Ekadasi – October 30
Prabodhini Ekadasi – November 13

Kartik month Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – November 1
Pradosh – November 15

Kartik Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on November 3, 2013.
The Amavasi begins on November 2, 2013 at 7:18 PM and ends at 6:17 PM on November 3, 2013. Diwali, Lakshmi Puja and Narak Chautrdasi are held on November 3, 2013.

Kartik Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on November 17, 2013. The Purnima begins at 6:57 PM on November 14 and ends at 7:25 PM on November 17. Tripurari Purnima is observed on the day. Purnima Vrat is on November 17

Festivals and auspicious days in Kartik Month 2013 in North India
Karva Chauth – October 22
Ahoi Ashtami – October 26
Govatsa Dwadasi – October 31
Dhanteras – November 1
Dhanvantri Jayanti – November 1
Yam Deepdan – November 1
Vasu Baras – November 1
Kali Chaudas – November 2
Diwali – November 3
Lakshmi Puja – November 3
Govardhan Puja – November 4
Bhai Dhooj – November 5
Pandav Panchami – November 7
Chatth Puja - November 8 and November 9
Gopashtami - November 10
Awala Navami - November 11
Akshaya Navami - November 11
Kushmanda Navami – November 11
Vaikunta Chaturdasi – November 16
Tulsi Vivah – November 213 to November 17

Note - It must be noted that Kartik month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka begins on November 4 and ends on December 2, 2013. Kartik, also known as Kartak, is the first month in Gujarati Calendar and the Gujarati New Year is celebrated on the first day of the month. It is on November 4, 2013.

Next month in North Indian Hindu calendar is the Margashirsh month.