Kartik Mahina in 2014 in Hindi Calendar in North India - Kartik Month 2014

Kartik mahina is the eighth month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Kartik Month 2014 begins on October 9 and ends on November 6. 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 2071.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Kartik Month 2014 is on October 11. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 8:34 PM. This particular Chaturthi is also observed as Karva Chauth.

Kartik Month 2014 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Kartik Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from October 9 to October 23, 2014
Kartik Month Shukla Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from October 24, 2014 to November 16.

Kartik month Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Rama Ekadasi – October 19
Prabodhini Ekadasi – November 3

Kartik month Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – October 21
Pradosh – November 4

Kartik Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on October 23, 2014.
The Amavasi begins at 1:48 AM on October 23, 2014 and ends at 3:06 AM on October 24, 2014. Diwali, Lakshmi Puja and Narak Chautrdasi are held on October 23, 2014.

Kartik Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on November 6, 2014. The Purnima begins at 4:41 AM on November 6 and ends at 3:18 AM on November 7. Tripurari Purnima is observed on the day. Purnima Vrat is on November 6.

Festivals and auspicious days in Kartik Month 2014 in North India
Karva Chauth – October 11
Ahoi Ashtami – October 15
Govatsa Dwadasi – October 20
Dhanteras – October 21
Dhanvantri Jayanti – October 21
Yam Deepdan – October 21
Vasu Baras – October 21
Kali Chaudas – October 22
Diwali – October 23
Lakshmi Puja – October 23
Govardhan Puja – October 24
Bhai Dhooj – October 25
Pandav Panchami – October 28
Chatth Puja - October 27 to October 30
Gopashtami - October 31
Awala Navami - November 1
Akshaya Navami - November 1
Kushmanda Navami – November 1
Vaikunta Chaturdasi – November 5
Tulsi Vivah – November 3 to November 6

Note - It must be noted that Kartik month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka begins on October 24 and ends on November 22, 2014.

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 October 24, 2014.

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