Gujarati Kartik Month 2017 – Kartak Maas Hindu Gujarat Calendar 2017

Kartik Maas, or Kartkam Month, is the first month in a traditional Gujarati calendar followed in GujaratIndia. Kartik Month 2017 in Gujarati Calendar begins on October 20 to November 18. As per Vikram Samvat calendar, the Vikram Year 2074 begins on the first day of Kartik month. Gujarati New Year is marked on October 320.

Some of the important festivals in the month include Labh Pancham (October 25) and Tulsi Vivah (November 1 to November 4) and Dev Diwali (November 4).

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Kartik Maas
Prabodini Ekadasi – October 31
Uttpati Ekadasi – November14

Kartik Mahina Pradosh
Pradosh – November 1 
Pradosh – November 15 

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Kartik Mahina is on November 7 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 9:07 PM – Indian Standard Time. As it is Tuesday, there is Angarak Yog.

Kartik Maas Sud Padavo and Vad Padavo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Kartik Month Sud Padavo in 2017 (Waxing phase of moon) is from October 20 to November 4, 2017.
Kartik Month 2017 Vad Padvo Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from November 5 to November 18, 2017.

Poonam or Purnima or full moon day Gujarati Kartik month 2017
Kartik poonam or Full moon day is on November 4, 2017. The Purnima begins at 1:47 PM on November 3 and ends at 10:53 AM on November 4. Tripurari Purnima is observed on the day. Kartik Snan ends.  Tulsi Vivah rituals end on the day. Dev Diwali is observed on the day.

Amas or no moon day in Gujarati Kartik month 2017
Kartak Amas or No moon day is on November 18. The Amavasi begins at 3:30 PM on November 17 and ends at 5:12 PM on November 18.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Kartik Mahina
October 20 - Annakut Utsav
October 20  - Gujarati New Year
October 21 – Bhai Beej
October 21 - Yam Dwitiya
October 25 – Labh Pancham
November 1 – Tulsi Vivah begins
November 4 – Dev Diwali

It must be noted that Kartik Mahina in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India begins on October 6 and ends on November 4, 2017.

Kartik Month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka is similar to the Gujarati calendar but it is only the eighth month in these calendars in the Hindu year.

Next month in Gujarati calendar is the Maghshar Month.