Gujarati Kartik Month 2015 – Kartak Maas Hindu Gujarat Calendar 2015



Kartik Maas, or Kartkam Month, is the first month in a traditional Gujarati calendar followed in GujaratIndia. Kartik Month 2015 in Gujarati Calendar begins on November 12 to December 11. As per Vikram Samvat calendar, the Vikram Year 2072 begins on the first day of Kartik month. Gujarati New Year is marked on November 12.

Some of the important festivals in the month include Labh Pancham (November 16) and Tulsi Vivah (November 22 to November 25) and Dev Diwali (November 25).

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Kartik Maas
Prabodini Ekadasi – November 22 
Uttpati Ekadasi – December 7

Kartik Mahina Pradosh
Pradosh – November 23 - Som Pradosh
Pradosh - December 8

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Kartik Mahina is on October 30 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:47 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Kartik Maas Sud Padavo and Vad Padavo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Kartik Month Sud Padavo in 2015 (Waxing phase of moon) is from November 12 to November 25, 2015.
Kartik Month 2015Vad Padvo Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from November 26 to December 11, 2015.

Poonam or Purnima or full moon day Gujarati Kartik month 2015
Kartik poonam or Full moon day is on November 25, 2015. The Purnima begins at 7:09 AM on November 25 and ends at 4:14 AM on November 26.  Dev Diwali is observed on the day. Tulsi Vivah rituals end on the day.

Amas or no moon day in Gujarati Kartik month 2014
Kartak Amas or No moon day is on December 11. The Amavasi begins at 3:24 PM on December 10 and ends at 3:51 PM on December 11

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Kartik Mahina
November 12 - Annakut Utsav
November 12  - Gujarati New Year
November 13 – Bhai Beej
November 13- Yam Dwitiya
November 16 – Labh Pancham
November 22 – Tulsi Vivah begins
November 25 – Dev Diwali

It must be noted that Kartik Mahina in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India begins on October 28, 2015 and ends on November 25.

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.