Telugu Kartika Masa 2015 – Telugu Kartik Month in 2015 in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh



Kartik Masa is the eighth month in a traditional Hindu Telugu calendar followed in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Kartika Masa 2015 is from November 12 to December 11. 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.

Special rituals and fasting are observed on Mondays in Kartik Month.

Telugu Kartika Masa Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Kartika Masa Telugu calendar 2015 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from November 12 to November 25, 2015.
Telugu Kartik Masam 2015 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from November 26 to December 11, 2015.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Telugu Kartika Masa are:
Prabodini Ekadasi – November 22
Uttpati Ekadasi – December 7

Pradosh Fasting Dates in Telugu Kartika Masa are:
Pradosha – November 23 - Som Pradosh
Pradosh - December 8

Sankatahara Chavithi dedicated to Vinayaka in Kartika Masa 2015 is on November 29 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 9:19 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Purnima in Telugu Kartika Masa 
Kartik Purnima or Full moon day is on November 25, 2015. The Purnima begins at 5:51 AM on November 25 and ends at 3:55 AM on November 26. Tripurari Purnima is observed on the day. Purnima Vrat is on November 25. Bhishma Panchak Vrat also ends on the day.  Kartik Snana ends on November 25.

Amavasi in Telugu Kartika Masa 
Kartik Amavasya or No moon day is on December 11. The Amavasi begins at 2:39 PM on December 10 and ends at 3:31 PM on December 11.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Telugu Kartika Masa are:
November 12 – Bali Padyami
November 13 - Yama Dwitiya
November 14 - Bhagini Tritiya
November 15 – Nagula Chavithi
November 15 – Trilochana Gauri Vratam
November 16 – Naga Panchami
November 17 – Naga Shasti
November 22 to November 25 – Bhishma Panchak Vrat
November 22 to November 25 – Tulsi Vivah
November 25 – Vaikunta Chaturdashi

Note - Kartik month in North Indian calendars began on October 28 and ends on November 25, 2015.

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

Next month in Telugu calendar is the Margashirsha Month.