Telugu Kartika Masa 2014 – Telugu Kartik Month in 2014 in Andhra Pradesh

Kartik Masa is the eighth month in a traditional Hindu Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh. Kartika Masa 2014 is from October 24 to November 22. The month is dedicated both Shiva and Vishnu and people perform various rituals, vratas and austerities. Nagula Chavithi one of the most important rituals dedicated to Nagas or Snakes in Andhra Pradesh is observed in this month.

Telugu Kartika Masa Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Kartika Masa Telugu calendar 2014 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from October 24 to November 6, 2014.
Telugu Kartik Masam 2014 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from November 7 to November 22, 2014.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Telugu Kartika Masa are:
Prabodini Ekadasi – November 3
Uttpati Ekadasi – November 18

Pradosh Fasting Dates in Telugu Kartika Masa are:
Pradosha – November 4
Pradosh - November 20

Sankatahara Chavithi dedicated to Vinayaka in Kartika Masa 2014 is on November 10 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 9:01 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Purnima in Telugu Kartika Masa 
Kartik Purnima or Full moon day is on November 6, 2014. The Purnima begins at 4:41 AM on November 6 and ends at 3:18 AM on November 6. Tripurari Purnima is observed on the day. Purnima Vrat is on November 6. Bhishma Panchak Vrat also ends on the day.  Kartik Snana ends on November 6.

Amavasi in Telugu Kartika Masa 
Kartik Amavasya or No moon day is on November 22. The Amavasi begins at 6:07 PM on November 21 and ends at 5:35 PM on November 22.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Telugu Kartika Masa are:
October 24th – Bali Padyami
October 25th - Yama Dwitiya
October  26 - Bhagini Tritiya
October  27th – Nagula Chavithi
October 27th – Trilochana Gauri Vratam
October 28 – Naga Panchami
October 29 – Naga Shasti
November 3 to November 6 – Bhishma Panchak Vrat
November 3 to November 6 – Tulsi Vivah
November 5 – Vaikunta Chaturdashi

Note - Kartik month in North Indian calendars began on October 9 and ends on November 6, 2014.

Note – Kartik Month in Marathi, Gujarati and Kannada calendar is similar to Telugu Calendar.

Next month in Telugu calendar is the Margashirsha Month.