Gujarati Kartik Month 2014 – Kartak Maas Hindu Gujarat Calendar 2014

Kartik Maas, or Kartkam Month, is the first month in a traditional Gujarati calendar followed in GujaratIndia. Kartik Month 2014 in Gujarati Calendar begins on October 24 to November 22. As per Vikram Samvat calendar, the Vikram Year 2071 begins on the first day of Kartik month. Gujarati New Year is marked on October 24.

Some of the important festivals in the month include Labh Pancham (October 28) and Tulsi Vivah (November 3 to November 6) and Dev Diwali (November 6).

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Kartik Maas
Prabodini Ekadasi – November 3 
Uttpati Ekadasi – November 18

Kartik Maas Sud Padavo and Vad Padavo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Kartik Month Sud Padavo in 2014 (Waxing phase of moon) is from October 24 to November 6, 2014.
Kartik Month 2014 Vad Padvo Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from November 7 to November 22, 2014.

Poonam or Purnima or full moon day Gujarati Kartik month 2014
Kartik poonam or Full moon day is on November 6, 2014. The Purnima begins at 5:35 PM on November 6 and ends at 3:52 PM on November 7.  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 November 22. The Amavasi begins at 6:42 PM on November 21 and ends at 6:02 PM on November 22.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Kartik Mahina
October 24 - Annakut Utsav
October 24  - Gujarati New Year
October 25 – Bhai Beej
October 25 - Yam Dwitiya
October 28 – Labh Pancham
November 3 – Tulsi Vivah begins
November 6– Dev Diwali

It must be noted that Kartik Mahina in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India begins on October 9, 2014 and ends on November 6.

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.